• IBA Conference performance

    Iowa Bandmasters Conference

    Our annual conference provides an outstanding professional learning opportunity... A great time to connect and network with colleagues and hear some wonderful music!

  • Mentoring

    We participate in the IAAE Arts Mentor Program serving beginning band directors with mentors.



    Our retired directors are active participants in our organization... Providing mentoring and leadership.

  • IBA magazine

    Iowa Bandmaster Magazine

    Published quarterly

Operations Manual

Article Index


(appointed by president) (updated 2013)

1. Make contact and bring as many exhibitors to the annual IBA Conference as exhibit space will permit.

2. Oversee the needs of conference exhibitors and establish a positive relationship.
3. First letters of invitation should be mailed in early January.
4. Solicit new exhibitors for the IBA conference.
5. Submit a complete report (approximately 18 pages) that includes copies of important correspondence and materials regarding IBA conference exhibits.
6. The Conference Exhibits Chair lodging, banquet ticket, and conference fee at the
IBA Conference will be provided by the IBA.
7. This office receives an honorarium.

92nd Annual IBA Conference

May 8 - 11, 2019

Des Moines Marriott Downtown

700 Grand Avenue

Des Moines, Iowa  50309