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IowaFRW Biennial Convention 2021

October 8 @ 5:00 PM - October 9 @ 5:00 PM

Join us for fellowship, food, silent auction, and great speakers as we gather in Des Moines for our Biennial Conference October 8 and 9.

Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel, 401 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 * Phone (515) 2442151

Preliminary Agenda

Friday, Oct. 8, 2021           Executive Meeting and Reception for Members

5:00 pm – 7:00 pm                IowaFRW Executive Committee Meeting and Dinner (closed)

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm                Convention Reception ALL IowaFRW Members and Guests Welcome

  • Meet and Greet the 2022-2023 IowaFRW Slate of Officers

Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021    IowaFRW Board of Directors Meeting and Biennial Convention

9:00 am                                  Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:30 am – 11:00 am              Board of Directors Meeting – Executive Committee, Standing Committee Chairs, Special Committee Chairs, and Club Presidents should plan on participating.  Other IowaFRW members welcome to attend if they wish.

11:00am – noon                    Opening of Convention

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm              Luncheon, Silent Auction, and Balloon Fundraiser

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm                Convention General Session and Speakers

Installation of 2022-2023 IowaFRW Officers

3:30 pm                                  Adjournment

Confirmed Speakers: 

  • Jeff Kaufmann, Chairman Republican Party of Iowa at 3pm
  • Joni Ernst, S. Senator – by video
  • Pat Grassley, Speaker of the Iowa House
  • Linda Upmeyer, Former Speaker of Iowa House       
  • Paul Pate, Iowa Secretary of State
  • Mariannette Miller-Meeks, S. Representative

Panel: We Didn’t Drink the Kool-Aid: Why Young and College Republicans Reject Liberal Lies

  • Torri Freese, Chair of Eastern Iowa Young Republicans, and Iowa YR National Committeewoman
  • Jordyn Landau, Vice Chair of Iowa Young Republicans
  • Liv Jones, Secretary of Lincoln Highway Young Republicans, Student at Iowa State

Invited Speakers: 

  • Mike Naig, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture -by video
  • Kim Reynolds, Governor of Iowa
  • Adam Gregg, Lt. Governor of Iowa
  • Chuck Grassley, U. S. Senator
  • Ashley Hinson, U. S. Representative
  • Randy Feenstra, U. S. Representative
Start Date: 2021 Oct 8, Fri
End Date: 2021 Oct 10, Sat
Last Day to Book: 2021 Sep 17, Fri
Hotel offering your special group rate: Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel for 129 USD per night.
Parking is available across the street from the hotel for $10 per day.

Check back often for updates and registration information!



October 8 @ 5:00 PM
October 9 @ 5:00 PM


Renaissance Marriott Savery Hotel
401 Locust Street
Des Moines, IA 50309 United States
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(515) 244-2151
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