Oct 30, 2018

A week of events relating to innovation and entrepreneurship will take place in Sioux City and surrounding communities as part of the 6th annual Launch Week, November 7th - 15th. With workshops, startup presentations and plenty of networking, Launch Week aims to inspire, motivate, and promote collaboration among students, business owners and professionals throughout northwest Iowa.

Oct 22, 2018
In September, entrepreneurs submitted their dream to start or expand a business in the Northwest Iowa Dream Big Grow Here grant contest and recruited family, friends and customers to vote for their entry. Over 17,000 total votes were cast and today we are announcing the top three vote getters along with two additional entrants chosen by a selection committee who will advance to the regional competition. These finalists will have the opportunity to present their idea to an audience and judges in a pitch-off event for a chance to win thousands in cash prizes.

Oct 9, 2018

A Growing Sioux City Award was presented to Seaboard Triumph Foods (“STF”) today at their sprawling 942,000 SF facility in Bridgeport Industrial Park. Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds provided remarks and Mayor Bob Scott presented the award that recognizes the company’s growth and investment in Sioux City. The Growing Sioux City Award was accepted by Seaboard Triumph Foods COO Mark Porter. Company officials received Sioux City wind breakers and a new tree was planted on the property signifying the company’s commitment to growing Sioux City.

Sep 12, 2018

The economic development organizations in northwest Iowa are once again teaming up to offer the Dream Big Grow Here business grant contest to our region. The Dream Big Grow Here contest is an opportunity for entrepreneurs and small business owners to fulfill their dreams of self-employment or expansion of their current business. The contest allows entrepreneurs the chance to submit their dreams to start or expand a business, then encourage friends, family, and customers to vote for them online.

Jul 2, 2018

Officials at Sioux Gateway Airport/Col. Bud Day Field in Sioux City announced today that American Airlines will add a third flight out of Sioux City to their hub at Chicago O’Hare beginning on September 5, 2018. Initially, the scheduled time for the new flight is:

Depart Sioux City (SUX) at 3:22 p.m. – Arrive Chicago (ORD) at 5 p.m.
Depart Chicago (ORD) at 1:20 p.m. – Arrive Sioux City (SUX) at 2:53 p.m.

On October 4, 2018 the third flight will be moved to a 7 p.m. departure out of Sioux City and a 6:15 p.m. arrival from Chicago (ORD).

Jun 11, 2018

Kinseth Hospitality hosted a ground-breaking ceremony for the new Courtyard by Marriott hotel on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Sioux City Convention Center atrium and adjacent construction site.  The new $22 million 151-room Courtyard hotel will be constructed and owned by Kinseth, with completion scheduled for the fall of 2019.

May 11, 2018

With an eye toward sustainable reuse of waste by-products while making operations more efficient and clean, the Sioux City Wastewater Treatment Plant is moving forward with plans for its facility upgrades.

May 11, 2018

The Sioux City Economic Development Department wants to encourage and highlight Sioux City employers who show pride in the appearance of their business property by awarding selected businesses the Pride of Sioux City: Business Beautification Award.

A committee comprised of local business professionals and city staff will select Sioux City companies from a list of nominations to receive the Pride of Sioux City award. The recognition will be awarded and presented at the City Council meeting.

Apr 20, 2018

Governor Kim Reynolds 
 ★  Lt. Governor Adam Gregg

Mar 8, 2018
The Sioux City Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) secured a hard-earned “three-peat” by climbing to the top of national economic development rankings for the third consecutive year. After achieving the first in the nation ranking in both 2015 and 2016, the Sioux City MSA completed the trifecta by securing the top spot in calendar 2017 according to results released by Site Selection magazine earlier this week.