Iowa: Resources

IASourceLink

IASourceLink provides a network of nonprofit organizations that provide services to small businesses in the state in marketing, loans, technical assistance, and operations. The site also includes information for small businesses, including startup, growth, funding, resources, and a blog.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 10, 2016

International Traders of Iowa (ITI)

The International Traders of Iowa (ITI) works with businesses in Iowa to promote world trade. The organization holds forums to exchange information and works to teach and encourage practices such as exporting and importing, as well as involvement with international corporations.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 10, 2016

Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA)

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) provides useful information on doing business in Iowa. Information is described through statistics and explanations of factors such as business climate and quality of life; along with insight in target industries, starting a new business in Iowa, programs including business and community development, and resources.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 10, 2016

Iowa International Association of Business Communicators (IABC)

The Iowa International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) is a membership organization that brings together business communicators in all fields from all over the world to network, develop programs, plan events, and to help in career advancement.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 10, 2016

Iowa Secretary of State

This is the Iowa Secretary of State’s official site, which includes a list of pages for business services that are related mostly to filing and business documents.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 10, 2016

Iowa Small Business Development Center

The Iowa Small Business Development Center, which has a number of offices all over Iowa, provides services to small businesses such as counseling and training for a variety of reasons, such as starting or growing a business. Some of these workshops have a cost.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 10, 2016

State Data Center of Iowa

This site of the State Data Center of Iowa is a useful source for statistical data related to population, housing, business, and government. A number of different maps, publications, and facts about Iowa are available as well.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 10, 2016

U.S. Export Assistance Center of Iowa

The U.S. Export Assistance Center of Iowa, part of the Iowa branch of the Department of Commerce, specializes in helping small to medium sized companies in Iowa develop and execute exporting strategies. Fees vary and are based on the service being provided.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: October 10, 2016

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