RECAP: #DMBizEvents List from Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) – January 11 Edition

List of Upcoming Events related to Business in the Des Moines Area #DMBizEvents for Monday, January 11, 2016, through Tuesday, January 19, 2016, PLUS “Save the Dates” for January:

You can now listen to “Insight on Business the News Hour” on one of three radio stations. Catch it on AM-940, FM 104.5 or (if you’re really cool) on FM 103.3 HD2…each station at 5:05PM.
If you miss the broadcast news you can always catch the business interviews on our Podcast Page or download from iTunes here.

Tune in every Monday evening at 5:15PM for our favorite picks from the crowd-sourced #DMBizEvents list of Des Moines area business events for the coming two weeks.

Search #DMBizEvents on Twitter to discover events as they are added real-time and tweet using #DMBizEvents hashtag to add your favorite business-related event to our list. Events include networking, mixers, chamber events*, educational, informational or social business events being held in the Greater Des Moines Metro area. *All Des Moines area chamber events can also be found at: https://www.desmoinesmetro.com/en/calendar/

Be sure to follow @IOB_Newshour for all your Des Moines Area Business News and Marketing Tips and @AlaureMktg for Des Moines area business education and networking events.

Here are some of our favorite upcoming Des Moines Area Business Events from our list:

Monday, January 11, 2016

MONTHLY: Des Moines Web Geeks: 6:30pm at Legends American Grill, 216 Court Ave, Downtown Des Moines. “Set Up Your Computer for Web Development.” You might be familiar with what a hassle it is to set up a brand new machine for simple web development. Installing version control, installing build tools, and finding your favorite code editor can take up precious time that could be spent coding. Let’s start 2016 with a bang by going from zero to in no time. We’ll have several lightning talks, ranging from installing Git to setting up a local development server for testing. https://www.facebook.com/events/1527732360861114/   Twitter @JadeHandy

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

TUESDAY WEEKLY: Iowa Business Connection (IBC), Des Moines Chapter – Coffee Meetup: Every Tues morning 8:00 – 9:00am at Smokey Row, 1910 Cottage Grove Ave. “Turn connections into contacts and contacts into friends. No fees, no dues, no mandatory meetings!” More info: http://www.iowabusinessconnection.com/ or call Matt Youngs at 515-201-8705  LinkedIn group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/Iowa-Business-Connection-4603300/about

BI-MONTHLY: dsm Magazine’s Unveiling Party for January/February:
5:00-7:00pm at The Atrium at Capital Square, 400 Locust Street, Downtown Des Moines. Ring in a new year of dsm magazines! It will be a night of firsts – first dsm party of the year, first issue with new features, first peek right off the presses. See you there, in the fabulously renovated Atrium at Capital Square in downtown Des Moines! Click here for more information Twitter @dsmMagazine

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

WEDNESDAY WEEKLY: BUSINESS NETWORKING: 1 Million Cups Des Moines: The most innovative energy you’ll feel all week. Every Wednesday, 8am-9:30am, at Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater, 401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines.  Please join to enjoy free coffee/parking as the 1MC community supports and accelerates these entrepreneurs. More Information: https://www.facebook.com/1MillionCupsDSM  Twitter @1MillionCupsDSM

MONTHLY: Social Media Club of Des Moines First Event of the New Year!:
smcdsm_nye2016_event 6:00-8:00pm at Moxie, 505 East Grand Avenue, #105, Des Moines. “New Year’s #Goals—Sparking Your Creativity Using Social Media.” With the New Year right around the corner, now is the time to set goals for your 2016 social media strategy. But, what can digital marketers learn from artists? We’ll mingle with creative professionals around Des Moines to learn what inspires them, how they promote their art on social media, and more. Everyone will walk away with tips and tricks to give their online presence an extra spark of creativity. Register today—tickets are $10 and include wine and light appetizers. Hashtag #SMCDSM Twitter @SocialMediaDSM

Thursday, January 14, 2016

THURSDAY WEEKLY: Business Incubator Networking Group – Iowa (B.I.N.G.) 12-1pm Networking and education at the West Des Moines Incubator – 2829 Westown Parkway, Suite 220, West Des Moines. Followed by FREE open co-working in the WDM Incubator from 1 to 5 PM.  Twitter @JadeHandy

Saturday, January 16, 2016

WEEKLY: Small Business Incubator (BING-IA SES) B.I.N.G. Sweat Equity Saturday Meetup group: 8am to Noon. 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

JANUARY SAVE THE DATES:

RECAP: #DMBizEvents List from Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) – January 4 Edition

List of Upcoming Events related to Business in the Des Moines Area #DMBizEvents for Monday, January 4, 2016, through Tuesday, January 12, 2016, PLUS “Save the Dates” for January:

You can now listen to “Insight on Business the News Hour” on one of three radio stations. Catch it on AM-940, FM 104.5 or (if you’re really cool) on FM 103.3 HD2…each station at 5:05PM.
If you miss the broadcast news you can always catch the business interviews on our Podcast Page or download from iTunes here.

