IGIA Hall of Fame Dinner – Wednesday, Nov. 7

Prairie Meadows (Bishop Ballroom)
1 Prairie Meadows Dr., Altoona, IA 50009
Reception: 5 p.m.
Dinner: 6:15 p.m. 

Registration deadline: 4:30 p.m. Friday, October 26. No refunds will be issued after 4:30 p.m. Friday, October 26.

Register now and join us in honoring the 2018 Iowa Grocery Industry Association Hall of Fame Award winners at a recognition ceremony and dinner, Wednesday, November 7. The dinner will be held at Prairie Meadows. The evening will begin with a reception at 5 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:15 and awards ceremony following dinner. 

This year, the Association will honor Kum & Go CEO, Kyle J. Krause, with its Retailer of the Year Award. The organization will also honor Federick R. Greiner, president and COO, Fareway Stores, with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling has been named the 2018 Supplier of the Year while Dan Kramer, senior vice president of Government and Community Affairs, SHAZAM, is receiving the  Legislative Leadership Award. Volunteer of the Year Award this year is Kevin “Regs” Ruegsegger, manufacturing manager for Performance Display in Grimes, Iowa. 

All award recipients will be inducted into the Iowa Grocery Industry Hall of Fame at the IGIA Hall of Fame Dinner, Wed. Nov. 7.

Ribbon Sponsors will be sent FREE admission registration codes via email prior to registration. Please call Peggy Sellner at the IGIA office with questions regarding your Ribbon Sponsor codes and the list of individuals attending from your company.

2018 award recipients:

  • Retailer of the Year Award: Kyle J. Krause, Chairman and CEO, Kum & Go
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Federick R. Greiner, president and COO, Fareway Stores
  • Supplier of the Year: Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Co.
  • Legislative Leadership Award: Dan Kramer, senior vice president of Government and Community Affairs, SHAZAM, 
  • Volunteer of the Year Award: Kevin “Regs” Ruegsegger, manufacturing manager for Performance Display in Grimes, Iowa. 

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Last year's award recipients

(Pictured above from top to bottom)

  • Retailer of the Year: Brian Burnam | owner of Keith’s Foods in Bloomfield, Iowa

  • Lifetime Achievement Award: James R. Tyler | Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling’s executive chairman of the board and former CEO 

  • Supplier of the Year: Wells Enterprises
    Volunteer of the Year:

  • Craig Clasen | vice president, industry relations, Hy-Vee Inc.