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Ankeny Business & Industry Collaborative (ABIC)

A privately-funded organization of 75 Ankeny, Iowa area businesses dedicated to bringing jobs and tax base to the Ankeny area.


Our mission is to competitively position Ankeny as a premier business location and to aggressively market Ankeny’s business location opportunities to generate existing business expansions/retentions and targeted new business investments that will create high-wage employment opportunities and diversify and balance the tax base. The AEDC will accomplish its mission in collaboration and cooperation with its local, regional, state and utility economic development partners.

Services Provided

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City
  • Community Involvement
  • Issues Related to the Geographic Location of a Business

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Market Research

Management Issues and Training

  • Leadership/Professional Development

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Assistance in Finding Equity Funding
  • Assistance in Finding Government Funding
  • Loan Packaging
  • Loan Providers

Networking Organizations

  • Geographically Based

Economic and Site Development

  • Revitalization
  • Site Location Assistance
Contact Information
Kim Schaaf
110 N Ankeny Blvd
Suite 200
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 964-0487