EXHIBIT HALL

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Our exhibit hall is an integral part of our conference! With over  17,000 square feet of exhibit hall space, you’ll find an extensive display of some of the finest homeschool resources available.

Enjoy a shopping experience unlike any other in the state of Iowa at the Homeschool Iowa Conference. Nowhere else in the state will you be able to shop and compare curriculum and resources in person from this many exhibitors and publishers all in one place!

Our exhibitors have a extensive knowledge and expertise and are happy to answer your questions and assist you. Be sure to stop and chat with them and thank them for investing the time and resources to come the Homeschool Iowa Conference!

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The Homeschool Iowa Conference encourages, equips, and inspires parents as they teach their children at home.

If you offer products or services for home educating families, we invite you to apply for exhibit space at our conference.


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Average Total Attendance
Over Past 7 Years: 1300

Average Registrations
(Households):  600


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2022 Conference Exhibitors

2019 Homeschool Iowa Exhibit Hall Map

2019
Conference Exhibit Hall 



Check out our exhibit hall map for a peek at what awaits your shopping pleasures!

Click on the map to download a copy.

Exhibits for our speakers Steve & Megan Scheibner, Cindy West, Connie Albers, and Cheri Frame will be located in the church foyer area. 

Below, you'll find a list of our 2019 Conference exhibitors. 

Click the exhibitor company names to view their websites.

 


Science-fiction and action-adventure novels that incorporate apologetics arguments into the plots.

Aspire Academy is a learning center that helps students who struggle with reading, writing, and spelling. They use the Wilson Orton-Gillingham method that focuses on teaching the five building blocks of reading with a strong phonics emphasis. Their methods help children “crack the code” in a systematic, cumulative, student-paced process. They also teach the IEW Structure and Style program for students who struggle with writing once they’ve achieved grade-level spelling. Aspire Academy consults with homeschool parents who have children who are struggling with reading, spelling and handwriting. They also screen for dyslexia, and they can help you identify why your child may be struggling to read, write and spell.
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BiblioPlan is a classical history curriculum for home schoolers, home school cooperatives and Christian schools, grades K - 12. BiblioPlan combines a classical survey of history with historic literature. Besides reading history texts, students also read great literature from and about the eras of history they're studying.


BJU Press Homeschool is a publisher of K-12 textbooks and video courses for homeschool families. HomeWorks by Precept is a partner with BJU Press Homeschool because we share their core values of Biblical worldview, academic excellence, and critical thinking. Our consultants draw from their own personal homeschool experience and their knowledge of BJU Press Homeschool curriculum to offer solutions that help you to prepare lessons, become more efficient in homeschooling, and be able to meet your child’s unique learning needs.
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BJU is a regionally accredited Christian liberal arts university. At BJU you’ll do so much more than attend classes and earn a degree. You will broaden your horizons through liberal arts and fine arts while learning to view everything through the lens of a biblical worldview. You’ll also develop your talents and skills—not just for yourself, but for something bigger. And you’ll be part of a vibrant community of believers growing in Christ—and then going out to serve Him. Experience BJU. And discover your place in God’s amazing, eternity-sized plan.
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Brain Balance is the leading drug-free program designed to help kids improve focus, behavior, social skills, anxiety, and academic performance. Their comprehensive programming incorporates learnings from cognitive, behavioral and nutrition fields—an integrated approach that is literally redefining what’s possible.


Building with David, LLC has three different things it offers: At-home wood shop projects with curriculum-based supplements, gifts and puzzles, and custom furniture.
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Cindy Koepp writes clean science fiction, fantasy, and GameLit novels, short stories, and comics with reading levels between 4th and 9th grade. She also offers teacher resources and makes amigurumi and sewn animals based on some of the characters from the stories.


Classical Conversations is a nationwide classical, Christian community providing academic programs, events, and services to homeschool communities, parents, and educators. They are a worldwide home education group with three uniquely combined approaches: classical, Christian, and community.
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Cornerstone Curriculum is a Biblical Worldview Curriculum (K - 12). Their passion is to equip the next generation of Christian students to “stand firm” in Christ by teaching them how to reason from the Biblical worldview.
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Cornerstone Curriculum is a Biblical Worldview Curriculum (K - 12). Their passion is to equip the next generation of Christian students to “stand firm” in Christ by teaching them how to reason from the Biblical worldview.
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Cornerstone Work & Worldview Institute is a post-secondary Christian educational and vocational alternative to traditional college.
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Decoding Dyslexia Iowa is a non-profit group of parents and educators advocating for Iowa kids with dyslexia.

