RECAP: #DMBizEvents List from Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) – September 14 Edition

List of Upcoming Events related to Business in the Des Moines Area #DMBizEvents for Monday, September 14 through Tuesday, September 22, 2015, PLUS “Save the Dates” for September:

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:

Monday, September 14, 2015

BUSINESS MARKETING EDUCATION: DMACC Continuing Education Social Media Strategy Class:  (7.5 hours) Mondays. 9/14–9/28 from 6–8:30p at DMACC Ankeny FFA Enrichment Center. This strategic social media course provides an overview of all the top social networks and how to select the best for your business or event; how social media are integrated into the overall marketing plan; the best educational resources and events for marketing using social media, and a treasure chest of very cool tools to use for social media research, measuring, monitoring, reporting, engagement, amplifying, content development, sharing, planning, organizing, event promotion and community building. Bring a flash drive or $8 material fee. Laptop optional. 7.5 hour class costs $115. Registration/Information: https://go.dmacc.edu/conteddesc/pages/ceregistration.aspx  Tweet instructor,  Laura Kinnard,  @AlaureMktg

Tuesday, September 15, 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 EDUCATION: YP Leaders Symposium Presented by Two Rivers Bank & Trust:  Noon–4:00pm. 833 Fifth Avenue, Des Moines. This half-day educational event will provide young professionals from around the metro with professional development centered around leadership and the skills they will need to fuel their careers. This Symposium will feature a networking luncheon, three break out sessions, keynote speaker and a social hour. Zachary Mannheimer, Des Moines Social Club. Fees: Both sessions $45. Information: https://ypleaderssymposiumdsm.wordpress.com/

QUARTERLY BUSINESS NETWORKING: Des Moines LinkedIn Social:  5:30–7:30p at Badowers (2817 Ingersoll Ave., Des Moines, IA 50312). it’s back again by popular demand, and you’re invited to our biggest event yet! Rachael Harms, Angela Ten Clay, Danny Beyer and Mike Banasiak are hosting the next Des Moines area LinkedIn Social presented by DMACC West Campus. Start the Fall off right and get to know your social connections more closely while adding new people to your professional network. No sales pitches, just a fun evening of connecting! Please pass this invitation on to your friends, coworkers, and LinkedIn Connections. Be sure to check out our website at http://dsmlinkedinsocial.wordpress.com for more information and register at http://tikly.co/LinkedInSocial.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

WEEKLY: 1 Million Cups Des Moines: The most innovative energy you’ll feel all week. Every Wednesday, 8am-9:30am, at Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater, 401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines. Entrepreneurs present to a savvy audience fueled by free coffee. Please join to enjoy free coffee/parking as the 1MC community supports and accelerates these entrepreneurs. More Information: https://www.facebook.com/1MillionCupsDSM  Twitter @1MillionCupsDSM

Thursday, September 17, 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

Saturday, September 19, 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

Monday, September 21, 2015

BUSINESS MARKETING EDUCATION: DMACC Continuing Education Social Media Strategy Class:  (7.5 hours) Mondays. 9/14–9/28 from 6–8:30p at DMACC Ankeny FFA Enrichment Center. This strategic social media course provides an overview of all the top social networks and how to select the best for your business or event; how social media are integrated into the overall marketing plan; the best educational resources and events for marketing using social media, and a treasure chest of very cool tools to use for social media research, measuring, monitoring, reporting, engagement, amplifying, content development, sharing, planning, organizing, event promotion and community building. Bring a flash drive or $8 material fee. Laptop optional. 7.5 hour class costs $115. Registration/Information: https://go.dmacc.edu/conteddesc/pages/ceregistration.aspx  Tweet instructor,  Laura Kinnard,  @AlaureMktg

Tuesday, September 22, 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: Create Your Social Media Marketing Plan – Two Week Workshop:  Tuesdays. 9/22 and 9/29 from 5–8:00p at Norwalk City Hall, 705 North Avenue, Norwalk.  First session: Defining Your Why and Using it in Social Media. Second session: Developing Your Social Media Plan.   Fees: Both sessions $30/$40*; One session $20/$25*. 2nd person from same business is $20 for both sessions or $12 for one session (regardless of residency). See online flyer: Your Social Media Marketing Plan  Register at http://social-media-iowa.eventbrite.com

SAVE THE DATES:
Tuesday, September 29, 2015

MONTHLY BUSINESS MARKETING EDUCATION: Social Media Club of Des Moines: “Space Matters—How to Brand Your Small Business on Social Media” Saxton is hosting Social Media Club Des Moines for a networking and open house tour of their work space from 5:30-7pm. Come to network, check out their gorgeous office space, and learn how the Saxton team approached their Hashie award-winning social media strategy. Hors d’oeuvres and wine will be provided. Space is limited, $10 event fee. Registration is required. Information and registration: smcdsmsept2015.eventbrite.com  Twitter: @socialmediadsm  #SMCDSM

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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