We look forward to seeing you next year!

DEV24 was held on May 15th in Cedar Rapids. It brought together over 300 attendees and 20 exhibitors to address economic, workforce and infrastructure topics unique to Iowa. Plans are already underway for DEV25, so follow us on LinkedIn to stay up to date on next year’s event.

About the DEV Conference

Formerly known as the SMART Conference, this newly reimagined forum is dedicated to addressing development from a variety of fresh perspectives. Iowa’s business, community, industry and education leaders will gather to talk about economic development but also community and personal development through such themes as

  • Workforce development
  • Infrastructure development
  • Policy development
  • Placemaking
  • Higher education innovations
  • Transportation
  • Energy development