RECAP: #DMBizEvents List from Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) – October 5 Edition

List of Upcoming Events related to Business in the Des Moines Area #DMBizEvents for Monday, October 5 through Tuesday, October 13, 2015, PLUS “Save the Dates” for October:

Tune in every Monday evening at 5:15pm to “Insight on Business the News Hour” on AM radio station KPSZ 940 and FM station Legend 104.5 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:

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, October 6, 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: or call Matt Youngs at 515-201-8705  LinkedIn group:

MONTHLY: NAWBO Iowa Monthly Program: 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Iowa State Capitol, 1007 E. Grand Ave, Des Moines. Topic: “Connect at the Capitol” – National Women’s Small Business Month is being recognized in Iowa, thanks to the efforts of NAWBO Iowa. This special event — at the Iowa State Capital — will feature a proclamation signing with Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds and celebrations of NAWBO’s 40th anniversary and of the chapter going statewide and winning a national award recognizing our growth. Gathering will focus attention on actions to change Iowa’s last-in-the-nation status for women business owners. This free event is arranged and hosted by board members Kendra Erkamma, Triangle Financial Solutions (public policy chair) and Monica Dolezal, Bizstarts, LLC (programs co-chair). Cost: None   RSVP TODAY!   Twitter @NAWBOiowa

BUSINESS NETWORKING: iamagazine Unveiling Party: 5 to 7 p.m. at the John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center in downtown Des Moines. An annual magazine about Iowa’s people, culture and natural beauty, iamagazine, will be unveiled at an open reception. The publication is a joint venture between Business Publications Corp. Inc. and the Iowa Economic Development Authority. Cost: none.

Wednesday, October 7, 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:  Twitter @1MillionCupsDSM

Thursday, October 8, 2015

BUSINESS MARKETING EDUCATION: Social Media Strategy Class: 8:30am to 5pm at DMACC Southridge Campus. Register online at Continuing Education or walk-ins class day are welcome. Cost: $115

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:   Twitter @JadeHandy

MONTHLY BUSINESS NETWORKING: Technology Association of Iowa Tech Brew: 5-7 pm (drinks starting at 5:30). Come catch up with all your favorite techies at Beechwood Lounge (416 East Walnut Street, Des Moines RSVP and Information for FREE event: Twitter @TechnologyIowa

Saturday, October 10, 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!   Twitter @JadeHandy


Thursday, October 15, 2015
BUSINESS NETWORKING: Global Insurance Accelerator Happy Hour: 5-8 PM
Twitter @InsuranceAccel

Thursday, October 29, 2015
BUSINESS NETWORKING: Des Moines Metro Friends Halloween Mixer.

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