Tune in every Monday evening at 5:15PM for our favorite picks from the crowd-sourced #DMBizEvents list of Des Moines area business events for the coming two weeks.

Search #DMBizEvents on Twitter to discover events as they are added real-time and tweet using #DMBizEvents hashtag to add your favorite business-related event to our list. Events include networking, mixers, chamber events*, educational, informational or social business events being held in the Greater Des Moines Metro area. *All Des Moines area chamber events can also be found at: https://www.desmoinesmetro.com/en/calendar/

Be sure to follow @IOB_Newshour for all your Des Moines Area Business News and Marketing Tips and @AlaureMktg for Des Moines area business education and networking events.

Here are some of our favorite upcoming Des Moines Area Business Events from our list:

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

TUESDAY WEEKLY: Iowa Business Connection (IBC), Des Moines Chapter – Coffee Meetup: Every Tues morning 8:00 – 9:00am at Smokey Row, 1910 Cottage Grove Ave. “Turn connections into contacts and contacts into friends. No fees, no dues, no mandatory meetings!” More info: http://www.iowabusinessconnection.com/ or call Matt Youngs at 515-201-8705  LinkedIn group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/Iowa-Business-Connection-4603300/about

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

WEDNESDAY WEEKLY: BUSINESS NETWORKING: 1 Million Cups Des Moines: The most innovative energy you’ll feel all week. Every Wednesday, 8am-9:30am, at Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater, 401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines.  Please join to enjoy free coffee/parking as the 1MC community supports and accelerates these entrepreneurs. More Information: https://www.facebook.com/1MillionCupsDSM  Twitter @1MillionCupsDSM

Thursday, January 7, 2016

THURSDAY WEEKLY: Business Incubator Networking Group – Iowa (B.I.N.G.) 12-1pm Networking and education at the West Des Moines Incubator – 2829 Westown Parkway, Suite 220, West Des Moines. Followed by FREE open co-working in the WDM Incubator from 1 to 5 PM.  Twitter @JadeHandy

Information about Venture School (application deadline for Des Moines is January 8) also being presented: http://www.iowajpec.org/venture-school-cohort-schedules/

Friday, January 8, 2015

EVERY FIRST FRIDAY (Postponed to the Second Friday due to the New Year Holiday): Central Iowa Bloggers (CIB): Meets first Friday each month 7:00-9:30am at Panera Bread, 6740 University Ave, West Des Moines. Come chat about business, social media, cool apps, marketing, blogging and what New Year’s resolutions you already broken over coffee with cool peeps! Come and go as you are able. No agendas, no speeches and no singing (thankfully). Come and go as you are able. “#CIBdsm: Discussing Kittens and other key components of the Internet the first Friday of every month” More information: https://www.facebook.com/CentralIowaBloggers  Twitter Hashtag: #CIBdsm

EVERY FIRST FRIDAY (Postponed to the Second Friday due to the New Year Holiday): Gravitate – Free Co-Working Day: Free co-working all day at Gravitate – 206 6thAvenue Downtown, Des Moines. Information: http://www.gravitatedsm.com/events/  Twitter@GravitateDSM

EVERY FIRST FRIDAY (Postponed to the Second Friday due to the New Year Holiday): Gravitate Community Happy Hour Presented by CenturyLink: 4:30 to 6:30pm – 206 6th Avenue Downtown, Des Moines. More information: http://www.gravitatedsm.com/events/     Twitter @GravitateDSM

Saturday, January 9, 2016

WEEKLY: Small Business Incubator (BING-IA SES) B.I.N.G. Sweat Equity Saturday Meetup group: 8am to Noon. 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, January 4, 2016

MONTHLY: Des Moines Web Geeks: 6:30pm at Legends American Grill, 216 Court Ave, Downtown Des Moines. “Set Up Your Computer for Web Development.” You might be familiar with what a hassle it is to set up a brand new machine for simple web development. Installing version control, installing build tools, and finding your favorite code editor can take up precious time that could be spent coding. Let’s start 2016 with a bang by going from zero to in no time. We’ll have several lightning talks, ranging from installing Git to setting up a local development server for testing. https://www.facebook.com/events/1527732360861114/   Twitter @JadeHandy

