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: 

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:

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

May 7, 2018, #DMBizEvents on Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) Radio Show!

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Monday, May 7, 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 8, 2018

TOPICAL TUESDAY, The Iowa Center: EQ Cafe: Emotional Intelligence Uncovered

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

WEDNESDAY WEEKLY, Entrepreneurial Program and Networking, ‘1 Million Cups Des Moines’: 8am-9:30am. THIS WEEK 1 Million Cups is heading on a field trip! 1MC Unplugged at Drake University. Hosted by 1 Million Cups Des Moines and Entrepreneurship at Drake University.  Join us as we head to Drake University for a special #1MCDSM event. Free parking, free coffee and the innovative energy you’ve come to love every Wednesday morning will remain, but shaking things up will be fun and we hope everyone can join us for this one-time event! Free Parking in Lot 1 or Lot 10 near the Turner Jazz Center on campus: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/1-million-cups-april-4-tickets-44446588944. For more information about the weekly 1 Million Cups events at the Science Center of Iowa, go to: https://www.facebook.com/1MillionCupsDSM  Twitter @1MillionCupsDSM  #1MC

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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 10, 2018

Annual Event, AMA Iowa, “13th Annual AMA Iowa NOVA Awards – Innovate” Check-in and Networking: 5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Awards Program: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. After Party: 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Join Iowa’s best marketers to celebrate the top marketing strategies and executions of 2017. Over the past 12 years, competition among brands has grown exponentially, bringing together marketers from all corners of Iowa business and industry in celebration of results-driven campaigns. This year the competition will come to life Thursday, May 10th at the 13th annual “Innovation” themed NOVA Awards hosted at Curate in the East Village neighborhood of downtown Des Moines, Iowa. Stand out in the crowd at the event and at the after-party celebration with innovative cocktail attire. If you would like to register a corporate table for $400, click hereRegistration Details: https://www.amaiowa.com/en/events/

Friday, May 11, 2018

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Monday, May 14, 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
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Upcoming Greater Des Moines Partnership Events:

Wednesday May 16, 2018
Des Moines East and South Chamber of Commerce  read more
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

April 30, 2018, #DMBizEvents on Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) Radio Show!

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Monday, April 30, 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 1, 2018

Topical Tuesday: Website Development for Small Businesses, Hosted by Iowa Center for Economic Success.  5-6 PM at 8345 University Blvd, Ste F, Clive. You know your business needs a website, but how do start-ups and small businesses create an effective website with limited budgets? This Topical Tuesday will deliver cost-effective options, insight on smart tools to simplify the design and content management of your site, tips on analyzing your traffic and three critical questions to evaluate whether you need to hire a professional. Micholyn Fajen is founder and marketing director of Fajen Consulting, a full-service marketing company. View Event on Facebook.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

WEDNESDAY WEEKLY, Entrepreneurial Program and Networking, ‘1 Million Cups Des Moines’: 8am-9:30am. THIS WEEK 1 Million Cups is heading on a field trip! 1MC Unplugged at Drake University. Hosted by 1 Million Cups Des Moines and Entrepreneurship at Drake University.  Join us as we head to Drake University for a special #1MCDSM event. Free parking, free coffee and the innovative energy you’ve come to love every Wednesday morning will remain, but shaking things up will be fun and we hope everyone can join us for this one-time event! Free Parking in Lot 1 or Lot 10 near the Turner Jazz Center on campus: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/1-million-cups-april-4-tickets-44446588944. For more information about the weekly 1 Million Cups events at the Science Center of Iowa, go to: https://www.facebook.com/1MillionCupsDSM  Twitter @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 3, 2018

Friday, May 4, 2018

First Friday at The Iowa Center, 11:30am to 1pm, at 8345 University Blvd, Suite F.  Click to Register: FIRST FRIDAY, the Iowa Center: Mary Anne Kennedy of Primary Source Inc. 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. This First Friday will be held at The Iowa Center, at 8345 University Blvd, Suite F. Seating is first come, first served. Lunch is not provided, though we encourage you to bring your own if you’d like.

FIRST FRIDAY, Gravitate Downtown: 8:00am First Friday Free Coworking Day
4:30pm Gravitate Community Happy Hour

Saturday, May 5, 2018

SATURDAY WEEKLY, Entrepreneur Education, B.I.N.G. Sweat Equity Saturday Meetup group: 8am to Noon at Inspired Grounds in Valley Junction. 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

Monday, May 7, 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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American Marketing Association (AMA), Iowa Chapter, Upcoming Events:

Monthly Lunch and Learn, AMA Iowa, “Brand Now: How to Standout in a Crowded, Distracted World,” 11:30am to 1pm. Des Moines Golf and Country Club, 1600 Jordan Creek Pkwy, West Des Moines. About the Speaker: Nick Westergaard is Chief Brand Strategist at Brand Driven Digital. With social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram forever disrupting the way we do business, do traditional constructs like “branding” still matter? You may be surprised but because of the opportunities created by new media and disruptive technology, strong brands with something to say matter now more than ever. This talk reviews and recasts the role of brands in today’s digital age and provides a framework for building a solid brand, telling your story, and engaging your brand ambassadors.

Key Takeaways: Discover a new system for building a brand with meaning; Learn what it takes to create standout brand blueprint; Uncover four digital dynamics to help move a brand online

Tuesday, May 8, Annual Event, AMA Iowa, “13th Annual AMA Iowa NOVA Awards – Innovate” Check-in and Networking: 5:30 p.m. – 6:45 p.m. Awards Program: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. After Party: 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Join Iowa’s best marketers to celebrate the top marketing strategies and executions of 2017. Over the past 12 years, competition among brands has grown exponentially, bringing together marketers from all corners of Iowa business and industry in celebration of results-driven campaigns. This year the competition will come to life Thursday, May 10th at the 13th annual “Innovation” themed NOVA Awards hosted at Curate in the East Village neighborhood of downtown Des Moines, Iowa.

Stand out in the crowd at the event and at the after-party celebration with innovative cocktail attire. If you would like to register a corporate table for $400, click hereRegistration Details: Register for this event by noon on Friday, May 4th. AMA Iowa requires pre-payment online in advance of this event.

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

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Upcoming Greater Des Moines Partnership Events:

Wednesday May 2, 2018
Des Moines West Side Chamber  read more
Friday May 4, 2018
Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce  read more
Tuesday May 8, 2018
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce  read more
Wednesday May 9, 2018 – Friday May 11, 2018  read more
Wednesday May 9, 2018
Urbandale Chamber of Commerce  read more
Wednesday May 16, 2018
Des Moines East and South Chamber of Commerce  read more
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/
 
Friday, May 4
8:00am First Friday Free Coworking Day
4:30pm Gravitate Community Happy Hour
Tuesday, May 8
12:00pm WDMBI’s Expert Advice
6:00pm Freelancer Happy Hour
Thursday, May 10
8:30am Coffee and Contemplation
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