Annual Events

Each year, JEDCO, in collaboration with the City of Johnston, holds three annual events, which all include an opportunity to learn more about Johnston and network with other economic development professionals. These activities are open to members and colleagues engaged or interested in development activities in the Johnston community.

Please mark these dates on your calendar and watch for updated information in our newsletter as well as our updates via the Grow Johnston blog and Twitter feed!

January, 2021
Date: TBD
Annual Meeting

Trostel’s Greenbriar

Our annual membership meeting featuring a development update, a networking receptions, and the election of our Board of Directors.

Find a 2020 full event recap here.

April 2021
Development Forum

Our annual economic development informational meeting featuring updates from the City of Johnston, a keynote speaker and networking reception.

October 7, 2020
Virtual Experience and Networking Event

The new virtual experience and networking event will allow you to be the first to view exclusive videos from both the Johnston and Grimes communities at a premiere watch party. This will be followed by an opportunity to safely network with development professionals from throughout the Des Moines Metro.

Time: 4:00-6:00 pm
Location: Prairie Business Park, Building #2
200 SE 37th Street
Grimes, IA 50111