January 29, 2018, #DMBizEvents on Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) Radio Show!

The #DMBizEvents list 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. Highlighted events are shared and discussed each Monday at 5:45pm during the award-winning, Insight on Business the News Hour radio program.

Monday, January 29, 2018

MONDAY WEEKLY, “Mondays for Money,” The Iowa Center for Economic Success: 12:00 – 1:00PM, 8345 University Blvd., Suite F, Clive.
Every Monday, the Iowa Center hosts sessions from 12noon-1pm to inform clients of the different ways to finance a start-up or operating business. Sessions are free and open to the general public. How can you finance your business venture? What funding sources are open to you? What kind of funding makes sense for this stage of your business? How do lenders or investors evaluate a business? Also, Evaluate your level of preparation. Receive a copy of your personal credit history. Click Here to See the Iowa Center’s Full Event Calendar

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

MONTHLY EVENT, TOPICAL TUESDAY at the Iowa Center: “Marketing Trends 2018.” The class is free to attend and is one hour, from 5:00pm to 6:00pm at 8345 University Blvd, Suite F, Clive. Led by Dave Makin of Red 5 Interactive, this class will focus on ways to stragetically create a marketing plan, grow your digital presence, and identify trends in 2018 that are crucial to a small business’s growth. Register above or e-mail creiman@theiowacenter.org. Click for more information: Marketing Trends in 2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

WEDNESDAY WEEKLY, Entrepreneurial Program and Networking, ‘1 Million Cups Des Moines’: 8am-9:30am, at Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater, 401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines. The most innovative energy you’ll feel all week. 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, February 1, 2018

Friday, February 2, 2018

MONTHLY EVENT, FIRST FRIDAY at the Iowa Center: On the first Friday of every month, join us to hear the savvy, successful business owners + entrepreneurs of Des Moines share their story. In a laid-back environment, you’ll catch some words of wisdom from women + men who have been through it before—and maybe walk away with a new connection (or two).Sessions are completely free and open to the public, and are held from 11:30am to 1pm, with networking from 11:30am to noon.

For this first Friday, we’ll hear from Nicole Lorenson at the Iowa Center for Economic Success, 8345 University BLVD, Suite F, Clive. Nicole is the owner and creator of PRESERVATION, a vintage and modern lifestyle shop + photo studio in Des Moines’ East Village.  She is a classically trained photographer with a timeless yet modern style, much like her shop. Nicole has been shooting in the fashion and portrait industry 2005, specializing in weddings, newborns, and everything in between.  Hailing from small town Iowa, she has found Des Moines to be her home of choice not only for herself but also for her thriving business. For more about PRESERVATION visit the website here,https://shoppreservation.com/

Seating is first come, first served. Lunch is not provided, though we encourage you to bring your own if you’d like. Click for more information: FIRST FRIDAY: Nicole Lorenson of Preservation

Saturday, February 3, 2018

SATURDAY WEEKLY, Entrepreneur Education, 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, February 6, 2018

SAVE THE DATES: January – March 2018

February Iowa Center for Economic Success Events:

All Upcoming Iowa Center Events: 

Upcoming Greater Des Moines Partnership Events:

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

Feb. 22 | 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. | Capital for Your Business | Greater Des Moines Partnership | Des Moines | LEARN MORE>

American Marketing Association (AMA), Iowa Chapter: Upcoming Events:

February 15, 2018: February Social Media Discussion Group. Open to members and non-members.
February 23, 2018: AMA Iowa Experience – Navigating the Changing Marketing Landscape. Open to members and non-members

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