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

BI-MONTHLY: dsm Magazine’s Unveiling Party for January/February:
5:00-7:00pm at The Atrium at Capital Square, 400 Locust Street, Downtown Des Moines. Ring in a new year of dsm magazines! It will be a night of firsts – first dsm party of the year, first issue with new features, first peek right off the presses. See you there, in the fabulously renovated Atrium at Capital Square in downtown Des Moines! Click here for more information Twitter @dsmMagazine

JANUARY SAVE THE DATES:

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

MONTHLY: Social Media Club of Des Moines First Event of the New Year!:
smcdsm_nye2016_event 6:00-8:00pm at Moxie, 505 East Grand Avenue, #105, Des Moines. “New Year’s #Goals—Sparking Your Creativity Using Social Media.” With the New Year right around the corner, now is the time to set goals for your 2016 social media strategy. But, what can digital marketers learn from artists? We’ll mingle with creative professionals around Des Moines to learn what inspires them, how they promote their art on social media, and more. Everyone will walk away with tips and tricks to give their online presence an extra spark of creativity. Register today—tickets are $10 and include wine and light appetizers. Hashtag #SMCDSM Twitter @SocialMediaDSM

RECAP: #DMBizEvents List from Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) – December 28 Edition

List of Upcoming Events related to Business in the Des Moines Area #DMBizEvents for Monday, December 28, 2015, through Tuesday, January 5, 2016, PLUS “Save the Dates” for January:

You can now listen to “Insight on Business the News Hour” on one of three radio stations. Catch it on AM-940, FM 104.5 or (if you’re really cool) on FM 103.3 HD2…each station at 5:05PM.
If you miss the broadcast news you can always catch the business interviews on our Podcast Page or download from iTunes here.

Tune in every Monday evening at 5:15PM for our favorite picks from the crowd-sourced #DMBizEvents list of Des Moines area business events for the coming two weeks.

Search #DMBizEvents on Twitter to discover events as they are added real-time and tweet using #DMBizEvents hashtag to add your favorite business-related event to our list. Events include networking, mixers, chamber events*, educational, informational or social business events being held in the Greater Des Moines Metro area. *All Des Moines area chamber events can also be found at: https://www.desmoinesmetro.com/en/calendar/

Be sure to follow @IOB_Newshour for all your Des Moines Area Business News and Marketing Tips and @AlaureMktg for Des Moines area business education and networking events.

Here are some of our favorite upcoming Des Moines Area Business Events from our list:

Saturday, January 2, 2016

WEEKLY: Small Business Incubator (BING-IA SES) B.I.N.G. Sweat Equity Saturday Meetup group: 8am to Noon. 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

JANUARY SAVE THE DATES:

These normal weekly events are on a break until after the first of the year:
TUESDAY WEEKLY: Iowa Business Connection (IBC), Des Moines Chapter – Coffee Meetup: Every Tues morning 8:00 – 9:00am at Smokey Row, 1910 Cottage Grove Ave. “Turn connections into contacts and contacts into friends. No fees, no dues, no mandatory meetings!” More info: http://www.iowabusinessconnection.com/ or call Matt Youngs at 515-201-8705  LinkedIn group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/Iowa-Business-Connection-4603300/about

WEDNESDAY WEEKLY: BUSINESS NETWORKING: 1 Million Cups Des Moines: The most innovative energy you’ll feel all week. Every Wednesday, 8am-9:30am, at Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater, 401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines.  Please join to enjoy free coffee/parking as the 1MC community supports and accelerates these entrepreneurs. More Information: https://www.facebook.com/1MillionCupsDSM  Twitter @1MillionCupsDSM

THURSDAY WEEKLY: Business Incubator Networking Group – Iowa (B.I.N.G.) 12-1pm Networking and education at the West Des Moines Incubator – 2829 Westown Parkway, Suite 220, West Des Moines. Followed by FREE open co-working in the WDM Incubator from 1 to 5 PM.  Twitter @JadeHandy

Friday, January 8, 2015

EVERY FIRST FRIDAY (Postponed to the Second Friday due to the New Year Holiday): Central Iowa Bloggers (CIB): Meets first Friday each month 7:00-9:30am at Panera Bread, 6740 University Ave, West Des Moines. Come chat about business, social media, cool apps, marketing, blogging and what New Year’s resolutions you already broken over coffee with cool peeps! Come and go as you are able. No agendas, no speeches and no singing (thankfully). Come and go as you are able. “#CIBdsm: Discussing Kittens and other key components of the Internet the first Friday of every month” More information: https://www.facebook.com/CentralIowaBloggers  Twitter Hashtag: #CIBdsm

