IGIA “Get Connected” Convention

Double Tree by Hilton Cedar Rapids | 350 1st Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

 

Tentative Schedule

(All activities will take place in the Grand Ballroom unless indicated otherwise.)

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

4 – 6 p.m.                                 

Registration (Second Floor Pre-function); Hotel Check-in Available at 3 p.m.)

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.   Ribbon Sponsor VIP Reception (By Invitation)
6:30 – 9 p.m.

Convention Kickoff Event—Food Stations/Entertainment Short Program to Welcome Attendees/New Members and Recognize Committee Members/Special Guests


Wednesday, July 10, 2019

6:30 – 7:30 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet (Second Floor Pre-function) 
6:30 – 8 a.m. Registration (Second Floor Pre-function)
7:30 – 8:45 a.m. “Workforce Retention” by Celina Peerman
8:45 – 9:15 a.m.    Iowa Food and Family Project Panel
9:15 – 9:30 a.m.    Refreshment Break
9:30 – 10 a.m.    Legislative Update
10 – 11 a.m.   “Successful Iowa Business: Johnson Brothers” by Lyle Stutzman, president, Johnson Brothers speaker 
11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Afternoon in Amana hosted by Jamie Sump

12 – 5 p.m. IGIA Golf Tournament: Lunch available at the course—Amana Colonies Golf Club, Amana, Iowa
6:30 p.m. Reception
7 – 9 p.m.

Dinner Buffet

8 p.m.

Silent Auction Closes 

8 – 8:30 p.m.

Live Auction 

8:30 – 9 p.m. Auction Check-Out 
9 p.m. After-hours social 
9:30 p.m. Fireworks

 

Thursday, July 11, 2019

7 – 8 a.m.

Chairman’s Breakfast: Recognizing IGIA Board Chairman, Dana Sump, Casey’s General Stores

(From 7:30 – 8 a.m.)

  • IGIA Board Member Recognition
  • IGIA Chairman Recognition and Gift Presentation
  • IGIA Outgoing Chairman’s Remarks by Dana Sump
7 – 9 a.m. Registration (Second Floor Pre-function)
8 – 9:15 a.m.

“Silent Impact” by Joe Schmit

9:15 – 9:30 a.m. Refreshment break — IGEF Fundraising Announcements 

9:30 – 10:45 a.m.

“Voice of the Kansas City Chiefs” by Mitch Holthus
10:45  – 11:30 a.m. IGIA Awards Ceremony
  • IGIA Leadership Institute Graduate Recognition
  • Annual Meeting: IGIA Highlights, Financial Report and IGIA Board and Officer Elections
  • IGIA Incoming Chairman’s Remarks by Steve Grolmus, North Scott Foods
  • Convention Slide Show