RECAP: #DMBizEvents List from Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) – March 16 Edition

List of Upcoming Events related to Business in the Des Moines Area #DMBizEvents for Tuesday, March 17, through Monday, March 30, 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 March 15 via The Business Record.  Twitter @BusinessRecord

  • Iowa Flower, Lawn and Garden Show Iowa Flower, Lawn and Garden Show, expected to draw 15,000 attendees to the Iowa State Fairgrounds on Friday, March 20, through Sunday, March 22

Tuesday, March 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

Gravitate Lunch & Learn: Noon to 1pm, Gravitate – 6th Floor Conference Room, 206 6th Avenue, Des Moines. “Design Thinking and Strategy : Being Organizationally Ambidextrous.” FREE event registration and information: https://tikly.co/events/482  Twitter @GravitateDSM

Wednesday, March 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

Catch Des Moines Release Party: 5-6:30pm at 909 Robert D. Ray Drive, Des Moines. The Spring/Summer 2015 Catch Des Moines Release Party brought to you by Bankers Trust is set for Monday, March 16 at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden! Catch complimentary cocktails. Light appetizers. And a first glimpse at the new edition of Catch Des Moines: The Official Guide to Greater Des Moines. Plus, attendees will be the first to catch a new initiative–Catch Des Moines Active! This event will feature hands-on interaction with health-minded exhibitors, sports teams and other wellness experts. Catch the event from 5-6:30 p.m. with a brief program at 5:45 p.m. Hosted by the Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau and Des Moines Area Sports Commission. Open to the public and free to attend! Information on this and other upcoming events: http://www.catchdesmoines.com/events/  Twitter @CatchDesMoines

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Business Incubator Networking Group – Iowa (B.I.N.G. -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. With FREE open co-working in the WDM Incubator from 1 to 5 PM. Information: http://businessincubatornetworkinggroup.com   Twitter @JadeHandy

SkyMadness: 2-6 PM Skymadness 2015! NCAA game watch party & open house event. Gain knowledge from the most recognized name in trade show and event marketing. FREE event held at Skyline Iowa/Nebraska – 2111 Dixon St., Des Moines. Information: http://www.catchdesmoines.com/includes/calendar-of-events/SkyMadness/30891/  Twitter @SkylineExhibits

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Small Business Incubator (BING-IA SES) B.I.N.G. Sweat Equity Saturday 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/   Twitter @JadeHandy

Monday, March 23, 2015

Tuesday, March 24, 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, March 25, 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, March 26, 2015

Business Incubator Networking Group – Iowa (B.I.N.G. -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. With FREE open co-working in the WDM Incubator from 1 to 5 PM. Information: http://businessincubatornetworkinggroup.com   Twitter @JadeHandy

Startup Drinks: 5:30 to 7:00 PM at the Global Insurance Accelerator– 321 E. Walnut – Suite 130 | Des Moines. A Des Moines networking event for entrepreneurs and startup enthusiasts. Features a tour of the venue and FREE beer. Information:  http://www.dmstartupdrinks.com/next-event/  Twitter @DMStartupDrinks   Hashtag #dmStartupDrinks

American Institute of Graphic Artists (AIGA) – Iowa Chapter: 5:30-7:30 PM. AIGA Iowa’s bi-monthly “DETOUR” series of design studio tours and socials will be held at Design Matters in the East Village, 118 SE 4th Street, Suite 105, Des Moines. FREE and open to AIGA Iowa members and non-members. Information: http://iowa.aiga.org/event/detour-design-matters/  Twitter @AIGAiowa

Friday, March 27, 2015

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Small Business Incubator (BING-IA SES) B.I.N.G. Sweat Equity Saturday 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/   Twitter @JadeHandy

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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