EVERY FIRST FRIDAY (Postponed to the Second Friday due to the New Year Holiday): Gravitate – Free Co-Working Day: Free co-working all day at Gravitate – 206 6thAvenue Downtown, Des Moines. Information: http://www.gravitatedsm.com/events/  Twitter@GravitateDSM

EVERY FIRST FRIDAY (Postponed to the Second Friday due to the New Year Holiday): Gravitate Community Happy Hour Presented by CenturyLink: 4:30 to 6:30pm – 206 6th Avenue Downtown, Des Moines. More information: http://www.gravitatedsm.com/events/     Twitter @GravitateDSM

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

BI-MONTHLY: dsm Magazine’s Unveiling Party for January/February:
5:00-7:00pm at The Atrium at Capital Square, 400 Locust Street, Downtown Des Moines. Ring in a new year of dsm magazines! It will be a night of firsts – first dsm party of the year, first issue with new features, first peek right off the presses. See you there, in the fabulously renovated Atrium at Capital Square in downtown Des Moines! Click here for more information Twitter @dsmMagazine

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

MONTHLY: Social Media Club of Des Moines First Event of the New Year!:
smcdsm_nye2016_event 6:00-8:00pm at Moxie, 505 East Grand Avenue, #105, Des Moines. “New Year’s #Goals—Sparking Your Creativity Using Social Media.” With the New Year right around the corner, now is the time to set goals for your 2016 social media strategy. But, what can digital marketers learn from artists? We’ll mingle with creative professionals around Des Moines to learn what inspires them, how they promote their art on social media, and more. Everyone will walk away with tips and tricks to give their online presence an extra spark of creativity. Register today—tickets are $10 and include wine and light appetizers. Hashtag #SMCDSM Twitter @SocialMediaDSM

RECAP: #DMBizEvents List from Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) – December 21 Edition

List of Upcoming Events related to Business in the Des Moines Area #DMBizEvents for Monday, December 21 through Tuesday, December 29, 2015, PLUS “Save the Dates” for January:

You can now listen to “Insight on Business the News Hour” on one of three radio stations. Catch it on AM-940, FM 104.5 or (if you’re really cool) on FM 103.3 HD2…each station at 5:05PM.
If you miss the broadcast news you can always catch the business interviews on our Podcast Page or download from iTunes here.

Tune in every Monday evening at 5:15PM for our favorite picks from the crowd-sourced #DMBizEvents list of Des Moines area business events for the coming two weeks.

Search #DMBizEvents on Twitter to discover events as they are added real-time and tweet using #DMBizEvents hashtag to add your favorite business-related event to our list. Events include networking, mixers, chamber events*, educational, informational or social business events being held in the Greater Des Moines Metro area. *All Des Moines area chamber events can also be found at: https://www.desmoinesmetro.com/en/calendar/

Be sure to follow @IOB_Newshour for all your Des Moines Area Business News and Marketing Tips and @AlaureMktg for Des Moines area business education and networking events.

These normal weekly events are on a break until after the first of the year:
TUESDAY WEEKLY: Iowa Business Connection (IBC), Des Moines Chapter – Coffee Meetup: Every Tues morning 8:00 – 9:00am at Smokey Row, 1910 Cottage Grove Ave. “Turn connections into contacts and contacts into friends. No fees, no dues, no mandatory meetings!” More info: http://www.iowabusinessconnection.com/ or call Matt Youngs at 515-201-8705  LinkedIn group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/Iowa-Business-Connection-4603300/about

WEDNESDAY WEEKLY: BUSINESS NETWORKING: 1 Million Cups Des Moines: The most innovative energy you’ll feel all week. Every Wednesday, 8am-9:30am, at Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater, 401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines.  Please join to enjoy free coffee/parking as the 1MC community supports and accelerates these entrepreneurs. More Information: https://www.facebook.com/1MillionCupsDSM  Twitter @1MillionCupsDSM

THURSDAY WEEKLY: Business Incubator Networking Group – Iowa (B.I.N.G.) 12-1pm Networking and education at the West Des Moines Incubator – 2829 Westown Parkway, Suite 220, West Des Moines. Followed by FREE open co-working in the WDM Incubator from 1 to 5 PM.  Twitter @JadeHandy

SATURDAY WEEKLY: Small Business Incubator (BING-IA SES) B.I.N.G. Sweat Equity Saturday Meetup group: 8am to Noon. 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

JANUARY SAVE THE DATES:

