February 12, 2018, #DMBizEvents on Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) Radio Show!

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6a00d83452534069e201b8d173c3f9970c-300wiThe #DMBizEvents list includes networking, educational, informational or social-business events to be held in the Greater Des Moines Metro area for the next seven days, plus SAVE THE DATES. Highlighted events are shared and discussed each Monday at 5:45pm during the award-winning, Insight on Business the News Hour radio program.

Monday, February 12, 2018

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MONDAY WEEKLY, “Mondays for Money,” The Iowa Center for Economic Success: 12:00 – 1:00PM, 8345 University Blvd., Suite F, Clive.
Every Monday, the Iowa Center hosts lunch hour sessions to inform clients of the different ways to finance a start-up or operating business. Sessions are free and open to the general public. How can you finance your business venture? What funding sources are open to you? What kind of funding makes sense for this stage of your business? How do lenders or investors evaluate a business? Also, Evaluate your level of preparation. Receive a copy of your personal credit history.  Click Here:  the Iowa Center’s Full Event Calendar   Twitter: @theiowacenter 

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

1millcupsdsmbannerWEDNESDAY WEEKLY, Entrepreneurial Program and Networking, ‘1 Million Cups Des Moines’: 8am-9:30am, at Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater, 401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines. The most innovative energy you’ll feel all week. Cost: Free Event – Free Parking – Free Coffee. More information: https://www.facebook.com/1MillionCupsDSM  Twitter @1MillionCupsDSM  #1MC

26165459_1648773355162039_1598864853526154389_nWEDNESDAY WEEKLY, Marketing 101: Hosted by Red 5 Interactive at 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM at Inspired Grounds Cafe, 117 5th St, West Des Moines, Iowa.

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WEDNESDAY WEEKLY, Small Business Education ‘Noon Sessions,’ We’re the Iowa Center: Every Wednesday, Noon-1:00 pm, at 8345 University Blvd, Suite F, Clive. Cost: Free Event. We empower Iowans to succeed financially through education, resources, and connections. Learn more about our Credit + Lending, Education + Resources, and Advocacy + Networking by attending one of these info sessions.  Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheIowaCenter Twitter @TheIowaCenter

Thursday, February 15, 2018

MONTHLY EDUCATION, American Marketing Association (AMA), Iowa: February Social Media Discussion Group. 7:15 am at St. Kilda, 300 SW 5th St., Des Moines. Open to members (free) and non-members ($5). Discussing 2018 social media trends. Do you love chatting all things social media? We know some marketers that do, too. Join AMA Iowa for our Social Media Discussion Group to share best practices, ask questions about issues you’re running into with clients or your own company’s social media, and network with local marketers.

  • 7:15 a.m. Registration and time to grab some morning fuel
  • 7:30 a.m. Announcements; discussion begins
  • 8:20 a.m. Wrap up and concluding thoughts

Coffee and pastries will be provided by AMA Iowa. Please RSVP for the February 15 event by February 14 so we have enough treats to go around! Walk-ins accepted (non-members, please be prepared to pay with exact cash).

Gravitate_white0-8610540a5056a36_86105658-5056-a36a-06a5365588772a74MONTHLY, Free Coworking Day at Gravitate Valley Junction: 8:00am – 6:00pm, 318 5th Street, West Des Moines. Calling all freelancers, remote workers and entrepreneurs! Sick of working from home? Need some social interaction and maybe a little bit of inspiration? Grab a seat at Gravitate for our monthly Free Coworking day!
We’re a community of independent workers who enjoy working around other humans and drinking lots of free coffee. We’d love to work next to you for the day.
BONUS: Join us at 8:00am for February Open Coffee—a minimally-guided conversation about anything rooted in creativity and entrepreneurship.
BONUS #2: We end all of our Free Coworking days with a happy hour at 4:30pm! Be sure to stick around for our Community Happy Hour! We’re looking forward to meeting you! (Like us on Facebook to stay informed about similar events in the future!) https://www.facebook.com/events/145274652805059/

