DMACC Small Business Awards - Presented by Aureon

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.

Thursday, September 14, 2017
FFA Enrichment Center
DMACC Ankeny Campus

  • 5 p.m. - Cocktail Reception & Entertainment
  • 6 p.m. - Dinner & Awards Program
  • 7:30 p.m. - Networking & Dessert Reception

Awards 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.



2016 Small Business Awards Winners

Most Innovative Company: Lely


Foundation Entrepreneurship Competition Winner: Big Deal Car Care


Foundation Entrepreneurship Competition Winner: Kelsi Ziemann Artistry, LLC.


Top Growth Company: BirdDogHR


Dennis Albaugh Award: Shade Tree Auto


Small Business of the Year: Converse Conditioned Air


Young Entrepreneur Award: Ruster Sports