Celebrating North Iowa's entrepreneurs
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Entrepreneur Gala

The Pappajohn Entrepreneur Gala celebrates the entrepreneurs who make our communities a great place to work and live. Please join us in Spring 2021 for the third annual Pappajohn Entrepreneur Gala.

Entrepreneur Awards

Entrepreneur of the Year Award – The Entrepreneur of the Year Award recognizes the success, dedication, and contributions to the community by a North Iowa entrepreneur.

Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award – The Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award recognizes the accomplishments of a North Iowa entrepreneur under the age of 40.

Business of the Year Award – The Business of the Year Award recognizes a North Iowa company for overall achievement in innovation, vision, growth, and skill.

Innovation Award – The Innovation Award honors North Iowa businesses who are industry leaders in developing and implementing emergent technology.

Sponsors

Sponsorship opportunities to underwrite the gala and support the NIACC Pappajohn Center and North Iowa Area SBDC are available. Contact Tim Putnam for more information at 641-422-4192 or Tim.Putnam@niacc.edu.