2019 IBA Annual Convention

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Monday September 23

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Mainframe Studios Luncheon, Tour, Artists Demonstration and Cartoonist Brian Duffy

Join us for a luncheon and tour at one of Des Moines newest hotspots, Mainframe Studios in Downtown Des Moines. You will be treated to a live glass blowing demonstration by artist Jesse Bogenrief, owner of JJ Gaffers. Des Moines editorial cartoonist Brian Duffy will join our luncheon to share a little about his life and times as one of our nation’s most prolific editorial cartoonists.

You will meet artists, tour their studios, shop their retail spaces and see a glimpse of the creative work and lives of the Midwest’s cultural producers and influencers. Mainframe’s 60-plus studios include artisans specializing in sculptures, painting, jewelry, wreaths & décor, abstract art, pottery, children’s clothing, stone and gem artists, photography, and more.

Tuesday, September 24

6:30 a.m.
IBBP 5K Run & Walk
Join your fellow convention attendees for the third annual IBBP (Iowa Bankers Benefit Plan) 5K Run & Walk. Free to registrants, this fun event starts at the Downtown Hilton and continues along the Des Moines River. All participants will receive a swag bag and 5K shirt.

Convention Agenda / Exhibit Hall / IPTV Silent Auction
Guests are welcome and encouraged to join us at the Events Center for any scheduled convention activities such as general and breakout sessions, and the reception in the Exhibit Hall Monday afternoon. You are also encouraged to check out the IPTV Silent Auction in the Exhibit Hall and welcome to bid on silent auction packages. Auction proceeds will benefit Iowa Public Television.

Monday, September 23

9:00 a.m. Exhibit Hall and Silent Auction
10:00 a.m. Opening General Session
10:00 a.m. Mainframe Studios Tour and Luncheon
1:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions
2:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall and Silent Auction
3:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions Repeat
5:30 p.m. IPTV Silent Auction Final Bids
4:15- p.m. Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Tuesday, September 24

6:30 a.m. IBBP 5K Run & Walk
9:15 a.m. Exhibit Hall
10:30 a.m. General Session
• Leach Award
• Peter Zeihan
12:00 p.m. Adjourn