Iowa Named Best State in the U.S.

Infrastructure, health care, and education lead Iowa to number 1 in Best States Ranking read more

Mike Wells on Iowa's Economy

Mike Wells, President & CEO for Wells Enterprises, recently shared some advice on how Iowa can continue to prosper as a state in an op-ed to the Sioux City Journal.  

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IBC Launches New Alliance

This public-private partnership brings business, postsecondary education, and K-12 together to address Iowa's workforce challenges. 

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IBC's Economic Outlook Survey

Check out the full report for anticipated trends in employment, sales, and capital spending. 

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In an effort to grow jobs, strengthen our economy and improve the fiscal health of our state, the Iowa Business Council supports the creation of a simple, transparent, and stable tax structure.  


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. 

How do you expect your company's employment to change in the next six months? 

Iowa's national rankings in the attainment of bachelor degrees and beyond.