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

June 25, 2018, #DMBizEvents on Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) Show!

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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, June 26, 2018

NOON SESSION, The Iowa Center, Small Business: Education: 12:00PM – 1:00PM
8345 University Blvd Suite F, CLIVE.
Register for this event
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

Wednesday, June 27, 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.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Friday, June 29, 2018

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Monday, July 2, 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: July – August 2018

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

June 28, 2018: Annual Volunteer & Sponsor Appreciation Social

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

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Upcoming Greater Des Moines Partnership Events:

Click here to view the full calendar of Upcoming Greater Des Moines Partnership Events.
Gravitate Upcoming Events, http://www.gravitatedsm.com/events/ 
Wednesday, June 27
12:00pm Magento Meetup
6:00pm DevOpsDSM Monthly Meeting
Thursday, June 28
9:00am Chair Massage with Kirsten Weiland of Myo Massage Therapy
4:30pm Cocktails & Conversation
6:00pm DSM Bitcoin & Blockchain Group
Monday, July 2
12:00pm ReRun Mondays
Friday, July 6
8:00am First Friday Free Coworking Day
4:30pm Gravitate Community Happy Hour
Monday, July 9
12:00pm ReRun Mondays
Tuesday, July 10
12:00pm WDMBI’s Expert Advice
6:00pm Freelancer Happy Hour
7:00pm Bad Movie Night
Wednesday, July 11
6:00pm FIRE (Financial Independence/Retire Early) Meetup
Thursday, July 12
8:30am Coffee and Contemplation
Saturday, July 14
10:00am Second Saturdays—Watercolor Workshop with Claire Sedovic
Monday, July 16
12:00pm ReRun Mondays
Tuesday, July 17
11:30am Iowa Ruby Brigade
Thursday, July 19
8:00am Open Coffee
9:00am Third Thursday Free Coworking Day at Gravitate Valley Junction
4:30pm Gravitate Community Happy Hour—Valley Junction
5:30pm .NET User Group
Monday, July 23
12:00pm ReRun Mondays
Tuesday, July 24
6:00pm WDMBI’s (West Des Moines Business Incubator) Founder Fireside
Wednesday, July 25
6:00pm DevOpsDSM Monthly Meeting
Thursday, July 26
4:30pm Cocktails & Conversation
6:00pm DSM Bitcoin & Blockchain Group
Monday, July 30
12:00pm ReRun Mondays
Wednesday, August 1
6:00pm Full Time Founders Meetup
Thursday, August 2
11:30am ABWA
Friday, August 3
7:30am FemCity August Coffee Connection
8:00am First Friday Free Coworking Day
4:30pm Gravitate Community Happy Hour
Monday, August 6
12:00pm ReRun Mondays
Tuesday, August 7
5:30pm Incredible Women Party
Thursday, August 9
8:30am Coffee and Contemplation
Monday, August 13
12:00pm ReRun Mondays
Tuesday, August 14
12:00pm WDMBI’s Expert Advice
6:00pm Freelancer Happy Hour
Thursday, August 16
8:00am Open Coffee
9:00am Third Thursday Free Coworking Day at Gravitate Valley Junction
4:30pm Gravitate Community Happy Hour—Valley Junction
Monday, August 20
12:00pm ReRun Mondays
Tuesday, August 21
11:30am Iowa Ruby Brigade
Thursday, August 23
4:30pm Cocktails & Conversation
6:00pm DSM Bitcoin & Blockchain Group
Monday, August 27
12:00pm ReRun Mondays
Tuesday, August 28
6:00pm WDMBI’s Founder Fireside
Wednesday, August 29
6:00pm DevOpsDSM Monthly Meeting
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June 18, 2018, #DMBizEvents on Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) Show!

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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, June 19, 2018

TOPICAL TUESDAY, Small Business Education, What They Never Told Me About Buying a Business, We’re the Iowa Center: 5:00-6:00 pm, at 8345 University Blvd, Suite F, Clive. Cost: Free Event. Attendees at this Topical Tuesday have the opportunity to hear advice, stories and more from this amazing individual, business owner, volunteer and small business champion!

Lynn Schreder wears many entrepreneurial hats, one of which is Co-Owner of KHI Solutions, an organization specializing in health insurance for individuals, families and small employer groups. Hear from Lynn about her purchase of KHI and all of the things she learned along the way – including how she purchased a multi-million dollar business with $100 cash!

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheIowaCenter Twitter @TheIowaCenter

Wednesday, June 20, 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

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WEDNESDAY 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.

 

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

MONTHLY, GREATER DES MOINES PARTNERSHIP, JUNE STARTUP STORIES: Startup Stories DSM Podcast Live: What Hatchlings’ Brad Dwyer Has in Common with Elon Musk. From his Iowa State University dorm room, Brad Dwyer started a Facebook game called The Worldwide Easter Egg Hunt that became a viral sensation. Fast forward 10 years and his company, Hatchlings, has created several more hit games. In 2017, he joined the likes of Tesla’s Elon Musk and billionaire investor Chris Sacca in taking home the prestigious Golden Kitty Award for AR Product of the Year.

