November 6, 2017 Edition of #DMBizEvents on Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) Radio Show!

10484159_807385149366702_8420236272990032130_nTune 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…

Tuesday, November 7, 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

QUARTERLY BUSINESS EDUCATION: DMACC Continuing Education: “Blogging Fundamentals,” FFA Enrichment Center, Ankeny, Iowa, Room 212. 6:00-9:00 PM

Course Description: Are you considering starting a blog for a business or an organization? Do you want to share your personal expertise? Do you have a blog you would like to get more people to read? Blogging Fundamentals outlines the things to consider when starting a blog and steps you through the content planning process. The course also provides blog-writing best practices, tools and tips for promoting a blog, and an overview of how blogging fits in an overall marketing or personal branding strategy. Social Media Strategy course recommended before taking this course. 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**

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

WEDNESDAY WEEKLY: BUSINESS NETWORKING: 1 Million Cups Des Moines: SPECIAL: Craft Brew Panel this week! 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.

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, November 9, 2017

THURSDAY WEEKLY: Business Incubator Networking Group – Iowa (B.I.N.G.) 12-1pm J. Thompson Books (inside Inspired Grounds Coffee) 117 5th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265 (just 2 blocks south of incubator)

**FREE PIZZA**
What’s on tap FOR TODAY?: 
Speaker: Jade Handy | 10+ Ways to Increase Your Sales
Who: You and 15 – 25 or so others! (Invite people you know, like and trust.)
Sponsors: J. Thompson Books – THANK YOU for hosting this weekly professional development opportunity. Jade Handy | In And Out Website (shameless self-promotion. Wayne Jones of Water for Wellness for sponsoring/providing his awesome water. Debbie Marshall for sponsoring/providing name cards.
Mike Martin for sponsoring/providing business card shuttle service and pizza sponsor. Jon Shelness of My Property ID Registry. Twitter @JadeHandy

 

Friday, November 10, 2017

NOV 10
2017 Small Business Success Summit
Fri 8:00 AM CST
FFA Enrichment Center, Ankeny

NOV 10 – 11
Iowa’s Premier Beer, Wine & Food Expo 10th Anniversary
Iowa Events Center, Des Moines

Saturday, November 11, 2017

WEEKLY: Small Business Incubator (BING-IA SES) B.I.N.G. Sweat Equity Saturday Meetup group: 8am to Noon at Smokey Row. 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, November 14, 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

2017 Celebrate Business & Economic Impact Awards Luncheon
Tue 11:30 AM CST, Des Moines Marriott Downtown, Des Moines

SAVE THE DATES:

November 2017

SQUARE ONE DSM, November Startup Stories.
Startup Stories is a monthly networking event geared toward entrepreneurs, investors and those interested in entrepreneurship that features an interview-style presentation with Square One DSM Executive Director Mike Colwell. The October event is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 18 at the Greater Des Moines Partnership, 700 Locust St.

Nov
November Social Media Discussion Group: Social Media Advertising
Thu 7:15 AM CDT
St. Kilda DSM, Des Moines

Nov
November Open Coffee
Thu 8:00 AM CDT
318 5th St, West Des Moines

NOV 18
Immigrant Entrepreneur Summit (IES)
FFA Enrichment Center, Ankeny

 

 

About Laura Kinnard

Mom. UNtraditional Marketer. Social Architect. Brand Journalist. Passions: Des Moines, design, technology, reinventing education. I promote start-ups, events, new products and UNcommon ideas! http://about.me/lauragaulke Twitter @AlaureMktg

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