January 8, 2018, #DMBizEvents on Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) Radio Show!

#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.


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.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Monthly Education, #TopicalTuesday, the Iowa Women’s Business Center (WBC): 5:00PM – 6:00PM at the Iowa Center, 8345 University Blvd Suite F, Clive (Click here for directions),

Form 1099 Basics. Led by SCORE District Director John Short, this FREE class will cover everything you need to know about the Form 1099! Generally, the Form 1099 is used to report payments to independent contractors, rental property income, income from interest and dividends, sales proceeds and other miscellaneous income. Learn why and when you would receive a 1099 vs. a W-2 and how you properly report this type of income. We’ll cover the basics and answer your specific questions about the form. Questions? E-mail info@theiowacenter.org. More info: PDF Attachment and Register for this event. Twitter @TheIowaCenter

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

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, January 11, 2018

Friday, January 12, 2018

Saturday, January 13, 2018

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, January 15, 2018


January – March 2018

January Iowa Center for Economic Success Events:

1/10/2018 Noon Session
1/15/2018 FocusMe
1/17/2018 Noon Session
1/24/2018 Noon Session
1/31/2018 Noon Session
Clear here to see theIowaCenter.org full 2018 event lineup to date:http://theiowacenter.org/calendar/events/#all

Upcoming Greater Des Moines Partnership Events:

2019 Opening Night Legislative Reception
Monday, Jan. 8 | 5 – 7 p.m. | The Tea Room | Des Moines

January Startup Stories: Jason Cope of PowerPollen
Wednesday, Jan. 17 | 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Greater Des Moines Partnership | Des Moines

Greater Des Moines Committee on Foreign Relations Speaker Series – Iowans in China
Wednesday, Jan. 17 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Wakonda Country Club | Des Moines

YPC Kick-Off Party
Friday, Jan. 19 | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | Wells Fargo Arena | Des Moines

Greater Des Moines Partnership’s Annual Dinner
Monday, Jan. 22 | 5 – 9 p.m. | Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center | Des Moines

1 Million Cups
Wednesday, Jan. 24 | 8 – 9:30 a.m. | Science Center of Iowa | Des Moines

Top Five for Small Business – Ways to Minimize Risk When Disciplining or Terminating an Employee
Wednesday, Jan. 24 | 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Greater Des Moines Partnership | Des Moines

Roundtable and Multicultural Reception
Thursday, Feb. 8 | 4 – 7:30 p.m. | NCMIC / Professional Solutions | Clive

Capital for Your Business
Thursday, Feb. 22 | 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Greater Des Moines Partnership | Des Moines

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