May 21, 2018, #DMBizEvents on Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) Radio Show!

6a00d83452534069e201b8d173c3f9970c-300wiThe #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 on the award-winning, Insight on Business the News Hour program.

Monday, May 21, 2018

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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 lunch hour sessions 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:  the Iowa Center’s Full Event Calendar   Twitter: @theiowacenter 

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

MONTHLY, TOPICAL TUESDAY, hosted by The Iowa Center:  Understand The Value of Being a Targeted Small Business (TSB)  Attend from 5:00 to 6:00 PM at the Iowa Center, 8345 University Blvd Suite F, CLIVE, to hear Jill Lippincott of the Iowa Economic Development Authority to speak on the Targeted Small Business Program! The Targeted Small Business (TSB) Program is designed to help women, minorities, individuals with disabilities or service-disabled veterans overcome some of the hurdles in starting and growing a small business in Iowa by connecting them with local resources, educational materials, networking events and financial opportunities. Learn how to apply for this certification and utilize its benefits for state procurement opportunities, promotion of your business, B2B connections and more!

31749656_10160359104835261_6952443873352220672_nSPECIAL BUSINESS MARKETING EVENT, Introduction to Audio – Podcast Workshop, Hosted by Chris Snider Design: 9 AM – 3:30 PM at Drake School of Journalism and Mass Communication, 2507 University Ave., Des Moines. This one-day class will teach you the tools and techniques needed to record, edit and launch your own podcast. Drake University professor Chris Snider will walk you through all the steps involved in creating your own podcast. Bring your podcast idea (if you have one), and we’ll get it recorded, edited and launched in class! Chris Snider has been teaching Drake University journalism students to record and edit audio since 2010. He has launched two podcasts of his own, including one for the Drake Innovation Studio. Tickets by Eventbrite

What you will learn:

  • The elements of a great audio story
  • The tools you need to record a podcast (from your smartphone to more advanced tools)
  • How to record quality audio using external microphones
  • How to edit a podcast in Adobe Audition
  • How to get your production online and into podcast apps

SPECIAL NETWORKING EVENT, hosted by East, South, Downtown and West Chambers of Commerce: Riverwalk Rendezvous Under the Canopy – Regional After Hours hosted by Christiani’s Catering  From 4:30 to 6:30 PM: Eat, drink, and play along the beautiful Riverwalk downtown beneath the summer comfort of the canopy at the Brenton Skating Plaza at the Riverwalk Rendezvous, a Regional Business After Hours party hosted by the Des Moines East & South, West Side, and Downtown Chambers of Commerce. Food & ambience provided by Christiani’s VIP Catering. Experience the Riverwalk among the vibrancy of a chic Downtown after work, have a few drinks, and network among hundreds of metro-area attendees from 21 Chambers of Commerce!  read more

Wednesday, May 23, 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  #1MCTwitter @1MillionCupsDSM  #1MC

26165459_1648773355162039_1598864853526154389_nWEDNESDAY WEEKLY, Marketing 101: Hosted by Red 5 Interactive at 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM at the NEW Big Acai Bowl (formerly Inspired Grounds) 117 5th St, West Des Moines, Iowa.

MONTHLY BUSINESS EDUCATION, Greater Des Moines Partnership: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Greater Des Moines Partnership, 700 Locust Street, Suite 100, Des Moines. Top Five For Small Business — Things for Your Website and Changes to Consider on a Yearly Basis Your website is your digital storefront, it’s your client or customer’s first impression of you, it’s a member of your sales team, it’s one of your most valuable marketing tools. It’s not meant to just sit there on the internet collecting dust. The internet changes regularly, as does your target audience and how they interact with websites. It’s important to keep your website up-to-date with relevant information and current technology to continue to support your business goals. Learn some of the most important things to focus on to keep your website looking sharp and working hard. Presented by Katie Patterson founded Happy Medium>> read more and Register Now!

WEDNESDAY WEEKLY, Small Business Education, Noon Session, We’re the Iowa Center: 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.  Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheIowaCenter Twitter @TheIowaCenter

8:15 AM – 9:30 AM at Grand View University Speed Lyceum in the Student Center
1200 Grand View Avenue, Des Moines. KEY in Des Moines stands for Keeping Educated Youth in Des Moines. It is a program connecting employers with area colleges and universities for workforce attraction. Every other month the group hosts free educational sessions. KEY in Des Moines is a division of the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce.  read more

Thursday, May 24, 2018

by Urbandale Chamber of Commerce: 8:30 to 10:30 AM, at Brokers International (4135 NW Urbandale Dr, Urbandale) Make connections that count. The CEO Panel is designed to connect Young Professionals with successful and interesting individuals within the Des Moines Region. Our panelists include:
Beth Shelton, CEO, Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa
Claire Richmond, Founder and Creator, Hello and High Five
Mark Williams, President/CEO, Brokers International
Suku Radia, (retired) CEO, Bankers Trust read more

Friday, May 25, 2018

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Monday, May 28, 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:  the Iowa Center’s Full Event Calendar   Twitter: @theiowacenter 

SAVE THE DATES: May – June 2018

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Iowa Center for Economic Success Upcoming Events:

May 2018
5/30/2018 Noon Session
All Upcoming Iowa Center Events: 

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

https://www.amaiowa.com/en/events/

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Upcoming Greater Des Moines Partnership Events:

Wednesday May 30, 2018
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce  read more
Thursday May 31, 2018
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce  read more
Thursday May 31, 2018
Pella Chamber of Commerce
Human Resource informational meetings  read more
Friday Jun 1, 2018
Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce  read more
Monday Jun 4, 2018
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce  read more

Click here to view the full calendar of Upcoming Greater Des Moines Partnership Events.

Gravitate Upcoming Events, http://www.gravitatedsm.com/events/
Tuesday, May 22
6:00pm WDMBI’s Founder Fireside
Thursday, May 24
4:30pm Cocktails & Conversation
6:00pm DSM Bitcoin & Blockchain Group
Wednesday, May 30
6:00pm DevOpsDSM Monthly Meeting

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