Friday, February 16, 2018

Saturday, February 17, 2018

SATURDAY WEEKLY, Entrepreneur Education, B.I.N.G. Sweat Equity Saturday Meetup group: 8am to Noon at Smokey Row. Meet and help ambitious people who have businesses or business startup aspirations. Roll up your sleeves on a Saturday to launch or grow a business. Meet with your team, work on your next steps, help others with their tasks and challenges and/or just provide your expertise and time to others. This is a time and a place to get things done and make things happen! http://www.meetup.com/Small-Business-Incubator-Meetup-West-Des-Moines-Iowa/events/218852426/ Twitter @JadeHandy

Monday, February 19, 2018

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MONDAY WEEKLY, “Mondays for Money,” The Iowa Center for Economic Success: 12:00 – 1:00PM, 8345 University Blvd., Suite F, Clive.
Every Monday, the Iowa Center hosts sessions from 12noon-1pm to inform clients of the different ways to finance a start-up or operating business. Sessions are free and open to the general public. How can you finance your business venture? What funding sources are open to you? What kind of funding makes sense for this stage of your business? How do lenders or investors evaluate a business? Also, Evaluate your level of preparation. Receive a copy of your personal credit history.  Click Here:  the Iowa Center’s Full Event Calendar   Twitter: @theiowacenter 

SAVE THE DATES: January – March 2018

February Iowa Center for Economic Success Events:

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2/21/2018 Noon Session
2/28/2018 Noon Session
All Upcoming Iowa Center Events: 

Upcoming Greater Des Moines Partnership Events:

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February Startup Stories: Liz Lidgett and Kate Wagner of Adore Your Walls
Wednesday, Feb. 21  |  11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  |  Greater Des Moines Partnership  |  Des Moines
LEARN MORE>

Capital for Your Business
Feb. 22 | 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Capital for Your Business | Greater Des Moines Partnership | Des Moines | LEARN MORE>

Time: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM CST
Event Description:

The purpose of the Capital for Your Business Seminar is to inform and educate both potential and current business owners on capital options for their businesses. This event will walk owners through the spectrum of capital options, bank financing types and expectations, alternate loans and grants and buying on contract. The seminar will also host several speakers and the lessons they learned from personal experience.

Cost to attend is $35 members $45 nonmembers and includes lunch. Limit of 20 attendees. Sign up today!

First Friday Series – Whitney Warne
Friday, March 2  |  11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  |  Greater Des Moines Partnership  |  Des Moines
LEARN MORE>Des Moines Corporate Games
Deadline to register is March 2.
LEARN MORE>Regional Lunch featuring Gabor George Burt
Tuesday, March 6  |  11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  |  West Des Moines Marriott  |  West Des Moines
LEARN MORE>Raising Capital Seminar
Thursday, March 8  |  8 a.m. – 3 p.m.  |  BrownWinick Law Firm  |  Des Moines
LEARN MORE>Accelerate DSM 2018
Thursday, April 5  |  8 a.m. – 6 p.m.  |  Science Center of Iowa  |  Des Moines
LEARN MORE>

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American Marketing Association (AMA), Iowa Chapter: Upcoming Events:

February 23, 2018: AMA Iowa Experience – Navigating the Changing Marketing Landscape.  Open to members ($80) and non-members ($100) and students ($45). Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines, 2015 S. 64th Street, West Des Moines. 

Event Description:

Returning in 2018 for its 5th consecutive year the AMA Iowa Experience event promises to provide expert insight and hands-on sessions that explore key marketing concepts to help you advance your knowledge and career.

Join us for this day-long conference focused on navigating the dynamic marketing landscape including everything from strategy to content, with more hands-on sessions than ever before. We’ll also engage in a lively LOUD Tables session where you will have the opportunity to connect with marketers with similar interests, learn what others are doing and get inspiration for bringing your ideas back to your workplace!

View full session descriptions here.

 

February 5, 2018, #DMBizEvents on Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) Radio Show!

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6a00d83452534069e201b8d173c3f9970c-300wiThe #DMBizEvents list includes networking, educational, informational or social-business events to be held in the Greater Des Moines Metro area for the next seven days, plus SAVE THE DATES. Highlighted events are shared and discussed each Monday at 5:45pm during the award-winning, Insight on Business the News Hour radio program.

