LEAP Lunch with Leaders featuring Greg Edwards - Destination: Greater Des MoinesMore Events
LWLGE | Committee Activities | All Levels | Scheduled
Please note: This session is the rescheduled date from earlier this fall (September).
- Personal Development
CPAs and accounting professionals.
Grab a bite and make the most of your lunch break. Lunch with Leaders is a 90 minute session offering life, community and career advice from professionals who are leaders in Iowa's business community. Hosted by ISCPA's young professionals LEAP Committee. Open to all members at discounted cost. Nonmembers attend at regular cost. Includes lunch and one hour non-technical CPE credit.
Please let ISCPA know at least one week prior to the program if you have special dietary needs.
Greg Edwards, president and CEO of Catch Des Moines has spent 18 years promoting and enhancing the travel and tourism industry in greater Des Moines. He has lead the efforts in bringing events like the 2016 and 2019 NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament and the LPGA Solheim Cup to greater Des Moines. His leadership has generated more than $1.4 billion in estimated economic impact into the region since 2000. Discover how major events are secured, the impact they have on the metro’s economy and a preview of events to come.
Greg Edwards has served as president and CEO of the Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau since 2000. He serves on boards for the Greater Des Moines Partnership, YMCA Supportive Housing Campus, Iowa Destination Marketing Alliance and the Travel Federation of Iowa. Edwards is also a member of the US Travel Association, Iowa Society of Association Executives, the Rotary Club of Des Moines and the Greater Des Moines Committee. In 2013, Edwards served as board chair of Destination Marketing Association International and in 2014 was named executive of the year by the Des Moines chapter of Executive Women International.