RECAP: #DMBizEvents List from Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) – July 13 Edition

List of Upcoming Events related to Business in the Des Moines Area #DMBizEvents for Monday, July 13 through Tuesday, July 21, 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 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

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

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

Thursday, July 16, 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

NETWORKING: West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce: “Meet at the Creek,”  Jordan Creek Amphitheater from 5:00 – 7:30 pm. Cost: $10. No registration required, we will be taking payment at the door. Cash only please! Included in admission is free food samples from Fleming’s, Bravo, On the Border, Joe’s Crab Shack, and PF Chang’s. Also includes live music and your first drink free. Meet at the Creek is an outdoor event, featuring Chris Ranallo in a social atmosphere where all can enjoy themselves after a long work week. This after work event is for everyone of all ages no matter what city you live in. You do not even have to be a Chamber member! Click here for information.  Twitter @WDMchamber

Saturday, July 18, 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 21, 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 “The Power of Twitter for Business” Class:  (3.5 hours) Tues. 7/21 from 5:30–9:00p at DMACC West Des Moines Campus (@DMACCwest) Tweets and hashtags and trending: “Oh my!” Discover how to harness the power of tweeting to promote your business and engage with customers and influencers. This course explores the terms and tools you need to understand for marketing with Twitter and covers the basics of using Twitter for business. This strategic dive into the “twittersphere” explains how to set up your business profile to reflect your brand, how to attract followers, and ways to leverage the power of “getting your brand into the conversation.” Plus, it explores how various apps and utilities can help you manage your activities and integrate them with your other marketing efforts. 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:

QUARTERLY NETWORKING: MetroFriends Business Networking and Business Vendor Fair: Join Des Moines’ friendliest business network at Doc’s Lounge Event Room
8805 Chamberry Boulevard, Johnston. An informal “Business After Hours” with 30 vendors, refreshments and people you will enjoy meeting. Bring your business cards and make new connections. Drop in for a few minutes or the entire evening. FREE BEER ALERT!  Register: www.metrobusinessfriends.com

 

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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