Iowa Named Best State in the U.S.

Infrastructure, health care, and education lead Iowa to number 1 in Best States Ranking read more

Seven IBC Companies Named "America's Best Employers"

Congratulations Principal, University of Iowa HealthCare, Hy-Vee, Pella Corporation, Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Wells Enterprises, and Meredith Corporation.

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Getting Iowa Future Ready

Reynolds Cramer, Fareway CEO, shares how his company & IBC members are preparing Iowans for the careers of tomorrow in an op-ed to the Ames Tribune 

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Governor Reynolds Signs Future Ready Iowa Bill

Gov. Reynolds signed the Future Ready Iowa bill during the Future Ready Iowa Summit on April 3rd.

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In an effort to grow jobs, strengthen our economy and improve the fiscal health of our state, the Iowa Business Council supports the creation of a simple, transparent, and stable tax structure.  


In order to sustain and grow business and industry in Iowa, we need workers of all skill levels. So, the Iowa Business Council works to align business and education to create a career ready workforce in Iowa. 

How do you expect your company's employment to change in the next six months? 

Iowa's national rankings in the attainment of bachelor degrees and beyond.