Monday, February 5, 2018

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MONDAY WEEKLY, “Mondays for Money,” The Iowa Center for Economic Success: 12:00 – 1:00PM, 8345 University Blvd., Suite F, Clive.
Every Monday, the Iowa Center hosts lunch hour sessions to inform clients of the different ways to finance a start-up or operating business. Sessions are free and open to the general public. How can you finance your business venture? What funding sources are open to you? What kind of funding makes sense for this stage of your business? How do lenders or investors evaluate a business? Also, Evaluate your level of preparation. Receive a copy of your personal credit history.  Click Here:  the Iowa Center’s Full Event Calendar   Twitter: @theiowacenter 

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

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MONTHLY EVENT, TOPICAL TUESDAY at the Iowa Center:  ‘Human Doings’ vs ‘Human Beings’: The Power of Choice to Stop the Chaos <<Register Here. The class is free to attend from 5:00pm to 6:30pm at 8345 University Blvd, Suite F, Clive. Led by Kim Waltman, founder of fullCircle Creative + Coaching, learn what it means to sit in the front row of your life by living through the spirit rather than the mind. Register above or e-mail creiman@theiowacenter.org.  Click Here:  the Iowa Center’s Full Event Calendar   Twitter: @theiowacenter 

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

1millcupsdsmbannerWEDNESDAY WEEKLY, Entrepreneurial Program and Networking, ‘1 Million Cups Des Moines’: 8am-9:30am, at Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater, 401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines. The most innovative energy you’ll feel all week. Cost: Free Event – Free Parking – Free Coffee. More information: https://www.facebook.com/1MillionCupsDSM  Twitter @1MillionCupsDSM  #1MC

26165459_1648773355162039_1598864853526154389_nWEDNESDAY WEEKLY, Marketing 101: Hosted by Red 5 Interactive at 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM at Inspired Grounds Cafe, 117 5th St, West Des Moines, Iowa.

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WEDNESDAY WEEKLY, Small Business Education ‘Noon Sessions,’ We’re the Iowa Center: Every Wednesday, Noon-1:00 pm, at 8345 University Blvd, Suite F, Clive. Cost: Free Event. We empower Iowans to succeed financially through education, resources, and connections. Learn more about our Credit + Lending, Education + Resources, and Advocacy + Networking by attending one of these info sessions.  Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheIowaCenter Twitter @TheIowaCenter

Thursday, February 8, 2018

NCMIC_GDMLI_020818MCRFlier_QUARTERLY NETWORKING, Greater Des Moines Partnership: Roundtable and Multicultural Reception. NCMIC / Professional Solutions, 14001 University Avenue, Clive. Join us for a unique social opportunity to connect and network with a broad range of professionals, community leaders, and organizations with a Diversity focus fostering an environment of connectivity and inclusion.
Roundtable – 4 – 5:30 PM
Multicultural Reception –  5:30 – 7:30 PM

**The Roundtable is at capacity, please email Nathan Ritz (nritz@DSMpartnership.com) to be put on the waiting list. 

Friday, February 9, 2018

Saturday, February 10, 2018

SATURDAY WEEKLY, Entrepreneur Education, B.I.N.G. Sweat Equity Saturday Meetup group: 8am to Noon at Smokey Row. Meet and help ambitious people who have businesses or business startup aspirations. Roll up your sleeves on a Saturday to launch or grow a business. Meet with your team, work on your next steps, help others with their tasks and challenges and/or just provide your expertise and time to others. This is a time and a place to get things done and make things happen! http://www.meetup.com/Small-Business-Incubator-Meetup-West-Des-Moines-Iowa/events/218852426/ Twitter @JadeHandy

Monday, February 12, 2018

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MONDAY WEEKLY, “Mondays for Money,” The Iowa Center for Economic Success: 12:00 – 1:00PM, 8345 University Blvd., Suite F, Clive.
Every Monday, the Iowa Center hosts sessions from 12noon-1pm to inform clients of the different ways to finance a start-up or operating business. Sessions are free and open to the general public. How can you finance your business venture? What funding sources are open to you? What kind of funding makes sense for this stage of your business? How do lenders or investors evaluate a business? Also, Evaluate your level of preparation. Receive a copy of your personal credit history.  Click Here:  the Iowa Center’s Full Event Calendar   Twitter: @theiowacenter 

SAVE THE DATES: January – March 2018

February Iowa Center for Economic Success Events:

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2/14/2018 Noon Session
2/21/2018 Noon Session
2/28/2018 Noon Session
All Upcoming Iowa Center Events: 

Upcoming Greater Des Moines Partnership Events:

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Feb. 22 | 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Capital for Your Business | Greater Des Moines Partnership | Des Moines | LEARN MORE>

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American Marketing Association (AMA), Iowa Chapter: Upcoming Events:

February 15, 2018: February Social Media Discussion Group. Open to members and non-members.
February 23, 2018: AMA Iowa Experience – Navigating the Changing Marketing Landscape. Open to members and non-members

January 29, 2018, #DMBizEvents on Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) Radio Show!

