Don Smithey, executive director of Des Moines International Airport, will be the speaker when the Iowa Commercial Real Estate Association meets at 7:15 a.m. Thursday at Des Moines Golf and Country Club in West Des Moines. He will talk about the "Southwest Effect" and future plans and developments at the airport. The meeting is open to anyone with an interest in commercial real estate. The fee is $10 with reservations or $15 at the door. The meeting features networking opportunities and a hot buffet breakfast. To register, call Sue Clark at 222-3191, Ext. 201, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.