November 29, 2011
Special Summit Edition
6th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit
Join industry leaders and decision makers as they discuss the future of the renewable fuels industry at the 6th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit on January 24, 2012. The Summit is hosted by the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA). The 2012 event will feature a larger trade and a new venue – the newly-remodeled Iowa Events Center in downtown Des Moines.
The IRFA is pleased to announce that four-star General Paul J. Kern (U.S. Army Ret.) will be a
General Paul J. Kern
featured speaker addressing the dangers of foreign oil on U.S. military operations. General Kern served numerous positions during his prestigious 37-year career, including Commanding General of U.S. Army Materiel Command, Commander of the 4th Infantry Division of the Army’s Experimental Force and personal advisor to the Secretary of Defense. He led the 24th Infantry Division's attack into Iraq in 1991, served two tours of duty in Vietnam and is the recipient of three Purple Hearts. General Kern currently serves as the Chairman of the CNA Military Advisory Board.
Other presentations will highlight the national landscape for biodiesel, Iowa’s bioeconomy, the newest ethanol blend – E15, and the balance between ethanol and livestock production. Click here to view the entire program.
Registration is now open. There is no charge to attend the Summit, however, pre-registration is required. To register, click here.
Reserve your Exhibit Booth Today!
Showcase your company at the Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit and Trade Show. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to network with current and potential customers.
The expanded trade show will be located on the 4th level of the Iowa Events Center at 730 3rd Street in Des Moines.
Exhibit rental is $400 for a 10’ x 10’ booth which includes onsite company marketing by IRFA along with a table, chairs, carpeting, and company identification sign.
To reserve a booth, click here.
Summit Sponsorship Opportunities
The Summit is a great opportunity for your company to be part of Iowa’s premiere renewable fuels
event. Network with biofuels executives and business leaders from throughout the Midwest. Showcase your company to the decision makers that will shape the future of Iowa’s energy independence.
For details on sponsorship benefits, click here.
Conveniently located on the Des Moines Skywalk, the Hyatt Place is the headquarters hotel for the 2012 Summit. Special room rates are available. Deadline for room reservations is January 3, 2012. Reserve your room today, click here.
Follow the IRFA on Twitter and Facebook for program updates.
For more information on the Summit, go to www.IowaRFA.org.
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