Tune in to AM-940 every Monday at 5:40PM to Insight on Business the News Hour * (the only hour-long, business broadcast in the Midwest) when Michael Libbie and Laura Kinnard discuss their favorite upcoming #DMBizEvents and social media tips. Also click here to listen to the weekly podcast recap.
#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/
Tuesday, September 26, 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, September 27, 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: Marketing 101: Hosted by Nexus 6 Marketing at 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM at Inspired Grounds Cafe, 117 5th St, West Des Moines, Iowa.
GREATER DES MOINES PARTNERSHIP EVENTS:
Downtown Retail Assessment: 9 – 10:30 a.m. | Register for DOWNTOWN RETAIL ASSESSMENT
Global DSM: Maximizing International Talent: 8 a.m. – Noon | Register for GLOBAL DSM: MAXIMIZING INTERNATIONAL TALENT
Top Five for Small Business: Ideas You Wish Your Accountant Would Have Told You: 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Register for IDEAS YOU WISH YOUR ACCOUNTANT WOULD HAVE TOLD YOU
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, September 28, 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
QUARTERLY BUSINESS EDUCATION: DMACC Continuing Education: “Social Media Marketing Strategy,” Southridge Center, Des Moines, Iowa, Room 21. Thursday: 09/28/2017 from 8:00AM to 4:30PM.
This strategic course provides an overview of social media in the digital marketing context, as well as teaches how to set measurable goals and integrate social media into an overall marketing and communication plan. Participants learn about the marketing benefits of each of the top social networks; gain a list of the best educational resources for continued social media marketing learning; and take away a treasure chest of very cool tools for social media research, measuring, monitoring, reporting, engagement, amplifying, content development, sharing, planning, organizing, event promotion, community building and more. Bring a flash drive or $8 material fee for instructor. Laptop optional. REGISTRATION: https://ce.dmacctraining.com/dmacc2/public/store/search.do?navigator=retrieveItem&item=zPnQ5kuzLKllaOXHgnwMXg**
Friday, September 29, 2017
Saturday, September 30, 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, October 3, 2017
SAVE THE DATES:
The Greater Des Moines partnership is excited to team up with the Iowa Women’s Business Center to bring you First Fridays! The goal of First Fridays is for the aspiring entrepreneurs and the people of Des Moines to hear from business owners and entrepreneurs who have helped shape the communities in which we live. The speakers are makers, store owners, movers and shakers, creators of regional or national brands, and all have stories that are uniquely their own.
October 6th will feature Rachel Eubank is the President of Sticks Inc., a Des Moines based manufacturer of handmade home accessories and gift. During her 14 years at Sticks, she has been in wholesale and national sales, marketing and events, development, retail operations, retail buying, sales management, and operations. With recent launches of new product lines and categories, Rachel has focused on the development of the Sticks brand into additional product and price classes in addition to growing the licensing and brand awareness of Sticks within the open marketplace. Sticks is represented in a variety of gift and art galleries nationwide, as well as in commercial spaces such a hospitals, museums, clinics and libraries. Register: http://theiowacenter.org/calendar/events/event-208/