Impact Pro Wrestling, a family owned wrestling company founded in 2001, has featured many of the top names at their live shows, including: Mick Foley, Edge, Diamond Dallas Page, Jim Ross, Jim Duggan, Scott Steiner, Terry Funk, Road Warrior Animal, Gerry Brisco, Dan Severn, Perry Saturn, Larry Hennig, Baron Von Rashke, Harle Race and Danny Hodge.
In addition, IPW has featured many of the stars from the Midwest who have made their marks on the national scene over the past decade including. Seth Rollins (WWE star), Ted Dibiase JR (former WWE star), Austin Aries (TNA Star/former World Champion,) Ted Diabise, Shawn (Koshrow) Daivari (former WWE/TNA Star), Ken (Mr.) Anderson (former WWE/current TNA Star) and Thoruf Marius (Erik Rowen of the WWE).
IPW opened The Vault training facility and live event venue in 2006 in Algona, Iowa. Since then, The Vault has become a respected training facility, which has proudly developed and trained many of the top professional wrestlers, including Nicky Free, Matty Star, James Jeffries, AJ Smooth, Ricky Love and Devin Carter. Gerry Brisco, WWE talent scout, has sent wrestlers to The Vault to help prepare for trying out with the WWE in Florida.