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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1 Million Cups 7:30 am
1 Million Cups @ maintenance Shop
Nov 6 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Join the weekly Wednesday event which brings together the community to rally behind entrepreneurs and to learn what others are building.  Each week entrepreneurs share their 10-minute pitch, followed by Q&A from the audience.  Plug-in[...]
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Become a Better Business Using 3 Top Marketing Trends 12:00 pm
Become a Better Business Using 3 Top Marketing Trends
Nov 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Get actionable ideas that are trending right now to firmly plant your product or service in consumers’ minds.
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Small Business Success Summit 8:00 am
Small Business Success Summit @ FFA Enrichment Center at DMACC
Nov 8 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
The purpose of the Small Business Success Summit is to inform, educate and inspire business owners in Greater Des Moines. This event will be the premier business conference of 2019. The summit will host three[...]
TechBrew: AM Des Moines – U.S. Cellular 8:00 am
TechBrew: AM Des Moines – U.S. Cellular @ WEST END ARCHITECTURAL SALVAGE
Nov 8 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Join the Technology Association of Iowa for TechBrew: AM presented by U.S. Cellular in the morning with coffee and vinyl Friday! TechBrew: AM is a morning networking event for entrepreneurs, technologists, government officials, business leaders and funders to connect[...]
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TechBrew: AM Cedar Rapids – U.S. Cellular 8:00 am
TechBrew: AM Cedar Rapids – U.S. Cellular @ CEDAR RAPIDS METRO ECONOMIC ALLIANCE
Nov 12 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Join the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance and the Technology Association of Iowa for the 2019 TechBrew:AM series presented by U.S. Cellular. TAI will interview a local technology leader who will share their favorite music, discuss their[...]
Creating your Government Marketing Strategy – Webinar 9:30 am
Creating your Government Marketing Strategy – Webinar
Nov 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Target Audience: Businesses that are pursuing government contracts and are already familiar with the fundamental concepts.This course material is applicable to government agencies of any level. Description: This webinar will provide information on the overall value[...]
Angel Investing 101- What is an Angel Investor and Does My Business Need One? 12:00 pm
Angel Investing 101- What is an Angel Investor and Does My Business Need One?
Nov 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Learn fundamental aspects of Angel Investing that will help you easily determine when to seek out an Angel Investor and why.
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1 Million Cups 7:30 am
1 Million Cups @ Ames American Legion
Nov 13 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Join the weekly Wednesday event which brings together the community to rally behind entrepreneurs and to learn what others are building.  Each week entrepreneurs share their 10-minute pitch, followed by Q&A from the audience.  Plug-in[...]
Boost with Facebook Holiday Bootcamp 9:30 am
Boost with Facebook Holiday Bootcamp @ The River Center
Nov 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
As the holiday season approaches we want to arm small business owners, entrepreneurs, job seekers, and community groups with the latest tips, tools, and insights to prepare them for a successful season.
Smart Start – Fort Dodge 6:00 pm
Smart Start – Fort Dodge
Nov 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
To register: Call 515-574-1293 or email noncredit@iowacentral.edu Location TBD Are you dreaming of starting a business but aren’t sure where to begin? This Smart Start workshop is for you! Join the NCI Small Business Development[...]
Start Smart Workshop 6:00 pm
Start Smart Workshop @ NIACC Pappajohn Center #117
Nov 13 @ 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 how to create a business plan, do market research, evaluate demand and business[...]
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Business QuickBooks 9:00 am
Business QuickBooks @ Keokuk County Service Center Sigourney
Nov 14 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Do you need a quick start to using QuickBooks? This class will include hands-on experience with QuickBooks software. You will learn how to: Set up a business; Pay and enter expenses, deposits and invoices; Complete[...]
Year-End Tax Planning for Your Business 12:00 pm
Year-End Tax Planning for Your Business
Nov 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Stay up-to-date on the continuously changing tax law landscape, including the new rules from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and more.
Veteran Focused Training: GSA’s Global Supply Program 1:00 pm
Veteran Focused Training: GSA’s Global Supply Program
Nov 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
 This webinar will provide information on how Veteran Owned Businesses can compete for opportunities to become a supplier to the GSA Global Supply program. We will provide an overview of the GSA Global Supply program[...]
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Amazon Small Business Academy: Create Your Listing 12:00 pm
Amazon Small Business Academy: Create Your Listing
Nov 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Learn best practices for creating an effective, compelling product listing.
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Next Level Branding Hacks to Promote Your Business Online 12:00 pm
Next Level Branding Hacks to Promote Your Business Online
Nov 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Learn advanced tips to build your digital brand and leverage social media to grow your business.
TechBrew North Iowa 5:00 pm
TechBrew North Iowa @ Mason City Brewery
Nov 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
TechBrew is a monthly event bringing together entrepreneurs, technologists, business people and investors from across North Iowa. Join like-minded North Iowans for an evening of creative thinking, conversation, and connections. As always, your first beer[...]
Smart Start Workshop 6:30 pm
Smart Start Workshop @ Ottumwa North Campus REC Classroom
Nov 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Start Smart is a two-hour workshop designed for anyone who is considering starting a business or expanding your business. You will learn how to create a business plan, do market research, evaluate demand and business[...]
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1 Million Cups 7:30 am
1 Million Cups @ Ames American Legion
Nov 20 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Join the weekly Wednesday event which brings together the community to rally behind entrepreneurs and to learn what others are building.  Each week entrepreneurs share their 10-minute pitch, followed by Q&A from the audience.  Plug-in[...]
Lunch & Learn – Click and Mortar 11:30 am
Lunch & Learn – Click and Mortar @ Looft Hall
Nov 20 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Limited to 30 people Register today! www.iowawesternsbdc.com/events or call Sue at 712-325-3350 or Michael 712-256-7728 Do you have a local Brick and Mortar business? This Workshop is for you. With online technologies, it is getting[...]
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7 Ways For Your Small Business To Make Money on Amazon 12:00 pm
7 Ways For Your Small Business To Make Money on Amazon
Nov 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Find out how you can use Amazon as a channel to grow your revenue as a product or service provider.
TechBrew Ottumwa 5:00 pm
TechBrew Ottumwa @ Market on Main
Nov 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
TechBrew Ottumwa @ Market on Main
Join TAI, Indian Hills Community College, and the Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation for TechBrew Ottumwa. TechBrew is a casual networking event for entrepreneurs, technologists, funders, government and business leaders. Enjoy a beer on us starting[...]
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Amazon Small Business Academy: Product Discovery 12:00 pm
Amazon Small Business Academy: Product Discovery
Nov 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Learn how to make your products easy to find for your current and potential customers.
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1 Million Cups 7:30 am
1 Million Cups @ Ames American Legion
Nov 27 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Join the weekly Wednesday event which brings together the community to rally behind entrepreneurs and to learn what others are building.  Each week entrepreneurs share their 10-minute pitch, followed by Q&A from the audience.  Plug-in[...]
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