RECAP: #DMBizEvents List from Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) – February 9 Edition

List of Upcoming Events related to Business in the Des Moines Area #DMBizEvents for Tuesday, February 10, through Monday, February 23, 2015:

Tune in every Monday evening at 5:15pm to “Insight on Business the News Hour” on AM radio station 1350 KRNT for our favorite picks from the crowd-sourced #DMBizEvents list of Des Moines area business events for the coming two weeks.

Search #DMBizEvents on Twitter to discover events as they are added real-time and tweet using #DMBizEvents hashtag to add your favorite business-related event to our list. Events include networking, mixers, chamber events, educational, informational or social business events being held in the Greater Des Moines Metro area.

Be sure to follow @IOB_Newshour for all your Des Moines Area Business News and Marketing Tips and@AlaureMktg for Des Moines area business education and networking events.

Here are some of our favorite upcoming Des Moines Area Business Events from our list:

Events drawing visitors to Greater Des Moines, week of Feb 9: http://ow.ly/IM3lO via The Business Record.  Twitter @BusinessRecord

  • Iowa Beef Expo, expected to draw 20,000 attendees to the Iowa State Fair Grounds on Sun. 2/8 through Sun. 2/15. Information: http://www.iowabeefexpo.com/ Twitter @IowaBeefExpo
  • Agribusiness Association of Iowa, Showcase and Conference, expected to draw 1,000 attendees to the Iowa State Fairgrounds on Tues. 2/10 through Wed. 2/11.
  • Des Moines Home and Garden Show, expected to draw 38,000 consumers to the Iowa Events Center on Thurs. 2/12 through Sun. 2/15. Info: http://www.desmoineshomeandgardenshow.com/DMSGS/EventsHome.aspx

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

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/about

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

1 Million Cups Des Moines: The most innovative energy you’ll feel all week. Every Wednesday, 8am-9am, at Inspired Grounds Café (formally Green Grounds Café) – 117 5th St., West Des Moines (Valley Junction.) Entrepreneurs present to a savvy audience fueled by free coffee. More Information:https://www.facebook.com/1MillionCupsDSM/info   Twitter @1MillionCupsDSM

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Des Moines Home + Garden Show: Feb.12-15 at the Iowa Events Center, Downtown Des Moines. Find innovative products, new ideas, practical advice and great deals in remodeling, home improvement and gardening with hundreds of experts all under one roof. From windows and flooring to cabinets and landscaping and much more. Shop, compare and save for 4 days only! Information: http://www.desmoineshomeandgardenshow.com/DMSGS/EventsHome.aspx

Business Incubator Networking Group – Iowa (BING-IA): Free Weekly Lunch and Learn and networking group. Every Thursday at noon at the West Des Moines Incubator – 2829 Westown Parkway, Suite 220, West Des Moines. Information: http://businessincubatornetworkinggroup.com   Twitter @JadeHandy

Technology Association of Iowa (TAI) Tech Town Hall: 3:30 to 4:30pm TAI to host Tech Town Hall all across Iowa in 2015!  Des Moines Register Conference Room (400 Locust Street, Floor 1, Des Moines). TAI’s Tech Town Hall will bring together leaders to discuss how the technology industry will impact the future of Iowa communities. This event will bring together industry leaders, business community leaders, educators, economic developers, legislatures, as well as state and local leaders. Specifically the conversation will focus on the current and future STEM landscape, diversity outreach, support of an entrepreneurial ecosystem, public policy and workforce initiatives. Information: http://www.technologyiowa.org/index.cfm/19494/64940/tech_town_hall_des_moines  Twitter @TechnologyIowa

Technology Association of Iowa’s (TAI) TechBrew: 5-7pm at Gramercy Tap (400 Walnut Street, Des Moines). Join us for the Technology Association of Iowa’s TechBrew event, an informal gathering of entrepreneurs, technologists, business people and funders getting together to talk over a beer (social lubrication). Cocktails and networking will begin promptly at 5 pm! First drink FREE! RSVP here: http://www.technologyiowa.org/en/events_services/techbrew/     Twitter @TechnologyIowa

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Code Day Des Moines: Feb. 14-15, Noon at Gravitate – 206 6th Avenue Downtown, Des Moines. Information: http://www.gravitatedsm.com/events/  Twitter @GravitateDSM

Small Business Incubator (BING-IA SES) Meetup group: 8am to Noon. 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/

Tuesday, February, 17, 2015

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/about

February LinkedIn Social: February LinkedIn Social 5:30 to 7:30pm is presented by West Bank will be held at the West Bank headquarters, 1st Floor. Conveniently located off I-235 at 1601 22nd Street, West Des Moines. West Bank executives will speak briefly. Refreshments will be served. FREE to attend – Please RSVP by Feb. 10: https://tikly.co/LinkedInSocial

Wednesday, February, 18, 2015

1 Million Cups Des Moines: The most innovative energy you’ll feel all week. Every Wednesday, 8am-9am, at Inspired Grounds Café (formally Green Grounds Café) – 117 5th St., West Des Moines (Valley Junction.) Entrepreneurs present to a savvy audience fueled by free coffee. More Information:https://www.facebook.com/1MillionCupsDSM/info   Twitter @1MillionCupsDSM

Thursday, February, 19, 2015

Business Incubator Networking Group – Iowa (BING-IA): Free Weekly Lunch and Learn and networking group. Every Thursday at noon at the West Des Moines Business Incubator – 2829 Westown Parkway, Suite 220, West Des Moines. Information: http://businessincubatornetworkinggroup.com   Twitter @JadeHandy

Des Moines Startup Drinks Networking: 5:30-7:30 P.M. at the West Des Moines Business Incubator – 2829 Westown Parkway, Suite 220, West Des Moines. Free Beer and Appetizers! Information: http://www.dmstartupdrinks.com/next-event/  Twitter @DMstartupDrinks

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Small Business Incubator (BING-IA SES) Meetup group: 8am to Noon. 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/

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About Laura Kinnard

Mom. UNtraditional Marketer. Social Architect. Brand Journalist. Passions: Des Moines, design, technology, reinventing education. I promote start-ups, events, new products and UNcommon ideas! http://about.me/lauragaulke Twitter @AlaureMktg

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