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

MONTHLY: Social Media Club of Des Moines December Holiday Event: 6:00-8:00pm at Moxie, 505 East Grand Avenue, #105, Des Moines. “New Year’s #Goals—Sparking Your Creativity Using Social Media.” With the New Year right around the corner, now is the time to set goals for your 2016 social media strategy. But, what can digital marketers learn from artists? We’ll mingle with creative professionals around Des Moines to learn what inspires them, how they promote their art on social media, and more. Everyone will walk away with tips and tricks to give their online presense an extra spark of creativity. Register today—tickets are $10 and include wine and light appetizers. Hashtag #SMCDSM Twitter @SocialMediaDSM

RECAP: #DMBizEvents List from Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) – December 14 Edition

List of Upcoming Events related to Business in the Des Moines Area #DMBizEvents for Monday, December 14 through Tuesday, December 22, 2015, PLUS “Save the Dates” for December:

You can now listen to “Insight on Business the News Hour” on one of three radio stations. Catch it on AM-940, FM 104.5 or (if you’re really cool) on FM 103.3 HD2…each station at 5:05PM.
If you miss the broadcast news you can always catch the business interviews on our Podcast Page or download from iTunes here.

Tune in every Monday evening at 5:15PM for our favorite picks from the crowd-sourced #DMBizEvents list of Des Moines area business events for the coming two weeks.

Search #DMBizEvents on Twitter to discover events as they are added real-time and tweet using #DMBizEvents hashtag to add your favorite business-related event to our list. Events include networking, mixers, chamber events*, educational, informational or social business events being held in the Greater Des Moines Metro area. *All Des Moines area chamber events can also be found at: https://www.desmoinesmetro.com/en/calendar/

Be sure to follow @IOB_Newshour for all your Des Moines Area Business News and Marketing Tips and @AlaureMktg for Des Moines area business education and networking events.

Here are some of our favorite upcoming Des Moines Area Business Events from our list:

Monday, December 14, 2015

BUSINESS EDUCATION WORKSHOP: Des Moines Web Geeks: 6:30 to 8:00pm at Legends American Grill, 216 Court Avenue, Des Moines. “Roundtable – Running a business with free online tools.” There is a lot to running a business. Marketing your brand, quoting work, finding clients, TAXES. Solving these issues is an incredibly hard burden to bare on your own. Let’s pool our collective knowledge together as freelancers and business owners, share some of the lessons we’ve learned, and try to make the burden of running your own business a little less heavy.
RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1672490553029397/

Tuesday, December 15, 2015
WEEKLY: Iowa Business Connection (IBC), Des Moines Chapter – Coffee Meetup: Every Tues morning 8:00 – 9:00am at Smokey Row, 1910 Cottage Grove Ave. “Turn connections into contacts and contacts into friends. No fees, no dues, no mandatory meetings!” More info: http://www.iowabusinessconnection.com/ or call Matt Youngs at 515-201-8705  LinkedIn group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/Iowa-Business-Connection-4603300/about

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

WEEKLY: BUSINESS NETWORKING: 1 Million Cups Des Moines: The most innovative energy you’ll feel all week. Every Wednesday, 8am-9:30am, at Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater, 401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines.  Please join to enjoy free coffee/parking as the 1MC community supports and accelerates these entrepreneurs. More Information: https://www.facebook.com/1MillionCupsDSM  Twitter @1MillionCupsDSM

Thursday, December 17, 2015

WEEKLY: Business Incubator Networking Group – Iowa (B.I.N.G.) 12-1pm Networking and education at the West Des Moines Incubator – 2829 Westown Parkway, Suite 220, West Des Moines. Learn more about Venture School during this week’s special session: “University of Iowa Venture School Info Session (10-15 min.) with Wade Steenhoek.” Also, bring a stack of business cards and your 1-3 minute elevator pitch. Free PIZZA provided! Information and RSVP here: http://businessincubatornetworkinggroup.com/bing-lunch-n-learn-rsvp/ Lunch followed by FREE open co-working in the WDM Incubator from 1 to 5 PM.  Twitter @JadeHandy

MONTHLY BUSINESS NETWORKING: Startup Drinks Holiday Party Hosted by the Saturday Mfg: 5:30pm-? in Bay #121, 1717 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines. A Des Moines area networking event for entrepreneurs and startup enthusiasts. go to http://www.dmstartupdrinks.com/next-event/ Twitter: @dmstartupdrinks
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Saturday, December 19, 2015

