This is our statewide listing of workshop events. If you click on the workshop events listed below on the calendar, more information and registration instructions will pop up.

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@ Gravitate Valley Junction
Oct 3 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
The Iowa WBC and U.S. Bank invite YOU to SPEED COACHING.  Join banking, marketing, design, real estate, and legal experts for a structured yet relaxed meeting format designed to accelerate business contacts.  This interactive coaching[...]
Speed Coaching with US Bank 4:30 pm
Speed Coaching with US Bank @ Gravitate Valley Junction
Oct 3 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Calling all retail and service industries for Speed Coaching! Join banking, marketing, design, real estate, and legal experts for a structured yet relaxed meeting format designed to accelerate business contacts. This interactive coaching opportunity will[...]
SCORE Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Workshop 6:00 pm
SCORE Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Workshop @ FFA Enrichment Center, Room 214
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The SCORE Simple Steps for Strating Your Business Workshop Series can help you develop and test your business idea. Decide if you’re ready, draft a business plan, determine your competitive advantage and get started on the right track.[...]
SCORE Simple Steps for Starting Your Business™ 6:00 pm
SCORE Simple Steps for Starting Your Business™ @ DMACC, FFA Enrichment Center, Room 214
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Register for the event at  https://ce.dmacctraining.com  or call 800-342-0033. SCORE is presenting a workshop series to help develop and test your business idea. Decide if you’re ready, draft a business plan, determine your competitive advantage, and get started[...]
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FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman 12:00 pm
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman @ The Iowa Center
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us this fall for FocusME! Led by Alicia Newman, this group will meet over the lunch hour from noon to 1:30pm each day at The Iowa Center. FocusME provides a space for entrepreneurial-minded women to[...]
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FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman 12:00 pm
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman @ The Iowa Center
Oct 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us this fall for FocusME! Led by Alicia Newman, this group will meet over the lunch hour from noon to 1:30pm each day at The Iowa Center. FocusME provides a space for entrepreneurial-minded women to[...]
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First Friday Series: Rachel Eubank 11:30 am
First Friday Series: Rachel Eubank @ Iowa Center for Economic Success
Oct 6 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
RACHEL EUBANK TO SPEAK AT FIRST FRIDAY SERIES President of Sticks, Inc. to Present on Oct. 6   GREATER DES MOINES, IA (Sept. 12, 2017) – Iowa Center for Economic Success’ Women’s Business Center and[...]
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman 12:00 pm
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman @ The Iowa Center
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us this fall for FocusME! Led by Alicia Newman, this group will meet over the lunch hour from noon to 1:30pm each day at The Iowa Center. FocusME provides a space for entrepreneurial-minded women to[...]
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FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman 12:00 pm
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman @ The Iowa Center
Oct 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us this fall for FocusME! Led by Alicia Newman, this group will meet over the lunch hour from noon to 1:30pm each day at The Iowa Center. FocusME provides a space for entrepreneurial-minded women to[...]
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NIACC Social Media Breakfasts 8:00 am
NIACC Social Media Breakfasts @ Chamber of Commerce
Oct 10 @ 8:00 am – 9:30 am
 
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman 12:00 pm
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman @ The Iowa Center
Oct 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us this fall for FocusME! Led by Alicia Newman, this group will meet over the lunch hour from noon to 1:30pm each day at The Iowa Center. FocusME provides a space for entrepreneurial-minded women to[...]
Lunch & Learn: Understanding Your Financial Statement 12:00 pm
Lunch & Learn: Understanding Your Financial Statement @ BioVentures Center
Oct 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Hi Everyone,   Our October Lunch and Learn is titled “Understanding Your Financial Statement” and it will be hosted by RSM’s Blake Zacharias and Tasha Rhamy. Their presentation will help you understand how you can[...]
The SafeFood Series 5:00 pm
The SafeFood Series @ Iowa Women's Business Center
Oct 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Starting or own a restaurant?   The SafeFood Series   Led by Dr. Catherine Strohbehn of Iowa State University Join us for the SafeFood series, three sessions covering fundamental food safety information for restaurant and[...]
SCORE Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Workshop 6:00 pm
SCORE Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Workshop @ FFA Enrichment Center, Room 214
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The SCORE Simple Steps for Strating Your Business Workshop Series can help you develop and test your business idea. Decide if you’re ready, draft a business plan, determine your competitive advantage and get started on the right track.[...]
SCORE Simple Steps for Starting Your Business™ 6:00 pm
SCORE Simple Steps for Starting Your Business™ @ DMACC, FFA Enrichment Center, Room 214
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Register for the event at https://ce.dmacctraining.com  or call 800-342-0033. SCORE is presenting a workshop series to help develop and test your business idea. Decide if you’re ready, draft a business plan, determine your competitive advantage, and get started[...]
