RECAP: #DMBizEvents List from Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) – June 27 Edition

List of Upcoming Events related to Business in the Des Moines Area #DMBizEvents for Monday, June 27, 2016, through Tuesday, July 5, 2016, PLUS “Save the Dates” for July:

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 the Podcast Page: http://insightonbusiness.podbean.com/ 

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:

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

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/abou

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

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. Cost: Free Event – Free Parking – Free Coffee More Information: https://www.facebook.com/1MillionCupsDSM  Twitter @1MillionCupsDSM

SUMMER SERIES: AIGA Summer Luncheon Series: Restaurant Branding with Farmboy 12-1pm at Gilroy’s (1238 8th Street, West Des Moines).  Are you hungry for design this summer? Immerse yourself in food and design at AIGA’s 2016 Summer Luncheon Series, Food for Thought. Open to AIGA members and nonmembers! Members: $15 for single event OR $35 for entire series ($10 discount!) Nonmembers: $20 for single event OR $50 for entire series ($10 discount!) More information and to register: https://www.facebook.com/events/253729238338010/

Thursday, June 30, 2016

THURSDAY WEEKLY: Business Incubator Networking Group – Iowa (B.I.N.G.) 12-1pm Networking and education at the West Des Moines Incubator – 318 5th Street, West Des Moines. Followed by FREE open co-working in the WDM Incubator from 1 to 5 PM.  Twitter @JadeHandy

QUARTERLY EVENT: Metro Business Social – Summer Business Social: 4:30 to 7:00 at Century III Building, 2600 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines.
Des Moines. Enjoy refreshments and network with Des Moines area businesses. Information: http://metrobusinessfriends.com/

QUARTERLY EVENT: Beer Working – Brewing Up Business: 5:30 to 7:30 at Firetrucker Brewery, 716 SW 3rd Street, Ankeny.
Grab a stack of business cards and head out the next big BeerWorking event at Firetrucker Brewery in Ankeny. If you are looking for a place to make new connections in a low key, laid back atmosphere, this an event you need to attend. The first Beer Working event was at sold out capacity with over 100 attendees! Sign Up HERE—–> https://tikly.co/events/1358

ANNUAL EVENT: Social Media Day Happy Hour:  5-6:30pm at Hessen Haus (101 4th Street, Des Moines). Gather ’round the campfire and enjoy a drink with the happy campers of Happy Medium and Social Media Club Des Moines on International Social Media Day! Happy Medium will host an open bar (for the first hour of the event; drinks for purchase after 6pm), our version of a mess hall, to close out the evening and celebrate Social Media Day in style! Information:https://www.facebook.com/events/632313893584906/   Hashtag #SMday

Friday, July 1, 2016

EVERY FIRST FRIDAY: Central Iowa Bloggers (CIB): CIB Des Moines meets the first Friday each month 7:00-9:30am at Panera Bread, (normally at 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: 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: 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, July 2, 2016

WEEKLY: Small Business Incubator (BING-IA SES) B.I.N.G. Sweat Equity Saturday Meetup group: 8am to Noon at the West Des Moines Incubator (318 5th Street, West Des Moines). 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, June 28, 2016

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/abou

QUARTERLY EVENT: DSM Magazine’s July/August Unveiling Party: 5 to 7:00 at Willis Auto Campus, 2121 NW 100th St, Des Moines. Come join us and be the first to see the new Summer issue and get your hands on the 2016 Des Moines Restaurant Week Guide! Hope to see you there!  More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/518445051675920/

JULY 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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