List of Upcoming Events related to Business in the Des Moines Area #DMBizEvents for Monday, September 12, 2016, through Tuesday, September 20, 2016, PLUS “Save the Dates” for September:
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Here are some of our favorite upcoming Des Moines Area Business Events from our list:
Monday, September 12, 2016
Tuesday, September 13, 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, September 14, 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. This week we welcome Bookes and Keap! As a recent Drake University graduate of the Lorentzen Hatchery atEntrepreneurship at Drake University and an active member of our #1MCcommunity, it’ll be exciting to hear what Matt & Michael have been building! More Information: https://www.facebook.com/1MillionCupsDSM Twitter @1MillionCupsDSM
WEDNESDAY WEEKLY: SMALL BUSINESS EDUCATION: Noon Sessions: We’re the Iowa Center: The most innovative energy you’ll feel all week. Every Wednesday, Noon-1:00pm, at 8345 University Blvd, Suite F, Clive. Cost: Free Event. We empower Iowans to succeed financially through education, resources, and connections. Learn more about our Credit + Lending, Education + Resources, and Advocacy + Networking by attending one of these info sessions, held every Wednesday at noon. More Information: http://theiowacenter.org/calendar/events/event-80/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheIowaCenter Twitter @TheIowaCenter
Thursday, September 15, 2016
MONTHLY SOCIAL MEDIA DISCUSSION GROUP: AMA Iowa: “AMA Iowa Social Media Discussion Group (SMDG): Knowing Which Platform to Use.” AMA Iowa is excited to launch a new recurring program for Des Moines area marketers. As part of our mission to Learn. Link. Lead, each month we will host an informal discussion on topics related to social media marketing. The group will gather in a private meeting room at Smokey Row to bring up ideas, solve problems and give comments on the chosen topic for the month.
The SMDG will meet the third Thursday of every month from 7:00-8:00 a.m. Check out our line-up of discussion topics and come prepared to share your ideas and learn from other marketers like you in the Des Moines community.
September 15, 2016 – Knowing Which Platform to Use
October 20, 2016 – Managing Content for Social Media Marketing
November 17, 2016 – Sharing Ideas for Gaining & Engaging Followers
No meeting in December
January 19, 2017 – Are You Using Facebook Ads?
February 16, 2017 – Which Social Strategies Work (or Don’t Work) for Your Business?
March 16, 2017 – Measuring Social ROI
April 20, 2017 – Topic TBD based on interest
May 18, 2017 – Topic TBD based on interest
June 15, 2017 – Topic TBD based on interest
Come every month or choose the subjects that matter most to you. Coffee and pastries will be provided by AMA Iowa, please RSVP by September 13th so we can order enough for the group.
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
ANNUAL: Catch Des Moines Guide Party: 4:30pm – 6:00pm. Location: Historic Valley Junction – Railroad Park. Description: Come celebrate the new Catch Des Moines Fall/Winter Guide at Railroad Park in Historic Valley Junction on Thursday, September 15 from 4:30 – 6 p.m.! Enjoy complimentary food and drinks from local vendors, live music and more. Contact: Addison Bratvold. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: 5156993466. More Info: catchdesmoines.com
Friday, September 16, 2016
Saturday, September 17, 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
Monday, September 19, 2016
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
SEPTEMBER SAVE THE DATES:
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
MONTHLY: Startup Stories @ Greater Des Moines Partnership
iEmergent Story to be shared
$15 admission fee (includes lunch) or free (if you don’t want lunch).
September 21st 2016 11:30 a.m. @ 700 Locust Street, Suite 100, DM, IA
RSVP link & more @ http://squareonedsm.com/iemergent-story-shared-startup-stories/