IBC's 2020 Q3 Economic Outlook Survey Released

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Vision to Vitality Forum Tackles COVID-19 Recovery, Workforce, and Regional Collaboration

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Powering Iowa's Rural Recovery

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A Look at What Did, and Didn’t, Happen On Three Priorities For Iowa Business In The 2020 Legislative Session

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Population and Diversity

Iowa’s population growth has consistently trailed the national average.  Long-term prosperity will be constrained by a lack of people to fill jobs.  

Career Ready Workforce

In order to sustain and grow business and industry in Iowa, we need workers of all skill levels. So, the Iowa Business Council works to align business and education to create a career ready workforce in Iowa. 

Economic Climate

A strong economic climate drives business decision such as hiring, capital investment, availability of jobs and new initiatives.  For businesses to locate, expand and thrive in Iowa, we must create an economic climate that drives growth.  Our members, through research and thought leadership, identify public policy initiatives that will strengthen our economic climate.