DMACC Small Business Awards


The annual Des Moine​s Area Community College Small Business Awards Ceremony recognizes the achievements and economic impact small business has on the Central Iowa economy.

Thursday, September 13, 2018
FFA Enrichment Center
DMACC Ankeny Campus

  • 5 p.m. - Cocktail Reception & Entertainment
  • 6 p.m. - Dinner & Awards Program
  • 7:30 p.m. - Networking & Dessert Reception

Awards presented in these categories:

  • Most Innovative
  • Young Entrepreneur
  • Dennis Albaugh Award
  • Top Growth Company
  • Small Business of the Year


A portion of the proceeds from the event support scholarships for students enrolled in the Entrepreneurship program at DMACC.​

​Learn more about the 2017 DMACC Small Business Award recipients.

View complete list of recipients


Dennis Albaugh Award:
Williams Machine Shop, Inc.


Small Business of the Year:
Insta-Pro International


Most Innovative Company: ProbioFerm, LLC


Top Growth Company:
​Des Moines Truck Brokers, Inc.


Young Entrepreneur of the Year:
Evie Peterson, Farmhouse Catering


Entrepreneurship Competition Winner:
Colton Sleister
Sleister Brass