Join us for the live recording of the Startup Stories DSM Podcast. Bring your lunch, network with fellow entrepreneurs and hear Brad share with host Mike Colwell how he amassed over 15 million users from around the globe. Audience questions are encouraged.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

8:00am Open Coffee
4:30pm Gravitate Community Cookout/Happy Hour

Friday, June 22, 2018

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Monday, June 25, 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: June – July 2018

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

June 6, 2018: Issues Management & Crisis Response: Trends and Best Practices
June 28, 2018: Annual Volunteer & Sponsor Appreciation Social

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

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Upcoming Greater Des Moines Partnership Events:

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/
Thursday, June 21
8:00am Open Coffee
9:00am Third Thursday Free Coworking Day at Gravitate Valley Junction
4:30pm Gravitate Community Cookout/Happy Hour

June 11, 2018, #DMBizEvents on Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) Radio Show!

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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, June 11, 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, June 12, 2018

Wednesday, June 13, 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.

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

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Friday, June 15, 2018

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Monday, June 18, 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: June – July 2018

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

June 28, 2018: Annual Volunteer & Sponsor Appreciation Social

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

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Upcoming Greater Des Moines Partnership Events:

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

Gravitate Upcoming Events, http://www.gravitatedsm.com/events/
Freelancer Happy Hour
When: Tue, June 12, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Where: Gravitate Valley Junction, 318 5th St, West Des Moines

June 4, 2018, #DMBizEvents on Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) Radio Show!

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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, June 4, 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 

SPECIAL MARKETING EVENT: Facebook Community Boost – Des Moines, Hosted by Facebook Business: Jun 4 at 10 AM to Jun 8 at 12 PM at
4801 Franklin Ave, Des Moines. Facebook Community Boost is coming to Des Moines and you’re invited! Join the kick off block party, free workshops, training, and networking designed to help boost your career skills, your business and your community. We’ve scheduled classes flexibly to fit your schedule — register for one or multiple days of learning and attend the classes that fit your needs.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

SPECIAL NETWORKING EVENT: Brewing Up Business 2yr Anniversary at 515 Brewing: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM, 7700 University Ave Ste C, Clive. Join Brewing up Business for the 2yr Anniversary networking event. Come out and connect with other local business people from around the DSM Metro. Everyone is welcome and as always this is a free event to attend. Grab a stack of business cards and come make connections!

Sponsored by RJ Rademacher of Thrivent Financial and Big Al’s BBQ! We will be raising money, awareness, and having a bike drive, for the Des Moines Bike Collective. All donations go to help low-income children, families, and persons with health or wellness difficulties obtain active transportation. More info on sponsors and the charity to follow.

Stay up to date on more in the Brewing up Business Facebook Group here —-> https://www.facebook.com/groups/1020012044737485/

SPECIAL MARKETING EVENT: Facebook Community Boost – Des Moines, Hosted by Facebook Business: Jun 4 at 10 AM to Jun 8 at 12 PM at
4801 Franklin Ave, Des Moines. Facebook Community Boost is coming to Des Moines and you’re invited! Join the kick off block party, free workshops, training, and networking designed to help boost your career skills, your business and your community. We’ve scheduled classes flexibly to fit your schedule — register for one or multiple days of learning and attend the classes that fit your needs.

Wednesday, June 6, 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

SPECIAL MARKETING EVENT: Facebook Community Boost – Des Moines, Hosted by Facebook Business: Jun 4 at 10 AM to Jun 8 at 12 PM at
4801 Franklin Ave, Des Moines. Facebook Community Boost is coming to Des Moines and you’re invited! Join the kick off block party, free workshops, training, and networking designed to help boost your career skills, your business and your community. We’ve scheduled classes flexibly to fit your schedule — register for one or multiple days of learning and attend the classes that fit your needs.

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.

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

Thursday, June 7, 2018

SPECIAL MARKETING EVENT: Facebook Community Boost – Des Moines, Hosted by Facebook Business: Jun 4 at 10 AM to Jun 8 at 12 PM at
4801 Franklin Ave, Des Moines. Facebook Community Boost is coming to Des Moines and you’re invited! Join the kick off block party, free workshops, training, and networking designed to help boost your career skills, your business and your community. We’ve scheduled classes flexibly to fit your schedule — register for one or multiple days of learning and attend the classes that fit your needs.

Friday, June 8, 2018

SPECIAL MARKETING EVENT: Facebook Community Boost – Des Moines, Hosted by Facebook Business: Jun 4 at 10 AM to Jun 8 at 12 PM at
4801 Franklin Ave, Des Moines. Facebook Community Boost is coming to Des Moines and you’re invited! Join the kick off block party, free workshops, training, and networking designed to help boost your career skills, your business and your community. We’ve scheduled classes flexibly to fit your schedule — register for one or multiple days of learning and attend the classes that fit your needs.

