#DMBizEvents List of upcoming business-related events in the Des Moines Metro Area for Monday, May 1, 2017, through Tuesday, May 9, 2017, PLUS “Save the Dates” for May.
Events include networking, mixers, chamber events*, educational, informational or social business events being held in the Greater Des Moines Metro area. *
- Search #DMBizEvents on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook to discover events as they are added real-time. Use the #DMBizEvents hashtag on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook to add your favorite business-related event to our list.
- Des Moines Area Business Events listed on Facebook this week through the end of April and beyond 2017: https://www.facebook.com/pg/alauremarketing/events/
- All Des Moines area chamber events can also be found at: https://www.desmoinesmetro.com/en/calendar/
- You can also tune in every Monday evening at 5:40PM when we share our favorite picks from the crowd-sourced #DMBizEvents list on Insight on Business the News Hour * with Michael Libbie – the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest. Listen here or scroll through the list below: https://www.podbean.com/media/player/ys6hg-641f78
Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday – Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. A production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications a full-service advertising/consulting agency based in Des Moines. 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.
— Laura Kinnard (@AlaureMktg) October 23, 2015
Here are some of our favorite upcoming Des Moines Area Business Events from our list:
Monday, May 1, 2017
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
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, May 3, 2017
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, May 4, 2017
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, May 5, 2017
EVERY FRIDAY: Gravitate – Free Co-Working Day: Free co-working all day at Gravitate – 206 6th Avenue Downtown, Des Moines. Information: http://www.gravitatedsm.com/events/ Twitter@GravitateDSM
Saturday, May 6, 2017
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, May 8, 2017
Wednesday, May 9, 2017
MONTHLY LUNCH AND LEARN: AMA Iowa: “Ending the War: How Marketers Can Build Stronger Relationships with their Sales Teams.” 11:30am to 1pm at Des Moines Golf and Country Club, 1600 Jordan Creek Pkwy, West Des Moines. https://www.amaiowa.com/en/events/?action=view&eventID=16370
MAY SAVE THE DATES:
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
COMING UP: Accelerate DSM! Square One DSM will host the second annual Accelerate DSM event at the Iowa Events Center. The event is produced in collaboration with 1 Million Cups and the Technology Association of Iowa. Accelerate DSM is a great opportunity for entrepreneurs from throughout Central Iowa to learn from each other and from experts from all parts of the startup ecosystem. LEARN MORE AND REGISTER>
Thursday, May 18, 2017
MONTHLY SOCIAL MEDIA DISCUSSION GROUP: AMA Iowa: “Using Social Media as a Customer Service Hub.” 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 May 16 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.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017