WEEKLY: Small Business Incubator (BING-IA SES) B.I.N.G. Sweat Equity Saturday Meetup group: 8am to Noon. Meet and help ambitious people who have businesses or business startup aspirations. Roll up your sleeves on a Saturday to launch or grow a business. Meet with your team, work on your next steps, help others with their tasks and challenges and/or just provide your expertise and time to others. This is a time and a place to get things done and make things happen! http://www.meetup.com/Small-Business-Incubator-Meetup-West-Des-Moines-Iowa/events/218852426/   Twitter @JadeHandy

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

WEEKLY: Iowa Business Connection (IBC), Des Moines Chapter – Coffee Meetup: Every Tues morning 8:00 – 9:00am at Smokey Row, 1910 Cottage Grove Ave. “Turn connections into contacts and contacts into friends. No fees, no dues, no mandatory meetings!” More info:http://www.iowabusinessconnection.com/ or call Matt Youngs at 515-201-8705  LinkedIn group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/Iowa-Business-Connection-4603300/about

SAVE THE DATES:

Thursday, December 24, 2015

RECAP: #DMBizEvents List from Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) – December 7 Edition

List of Upcoming Events related to Business in the Des Moines Area #DMBizEvents for Monday, November 30 through Tuesday, December 8, 2015, PLUS “Save the Dates” for December:

You can now listen to “Insight on Business the News Hour” on one of three radio stations. Catch it on AM-940, FM 104.5 or (if you’re really cool) on FM 103.3 HD2…each station at 5:05PM.
If you miss the broadcast news you can always catch the business interviews on our Podcast Page or download from iTunes here.

Tune in every Monday evening at 5:15PM for our favorite picks from the crowd-sourced #DMBizEvents list of Des Moines area business events for the coming two weeks.

Search #DMBizEvents on Twitter to discover events as they are added real-time and tweet using #DMBizEvents hashtag to add your favorite business-related event to our list. Events include networking, mixers, chamber events*, educational, informational or social business events being held in the Greater Des Moines Metro area. *All Des Moines area chamber events can also be found at: https://www.desmoinesmetro.com/en/calendar/

Be sure to follow @IOB_Newshour for all your Des Moines Area Business News and Marketing Tips and @AlaureMktg for Des Moines area business education and networking events.

Here are some of our favorite upcoming Des Moines Area Business Events from our list:

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

WEEKLY: Iowa Business Connection (IBC), Des Moines Chapter – Coffee Meetup: Every Tues morning 8:00 – 9:00am at Smokey Row, 1910 Cottage Grove Ave. “Turn connections into contacts and contacts into friends. No fees, no dues, no mandatory meetings!” More info: http://www.iowabusinessconnection.com/ or call Matt Youngs at 515-201-8705  LinkedIn group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/Iowa-Business-Connection-4603300/about

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

WEEKLY: BUSINESS NETWORKING: 1 Million Cups Des Moines: The most innovative energy you’ll feel all week. Every Wednesday, 8am-9:30am, at Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater, 401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines.  Please join to enjoy free coffee/parking as the 1MC community supports and accelerates these entrepreneurs. More Information: https://www.facebook.com/1MillionCupsDSM  Twitter @1MillionCupsDSM

Thursday, December 10, 2015

lunchandlearn_image001WEEKLY: Business Incubator Networking Group – Iowa (B.I.N.G. -IA):  This week special edition: “Secrets to Taking Your Business to the Next Step.” 11:30am networking; 12-1pm Panel Discussion at the West Des Moines Incubator – 2829 Westown Parkway, Suite 220, West Des Moines. We will have a panel of successful entrepreneurs sharing tips and tricks for overcoming obstacles on the road to small business success. Our speakers will include: Anita Messerschmidt of EmbarkIT, James Deeds of KCL Engineering, Erin Rollenhagen of Entrepreneurial Technologies and Caleb Roney of Bizbuzz. Mandy Houk of Marketing Kinetics will be our moderator. Register Online at: $10 Lunch and Learn. 

FREE open co-working in the WDM Incubator from 1 to 5 PM. Information: http://businessincubatornetworkinggroup.com   Twitter @JadeHandy

techbrewMONTHLY BUSINESS NETWORKING: Technology Association of Iowa Tech Brew: 5-7 pm Join the Technology Association of Iowa’s TechBrew event, an informal gathering of entrepreneurs, technologists, business people and funders getting together to talk over a beer (social lubrication). Cocktails and networking will begin promptly at 5 pm! Come catch up with all your favorite techies at Beechwood Lounge (416 East Walnut Street, Des Moines RSVP and Information for FREE event: http://www.technologyiowa.org/index.cfm/19494/64857/techbrew_des_moines  Twitter @TechnologyIowa

