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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Starting Or Growing A Veteran-Owned Business 8:30 am
Starting Or Growing A Veteran-Owned Business @ ISU Hansen Ag. Student Learning Center
Mar 3 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Owning a Veteran-Owned Small Business Veterans have the character, discipline and skills needed to succeed as small business owners and entrepreneurs. Wondering what it takes and how you can prepare? Enroll in Boots to Business[...]
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Women’s Conference 2020 8:00 am
Women’s Conference 2020 @ Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
Mar 4 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
The Iowa Women’s Conference, or WOCO, is a never-before-done event designed to bring together all types of women to educate, inspire and entertain. More than 50% of women find it stressful to maintain a work/life[...]
Dream Builder Training 6:00 pm
Dream Builder Training @ Lee County Conservation
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Join a group of like-minded entrepreneurs as they build their business plan. Learn from each other, from guest speakers, and on-line, utilizing an easy to follow business plan model.
Start Smart 6:00 pm
Start Smart @ NIACC
Mar 4 @ 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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Startup Seminar 2:00 pm
Startup Seminar @ Gravitate Coworking
Mar 5 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Entrepreneurs and Innovators – don’t miss this learning opportunity! Featuring topics relevant to early-stage ventures, from corporate formation to seed stage financing to intellectual property, you’ll hear founder perspectives on these issues, as well as[...]
TechBrew Cedar Valley 5:00 pm
TechBrew Cedar Valley @ Urban Pie
Mar 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
TechBrew is a casual networking event for college students, entrepreneurs, technologists, and business leaders to discuss the latest tech news & events in the Cedar Valley and state of Iowa. This free, monthly event begins at[...]
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Intro to QuickBooks 9:00 am
Intro to QuickBooks
Mar 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Topics Covered:  Determine which version of QuickBooks is best for you Set up QuickBooks and select account categories How to view and understand reports Reconcile checkbook and bank statements How to make corrections How to[...]
Make Some Noise – Regional Lunch 11:30 am
Make Some Noise – Regional Lunch @ Goodwill of Central Iowa
Mar 10 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Ken Schmidt played an active role in one of the most celebrated turnarounds in corporate history. He is the former director of communications for Harley Davidson Motor Company and the author of Make Some Noise:[...]
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Dream Builder Training 6:00 pm
Dream Builder Training @ Lee County Conservation
Mar 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Join a group of like-minded entrepreneurs as they build their business plan. Learn from each other, from guest speakers, and on-line, utilizing an easy to follow business plan model.
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Financial Model Seminar 8:30 am
Financial Model Seminar @ BrownWinick Law Firm
Mar 12 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
So you have created a product, but have you created a viable business? As much as you are in love with your software or physical product, can it really make money as an ongoing concern?[...]
Business QuickBooks 9:00 am
Business QuickBooks @ Indian Hills CC North Campus REC
Mar 12 @ 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[...]
Disaster Preparedness Webinar 9:00 am
Disaster Preparedness Webinar
Mar 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Disasters. We all hope to avoid them, but they are bound to happen when least expected. Many businesses are not prepared, nor do they know where to turn for help when the worst strikes, and[...]
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TechBrew: AM Des Moines 8:00 am
TechBrew: AM Des Moines @ West End Architectural Salvage
Mar 13 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
TechBrew:AM is a morning networking event for entrepreneurs, technologists, government officials, business leaders and all those who love tech, to connect over coffee and hear from a featured, local technology executive. TAI will interview a local technology executive who will[...]
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Social Media Marketing: A Few Best Practices for 2020 9:00 am
Social Media Marketing: A Few Best Practices for 2020
Mar 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
This two-hour session will cover basic social media marketing techniques for your small business. The focus of the workshop will be on Facebook, Instagram, and Google My Business strategies, such as how to best utilize your online business profile[...]
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Understanding Cash Flow – A Critical Component to the Life of Your Business 10:00 am
Understanding Cash Flow – A Critical Component to the Life of Your Business
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Get real with money, understand your costs, and manage your cash to create and maintain stability and profitability.
Take Your Business Global 1:00 pm
Take Your Business Global
Mar 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Please join the Small Business Administration (SBA), in collaboration with the National Women’s Business Council, in our March celebration of both Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day. SBA will showcase how women-owned businesses have[...]
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Raising Capital Seminar 8:00 am
Raising Capital Seminar @ BrownWinick Law Firm
Mar 23 @ 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Startup company founders in Greater Des Moines (DSM) will have the opportunity to learn from other entrepreneurs and startup investors on how to raise equity capital. This full day event will take participants through all[...]
Retail Marketing Workshop 5:00 pm
Retail Marketing Workshop
Mar 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
A focus on marketing strategies for small-town retail shops.
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Business Succession Planning – Making It a Seamless Transition 1:00 pm
Business Succession Planning – Making It a Seamless Transition
Mar 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
You’ll learn about creating a business succession plan, business valuation, planning for your next chapter, the emotional side of selling and more.
SBA Disaster Assistance Webinar for Small Businesses 2:30 pm
SBA Disaster Assistance Webinar for Small Businesses
Mar 24 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
The SBA’s Iowa District Office will host two Webinars this week to give an overview of assistance available to Iowa small businesses through the SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program.   The webinars will discuss[...]
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Dream Builder Training 6:00 pm
Dream Builder Training @ Lee County Conservation
Mar 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Join a group of like-minded entrepreneurs as they build their business plan. Learn from each other, from guest speakers, and on-line, utilizing an easy to follow business plan model.
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SBA Disaster Assistance Webinar for Small Businesses 2:30 pm
SBA Disaster Assistance Webinar for Small Businesses
Mar 26 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
The SBA’s Iowa District Office will host two Webinars this week to give an overview of assistance available to Iowa small businesses through the SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program.   The webinars will discuss[...]
Smart Start – Starting a New Business #72052 5:30 pm
Smart Start – Starting a New Business #72052 @ SCC Mt. Pleasant, 201
Mar 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
This workshop will help you analyze your business idea and cover what you need to know to launch your business. You will learn how important a business plan is and ways to create it, how[...]
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Funding to Help Employers Build Their Skilled Workforce Webinar 12:00 pm
Funding to Help Employers Build Their Skilled Workforce Webinar
Mar 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Learn about how Future Ready Iowa funding opportunities can help your employees get the credentials they need to build your skilled workforce.
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Herramientas para su Negocio ante el Trabajo Remoto (Parte 1) (Business Tools for Remote Work (Part 1) 12:00 pm
How to Cyber Secure Your Virtual Office 3:00 pm
How to Cyber Secure Your Virtual Office
Mar 31 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Defend your devices & data from hackers & cybercriminals during this unprecedented time. This is a FREE Webinar to help friends, clients and past speech attendees protect their remote offices. Whether you are working from[...]