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NIACC Social Media Breakfast 8:00 am
NIACC Social Media Breakfast @ Center 1
Oct 11 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
 
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman 12:00 pm
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman @ The Iowa Center
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us this fall for FocusME! Led by Alicia Newman, this group will meet over the lunch hour from noon to 1:30pm each day at The Iowa Center. FocusME provides a space for entrepreneurial-minded women to[...]
NIACC Start Smart Workshop 6:00 pm
NIACC Start Smart Workshop @ NIACC, PC 117 (9/20, 10/11), PC 224 (10/25)
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Start Smart is a two-hour workshop designed for anyone who is considering starting a business or expanding your business.  You will learn to create a business plan, do market research, evaluate demand and business strength,[...]
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Developing a Retail Customer Service Plan 9:00 am
Developing a Retail Customer Service Plan @ NICC Town Clock Business Center
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
To Register, click HERE or call 563-557-8271, Ext. 380 and register for Workshop #56471. In today’s market there are very few truly original products or ideas, so you must stand out in the area of[...]
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman 12:00 pm
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman @ The Iowa Center
Oct 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us this fall for FocusME! Led by Alicia Newman, this group will meet over the lunch hour from noon to 1:30pm each day at The Iowa Center. FocusME provides a space for entrepreneurial-minded women to[...]
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FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman 12:00 pm
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman @ The Iowa Center
Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us this fall for FocusME! Led by Alicia Newman, this group will meet over the lunch hour from noon to 1:30pm each day at The Iowa Center. FocusME provides a space for entrepreneurial-minded women to[...]
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FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman 12:00 pm
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman @ The Iowa Center
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us this fall for FocusME! Led by Alicia Newman, this group will meet over the lunch hour from noon to 1:30pm each day at The Iowa Center. FocusME provides a space for entrepreneurial-minded women to[...]
DreamBuilder Accelerated 5:00 pm
DreamBuilder Accelerated @ The Iowa Center
Oct 16 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
DREAMBUILDER ACCELERATED The business plan. Writing one can be intimidating. You’re juggling market research with competitor analysis, financial projections with marketing strategies. Let The Iowa Center help you navigate it all. DreamBuilder Accelerated takes The Iowa[...]
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FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman 12:00 pm
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman @ The Iowa Center
Oct 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us this fall for FocusME! Led by Alicia Newman, this group will meet over the lunch hour from noon to 1:30pm each day at The Iowa Center. FocusME provides a space for entrepreneurial-minded women to[...]
TechBrew North Iowa 5:00 pm
TechBrew North Iowa @ Mason City Brewing
Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
TechBrews are networking events designed to bring together entrepreneurs, technologists, business people and investors. TechBrew North Iowa will be held the 3rd Tuesday of each month and are sponsored by the Technology Association of Iowa,[...]
SCORE Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Workshop 6:00 pm
SCORE Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Workshop @ FFA Enrichment Center, Room 214
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The SCORE Simple Steps for Strating Your Business Workshop Series can help you develop and test your business idea. Decide if you’re ready, draft a business plan, determine your competitive advantage and get started on the right track.[...]
SCORE Simple Steps for Starting Your Business™ 6:00 pm
SCORE Simple Steps for Starting Your Business™ @ DMACC, FFA Enrichment Center, Room 214
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Register for the event at https://ce.dmacctraining.com  or call 800-342-0033. SCORE is presenting a workshop series to help develop and test your business idea. Decide if you’re ready, draft a business plan, determine your competitive advantage, and get started[...]
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FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman 12:00 pm
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman @ The Iowa Center
Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us this fall for FocusME! Led by Alicia Newman, this group will meet over the lunch hour from noon to 1:30pm each day at The Iowa Center. FocusME provides a space for entrepreneurial-minded women to[...]
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FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman 12:00 pm
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman @ The Iowa Center
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us this fall for FocusME! Led by Alicia Newman, this group will meet over the lunch hour from noon to 1:30pm each day at The Iowa Center. FocusME provides a space for entrepreneurial-minded women to[...]
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SBA and Iowa Small Business: Government Contracting Opportunities 10:30 am
SBA and Iowa Small Business: Government Contracting Opportunities @ America's SBDC Iowa, IWCC
Oct 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
SBA and Iowa Small Business Government Contracting Opportunities   When:      October 20, 2017 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Where:     America’s SBDC Iowa Iowa Western Community College Looft Hall Room 022 2700 College Road[...]
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman 12:00 pm
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman @ The Iowa Center
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us this fall for FocusME! Led by Alicia Newman, this group will meet over the lunch hour from noon to 1:30pm each day at The Iowa Center. FocusME provides a space for entrepreneurial-minded women to[...]
