DMACC Small Business Awards

The annual Des Moine​s Area Community College Small Business Awards Ceremony recognizes the achievements and economic impact small business has on the Central Iowa economy.


Awards are presented in these categories:

  • Most Innovative
  • Young Entrepreneur
  • Dennis Albaugh Award
  • Top Growth Company
  • Small Business of the Year


A portion of the proceeds from the event support scholarships for students enrolled in the Entrepreneurship program at DMACC.​

​​Learn more about the 2018 DMACC Small Business Award recipients.​​


Dennis Albaugh Award: ​Below Auto



Most Innovative Company: PowerPollen


Young Entreprenuer of the Year: Pingora


Top Growth Company: LaunchIT


Small Business of the Year: CJM Financial

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Foundation Competition $10,000 Winner: Quick Covers

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2017​ Award Recipients