For almost two decades, Business Record’s annual Economic Forecast has helped CEOs and business owners gain insightful perspective on what the economy holds for the coming year. Regardless of whether the format includes one national economist or a panel of local experts, the content is always compelling. Event info


Offered three times a year, the Power Breakfast Series features a panel discussion on topics of interest to C-level executives. These interactive events provide sharing of field expertise from panelist and encourage audience Q&A’s for an in-depth look into each subject. Past topics have included Implications of Health Care Reform, Business Ethics, Inspirational Leadership and The Business of College Athletics. Event info


Business Record launched Forty Under 40 sixteen years ago to recognize young business leaders. These young men and women, selected by their peers come from diverse backgrounds. The common denominators binding them together are the accomplishments they have made, the obstacles they have overcome to make a difference and their willingness to share their talents and good fortune with others. Event info


Local industry experts examine issues facing the Central Iowa commercial real estate market. The interactive panel allows attendees to contribute to the discussion. Attendees include commercial real estate professionals, community leaders and those in industries that work with commercial realtors such as banking, construction, and engineering. Event info


As a workforce development issue, the business community should drive change in gender equity- not only in the workplace but also in the home. Unlike other events we’ve all attended across the community focusing on the broader view of women in leadership, this discussion will have a laser-focus on why women need to lay the ground work and set expectations for negotiating, or in some cases, renegotiating their role and responsibilities within the home. Event info


The annual Women of Influence event recognizes Central Iowa women for their contributions in the public or private sector. Winners are chosen based on the impact they have made in their chosen field or for their contributions through civic and philanthropic organizations. This event honor these worthy leaders along with one female business owner who will receive the Woman Business Owner of the Year award. Event info


Nine leaders from nine of Central Iowa’s most successful businesses shared 10 of their company’s internal programs and initiatives – both big and small – that can be applied to any business. Event info