2020 Iowa Grocery Industry Association

Each year, the Iowa Grocery Industry Association hosts a number of educational, legislative and promotional events. From IGEF Scholarship Golf Classic to the Best Bagger competition held annually at the Iowa State Fair, the IGIA is partnering with retailers and suppliers across the state to advance Iowa’s food industry. The events listed below are the Association's signature events and are a great way to form connections, meet influential leaders in the grocery industry and gain visibility for your business. Plus they're fun! Join us in 2020 for one or all.


IGIA Legislative Reception | Wednesday, January 22

The River Center | 340 SW 3rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309
4 – 6:30 pm | IGIA Members
5 – 6:30 pm | Legislators


IGEF Scholarship Golf Classic | Tuesday, May 19

Briarwood Golf Club | 3405 NE Trilein Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021
Otter Creek Golf Course | 4100 NE Otter Creek Drive, Ankeny, IA 50021

IGIA Get Connected Convention | Tuesday–Thursday, July 7–July 9

Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center
1405 Highway 71, Okoboji, IA 51355


Iowa Best Bagger Contest | Friday, August 14

Iowa State Fairgrounds Susan Knapp Amphitheater
E 34th Street, Des Moines, IA 50317


IGIA Fall Golf Classic | Thursday, September 17 

Glen Oaks Country Club
1401 Glen Oaks Dr, West Des Moines, IA 50266

Hall of Fame Dinner | Thursday, November 5

Sheraton West Des Moines
1800 50th St, West Des Moines, IA 50266


Legislative  Meetings

Scholarship Golf


Best Bagger Competition

Fall Golf

Hall of Fame