'Dirty Jobs' host to speak at ABI conference
Friday, May 23, 2014 11:42 AM
Mike Rowe, host of the Discovery Channel series "Dirty Jobs," will give the keynote speech at the Iowa Association of Business and Industry's Taking Care of Business conference on June 11 in Cedar Rapids. Rowe will speak about what needs to be done to address the skills gap in the United States, an issue that Iowa business leaders have identified in the state as well. Iowa Nice Guy Scott Siepker will also moderate a program about products made in Iowa. The program featuring Rowe and Siepker will begin at 9 a.m. at the Paramount Theatre, 123 Third Ave. SE in Cedar Rapids. Tickets for that portion of the conference are $50. For more information on the conference or to purchase tickets, click here. The overall conference will take place June 9-11.