Des Moines University is a graduate institution focused on the health sciences. They offer programs in osteopathic medicine, podiatric medicine, physician assistant studies, physical therapy, biomedical sciences, anatomy, health care administration and public health.
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Dordt University is a Christian University located in northwest Iowa As an institution of higher education committed to the Reformed Christian perspective, Dordt equips students, alumni, and the broader community to work effectively toward Christ-centered renewal in all aspects of contemporary life.
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Biblically based Christian fiction at the high school level is offered by Dorothy Gable Books. Dorothy's newest release, Down a Crooked Path, is Book One of series.

Douglas Cornelius is an award-winning author of four historical fiction books for Christian teens.


Drake University is a midsize, private university in Des Moines, Iowa, Drake offers students the benefits and resources of a larger institution with the advantages of intimate class sizes and close personal relationships.
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Durenda is an author, speaker, and podcaster who encourages an unhurried homeschooling approach. This leads families into a more simple, unhurried lifestyle. Her exhibit booth at our conference will offer books and t-shirts.
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Author Tim Price offers books for junior high & high school aged readers as well as home fellowship reading.


A neurologically-based chiropractic office specializing in the care of families and children. Embrace Life is a Christian & faith-based business. At this event, they will offer free informative and fun evaluations and talk with families about health.


Emily Verdoorn is exploring nature journaling as a formational practice to cultivate attention, affection, and devotion. Through her studio, she offers fine art drawings, paintings, and prints.


A 4-year undergraduate Bible College offering over 35 professional and ministry-oriented majors and minors. (Distance learning options are also available.)
ALSO A HIGH SCHOOL & BEYOND SPECIAL TRACK EXHIBITOR


Emmaus Worldwide offers Bible courses for personal Bible study. Their courses cover most books of the Bible, doctrine, Bible study techniques, and personal growth. They are designed in a simple, easy-to-use format.


Providing individual sessions for speech, language, reading, math, dyslexia, and writing. Also group academic programs to build reading and math skills. Additional opportunities for parents to meet twice a month with an online communities to acquire valuable resources and empowering connections.

An accredited college providing an intensive Biblical, vocational, and general education preparing students for life and ministry.
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Learn about LEAD, a Christian worldview and leadership camp this summer, hosted by The FAMiLY Leader, an organization dedicated to strengthening families, by inspiring Christ-like leadership in the home, the church, and the government.
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First Frets offers online guitar and ukulele lessons. Lock-in 50% off their Individual and Family plans when you sign up at their booth!

Opening the 1040 Window, a product of firstBible International, is an interactive elementary school curriculum designed to teach children about specific people groups within the missions field. This curriculum is designed to open children's hearts and minds to those who need to hear the Gospel.
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The fp Music Academy is a private music school for all ages and musical abilities. We offer flexible scheduling - “Learning That Fits Your Lifestyle” - and a diversity of musical instruments. You can learn to play in one of our studios, in your home, or online. We also support our students with sales of teacher-approved books, supplies, and musical instruments.
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Their name reflects what they do: Gather people and Grow things. Gather families, gather friends, gather communities in order to grow food. Grow skills, grow relationships, and grow faith. Their display at our conference will offer books, resources, and other educational materials supporting family-centered economies.

Goldfish Swim School Urbandale provides indoor, year-round swim instruction to children ages 4 months to 12 years-old in a family-friendly setting with highly trained instructors, small class sizes (max 4:1 student to teacher ratio), shiver-free 90-degree pools, and a state-of-the-art water purification system. Families with kids of different ages and skill levels can conveniently have all of their swimmers in the pool during the same half hour time slot and schedule makeup classes when necessary. Goldfish offers perpetual lessons and families can enroll at any time. In addition to swim lessons, Goldfish Swim School offers weekly family swims (for both members and non-members) and party packages.

Grand Canyon University is Arizona’s premier, private Christian university, helping students find their purpose with over 275 academic programs, including 240+ online programs. Approximately 22,000 ground students learn on our vibrant campus in the heart of Phoenix, which continues to grow with new residence halls, academic buildings, popular eateries, student support resources and state-of-the-art athletic facilities. GCU offers generous scholarship opportunities to make a private education affordable and invests in revitalizing the community with a commitment to making a difference. Built upon a biblically rooted mission, GCU believes quality education and faith can coexist in the 21st century.
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Harvest Bible College is a 2-year school of ministry that exists to train and equip Bible-Based, Gospel-Centered, and Spirit-Empowered servant leaders for vocational ministry.
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For three decades, HEPPNER'S has helped homeschooling families find methods & resources to succeed, with a wide array of carefully selected items for all ages and subjects. This is where you'll find speaker, Nancy Bjorkman, when she's not presenting a workshop.