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The #DMBizEvents list includes networking, educational, informational or social-business events to be held in the Greater Des Moines Metro area for the next seven days, plus SAVE THE DATES. Highlighted events are shared and discussed each Monday at 5:45pm during the award-winning, Insight on Business the News Hour radio program.

Monday, January 29, 2018

MONDAY WEEKLY, “Mondays for Money,” The Iowa Center for Economic Success: 12:00 – 1:00PM, 8345 University Blvd., Suite F, Clive.
Every Monday, the Iowa Center hosts sessions from 12noon-1pm to inform clients of the different ways to finance a start-up or operating business. Sessions are free and open to the general public. How can you finance your business venture? What funding sources are open to you? What kind of funding makes sense for this stage of your business? How do lenders or investors evaluate a business? Also, Evaluate your level of preparation. Receive a copy of your personal credit history. Click Here to See the Iowa Center’s Full Event Calendar

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

MONTHLY EVENT, TOPICAL TUESDAY at the Iowa Center: “Marketing Trends 2018.” The class is free to attend and is one hour, from 5:00pm to 6:00pm at 8345 University Blvd, Suite F, Clive. Led by Dave Makin of Red 5 Interactive, this class will focus on ways to stragetically create a marketing plan, grow your digital presence, and identify trends in 2018 that are crucial to a small business’s growth. Register above or e-mail creiman@theiowacenter.org. Click for more information: Marketing Trends in 2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

WEDNESDAY WEEKLY, Entrepreneurial Program and Networking, ‘1 Million Cups Des Moines’: 8am-9:30am, at Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater, 401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines. The most innovative energy you’ll feel all week. Cost: Free Event – Free Parking – Free Coffee. More information: https://www.facebook.com/1MillionCupsDSM  Twitter @1MillionCupsDSM  #1MC

WEDNESDAY WEEKLY, Marketing 101: Hosted by Nexus 6 Marketing at 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM at Inspired Grounds Cafe, 117 5th St, West Des Moines, Iowa.

WEDNESDAY WEEKLY, Small Business Education ‘Noon Sessions,’ We’re the Iowa Center: The most innovative energy you’ll feel all week. Every Wednesday, Noon-1:00 pm, at 8345 University Blvd, Suite F, Clive. Cost: Free Event. We empower Iowans to succeed financially through education, resources, and connections. Learn more about our Credit + Lending, Education + Resources, and Advocacy + Networking by attending one of these info sessions, held every Wednesday at noon. More Information: http://theiowacenter.org/calendar/events/event-80/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheIowaCenter Twitter @TheIowaCenter

Thursday, February 1, 2018


Friday, February 2, 2018

MONTHLY EVENT, FIRST FRIDAY at the Iowa Center: On the first Friday of every month, join us to hear the savvy, successful business owners + entrepreneurs of Des Moines share their story. In a laid-back environment, you’ll catch some words of wisdom from women + men who have been through it before—and maybe walk away with a new connection (or two).Sessions are completely free and open to the public, and are held from 11:30am to 1pm, with networking from 11:30am to noon.