MONTHLY: Social Media Club of Des Moines December Holiday Event: 5:30-8:30pm at Americana, 1312 Locust Street, Des Moines. “‘Tis The Season: Using Social Media To Give Back During The Holidays.” Join Social Media Club Des Moines for our second annual holiday party and panel. We’ve had a terrific year with the growth of the 2015 Hashie Awards and can’t wait to celebrate with you! During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it’s important to take time to give back to the Des Moines community. We’ll talk to the digital and non-profit experts to learn how they used social media to help others. Panelists are:
– Phil Roeder, Des Moines Public Schools
– Stephanie Filer, ARL
– Sam Auen, Tacopacolypes
Tickets are $20 and include drinks and heavy appetizers. Cost $20. Information and registration: https://www.facebook.com/events/755186727959894/  Hashtag #SMCDSM Twitter @SocialMediaDSM  Twitter @AmericanaDSM
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Saturday, December 12, 2015

WEEKLY: Small Business Incubator (BING-IA SES) B.I.N.G. Sweat Equity Saturday Meetup group: 8am to Noon. Meet and help ambitious people who have businesses or business startup aspirations. Roll up your sleeves on a Saturday to launch or grow a business. Meet with your team, work on your next steps, help others with their tasks and challenges and/or just provide your expertise and time to others. This is a time and a place to get things done and make things happen! http://www.meetup.com/Small-Business-Incubator-Meetup-West-Des-Moines-Iowa/events/218852426/   Twitter @JadeHandy

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

WEEKLY: Iowa Business Connection (IBC), Des Moines Chapter – Coffee Meetup: Every Tues morning 8:00 – 9:00am at Smokey Row, 1910 Cottage Grove Ave. “Turn connections into contacts and contacts into friends. No fees, no dues, no mandatory meetings!” More info:http://www.iowabusinessconnection.com/ or call Matt Youngs at 515-201-8705  LinkedIn group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/Iowa-Business-Connection-4603300/about

SAVE THE DATES:

Thursday, December 17, 2015
MONTHLY BUSINESS NETWORKING: Startup Drinks Holiday Party Hosted by the Saturday Mfg: 5:30pm-? in Bay #121, 1717 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines. A Des Moines area networking event for entrepreneurs and startup enthusiasts. go to http://www.dmstartupdrinks.com/next-event/ Twitter: @dmstartupdrinks
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RECAP: #DMBizEvents List from Insight On Business the News Hour (@IOB_NewsHour) – November 30 Edition

List of Upcoming Events related to Business in the Des Moines Area #DMBizEvents for Monday, November 30 through Tuesday, December 8, 2015, PLUS “Save the Dates” for December:

You can now listen to “Insight on Business the News Hour” on one of three radio stations. Catch it on AM-940, FM 104.5 or (if you’re really cool) on FM 103.3 HD2…each station at 5:05PM.
If you miss the broadcast news you can always catch the business interviews on our Podcast Page or download from iTunes here.

Tune in every Monday evening at 5:15PM for our favorite picks from the crowd-sourced #DMBizEvents list of Des Moines area business events for the coming two weeks.

Search #DMBizEvents on Twitter to discover events as they are added real-time and tweet using #DMBizEvents hashtag to add your favorite business-related event to our list. Events include networking, mixers, chamber events*, educational, informational or social business events being held in the Greater Des Moines Metro area. *All Des Moines area chamber events can also be found at: https://www.desmoinesmetro.com/en/calendar/

Be sure to follow @IOB_Newshour for all your Des Moines Area Business News and Marketing Tips and @AlaureMktg for Des Moines area business education and networking events.

Here are some of our favorite upcoming Des Moines Area Business Events from our list:

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

WEEKLY: Iowa Business Connection (IBC), Des Moines Chapter – Coffee Meetup: Every Tues morning 8:00 – 9:00am at Smokey Row, 1910 Cottage Grove Ave. “Turn connections into contacts and contacts into friends. No fees, no dues, no mandatory meetings!” More info:http://www.iowabusinessconnection.com/ or call Matt Youngs at 515-201-8705  LinkedIn group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/Iowa-Business-Connection-4603300/about

ANNUAL: Holiday Open House: Creme Cupcake:  4:30-7:00pm.  Crème Cupcake, 543 28th St, Des MoinesThank you for your sweet support! To show our appreciation, please join us for complimentary samplings of holiday cupcakes, desserts and cocktails!  https://www.facebook.com/events/431413947054382/
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Wednesday, December 2, 2015

