2019 Iowa Grocery Industry Association

Each year, the Iowa Grocery Industry Association hosts a number of educational, legislative and promotional events. From IGIA Regional Legislative Breakfast Meetings with legislators 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. And they're fun! Join us in 2019 for one or all.


IGIA Regional Legislative Breakfast Meetings | TBA


IGEF Scholarship Golf Classic | Tuesday, May 21

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 9–July 11

DoubleTree by Hilton Cedar Rapids Convention Complex
350 1st Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401


Iowa Best Bagger Contest | Friday, August 9

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


IGIA Fall Golf Classic | Thursday, September 19

Hyperion Field Club
7390 NW Beaver Drive, Johnston 50131


IGIA Hall of Fame Dinner | Wednesday, November 6

The Meadows Events & Conference Center
Prairie Meadows | 1 Prairie Meadows Dr., Altoona, IA 50009



Regional Legislative Breakfast Meetings

Scholarship Golf


Best Bagger Competition

Fall Golf

Hall of Fame