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Monday, June 11, 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: June – July 2018

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

June 6, 2018: Issues Management & Crisis Response: Trends and Best Practices
June 28, 2018: Annual Volunteer & Sponsor Appreciation Social

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

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Upcoming Greater Des Moines Partnership Events:

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/
Freelancer Happy Hour
When: Tue, June 12, 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Where: Gravitate Valley Junction, 318 5th St, West Des Moines

May 28, 2018, #DMBizEvents on Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) Radio Show!

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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 28, 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 29, 2018

 

Wednesday, May 30, 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.

 

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

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Friday, June 1, 2018

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Monday, June 4, 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: June – July 2018

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Iowa Center for Economic Success Upcoming Events:

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/
Wednesday, May 30
6:00pm DevOpsDSM Monthly Meeting

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

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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

May 14, 2018, #DMBizEvents on Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) Radio Show!

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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 14, 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 15, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 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.

SPECIAL EVENT, the Iowa Center for Economic Succes: Aspirant Series: An Entrepreneurial Leadership Event. Through our Aspirant Series, hosted by The Iowa Women’s Business Center, individuals will learn more about entrepreneurship and leadership and connect directly with the resources to help them reach their professional goals.

About the Entrepreneurial Leadership Event –  Iowa Center for Economic Success, through our Iowa Women’s Business Center, wants to ensure our entrepreneurial community feels prepared and confident as they enter the small business culture that our state of Iowa embraces, or work to grow within the businesses they are a part of.

This leadership event is designed to provide you with the knowledge, hands-on application, relevant tools, necessary contacts, business mentors and applicable inspiration to immediately put into action after the close of the event.

MONTHLY EVENT, Greater Des Moines Partnership: May Startup Stories; Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CDT. Register Now. Live recording of Startup Stories DSM Podcast featuring Lil’ Sidekick’s Amy Vohs.

Found in over 3,000 stores, the number of parents that can thank Amy Vohs for creating smart, innovative and safe baby products that makes their lives easier is increasing by the day. Join us for the live recording of the Startup Stories DSM Podcast. Bring your lunch, network with fellow entrepreneurs and hear Amy share with host Mike Colwell how her product, Lil’ Sidekick, grew to become a parent’s must-have. Audience questions are encouraged.

The Startup Stories DSM Podcast is recorded once a month in front of a studio audience. Be sure to listen and subscribe to the podcast to catch every episode!

SPECIAL EVENT, FuseDSM (Des Moines East and South Chamber of Commerce): TOSS: Taste of the South Side. Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM CDT
Event Description: Explore the cuisine of Des Moines with samples from locally-owned restaurants, samples of craft beers from our local and regional breweries will excite your taste buds all while enjoying the beauty of Jasper Winery. 

Vote for your favorite restaurateur, bid to win some of the most unique auction packages and celebrate the taste of Des Moines! The VIP Experience is from 4-5pm for $50 and open to the public from 5-7pm for $35 in advance, $40 at the door. The Volunteer of the Year, Alice Bandstra with LifeServe Blood Center will also be awarded to capture the community spirit.

Food Vendors:
Club 2000, Graziano Brothers, Buffalo Wild Wings, Orlondo’s, Pennie Carroll & Assoc. Fried Taco’s, Bordenaro’s Pizza/Baymont Inn & Suites DSM Airport, Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse, Mc Donald’s, Baratta’s, El Patron, Tumea & Sons, Shade Tree Bakery, Skip’s, Angry Goldfish, Hy-Vee, Chocolaterie Stam

Beverage Vendors: Confluence Brewery, Reclaimed Rails, Peace Tree Brewery, Madhouse Brewery, Jasper Winery, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Iowa Beverage, Doll Distributing

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

Thursday, May 17, 2018

EVERY THIRD THURSDAY, Gravitate Valley Junction: 
8:00am Open Coffee at the West Des Moines Incubator, Gravitate Valley Junction
9:00am Third Thursday Free Coworking Day at Gravitate Valley Junction
4:30pm Gravitate Community Happy Hour—Valley Junction

Friday, May 18, 2018

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Monday, May 21, 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
All Upcoming Iowa Center Events: 

amaiowa

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

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

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Upcoming Greater Des Moines Partnership Events:

Sunday May 20, 2018
Des Moines East and South Chamber of Commerce  read more
Tuesday May 22, 2018
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce  read more
Tuesday May 22, 2018
Des Moines East and South Chamber of Commerce  read more
  
Wednesday May 23, 2018
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce  read more
Thursday May 24, 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 15
11:30am Iowa Ruby Brigade
Thursday, May 17
8:00am Open Coffee
9:00am Third Thursday Free Coworking Day at Gravitate Valley Junction
4:30pm Gravitate Community Happy Hour—Valley Junction
Monday, May 21, 12:00pm
 ReRun Mondays
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