A conversation with two immigrant business owners From the first Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit held in 2008 on Drake University’s campus to this year’s event marking 15 years of the volunteer-run event, the organization has widened its reach to a growing immigrant business community. Leaders have grown the summit to unite more immigrant entrepreneurs primarily from […]

Registration is open for the 15th annual National Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit, scheduled for Nov. 19 at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny. The deadline to apply for the Business Pitch Competition is Friday. Sessions will cover planning for the future, marketing and capital resources. The National IES Awards Ceremony will also be held during the […]

The Des Moines-based Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit is accepting early submission forms for the 2019 IES Awards, the IES announced on Twitter Thursday. The IES recognizes individuals in four categories: the Immigrant Entrepreneur Leadership Award, the Outstanding Immigrant Business Award, the Karen L. Evans (Immigrant Champion) Award and the Immigrant Spirit Award. More information and early […]