What We Do

Technology is the essential driving force in every business market today and impacts virtually every company, industry, and community across the state.
What we do

Connect Professionals

Networking with peers, sharing ideas, and solving problems together is what continues to strengthen and grow the Iowa tech industry. Central to TAI’s mission is to deliver valuable events throughout the state to unite Iowa’s technology industry and its leaders.

TAI hosts over 100 events each year across the state of Iowa for members and all those who love tech. Below are the signature TAI events.

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Develop Iowa's Future Workforce

Access to talent is often the largest challenge facing Iowa’s technology industry. TAI has several initiatives and programs in place to build the talent pipeline from encouraging the next generation to pursue technology education and careers, to creatively transitioning incumbent workers to technology roles. TAI also partners with the State of Iowa and communities throughout Iowa to execute robust campaigns recruiting talent to Iowa.

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Drive Public Policy

TAI advocates for policies that support innovation, technology education and initiatives that grow Iowa’s technology economy. With member input, TAI develops an annual policy agenda and leverages statewide networks to connect with and educate policy-makers. We then partner with legislative liaisons to drive policy initiatives and represent our membership throughout the year. 

  • Address workforce challenges
  • Advocate for STEM initiatives
  • Invest in teacher training for computer science education
  • Expand rural connectivity
  • Promote security for Iowan's data
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Foster Diversity and Inclusion

A diverse technology workforce is critical to the long-term success of Iowa’s technology industry. All Iowans deserve equal opportunities to participate in the innovation economy. TAI seeks to build a network of employers, educators, and mentors who actively advocate for a diverse technology workforce.

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Committees and Roundtables

There is power in knowing your peers, sharing ideas, and solving problems together. Central to TAI’s mission is delivering valuable events and facilitating engaging committees and roundtables throughout the state. A united network of leaders is vital to shaping the technology landscape and future of Iowa’s innovation economy.

Interest Form

Diversity & Inclusion Committee

Please fill out this form to indicate your interest in joining the Technology Association of Iowa’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee. TAI is committed to ensuring that diverse communities feel welcome and included in Iowa’s technology community. TAI’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee selects projects to educate and provide resources for member companies to promote diversity, inclusion, and equity in the workforce (talent), workplace (engagement), and marketplace (community).

Participation in TAI committees is exclusively reserved for individuals employed by TAI member organizations. Not a member? Join now.

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Interest Form

Join A TAI Roundtable

Please fill out this form to indicate your interest in joining one of Technology Association of Iowa’s Roundtables.

Participation in the CIO, CISO or CEO Roundtables is exclusively reserved for technology executives of TAI member organizations with these (or comparable) job titles. All other TAI Roundtables is exclusively reserved for individuals employed by TAI member organizations. Not a member? Join now.

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