#DMBizEvents List of upcoming business-related events in the Des Moines Metro Area for Monday, December 5, 2016, through Tuesday, December 13, 2016, PLUS “Save the Dates” for December/January.
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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/
Here are some of our favorite upcoming Des Moines Area Business Events from our list:
Monday, December 5, 2016
Des Moines Area Business Events listed on Facebook this week through January 2016: https://www.facebook.com/pg/alauremarketing/events/
Tuesday, December 6, 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, December 7, 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 #1MC
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, December 8, 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
Friday, December 9, 2016
MONTHLY BUSINESS NETWORKING: Technology Association of Iowa’s monthly TechBrew: 8-9am at West End Architectural Salvage, 22 9th St, Des Moines. This fall TAI is hosting TechBrew in the morning with coffee and sharing our love of vinyl Fridays! Tech Brew is an informal networking event for entrepreneurs, technologists, business people and funders. Coffee and networking will begin at 8 am. TAI President, Brian Waller will conduct a casual interview with Gary Scholten, Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Principal Financial Group. Gary will share his favorite music for TAI’s “Vinyl Friday,” discuss his career path, and what is most important for the future of Iowa’s technology community. December TechBrew AM is sponsored by The Palmer Group. RSVP to FREE EVENT.
Saturday, December 10, 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
DECEMBER/JANUARY SAVE THE DATES:
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Ugly Sweater Holiday Shindig at the West Des Moines Business Incubator from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday, December 16, 2016
IBC Ugly Sweater Social, The Ridgemont, 7460 Hickman Rd, Windsor Heights, Iowa. 5-8pm.
It’s almost the end of 2017 which for many of us means long hours and crunched timelines. Break out your ugliest sweater and come join the Iowa Business Connection for food and fun. Bring a dish to share if you want. Cash bar. https://www.facebook.com/events/816335578469273/
Thursday, January 19, 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 at Skyline Dynovia at 2111 Dixon St, Des Moines, to bring up ideas, solve problems and give comments on the chosen topic for the month.Come every month or choose the subjects that matter most to you. Coffee and pastries will be provided by AMA Iowa, please RSVP by November 15 so we can order enough for the group.
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.
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