WEEKLY: BUSINESS NETWORKING: 1 Million Cups Des Moines: The most innovative energy you’ll feel all week. Every Wednesday, 8am-9:30am, at Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater, 401 W Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines.  Please join to enjoy free coffee/parking as the 1MC community supports and accelerates these entrepreneurs. More Information: https://www.facebook.com/1MillionCupsDSM  Twitter @1MillionCupsDSM

Thursday, December 3, 2015

WEEKLY: Business Incubator Networking Group – Iowa (B.I.N.G. -IA): Free Weekly Lunch and Learn and networking group. Every Thursday at noon at the West Des Moines Incubator – 2829 Westown Parkway, Suite 220, West Des Moines. With FREE open co-working in the WDM Incubator from 1 to 5 PM. Information: http://businessincubatornetworkinggroup.com   Twitter @JadeHandy

ANNUAL: HOLIDAY EVENT PLANNERS PARTY AND TASTING: The 2015 Jingle Bites Tasting: 6-8pm, at FFA Enrichment Center, 1055 SW Prairie Trail Parkway, Ankeny. Meet potential caterers and sample culinary sensations! Come out and celebrate Fifth Anniversary at the FFA Enrichment Center. Win prizes, network and enjoy the fun! RSVP by December 1 to Jennifer 515-965-7372 or reply@ffaenrichmentcenter.com. holidaybites2015

Friday, December 4, 2015

EVERY FIRST FRIDAY: Central Iowa Bloggers (CIB): Meets first Friday each month 7:00-9:30am at Panera Bread, 6740 University Ave, West Des Moines. Come chat about business, social media, cool apps, marketing, blogging and your plans for 2015 over coffee with cool peeps! Come and go as you are able. “#CIBdsm: Discussing Kittens and other key components of the Internet the first Friday of every month” More information: https://www.facebook.com/CentralIowaBloggers

EVERY FIRST FRIDAY: Gravitate – Free Co-Working Day: Free co-working all day at Gravitate – 206 6thAvenue Downtown, Des Moines. Information: http://www.gravitatedsm.com/events/  Twitter@GravitateDSM

EVERY FIRST FRIDAY: Gravitate Community Happy Hour Presented by CenturyLink: 4:30 to 6:30pm – 206 6th Avenue Downtown, Des Moines. More information: http://www.gravitatedsm.com/events/     Twitter @GravitateDSM
Saturday, December 5, 2015

WEEKLY: Small Business Incubator (BING-IA SES) B.I.N.G. Sweat Equity Saturday Meetup group: 8am to Noon. Meet and help ambitious people who have businesses or business startup aspirations. Roll up your sleeves on a Saturday to launch or grow a business. Meet with your team, work on your next steps, help others with their tasks and challenges and/or just provide your expertise and time to others. This is a time and a place to get things done and make things happen! http://www.meetup.com/Small-Business-Incubator-Meetup-West-Des-Moines-Iowa/events/218852426/   Twitter @JadeHandy

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

WEEKLY: Iowa Business Connection (IBC), Des Moines Chapter – Coffee Meetup: Every Tues morning 8:00 – 9:00am at Smokey Row, 1910 Cottage Grove Ave. “Turn connections into contacts and contacts into friends. No fees, no dues, no mandatory meetings!” More info:http://www.iowabusinessconnection.com/ or call Matt Youngs at 515-201-8705  LinkedIn group: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/Iowa-Business-Connection-4603300/about

SAVE THE DATES:
Thursday, December 10, 2015

MONTHLY: Social Media Club of Des Moines December Holiday Event: 5:30-8:30pm at Americana, 1312 Locust Street, Des Moines. “‘Tis The Season: Using Social Media To Give Back During The Holidays.” Join Social Media Club Des Moines for our second annual holiday party and panel. We’ve had a terrific year with the growth of the 2015 Hashie Awards and can’t wait to celebrate with you! During the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, it’s important to take time to give back to the Des Moines community. We’ll talk to the digital and non-profit experts to learn how they used social media to help others. Panelists are:
– Phil Roeder, Des Moines Public Schools
– Stephanie Filer, ARL
– Sam Auen, Tacopacolypes
Tickets are $20 and include drinks and heavy appetizers. Cost $20. Information and registration: https://www.facebook.com/events/755186727959894/  Hashtag #SMCDSM Twitter @SocialMediaDSM  Twitter @AmericanaDSM
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Thursday, December 17, 2015
MONTHLY BUSINESS NETWORKING: Startup Drinks Holiday Party Hosted by the Saturday Mfg: 5:30pm-? in Bay #121, 1717 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines. A Des Moines area networking event for entrepreneurs and startup enthusiasts. go to http://www.dmstartupdrinks.com/next-event/ Twitter: @dmstartupdrinks
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