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Welcome to the FFA Enrichment Center!

The FFA Enrichment Center is a beautiful and unique facility dedicated to helping new generations of Iowans prepare for exciting careers in agriculture. Located on the Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) Ankeny Campus, it will enhance the learning opportunities for more than 12,000 Iowa FFA members and DMACC students enrolled in the Veterinary Technologies and Agribusiness programs.

The FFA Enrichment Center is open to the general public on space availability. The FFA Enrichment Center showcases six meeting rooms, two large conference rooms, one communications center, and a beautiful two-story lobby/exhibit hall area for rental opportunities. With approximately 30,000 sq. ft. of conference center space for rent, groups ranging from 10-700 people can comfortably be accommodated. For more information on rental opportunities or general information about the FFA Enrichment Center, please click on the links above.

For inquires about facility space and event rentals, contact Jennifer McTaggart at (515) 965-7372
For leadership development, contact Wendy Batten Haveman at (515) 965-7377

What's New

Leadercast Live Coming to the FFA Enrichment Center! 

Leadercast Live is the largest one-day leadership event in the world. Broadcast live each year from Atlanta to 100,000 + people in hundreds of locations around the world, Leadercast Live brings together many of the world's most recognized and respected global leaders to create a leadership experience unlike any other. 

Leadercast 2016 will focus on what it means to be a visionary leader. Visionary leaders have the ability to see a preferred future,operate in the present, and utilize the resources around them to architect a clear path to a new destination. They work tirelessly to empower those around them to bring a vision to life. 

Architects of Tomorrow imagine a future that is rich and full of hope. A future where problems are solved, questions are answered, and confusion gives way to clarity. 

This year's event promises to be a day packed full of excellent speakers and development. Speakers for this year's event are: 

  • Andy Stanley - Leadership Author and Communicator
  • Dr. Henry Cloud - Acclaimed Leadership Expert, Clinical Psychologist, and Best- Selling Author 
  • Nick Saban - Head Football Coach at The University of Alabama 
  • Steve Wozniak - Co-Founder of Apple, Inc. 
  • Kat Cole - Group President at FOCUS Brands 
  • James Brown - Network Broadcaster, CBS Sports and News
  • CMDR Rorke Denver - Navy SEAL Commander and Author 
  • Chris Barez-Brown - Author and Creative Guru
  • Tripp Crosby - Comedian and Director, Host of Leadercast 

We hope you'll join us for a day of learning and development! Click the image above or click here for more information and to get tickets! 

Have a idea for program development?
To enhance educational, professional, and leadership development opportunities within the Center this “Request for Program Development” (RFPD) form allows any interested organization an opportunity to request assistance and development of programming. The RFPD is additionally utilized by Iowa FFA Foundation and FFA Enrichment Center staff as a directive tool in prioritizing programming at the Center. Go to our Leadership Programs tab to find the link for the RFPD!
FFA Enrichment Center Customer Service Satisfaction Survey
Great Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau
Ankeny Chamber of Commerce


Upcoming events

June 8-10

Pioneer - DSI Software Leadershi

June 14-16

Enterprise Products Training

June 15-16


June 17-18

Rupiper/Davis Wedding

June 21

MESH Conference

June 25

Heineman/Sorensen Ceremony and Wedding Reception

June 26-29


June 27

Team Ag-Ed Board Meeting

June 30

Paul Mink's Retirement

July 1-2

Hallmark/Haack Ceremony and Wedding Reception

July 8

Falls Prevention Symposium

July 9

Hutchinson/Russell Ceremony and Wedding Reception

July 21-22

Expanded Functions for Dental Assistants 

July 22-23

Bell/Ingle Ceremony and Wedding Reception

July 29-31

Hawkeye Chapter, BCCA