RECAP: #DMBizEvents List from Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) – December 28 Edition

List of Upcoming Events related to Business in the Des Moines Area #DMBizEvents for Monday, December 28, 2015, through Tuesday, January 5, 2016, PLUS “Save the Dates” for January:

You can now listen to “Insight on Business the News Hour” on one of three radio stations. Catch it on AM-940, FM 104.5 or (if you’re really cool) on FM 103.3 HD2…each station at 5:05PM.
If you miss the broadcast news you can always catch the business interviews on our Podcast Page or download from iTunes here.

Tune in every Monday evening at 5:15PM 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:

Saturday, January 2, 2016

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

JANUARY SAVE THE DATES:

These normal weekly events are on a break until after the first of the year:
TUESDAY 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 WEEKLY: BUSINESS NETWORKING: 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.  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 WEEKLY: Business Incubator Networking Group – Iowa (B.I.N.G.) 12-1pm Networking and education at the West Des Moines Incubator – 2829 Westown Parkway, Suite 220, West Des Moines. Followed by FREE open co-working in the WDM Incubator from 1 to 5 PM.  Twitter @JadeHandy

Friday, January 8, 2015

EVERY FIRST FRIDAY (Postponed to the Second Friday due to the New Year Holiday): Central Iowa Bloggers (CIB): Meets first Friday each month 7:00-9:30am at Panera Bread, 6740 University Ave, West Des Moines. Come chat about business, social media, cool apps, marketing, blogging and what New Year’s resolutions you already broken over coffee with cool peeps! Come and go as you are able. No agendas, no speeches and no singing (thankfully). Come and go as you are able. “#CIBdsm: Discussing Kittens and other key components of the Internet the first Friday of every month” More information: https://www.facebook.com/CentralIowaBloggers  Twitter Hashtag: #CIBdsm

EVERY FIRST FRIDAY (Postponed to the Second Friday due to the New Year Holiday): 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 the Second Friday due to the New Year Holiday): 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

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

BI-MONTHLY: dsm Magazine’s Unveiling Party for January/February:
5:00-7:00pm at The Atrium at Capital Square, 400 Locust Street, Downtown Des Moines. Ring in a new year of dsm magazines! It will be a night of firsts – first dsm party of the year, first issue with new features, first peek right off the presses. See you there, in the fabulously renovated Atrium at Capital Square in downtown Des Moines! Click here for more information Twitter @dsmMagazine

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

MONTHLY: Social Media Club of Des Moines First Event of the New Year!:
smcdsm_nye2016_event 6:00-8:00pm at Moxie, 505 East Grand Avenue, #105, Des Moines. “New Year’s #Goals—Sparking Your Creativity Using Social Media.” With the New Year right around the corner, now is the time to set goals for your 2016 social media strategy. But, what can digital marketers learn from artists? We’ll mingle with creative professionals around Des Moines to learn what inspires them, how they promote their art on social media, and more. Everyone will walk away with tips and tricks to give their online presence an extra spark of creativity. Register today—tickets are $10 and include wine and light appetizers. Hashtag #SMCDSM Twitter @SocialMediaDSM

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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