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FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman 12:00 pm
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman @ The Iowa Center
Oct 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us this fall for FocusME! Led by Alicia Newman, this group will meet over the lunch hour from noon to 1:30pm each day at The Iowa Center. FocusME provides a space for entrepreneurial-minded women to[...]
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FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman 12:00 pm
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman @ The Iowa Center
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us this fall for FocusME! Led by Alicia Newman, this group will meet over the lunch hour from noon to 1:30pm each day at The Iowa Center. FocusME provides a space for entrepreneurial-minded women to[...]
Self-Care for Business Owners 5:00 pm
Self-Care for Business Owners @ The Iowa Center
Oct 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us for a discussion on how to live your best life without stress. Rachel will discuss how stress impacts our well-being and will take participants through simple breath movement practice to help alleviate tension.[...]
SCORE Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Workshop 6:00 pm
SCORE Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Workshop @ FFA Enrichment Center, Room 214
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The SCORE Simple Steps for Strating Your Business Workshop Series can help you develop and test your business idea. Decide if you’re ready, draft a business plan, determine your competitive advantage and get started on the right track.[...]
SCORE Simple Steps for Starting Your Business™ 6:00 pm
SCORE Simple Steps for Starting Your Business™ @ DMACC, FFA Enrichment Center, Room 214
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Register for the event at https://ce.dmacctraining.com  or call 800-342-0033. SCORE is presenting a workshop series to help develop and test your business idea. Decide if you’re ready, draft a business plan, determine your competitive advantage, and get started[...]
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Global Trade Issues Forum 8:30 am
Global Trade Issues Forum @ University of Northern Iowa - Commons
Oct 25 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Global Trade Issues Forum
NIACC Social Media Breakfast 8:30 am
NIACC Social Media Breakfast @ First Citizens National Bank
Oct 25 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
 
Top Five Things to Know When Hiring Someone 11:30 am
Top Five Things to Know When Hiring Someone @ Greater Des Moines Partnership
Oct 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Join Kelsey K. Crosse & Maggie A. Hanson of the Davis Brown Law Firm’s Litigation Division as they cover the necessary steps to take when considering a hire and provide useful insight on the state[...]
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman 12:00 pm
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman @ The Iowa Center
Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us this fall for FocusME! Led by Alicia Newman, this group will meet over the lunch hour from noon to 1:30pm each day at The Iowa Center. FocusME provides a space for entrepreneurial-minded women to[...]
NIACC Start Smart Workshop 6:00 pm
NIACC Start Smart Workshop @ NIACC, PC 117 (9/20, 10/11), PC 224 (10/25)
Oct 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Start Smart is a two-hour workshop designed for anyone who is considering starting a business or expanding your business.  You will learn to create a business plan, do market research, evaluate demand and business strength,[...]
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FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman 12:00 pm
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman @ The Iowa Center
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us this fall for FocusME! Led by Alicia Newman, this group will meet over the lunch hour from noon to 1:30pm each day at The Iowa Center. FocusME provides a space for entrepreneurial-minded women to[...]
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DreamBuilder Accelerated 8:30 am
DreamBuilder Accelerated @ The Iowa Center
Oct 27 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
DREAMBUILDER ACCELERATED The business plan. Writing one can be intimidating. You’re juggling market research with competitor analysis, financial projections with marketing strategies. Let The Iowa Center help you navigate it all. DreamBuilder Accelerated takes The Iowa[...]
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman 12:00 pm
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman @ The Iowa Center
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us this fall for FocusME! Led by Alicia Newman, this group will meet over the lunch hour from noon to 1:30pm each day at The Iowa Center. FocusME provides a space for entrepreneurial-minded women to[...]
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FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman 12:00 pm
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman @ The Iowa Center
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us this fall for FocusME! Led by Alicia Newman, this group will meet over the lunch hour from noon to 1:30pm each day at The Iowa Center. FocusME provides a space for entrepreneurial-minded women to[...]
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FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman 12:00 pm
FocusME Series: Led by Alicia Newman @ The Iowa Center
Oct 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Join us this fall for FocusME! Led by Alicia Newman, this group will meet over the lunch hour from noon to 1:30pm each day at The Iowa Center. FocusME provides a space for entrepreneurial-minded women to[...]
Healthcare in Iowa: What You Need to Know Now 5:00 pm
Healthcare in Iowa: What You Need to Know Now @ The Iowa Center
Oct 31 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join us on October 31st from 5pm to 6pm for Healthcare in Iowa: What You Need to Know Now. Led by expert Eric Kiser of Holmes Murphy, this free session will cover what changes are[...]