For this first Friday, we’ll hear from Nicole Lorenson at the Iowa Center for Economic Success, 8345 University BLVD, Suite F, Clive. Nicole is the owner and creator of PRESERVATION, a vintage and modern lifestyle shop + photo studio in Des Moines’ East Village.  She is a classically trained photographer with a timeless yet modern style, much like her shop. Nicole has been shooting in the fashion and portrait industry 2005, specializing in weddings, newborns, and everything in between.  Hailing from small town Iowa, she has found Des Moines to be her home of choice not only for herself but also for her thriving business. For more about PRESERVATION visit the website here,https://shoppreservation.com/

Seating is first come, first served. Lunch is not provided, though we encourage you to bring your own if you’d like. Click for more information: FIRST FRIDAY: Nicole Lorenson of Preservation

Saturday, February 3, 2018

SATURDAY WEEKLY, Entrepreneur Education, B.I.N.G. Sweat Equity Saturday Meetup group: 8am to Noon at Smokey Row. Meet and help ambitious people who have businesses or business startup aspirations. Roll up your sleeves on a Saturday to launch or grow a business. Meet with your team, work on your next steps, help others with their tasks and challenges and/or just provide your expertise and time to others. This is a time and a place to get things done and make things happen! http://www.meetup.com/Small-Business-Incubator-Meetup-West-Des-Moines-Iowa/events/218852426/ Twitter @JadeHandy

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

SAVE THE DATES: January – March 2018

February Iowa Center for Economic Success Events:

All Upcoming Iowa Center Events: 

Upcoming Greater Des Moines Partnership Events:

Feb. 8 | 4 – 7:30 p.m. | Roundtable and Multicultural Reception |NCMIC / Professional Solutions | Clive | LEARN MORE>

Feb. 22 | 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Capital for Your Business | Greater Des Moines Partnership | Des Moines | LEARN MORE>

American Marketing Association (AMA), Iowa Chapter: Upcoming Events:

February 15, 2018: February Social Media Discussion Group. Open to members and non-members.
February 23, 2018: AMA Iowa Experience – Navigating the Changing Marketing Landscape. Open to members and non-members

January 22, 2018, #DMBizEvents on Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) Radio Show!

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The #DMBizEvents list includes networking, educational, informational or social-business events to be held in the Greater Des Moines Metro area for the next seven days, plus SAVE THE DATES. Highlighted events are shared and discussed each Monday at 5:45pm during the award-winning, Insight on Business the News Hour radio program.

Monday, January 22, 2018

MONDAY WEEKLY, “Mondays for Money,” The Iowa Center for Economic Success: 12:00 – 1:00PM, 8345 University Blvd., Suite F, Clive.
Every Monday, the Iowa Center hosts sessions from 12noon-1pm to inform clients of the different ways to finance a start-up or operating business. Sessions are free and open to the general public. How can you finance your business venture? What funding sources are open to you? What kind of funding makes sense for this stage of your business? How do lenders or investors evaluate a business? Also, Evaluate your level of preparation. Receive a copy of your personal credit history. Click Here to See the Iowa Center’s Full Event Calendar

Greater Des Moines Partnership’s Annual Dinner
Monday, Jan. 22 | 5 – 9 p.m. | Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center | Des Moines LEARN MORE>

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

WEDNESDAY WEEKLY, Entrepreneurial Program and Networking, ‘1 Million Cups Des Moines’: 8am-9:30am, at Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater, 401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines. The most innovative energy you’ll feel all week. Cost: Free Event – Free Parking – Free Coffee. More information: https://www.facebook.com/1MillionCupsDSM  Twitter @1MillionCupsDSM  #1MC

WEDNESDAY WEEKLY, Marketing 101: Hosted by Nexus 6 Marketing at 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM at Inspired Grounds Cafe, 117 5th St, West Des Moines, Iowa.

WEDNESDAY WEEKLY, Small Business Education ‘Noon Sessions,’ We’re the Iowa Center: The most innovative energy you’ll feel all week. Every Wednesday, Noon-1:00 pm, at 8345 University Blvd, Suite F, Clive. Cost: Free Event. We empower Iowans to succeed financially through education, resources, and connections. Learn more about our Credit + Lending, Education + Resources, and Advocacy + Networking by attending one of these info sessions, held every Wednesday at noon. More Information: http://theiowacenter.org/calendar/events/event-80/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheIowaCenter Twitter @TheIowaCenter

Thursday, January 25, 2018


Friday, January 26, 2018


Saturday, January 27, 2018

SATURDAY WEEKLY, Entrepreneur Education, B.I.N.G. Sweat Equity Saturday Meetup group: 8am to Noon at Smokey Row. Meet and help ambitious people who have businesses or business startup aspirations. Roll up your sleeves on a Saturday to launch or grow a business. Meet with your team, work on your next steps, help others with their tasks and challenges and/or just provide your expertise and time to others. This is a time and a place to get things done and make things happen! http://www.meetup.com/Small-Business-Incubator-Meetup-West-Des-Moines-Iowa/events/218852426/ Twitter @JadeHandy

