About the Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit

The Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit’s mission is to bring businesses of diverse backgrounds together to share, learn, and celebrate the immigrant entrepreneurship experience and contribution to the overall community.

The Summit will exhibit the success stories of immigrant entrepreneurs. Create true understanding among different ethnic groups and business growth tips are shared among immigrant business owners and the keys to succeed by working with immigrant populations are shared in a creative, competitive, and supportive environment:

<2018 Annual Summit Recognition>

The Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit (IES) is now accepting award nominations for its 12th Annual event on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny, Iowa. IES will award four outstanding immigrants, community leaders and immigrant advocates. Deadline for nominations is May 31, 2019.

For Additional Information and To Nominate -> Click Here

<2018 Annual Summit Competition: Underwriting Exposed>

If you are a small business owner with less than $10,000 in sales: You can apply to become one of four deserving contestants to win $5,000 this year! Contact Dan Kim, IES Program Manager, at (515) 288-3188 for all details concerning what to submit and how to complete your application. Deadline for submitting your application is May 15, 2018.

For Information from Previous Years -> Click Here

<Additional Information>

If you are an immigrant business owner: Registration fee is $70 per attendee. Check payable to Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit. Conference materials, breakfast, and lunch are included. Please note your registration fee is tax deductible.

If you plan to expand your business into the merging market -- immigrant market: You can become a sponsor for the event or rent a exhibit table to display your products or simply register to be at the conference. The fee of IES supporters and friends is also $50 per attendee which covers conference materials, breakfast and lunch. Please write check payable to Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit.

Your sponsorship, table fee or registration fee are tax deductible. Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. Please contact (515) 288-3188 for more information on sponsorship.

<Contact Information>


To register for the Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit, you can:

  1. Visit Community CPA & Associates Inc at 3816 Ingersoll Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312
    Monday to Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.;
  2. Call (515) 288-3188 or (515) 720-5872 and speak to Dan;
  3. Fax to (515) 288-3370 and provide your business name and number, reference to Immigrant Entrepreneurs Summit;
  4. Mail the postcard to 3816 Ingersoll Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 with registration fee;
  5. Register here