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 @ Ames American Legion
Jul 10 @ 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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1 Million Cups 7:30 am
1 Million Cups @ Ames American Legion
Jul 17 @ 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[...]
Getting It Right – Know Your Fiduciary Responsibility 8:30 am
Getting It Right – Know Your Fiduciary Responsibility @ Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
Jul 17 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
To attend this seminar register online at dol.gov/agencies/ebsa under Seminars and Webcasts.
Get Productive With Google’s Digital Tools 11:00 am
Get Productive With Google’s Digital Tools @ Iowa Lakes Algona campus room #16
Jul 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
TO REGISTER VISIT: WWW.IOWALAKES.EDU/CE FOR QUESTIONS CALL: 800-252-5664 Whether you’re a student, a job seeker, a parent, a volunteer, an employee or a business owner, digital tools can help you manage everyday tasks more efficiently.[...]
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IEDA International Trade – International Offices Roadshow – Fort Dodge 8:30 am
IEDA International Trade – International Offices Roadshow – Fort Dodge @ Iowa Central Community College
Jul 23 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Email dlarson@fortdodgeiowa.org to register. The IEDA International Trade Office works with international offices and consultants across the globe to help support global exports for Iowa companies. These organizations work with IEDA and Iowa companies to[...]
Understanding the Basics – Quickbooks Training 8:30 am
Understanding the Basics – Quickbooks Training @ Greene County ISU Extension Office
Jul 23 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
TechBrew 5:00 pm
TechBrew @ Lake Time Brewery
Jul 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
This two-hour networking event is designed to bring together entrepreneurs, business people, technologists and investors. TechBrew is in partnership with the North Iowa Corridor and NIACC Pappajohn Center. Registration is required by calling 641-422-4111 or[...]
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1 Million Cups 7:30 am
1 Million Cups @ Ames American Legion
Jul 24 @ 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[...]
IEDA International Trade – International Offices Roadshow – Pella 8:30 am
IEDA International Trade – International Offices Roadshow – Pella @ Vermeer facilities
Jul 24 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Email ceysink@co.marion.ia.us to register. The IEDA International Trade Office works with international offices and consultants across the globe to help support global exports for Iowa companies. These organizations work with IEDA and Iowa companies to[...]
Understanding the Basics – Quickbooks Training 8:30 am
Understanding the Basics – Quickbooks Training @ Greene County ISU Extension Office
Jul 24 @ 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Start Smart Workshop 6:00 pm
Start Smart Workshop @ NIACC, Pappajohn Center #117
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This two-hour workshop is designed for anyone who is considering starting a business or expanding their current business. Participants will learn how to create a business plan, do market research, consider different types of business[...]
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IEDA International Trade – International Offices Roadshow – Clinton 8:30 am
IEDA International Trade – International Offices Roadshow – Clinton
Jul 25 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Location TBD Email ecole@clintondevelopment.com for more information. The IEDA International Trade Office works with international offices and consultants across the globe to help support global exports for Iowa companies. These organizations work with IEDA and[...]
Smart Start 5:00 pm
Smart Start @ IWCC - The Port
Jul 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Register Are you dreaming of starting a business?  The Iowa Western Community College SBDC is offering FREE workshops titled “Smart Start”. . This a 2 hour rapid fire course providing information on important steps to ensure a[...]
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8(a) Government Contracting Workshop 10:30 am
8(a) Government Contracting Workshop @ Johnston Public Library - East Meeting Room
Jul 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Register here Did you know the federal government is the largest buyer of goods and services, spending billions of dollars every year?  The federal government’s goal is to award at least five percent of all[...]
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1 Million Cups 7:30 am
1 Million Cups @ Ames American Legion
Jul 31 @ 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[...]