IASB Annual Convention & Trade Show

Join IASB for our 74th Annual Convention on Nov. 20-21 at the Iowa Events Center! This year's keynote speaker line-up features cutting-edge creatives Sir Ken Robinson and Hamish Brewer!

Stay tuned for updatesregistration and lodging open Aug. 7 at 9 a.m.!


 

Keynote Speakers

 Sir Ken Robinson  Hamish Brewer
Sir Ken Robinson
Education & Creativity Expert, New York Times Best Selling Author, TED Speaker
Opening General Session Keynote Speaker

For more information about our esteemed keynote speaker, Sir Ken Robinson, visit his keynote webpage!
Hamish Brewer
Nationally Distinguished Principal, International Keynote Speaker, TEDx Speaker
Second General Session and Luncheon Keynote Speaker

For more information about our esteemed keynote speaker, Hamish Brewer, visit his keynote webpage!

 

Featured Video

Keynote Speaker Bookstore

This year our keynote speakers will be on hand to autograph copies of their books on Thursday, Nov. 21. You can purchase books on-site at our IASB Convention at the Keynote Speaker Bookstore on level two near the registration desk.

Want to avoid long lines and pre-order your books? Order now through the Drake University Bookstore website. You can have your books mailed to you, or you can pick up your copies on-site at the IASB Convention at the Keynote Speaker Bookstore. Note: to pick up your pre-ordered copies on-site, when checking out on the Drake University Bookstore website, select “Pick Up (FREE).” Your books will be waiting for you at the Keynote Speaker Bookstore on level two on Thursday, Nov. 21.
 

Pre-Convention Workshops

Get a jump start on IASB's 74th Annual Convention with one of our fantastic Pre-Convention workshops, including a workshop by featured speaker, Scott McLeod, as well as Thriving in Your First 90 Days—an all-new onboarding workshop designed for newly elected board members!

  • Unleashing Innovation: How Should We Think About the Future? (Scott McLeod)
  • Thriving in Your First 90 Days
  • Basics for Board Secretaries
  • Board Secretary Workshop
  • School Finance 101, 201 and 301
 

Attendees


DELEGATE ASSEMBLY
Save the Date! The next Delegate Assembly will be held on Nov. 20, 2019, in conjunction with our 74th Annual Convention!

PRE-CONVENTION WORKSHOPS
Get a jump start on IASB's 74th Annual Convention with one of our fantastic Pre-Convention workshops, including a workshop by featured speaker, Scott McLeod, as well as Thriving in Your First 90 Daysan all-new onboarding workshop designed for newly elected board members!
 

Key Dates

  • Aug. 7: Registration and lodging open at 9 a.m.
  • Oct. 29: Last day to reserve rooms at the guaranteed conference rate. Rates may go up after 5 pm.
  • Nov. 20: Delegate Assembly and Pre-Convention Workshops
  • Nov. 21: Convention
 

Exhibitors


2019 IASB CONVENTION & TRADE SHOW
Reach Iowa's educational market by exhibiting at the state's largest education tradeshow! Learn more about exhibiting, sponsorship and advertising opportunities.

EXHIBITOR PORTAL
Returning exhibitors have first priority until May 10. New and returning exhibitors will be able to create a profile and submit your contract, view the floorplan and manage your exhibitor console.

  For convention questions, visit our convention contacts page, email Lou Ann Gvist or call (515) 247-7064.


Convention attendees earn
20 Better Boardsmanship credits!


Learn more about
Better Boardsmanship Awards