Professional Developers of Iowa Fall Conference

SIMPCO was not only a proud sponsor of the Professional Developers of Iowa (PDI) held in Sioux City this week, but SIMPCO’s Executive Director, Michelle Bostinelos was a panelist on the topic Creative Effective Solutions to Meeting the Iowa Housing Challenge along with Kelley Deutmeyer, Executive Director of East Central Intergovernmental Association (ECIA) and Michelle Schnier, Housing Director ECIA. Topics included […]

University of Iowa’s Venture School

The University of Iowa’s Venture School, the state of Iowa’s premiere entrepreneurial training program developed by the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (Iowa JPEC), is coming to the Sioux City region in partnership with Western Iowa Tech Community College in early Fall 2019. Established in 2013, the eight-week Venture School program is built from a streamlined […]

SIMPCO Board Member Spotlight – Ken Beaulieu

We have some amazing members on the SIMPCO Board of Directors and we want to make sure you all get to know them! Say “Hello” to our August Board Member Spotlight, Ken Beaulieu. Ken is the Chairman of the Board for Dakota Dunes, South Dakota.  Not only is he on the SIMPCO Board of Directors, […]

Iowa Initiative for Sustainable Communities

SIMPCO members are encouraged to submit a letter of interest to partner with the University of Iowa, Iowa Initiatives for Sustainable Communities! Questions or need help applying? Contact us simpco@simpco.org. More information on IISC: click here

Regional Economic Diversification Summit (REDS) June 12

Regional Economic Diversification Summit (REDS) June 12, 2019 Western Iowa Tech Community College 4647 Stone Ave, Sioux City D103 Cargill Auditorium (Entrance 14, parking lot 4 or 5) Registration/Morning Networking: 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Overview: 9:00 a.m. End Time: 3:30 p.m. View the full agenda: click here Engage at the Summit!  Learn about the region’s economic […]

Staff Spotlight

Karen Clayton We have an amazing group of staff members at SIMPCO and we want to make sure you all get to know them! Say “Hello” to the April Staff Spotlight, Karen Clayton. Karen serves as an Accountant II  for SIMPCO. Q. Who inspires you?  A. I am inspired by those who rise above their circumstances […]

Bike-to-Work Day 2019

Everyone is encouraged to trade their cars for their bikes and participate in the Sioux City metropolitan area’s Bike to Work Day event on Friday, May 17, 2019. Bike to Work Day is part of a national effort, endorsed by the U.S. Department of Transportation and promoted by the League of American Bicyclists, to highlight […]