DMACC Small Business Awards

The annual Des Moine​s Area Community College (DMACC) Small Business Awards Ceremony recognizes the achievements and economic impact small business has on the Central Iowa economy. A portion of the proceeds from the event support scholarships for students enrolled in the Entrepreneurship program at DMACC.


Congratulations to our 2019 Award Recipients!

Most Innovative Company
  • Peace Tree Brewing, Knoxville and Des Moines
Young Entrepreneur of the Year​
  • Dumpling Darling, Des Moines
  • Next Level Extreme Fitness, Urbandale
Dennis Albaugh Award
  • ​Farmboy, Clive
Top Growth Company
  • ​LANE Trailer Manufacturing, Boone
Small Business of the Year
  • G.I. Warehouse, Pella

​​Learn more about the 2019 DMACC Small Business Award recipients.

Most Innovative Award: Peace Tree Brewing Company



Young Entrepreneur of the Year: Dumpling Darling



Young Entrepreneur of the Year: NLXF (Next Level Xtreme Fitness)



Dennis Albaugh Award: Farmboy



Top Growth Award: Lane Trailer Manufacturing



Small Business of the Year Award: GI Warehouse