Education & Awareness

Focusing on Propane Education and Propane Safety Awareness

Propane EducationThe Iowa Propane Gas Association (IPGA) is a trade and membership service organization that represents propane marketers throughout the state. Our mission is to provide services that promote the propane industry in the Hawkeye State.

The IPGA offers opportunities to learn through training and networking with peers, and to aid with legislative issues that contribute to operating a safe and successful industry.

The IPGA is one of many state and regional propane gas associations affiliated with the National Propane Gas Association (NPGA).

Summary of programs and services

Working in conjunction with the Iowa Propane Research and Education Council (IowaPERC), we offer the following:

  • Education and Training
    Service schools and training for CETP (Certified Employee Training Program), managers, driver safety and emergency response offered at strategic locations throughout the region.
  • Safety Information
    This includes publications to aid our members’ business. We also provide bulletins and information to educate existing and prospective propane customers.
  • Marketing
    Marketing support includes consumer-awareness campaigns and specific targeted educational marketing promotions. Our consumer-oriented website and Propane Matters newsletter promotes propane for Iowa homeowners and businesses.
  • Networking
    Members meet potential customers and industry contacts through regional and national trade shows, conventions and meetings.
  • Government Relations and Lobbying Efforts
    We provide a proactive voice in the regulatory process and active monitoring and lobbying at the national, state and local levels. We also participate in developing standards for the propane industry.

Please contact us if you have any questions or comments.