Iowa’s excavators, underground utility-focused contractors, and other damage prevention stakeholders are invited to join us at the Jacobson Exhibition Center for the first state-wide Excavation Safety Summit on November 7, 2024. Join us for the ultimate experience!

At this FREE event, attendees can expect to:

  • Attend engaging sessions – led by industry experts – that focus on topics including best practices, state laws and regulations, and safety measures
  • Show off your equipment skills and win exciting prizes in locator and excavator rodeo competitions
  • Explore exhibitor and sponsor booths to demo the latest technology, view innovative tools, and create new connections
  • Network with other industry professionals from across the state
  • Be entered to win fantastic door prizes and industry awards
  • Enjoy free breakfast AND lunch – we can’t learn on an empty stomach!

This page will be updated with the latest information as we get closer to the event – bookmark this URL for easy access!

Registration opening in Summer 2024!

Why Attend?

The Iowa Excavation Safety Summit offers a unique in-person opportunity to connect with peers from across the state, allowing you to develop valuable working relationships. Together, we’ll gain a greater understanding of the latest in damage prevention and safety during engaging sessions led by industry experts, share two delicious free meals, and have a blast at the excavator and locator rodeos.

About the Iowa Excavation Summit

In collaboration with key industry stakeholders and damage prevention partners, Iowa One Call hosts an annual Iowa Excavation Safety Summit to provide a platform for building relationships, participating in engaging sessions, and learning about the latest developments across the industry. The type of education and awareness this event provides is crucial for: mitigating hazards and safety risks for both excavators and the general public; reducing liabilities and costs associated with repairs and delays; and preventing disruptions to essential services.

November 7, 2024

Richard O. Jacobson Exhibition Center

Iowa State Fairgrounds
3000 East Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50317