Hickory Grove Press offers high interest supplements for homeschool families. They specialize in math for gifted students.
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The Ministry School at Hidden Acres is a gap year program in partnership with Emmaus Bible College for college-age students interested in living, learning, working, and growing at a Christian camp. Students will be able to receive up to 24 credits from an accredited, Christ-centered college while living and working at Hidden Acres.
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A nonprofit advocacy organization established to defend and advance the constitutional right of parents to direct the upbringing and education of their children and to protect family freedoms. This is where you'll find speakers, Faith Berens and Scott Woodruff, when they're not presenting workshops.

Howerdon Creek Farms offers ethically and humanely raised beef, pork, chicken, and goat meat. They also invite homeschooling families to tour their farm.

Curriculum for teaching discernment and the handling of media, as well as a selection of Christian fiction.


Informed Choice Iowa is a non profit medical freedoms organization. They work to educate families about vaccines in general and fight against vaccine mandates.


As a part of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, 4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential through youth-adult partnerships and research-based experiences.

Iowa Right to Life provides sanctity of life information for homeschooling parents to use. They also give away free 12-week-old gestational models which they hope inspire the younger generation to value and love life.

Iowans for Tax Relief is an organization that lobbies for limited government, lower taxes, fewer regulations and educational freedom.
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As a Charlotte Mason homeschooler, Jeannie had stringent requirements and required excellence in education for all the curriculum she used, so she decided to write it herself. That’s how her award-winning Apologia science series began. She now offers a variety of Charlotte Mason books and tools.
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Kelly Family Games is a family-owned-and-operated business seeking to bring the family together around fun games. Brian and Kim and their seven kids create the game ideas, draw the artwork, and manage the production of their games. They started producing their first game in 2017.


Kingdom Comics publishes faith-based comic books featuring original characters and storylines.


Lamplighter Publishing provides rare books and audio dramas that entertain and build Christlike character, through captivating stories with inspiring role models.


Offering reading, spelling, and handwriting products that help reluctant and beginning readers. Products focus on explicit phonics instruction, teaching through engaging games, and building knowledge of the six types of syllables using the Orton-Gillingham method. Their Writing With Rhythm handwriting program offers a multi-sensory approach using video links that provide instruction.
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Master Books offers curriculums that are firmly based on a Christian foundation and are firm on Biblical Creation. Find out what a difference this can make in your homeschool.
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Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, is a top-ranked Christian college that offers an exceptional academic experience in a community where you’ll be noticed, valued, and encouraged to stand out. You’ll get great preparation for your career. More than that: You’ll be empowered to lead a life of significance—starting with what you learn and how you’re inspired to make a difference in your chosen profession. Northwestern offer more than 80 academic programs, and 99.5% of our 2020 graduates are employed or in graduate school. Their students achieve top scores in accounting, actuarial science, nursing and pre-med. Christianity Today called Northwestern a “best college for spiritual enrichment,” and they're a top-5 college for NAIA student-athletes.
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Read-Aloud Posters and Picture Book Boxes to help make reading together a joyful part of your family culture.

Shawn Lamb is a Christian author of fiction and non-fiction books for ages 8 through adult. She also offers non-fiction materials, including study guides suitable for homeschool literature curriculum.

Simple Purposeful Living has a full line of signature products that help you simplify your life on purpose including their best selling 52-week meal planning journal.


Math curriculum designed specifically for homeschoolers, Math 3 through Pre-Calculus. (Available in book/CD form and also online.)


Thrivent is a Faith focused Financial Services organization. Want to pursue lifelong dreams while supporting people and causes you care about? With guidance from Thrivent, you can get there. Tell them where you're at today. Driven by your goals and values, they'll draw on our industry expertise to help you map out a path to a more secure financial future.
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Truth and Life Ministry
A complete Bible based curriculum to assist Christian parents in the work of raising their children in the nurture and fear of the Lord. They also have many preschool books and character building story books for the whole family.

Vicki is a blogger, curriculum developer at 7SistersHomeschool.com, counselor, life and career coach, SYMBIS guide, speaker, prayer person. 20+year veteran homeschool mom. She also shares how-tos on the Homeschool High School Podcast.
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The Well Ordered Homeschool offers products designed to encourage and support the homeschool family in the sacred work of educating their children at home.
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Publishers of the best-selling Christian Heroes: Then & Now and Heroes of History biographies & unit studies and other homeschool, missions, and Christian growth materials, including titles by nationally-known authors and speakers, like Heidi St John and Carol Barnier.

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