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#DMBizEvents list below includes networking, educational, informational or social-business events to be held in the Greater Des Moines Metro area for the next seven days, plus SAVE THE DATES. You may also…
- Find #DMBizEvents on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook to discover events as they’re added.
- Add your favorite business-related event to our list using #DMBizEvents hashtag on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.
- View Des Moines Area Business Facebook Events at: https://www.facebook.com/pg/alauremarketing/events/
- View Des Moines area chamber events: https://www.desmoinesmetro.com/en/calendar/
Monday, June 12, 2017
MONTHLY TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION: DES MOINES WEBGEEKS: 6:30 to 9:30 PM at The Forge by Pillar Technology, 1420 Locust Street, Des Moines. “Building your personal website with Jekyll” More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/468646673468182/
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
TUESDAY WEEKLY: Iowa Business Connection (IBC), Des Moines Chapter – Coffee Meetup: Every Tues morning 8:00 – 9:00 am 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 14, 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-1:00 pm, 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, June 15, 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, June 16, 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, June 17, 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, June 20, 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
SPECIAL NETWORKING EVENT: WOW (Women of Worth) Networking Luncheon: at 5 Borough Bagels, 13435 University Avenue, Suite 300, Clive, IA. 11:45 a.m. – Arrival
Noon – 1 p.m. – Optional Lunch & Power Networking (at 12:45 we’ll do 30-second commercials). It’s a great way to visit some of Des Moines’ best small, local businesses — all while networking and meeting new people! Brush up on your 30-second elevator speech and don’t forget your business cards!
Cost: $12 – Networking Only; $20 – Including Lunch from 5 Borough Bagels.
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SAVE THE DATES:
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
BUSINESS EDUCATION/NETWORKING: SQUARE ONE DES MOINES JUNE STARTUP STORIES: The June Startup Stories event will take place Wednesday, June 21 from 11:30 –1 p.m. at the Greater Des Moines Partnership, 700 Locust St., Ste. 100 in Des Moines. Amy Vohs, Founder of Lil’ Sidekick, will be the guest speaker at the June Startup Stories event. Vohs will talk about her journey of getting Lil’ Sidekick into big box retailers and her experiences with bootstrapping. She will also focus on how to gain investors and how she uses the available resources in Iowa to grow and maintain her business. Admission is $15 (includes lunch) or free (without lunch). Register here.
SPECIAL EVENT: DES MOINES STORYTELLERS PROJECT: 6:30 to 8:30pm at Bash Events and Catering, 1312 Locust, Downtown Des Moines.
- General admission tickets, which include entry and first-come, first serve seating, are $10.
- VIP tickets, which include entry to the event, access to a premium seating section and one free drink, are $25.
- Prices for all tickets, subject to availability, will increase by $5 at the door.
- Information and tickets: https://tickets.desmoinesregister.com/e/storytellers-project-artists
Thursday, June 22, 2017
MONTHLY SOCIAL MEDIA DISCUSSION GROUP: AMA Iowa: 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. 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.
MARKETING EDUCATION: DMACC CONTINUING EDUCATION: “Creating a Social Media Management System”. 6:00 to 9:00 PM at the DMACC Southridge Center, Des Moines. Whether you’re a new social media manager, an executive, an assistant or an administrator, this course includes everything you need to create an efficient, practical social media management system. You will explore various online tools and software for creating a planning calendar and effective posting schedule; executing engaging tactics; monitoring community responses; and measuring marketing results. Also learn best practices for online community, brand and reputation management. Gain practical, applied social media job skills or update professional marketing knowledge for today’s digital market. Social Media Strategy course recommended before taking this course. Bring a flash drive or $8 material fee for instructor. Laptop optional. More Information: https://ce.dmacctraining.com/dmacc2/public/store/search.do?navigator=retrieveItem&item=RvdoJtfFcwTxvCsZcnrSzA**