RECAP: #DMBizEvents List from Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) – July 6 Edition

List of Upcoming Events related to Business in the Des Moines Area #DMBizEvents for Monday, July 6 through Tuesday, July 14, 2015, PLUS “Save the Dates” for July:

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. *All Des Moines area chamber events can also be found at: https://www.desmoinesmetro.com/en/calendar/

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:

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

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/about

BUSINESS MARKETING EDUCATION: DMACC Continuing Education Blogging Fundamentals Class:  (3.5 hours) Tues. 7/7 from 5:30–9:00p at DMACC West Des Moines Campus (@DMACCwest) Are you considering starting a blog for a business or an organization? Do you want to share your personal expertise? Do you have a blog you would like to get more people to read? Blogging Fundamentals will take you through the mechanics of creating a blog and the content planning process. The course also provides blog-writing best practices, tools and tips for promoting a blog, and an overview of how blogging fits into an overall marketing or personal branding strategy. Cost for 3.5 hour evening class $59. Registration/Information: https://go.dmacc.edu/conteddesc/pages/ceregistration.aspx  Tweet instructor,  Laura Kinnard,  @AlaureMktg

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

NETWORKING: Iowa Association of Business and Industry Breakfast, Business & More: 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM at Iowa Association of Business and Industry, 400 E Court Ave # 100, Des Moines. Hosted by Debra Sears & Suzanne Hull Registration $15 includes breakfast and coffee: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/breakfast-business-more-tickets-16720465362?ref=ecount  Twitter @IowaABI  @GetItDoneGirlIA

WEEKLY: 1 Million Cups Des Moines: The most innovative energy you’ll feel all week. Every Wednesday, 8am-9am, at the Science Center of Iowa – 401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines (Free parking available in the lot across the street from the main SCI enterance.) Entrepreneurs present to a savvy audience fueled by free coffee.  Event will also be LIVE STREAMED on Periscope: https://www.periscope.tv/.  More Information: http://www.1millioncups.com/desmoines/events/3032 or on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/1MillionCupsDSM/info   Twitter @1MillionCupsDSM  @SciIowa

LUNCH AND LEARN: AMA Iowa July Luncheon: Check-in and Networking: 11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Program: 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Hilton Garden Inn, 8600 Northpark Drive, Johnston. “Email Marketing: the Good, the Bad and the WOW!” Presenter, Jessica Best, Digital Marketing Evangelist, emfluence.  Get a sneak peek at what’s in store for the July luncheon by reading Jessica’s blog post Email Marketing? In a Social Media World? Absolutely. Cost: AMA Members: $20 | Non-Members: $30 | AMA Collegiate Members: $20 | Walk-ins add $10 to regular luncheon cost. Click here to register.  Twitter @amaiowa

BUSINESS EDUCATION WORKSHOP: Learn|Grow|Succeed, an educational collaboration of nonprofits and businesses in Warren County, Iowa presents: Business Plan Boot Camp:Wednesdays, 9:00 – 11:30 a.m. July 8 – August 12, 2015 (no class August 5th).. In this hands-on class you will work on a business plan for your business. A five-week workshop for small business owners. Simpson College, Indianola, IA. Fee for the 5-week workshop: $50 for Warren County businesses and residents, $60 nonresidents, and $25 for 2nd person from same business. Receive online support from the instructor between classes. Register at http://businessplanbootcampiowa.eventbrite.com or call Deb Downey (515) 306-7759.

BUSINESS NETWORKING: Actis Wealth Management Scotch & Cigars: 4-7 pm at Actis Wealth office, 9295 Bishop Drive, West Des Moines. Information: http://businessincubatornetworkinggroup.com/event/scotch-cigars-4/?instance_id=7345

Thursday, July 9, 2015

WEEKLY: 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

MONTHLY BUSINESS NETWORKING: Technology Association of Iowa Tech Brew: 5-7 pm (drinks starting at 5:30) at Valley Junction Farmers Market (137 Fifth Street, West Des Moines) RSVP and Information for FREE event: https://www.technologyiowa.org/index.cfm/19494/64852/techbrew_valley_junction  Twitter @TechnologyIowa

Friday, July 10, 2015

EVERY FIRST FRIDAY (Postponed to 2nd Friday because of Independence Day): Gravitate – Free Co-Working Day: Free co-working all day at Gravitate – 206 6thAvenue Downtown, Des Moines. Information: http://www.gravitatedsm.com/events/  Twitter@GravitateDSM

EVERY FIRST FRIDAY (Postponed to 2nd Friday because of Independence Day): Gravitate Community Happy Hour Presented by CenturyLink: 4:30 to 6:30pm – 206 6th Avenue Downtown, Des Moines. More information: http://www.gravitatedsm.com/events/     Twitter @GravitateDSM

Saturday, June 27, 2015

WEEKLY: 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

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

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/about

BUSINESS MARKETING EDUCATION: DMACC Continuing Education Facebook Class:  (3.5 hours) Tues. 7/14 from 5:30–9:00p at DMACC West Des Moines Campus (@DMACCwest)  Cost for 3.5 hour evening class $59. Registration/Information: https://go.dmacc.edu/conteddesc/pages/ceregistration.aspx  Tweet instructor,  Laura Kinnard,  @AlaureMktg

SAVE THE DATES:

 

 

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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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