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

SAVE THE DATES: January – March 2018

January Iowa Center for Economic Success Events:

1/24/2018 Noon Session
1/31/2018 Noon Session
All Upcoming Iowa Center Events: 

Upcoming Greater Des Moines Partnership Events:

Jan. 24 | 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Top Five for Small Business – Ways to Minimize Risk When Disciplining or Terminating an Employee| Greater Des Moines Partnership | Des Moines
LEARN MORE>

Feb. 8 | 4 – 7:30 p.m. | Roundtable and Multicultural Reception |NCMIC / Professional Solutions | Clive | LEARN MORE>

Feb. 22 | 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Capital for Your Business | Greater Des Moines Partnership | Des Moines | LEARN MORE>

American Marketing Association (AMA), Iowa Chapter: Upcoming Events:

February 15, 2018: February Social Media Discussion Group. Open to members and non-members.
February 23, 2018: AMA Iowa Experience – Navigating the Changing Marketing Landscape. Open to members and non-members

January 15, 2018, #DMBizEvents on Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) Radio Show!

Monday, January 15, 2018

Weekly Education, MONDAYS FOR MONEY, The Iowa Center for Economic Success:
Click Here to See the Iowa Center’s Full Event Calendar

  • January 15, 2018 12:00PM – 1:00PM
  • 8345 University Blvd Suite F, Clive, IA

Every Monday, we host sessions from 12noon-1pm to inform our clients of the different ways to finance a start-up or operating business. Sessions are free and open to the general public.

How can you finance your business venture?

  • What funding sources are open to you?
  • What kind of funding makes sense for this stage of your business?
  • What are the basic components of a loan or an equity investment?
  • How do lenders or investors evaluate a business?

Are you ready?

  • Evaluate your level of preparation
  • Receive a copy of your personal credit history

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

WEDNESDAY WEEKLY: SMALL BUSINESS EDUCATION: Noon Sessions: We’re the Iowa Center: The most innovative energy you’ll feel all week. Every Wednesday, Noon-1:00 pm, at 8345 University Blvd, Suite F, Clive. Cost: Free Event. We empower Iowans to succeed financially through education, resources, and connections. Learn more about our Credit + Lending, Education + Resources, and Advocacy + Networking by attending one of these info sessions, held every Wednesday at noon. More Information: http://theiowacenter.org/calendar/events/event-80/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheIowaCenter Twitter @TheIowaCenter

Thursday, January 18, 2018


Friday, January 19, 2018


Saturday, January 20, 2018

WEEKLY: Small Business Incubator (BING-IA SES) B.I.N.G. Sweat Equity Saturday Meetup group: 8am to Noon at Smokey Row. Meet and help ambitious people who have businesses or business startup aspirations. Roll up your sleeves on a Saturday to launch or grow a business. Meet with your team, work on your next steps, help others with their tasks and challenges and/or just provide your expertise and time to others. This is a time and a place to get things done and make things happen! http://www.meetup.com/Small-Business-Incubator-Meetup-West-Des-Moines-Iowa/events/218852426/ Twitter @JadeHandy

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

SAVE THE DATES:

January – March 2018

January Iowa Center for Economic Success Events:
1/10/2018 Noon Session
1/15/2018 FocusMe
1/17/2018 Noon Session
1/24/2018 Noon Session
1/31/2018 Noon Session
Upcoming theIowaCenter.org 2018 Events: http://theiowacenter.org/calendar/events/#all
Upcoming Greater Des Moines Partnership Events:
2019 Opening Night Legislative Reception
Monday, Jan. 8 | 5 – 7 p.m. | The Tea Room | Des Moines
LEARN MORE>January Startup Stories: Jason Cope of PowerPollen
Wednesday, Jan. 17 | 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Greater Des Moines Partnership | Des Moines
LEARN MORE>Greater Des Moines Committee on Foreign Relations Speaker Series – Iowans in China
Wednesday, Jan. 17 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Wakonda Country Club | Des Moines
LEARN MORE>YPC Kick-Off Party
Friday, Jan. 19 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Wells Fargo Arena | Des Moines
LEARN MORE>Greater Des Moines Partnership’s Annual Dinner
Monday, Jan. 22 | 5 – 9 p.m. | Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center | Des Moines
LEARN MORE>1 Million Cups
Wednesday, Jan. 24 | 8 – 9:30 a.m. | Science Center of Iowa | Des Moines
LEARN MORE>Top Five for Small Business – Ways to Minimize Risk When Disciplining or Terminating an Employee
Wednesday, Jan. 24 | 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Greater Des Moines Partnership | Des Moines
LEARN MORE>

