University of Northern Iowa




Friday, January 12, 2024


Are you experiencing workforce, profitability, or cash flow challenges in your foundry operations? Welcome to our second exclusive workshop tailored for Foundry and Supply Chain Leaders, hosted by Lodge Mfg. This game-changing event is a must-attend for those seeking to propel their operations forward. Engage with seasoned experts, explore lucrative growth opportunities, and gain firsthand insights through exclusive foundry tours. Discover solutions: Dive deep... Read More
Wednesday, January 03, 2024
Accelerate Your Success with Our Exclusive Foundry 4.0 Workshop Series! Join one of our impactful workshops tailored to address crucial challenges in your foundry operations. The two-day exclusive events, designed for industry leaders, aim to redefine success in the foundry landscape.   Why Attend? Gain insights from industry experts. Explore growth opportunities. Tour cutting-edge foundries. Collaborate with like-minded leaders. Access practical tools for success.   Workshop Highlights  Three key elements encompass practical solutions, networking with industry experts, and in-person foundry tours. Four structured sessions titled "Four Steps Towards Succes... Read More
Thursday, December 07, 2023

Are you experiencing workforce, profitability, or cash flow challenges in your foundry operations? Attend our workshop tailored for Foundry and Supply Chain Leaders – it's an opportunity worth considering! Engage in discussions with industry experts, explore growth possibilities, and take tours of advanced foundries. Gain valuable advice and essential tools to kick-start your journey to success. The two workshop events seamlessly blend in-person and online attendance options. The comprehensive program includes four workshop sessions, starting with the first step, outlined as follows: #1 Exploration of Foundry 4.0, Evaluation Procedure, and Business Impact

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Thursday, August 17, 2023

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Thursday, August 17, 2023
  Introducing Advance Peer Group Roundtables: Unleash Your Business's Potential


Unlock unparalleled growth and performance for your business by joining Advance Peer Group Roundtables. In an ever-evolving business landscape, the power of collaborative learning and shared experiences cannot be underestimated. Backed by compelling statistics, the benefits of belonging to a peer group are crystal clear. As Dun & Bradstreet reports, "Peer Group members grew their annual revenue on average by 4.6% in 2020, while non-member businesses saw revenue decrease by 4.7%." This undeniable contrast underscores the transformative influence that peer groups can have on yo... Read More
Thursday, August 17, 2023
  Don't miss this opportunity to witness the power of our upgraded program. Enjoy networking with complimentary light appetizers on us with no strings attached.


» August 30th, 2023 – The Hotel at Kirkwood Center, Cedar Rapids, IA – 5:30-7:30pm


» September 20th, 2023 – Hawkeye Community College's Van G. Miller Adult Learning Center, Waterloo, IA – 5:30-7:30pm


Break free from conventional thinking and explore new possibilities. Our peer groups encourage critical thinking, helping you question assumptions, identify blind spots, and challenge the status quo. Membership is possible at any time. Click HERE to request an invitation allowing you to embark on y... Read More
Friday, July 14, 2023

Join Us for a Live Demonstration!

Are you at the helm of crucial decisions for your company? Are you in need of a confidential space to delve into business matters? Imagine having a dedicated advisory team,... Read More

Tuesday, June 27, 2023

We were thrilled to participate as exhibitors at the ABI Conference in Cedar Rapids, held from June 13th to 15th.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2023
ADVANCE IOWA is Taking Care of Business at the ABI Conference 2023! The Iowa Association of Business and Industry's, "Taking Care of Business" Conference is Iowa's premier business conference, bringing together industry leaders to learn, network and share ideas on how to grow and strengthen Iowa's business climate. If you are passionate about business in Iowa, you need to attend this conference. Visit OUR TEAM at BOOTH 30 from June 13 - 15, 2023 in Cedar Rapids!


Highlights include: » ADVANCE Peer Group launch, starting in September of 2023! » Conference Workshop - Achieve Enhanced Business Prosperity Through Shared Ownership in Room 310 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Description: Sha... Read More
Monday, April 10, 2023
Are you a CEO or business owner looking for a way to move your business  to the next level?


Introducing our NEW Advance Peer Groups for C-Suite Executives. 


Advantages of Peer Groups Build leadership skills  Broaden perspectives Increase accountability Gain confidence  Challenge assumptions  Establish a trusted network of support in a confidential environment   Which Advance Peer Group is right for you? Advance CEO Peer Group Advance CxO Peer Group Advance ESOP Peer Group Advance IT Peer Group Advance Finance Peer Group Advance Women-Owned Peer Group


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