Wednesday, September 1 | 5–6 p.m.

Ribbon Sponsor VIP Event | Principal Park Cub Club | By Invitation Only

IGIA Ribbon Sponsors continually go above and beyond in supporting the Iowa Grocery Industry Association and its many members. Their financial investment each year helps the IGIA to consistently offer high-quality programs and services, and keeps the cost of membership affordable for all. The VIP Ribbon Sponsor Reception before the Convention Kickoff Event is just one way we like to say thank you. Watch for your invitation to come.


Wednesday, September 1 | 6–9 p.m.

Convention Kickoff Event | Special Welcome Dinner | Principal Park

Let’s kick this convention off in style! After a day of golf or touring, tasting and exploring, convention participants will come face to face as they head to Principal Park for an evening of networking and camaraderie.

We will start the evening off by welcoming all convention attendees and new IGIA members as well as first-time attendees.

We will also recognize our committee members and special guests, and enjoy a meal together. Afterward, get ready for some exciting entertainment by Final Mix Show Band.The evening will culminate with a Fantastic Fireworks Extravaganza brought to you by E & J Gallo Winery.


Wednesday, September 1 | 7–9 p.m.

Musical Entertainment | Final Mix Show Band sponsored by Mueller Yurgae Associates

FINAL MIX serves up the latest in R&B, Jazz Fusion, Blues, Hip Hop, Rock & Roll and original material. The leader and songwriter of the group is DEL “SAXMAN” JONES. For Del, blowing smooth sounds from his saxophone is as natural as his heartbeat. After many years of playing his soprano, alto and tenor saxophones, this internationally acclaimed musician and frontman of FINAL MIX is taking the band’s sounds and high-energy performance around the world.

Final Mix includes former members of the James Brown Band and Morris Day and the TIME.

From Oldies to Rock, Pop, R & B, Rap and Hip Hop, they do it all!


Wednesday, September 1 | 9:15 p.m. | Principal Park

Fireworks Extravaganza

We plan to end Wednesday evening will a bang! After rockin’ out with Final Mix Show Band, stick around to watch a spectacular fireworks display provided by E & J Gallo Winery.

Musical Entertainment