Roundtable and Multicultural Reception
Thursday, Feb. 8 | 4 – 7:30 p.m. | NCMIC / Professional Solutions | Clive
LEARN MORE>

Capital for Your Business
Thursday, Feb. 22 | 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Greater Des Moines Partnership | Des Moines
LEARN MORE>

January 8, 2018, #DMBizEvents on Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) Radio Show!

#DMBizEvents list below includes networking, educational, informational or social-business events to be held in the Greater Des Moines Metro area for the next seven days, plus SAVE THE DATES.

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Tune in to AM-940 every Monday at 5:40PM to Insight on Business the News Hour * (the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest) when Michael Libbie and Laura Kinnard discuss their favorite upcoming #DMBizEvents and social media tips. Also click here to listen to the weekly podcast recap.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Monthly Education, #TopicalTuesday, the Iowa Women’s Business Center (WBC): 5:00PM – 6:00PM at the Iowa Center, 8345 University Blvd Suite F, Clive (Click here for directions),

Form 1099 Basics. Led by SCORE District Director John Short, this FREE class will cover everything you need to know about the Form 1099! Generally, the Form 1099 is used to report payments to independent contractors, rental property income, income from interest and dividends, sales proceeds and other miscellaneous income. Learn why and when you would receive a 1099 vs. a W-2 and how you properly report this type of income. We’ll cover the basics and answer your specific questions about the form. Questions? E-mail info@theiowacenter.org. More info: PDF Attachment and Register for this event. Twitter @TheIowaCenter

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

WEDNESDAY WEEKLY: SMALL BUSINESS EDUCATION: Noon Sessions: We’re the Iowa Center: The most innovative energy you’ll feel all week. Every Wednesday, Noon-1:00 pm, at 8345 University Blvd, Suite F, Clive. Cost: Free Event. We empower Iowans to succeed financially through education, resources, and connections. Learn more about our Credit + Lending, Education + Resources, and Advocacy + Networking by attending one of these info sessions, held every Wednesday at noon. More Information: http://theiowacenter.org/calendar/events/event-80/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheIowaCenter Twitter @TheIowaCenter

Thursday, January 11, 2018


Friday, January 12, 2018


Saturday, January 13, 2018

WEEKLY: Small Business Incubator (BING-IA SES) B.I.N.G. Sweat Equity Saturday Meetup group: 8am to Noon at Smokey Row. Meet and help ambitious people who have businesses or business startup aspirations. Roll up your sleeves on a Saturday to launch or grow a business. Meet with your team, work on your next steps, help others with their tasks and challenges and/or just provide your expertise and time to others. This is a time and a place to get things done and make things happen! http://www.meetup.com/Small-Business-Incubator-Meetup-West-Des-Moines-Iowa/events/218852426/ Twitter @JadeHandy

Tuesday, January 15, 2018

SAVE THE DATES:

January – March 2018

January Iowa Center for Economic Success Events:

1/10/2018 Noon Session
1/15/2018 FocusMe
1/17/2018 Noon Session
1/24/2018 Noon Session
1/31/2018 Noon Session
Clear here to see theIowaCenter.org full 2018 event lineup to date:http://theiowacenter.org/calendar/events/#all

Upcoming Greater Des Moines Partnership Events:

