September 10, 2018, #DMBizEvents on Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) 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.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Creating a New Revenue Stream for Your Small Business8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Event Description: Online sales worldwide are forecast to nearly double between 2016 and 2020.  Is your business ready to capture this revenue? From small businesses to large eCommerce giant Amazon, many companies can benefit from selling online. As well as selling a physical product, online can be used to sell digital products, consultations or appointments, or intangibles, making it a flexible solution for all kinds of businesses.

Join us for this educational workshop as you will learn why it’s crucial for you to consider online as a source of revenue.  Dave Meyer with Google will teach us how to “Measure Your Online Success” and Mike Draper of Raygun, Liz Lidgett of Adore Your Walls, and Allison Davidson Motoyama of Dona Bela Shreds will teach on how their business has had major success online.

Agenda

  • 8-8:30 Registration
  • 8:30-9 Small Business is Changing – Why it’s important to consider online as a revenue stream, Christina Moffatt, Greater Des Moines Partnership
  • ​ 9-9:45 Your Shop and Online Shop – Why you need both, Mike Draper, Raygun
  • 9:45-10 Break
  • 10-10:45 Start Simple – Instagram success leads to online business, Liz Lidgett, Adore Your Walls
  • 10:45-11:30 Going Big – How multiple retail outlets, your online store and Zulily can all work together, Allison Davidson Motoyama, Dona Bela Shreds
  • 11:30-12 Break / Grab Lunch
  • 12-1 Measuring Your Online Success –  Dave Meyer, Google

Wednesday, September 12, 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

WEEKLY NETWORKING, The Friends of Small Business Meetup, hosted by Nexus 6:  9:30 AM – 10:30 AM at West End Architectural Salvage & Coffee Shop
22 9th Street, Des Moines.

NOON SESSION, The Iowa Center, Small Business: Education: 12:00PM – 1:00PM
8345 University Blvd Suite F, CLIVE. Learn more: An Overview of Iowa Center for Economic Succes. Join us over the noon hour to learn what we’re all about at The Iowa Center. Whether you’re interested in Education + Resources, Credit + Lending, or Advocacy + Networking… let’s get something started. Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheIowaCenter Twitter @TheIowaCenter

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Monday, September 17, 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: September – October 2018

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Upcoming Greater Des Moines Partnership Events:

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

Creating a New Revenue Stream for Your Small Business

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018  |  8 a.m. – 1 p.m.  |  Register Now

World Food & Music Festival

Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 – Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018  |  Learn More

International Finance For Sales – Practical Seminar

Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018  |  8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  |  Register Now

2018 Best of the Midwest Angel Capital Association Conference

Wednesday, Sept. 19 – Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018  |  Register Now

Insurance Startup Ecosystem Lunch (included with Best of the Midwest Conference)

Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018  |  Noon – 1:15 p.m.  |  Register Now

Top Five For Small Business — Top Five Things to Know About Quickbooks

Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018  |  11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  |  Register Now

Raising Capital Seminar

Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018  |  8 a.m. – 3 p.m.  |  Register Now

Import Training

Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018  |  8:30 a.m. – Noon  |  Register Now

Top Five For Small Business — Top Five Ways to Support New Managers in Your Company

Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018  |  11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.  |  Register Now

2018 Small Business Success Summit

Friday, Nov. 9, 2018  |  8 a.m. – 4 p.m.  |  Register Now

Gravitate Upcoming Events, http://www.gravitatedsm.com/events/
Tuesday, September 11  National Day of Service
12:00pm WDMBI’s Expert Advice: Differentiate Your Business! With Michael Kremer of Eighty35 Marketing
5:00pm Freelancer Happy Hour
Thursday, September 20 
8:00am Open Coffee Valley Junction
9:00am Third Thursday Free Coworking Day at Gravitate Valley Junction
4:30pm Gravitate Community Happy Hour—Valley Junction
Tuesday, September 25
5:30pm WDMBI’s Founder Fireside featuring Nancy Mwirotsi of Pi515
Wednesday, September 26
6:00pm DevOpsDSM Monthly Meeting
Thursday, September 27
9:00am Downtown Chair Massage with Kirsten Weiland ($20 for 20 minutes)
4:30pm Cocktails & Conversation
6:00pm DSM Bitcoin & Blockchain Group
Tuesday, October 2
5:00pm Clay & Milk’s Des Moines Startup Crawl
Friday, October 5
8:00am First Friday Free Coworking Day
4:30pm Gravitate Community Happy Hour
Tuesday, October 9
12:00pm WDMBI’s Expert Advice: Avoid Legal Business Landmines with Hope Wood, JD
5:00pm Freelancer Happy Hour
Thursday, October 18
8:00am Open Coffee
9:00am Third Thursday Free Coworking Day at Gravitate Valley Junction
4:30pm Gravitate Community Happy Hour—Valley Junction
Tuesday, October 23
5:30pm WDMBI’s Founder Fireside featuring Scott Hoekman of Next Level Ventures
Thursday, October 25
4:30pm Cocktails & Conversation

6:00pm DSM Bitcoin & Blockchain Group

Friday, November 2
8:00am First Friday Free Coworking Day
4:30pm Gravitate Community Happy Hour

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