2019 Opening Night Legislative Reception
Monday, Jan. 8 | 5 – 7 p.m. | The Tea Room | Des Moines
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January Startup Stories: Jason Cope of PowerPollen
Wednesday, Jan. 17 | 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Greater Des Moines Partnership | Des Moines
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Greater Des Moines Committee on Foreign Relations Speaker Series – Iowans in China
Wednesday, Jan. 17 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Wakonda Country Club | Des Moines
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YPC Kick-Off Party
Friday, Jan. 19 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Wells Fargo Arena | Des Moines
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Greater Des Moines Partnership’s Annual Dinner
Monday, Jan. 22 | 5 – 9 p.m. | Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center | Des Moines
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1 Million Cups
Wednesday, Jan. 24 | 8 – 9:30 a.m. | Science Center of Iowa | Des Moines
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Top Five for Small Business – Ways to Minimize Risk When Disciplining or Terminating an Employee
Wednesday, Jan. 24 | 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Greater Des Moines Partnership | Des Moines
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Roundtable and Multicultural Reception
Thursday, Feb. 8 | 4 – 7:30 p.m. | NCMIC / Professional Solutions | Clive
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Capital for Your Business
Thursday, Feb. 22 | 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Greater Des Moines Partnership | Des Moines
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December 4, 2017, #DMBizEvents on Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) Radio Show!

#DMBizEvents list below includes networking, educational, informational or social-business events to be held in the Greater Des Moines Metro area for the next seven days, plus SAVE THE DATES.

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Tune in to AM-940 every Monday at 5:40PM to Insight on Business the News Hour * (the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest) when Michael Libbie and Laura Kinnard discuss their favorite upcoming #DMBizEvents and social media tips. Also click here to listen to the weekly podcast recap.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

TUESDAY WEEKLY: Iowa Business Connection (IBC), Des Moines Chapter – Coffee Meetup: Every Tues morning 8:00 – 9:00am at Smokey Row, 1910 Cottage Grove Ave. “Turn connections into contacts and contacts into friends. No fees, no dues, no mandatory meetings!” More info: http://www.iowabusinessconnection.com/ or call Matt Youngs at 515-201-8705  LinkedIn group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/Iowa-Business-Connection-4603300/abou

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

MONTHLY EDUCATION: AMA Iowa Luncheon:  “How to win through authentic storytelling in digital marketing.” Hilton Garden Inn, 205 S. 64th Street, West Des Moines, IA.   Speaker: Christoph Trappe | VP, Content Marketing | ScribbleLive
Check-in and Networking: 11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Program: 12-1 p.m.
Presentation: Author and global storytelling coach Christoph Trappe will share how organizations can get past lame and boring content and instead can tell unique and authentic stories. His proven framework can help any organization figure out its uniqueness factor and help them tell stories on an ongoing basis and across all relevant channels.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO AND TO REGISTER. Twitter  @AMAIowa

WEDNESDAY WEEKLY: SMALL BUSINESS EDUCATION: Noon Sessions: We’re the Iowa Center: The most innovative energy you’ll feel all week. Every Wednesday, Noon-1:00 pm, at 8345 University Blvd, Suite F, Clive. Cost: Free Event. We empower Iowans to succeed financially through education, resources, and connections. Learn more about our Credit + Lending, Education + Resources, and Advocacy + Networking by attending one of these info sessions, held every Wednesday at noon. More Information: http://theiowacenter.org/calendar/events/event-80/  Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheIowaCenter   Twitter  @TheIowaCenter

Thursday, December 7, 2017


Friday, December 8, 2017


Saturday, December 9, 2017

WEEKLY: Small Business Incubator (BING-IA SES) B.I.N.G. Sweat Equity Saturday Meetup group: 8am to Noon at Smokey Row. Meet and help ambitious people who have businesses or business startup aspirations. Roll up your sleeves on a Saturday to launch or grow a business. Meet with your team, work on your next steps, help others with their tasks and challenges and/or just provide your expertise and time to others. This is a time and a place to get things done and make things happen! http://www.meetup.com/Small-Business-Incubator-Meetup-West-Des-Moines-Iowa/events/218852426/   Twitter @JadeHandy

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

TUESDAY WEEKLY: Iowa Business Connection (IBC), Des Moines Chapter – Coffee Meetup: Every Tues morning 8:00 – 9:00am at Smokey Row, 1910 Cottage Grove Ave. “Turn connections into contacts and contacts into friends. No fees, no dues, no mandatory meetings!” More info: http://www.iowabusinessconnection.com/ or call Matt Youngs at 515-201-8705  LinkedIn group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/Iowa-Business-Connection-4603300/abou

SAVE THE DATES:

December 2017 – January 2018