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.

Mar
21
Wed
Start Smart Workshop @ NIACC, Pappajohn Center #117
Mar 21 @ 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, consider different types of business ownership, and how to register your business.

Registration is required for the free Start Smart workshops. Call 641-422-4111 or email mary.spitz@niacc.edu

Mar
27
Tue
TechBrew North Iowa @ Mason City Brewing
Mar 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

TechBrews are networking events designed to bring together entrepreneurs, technologists, business people and investors. TechBrew North Iowa is growing from its original focus on networking. Members are interested in adding more value to each month’s event while supporting and growing North Iowa’s creative class (including tech employees and employers).

TechBrew’s goal is to engage, encourage, and elevate technology in North Iowa. We hope you’ll join us!

TechBrew North Iowa is held the 4th Tuesday of each month. The event is sponsored by the NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center and the North Iowa Corridor EDC, with a featured sponsor every month.

Mar
28
Wed
North Iowa Social Media Breakfast Club @ Fieldhouse
Mar 28 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Join the North Iowa Social Media Breakfast Club for breakfast and networking with local social media influencers and enthusiasts – now at its new location at the Fieldhouse in Clear Lake.

Mar
31
Sat
Food Safety and Iowa Regulation Training @ See Flyer
Mar 31 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Apr
11
Wed
Security Brew, hosted by WatchPoint and ProCircular @ Big Grove Brewery
Apr 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

You are invited to the first Security Brew event with your hosts WatchPoint and ProCircular!

Each month we will meet at a different Micro Brewery and talk about the latest cybersecurity trends. This is NOT a sales event. This is a gathering where IT and cybersecurity professionals can discuss concerns and toss around ideas relating to cybersecurity and how it affects their company.  Please make the time to join us, you won’t regret it!

Event Details:

  • Wednesday, April 11th at 5 PM
  • Big Grove Brewery (1225 S. Gilbert St. Iowa City, IA 52240)
  • Atlanta Incident Debrief

Join us for a chance to increase your network security awareness, learn about emerging threats, and unwind a little mid-week. Click here to RSVP!

 

Beers on us!

~ The Security Brew Hosts

NIACC Start Smart Workshop @ NIACC, Pappajohn Center #117
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This free 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 ownership and learn how to register a business. Registration is required for Start Smart. Please call 641-422-4111 or email mary.spitz@niacc.edu.

Apr
24
Tue
TechBrew North Iowa @ Mason City Brewing
Apr 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

TechBrews are networking events designed to bring together entrepreneurs, technologists, business people and investors. TechBrew North Iowa is growing from its original focus on networking. Members are interested in adding more value to each month’s event while supporting and growing North Iowa’s creative class (including tech employees and employers).

TechBrew’s goal is to engage, encourage, and elevate technology in North Iowa. We hope you’ll join us!

To register, please call 641-422-4111 or email mary.spitz@niacc.edu

Apr
25
Wed
North Iowa Social Media Breakfast Club @ Fieldhouse
Apr 25 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Join the North Iowa Social Media Breakfast Club for breakfast and networking with local social media influencers and enthusiasts – now at its new location at the Fieldhouse in Clear Lake.

Top 5 for Small Business: 5 Things to Know When Leasing Space @ Greater Des Moines Partnership
Apr 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

JUSTIN LOSSNER, DAN CORRON, DAN HURD AND BRANDON FOLDES TO PRESENT AT TOP FIVE FOR SMALL BUSINESS SERIES ON APRIL 25

The Subject is Top Five Things to Know When Leasing a Space for Your Business

Dan Corron

The Greater Des Moines Partnership will host Justin Lossner of JLL, Dan Corron of Denny Elwell Company, Dan Hurd of Hurd Real Estate and Brandon Foldes of SHYFT Collective to be the next presenters in the Top Five for Small Business Series. They will present on the “Top Five Things to Know When Leasing a Space for Your Business.”

The event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25 at the Greater Des Moines Partnership, 700 Locust St., Ste. 100. The presentation will begin at Noon.

Brandon Foldes

The presentation will focus on making a commercial real estate decision. It is an important one and may have long term impacts on you and your organization. You will be faced with many acronyms, brokers and landlords and despite all of that, the process of finding your future location can be fun and rewarding when armed with the right questions and assembling the right team to help you through the process. Panelists will help identify these questions and hopefully make the process stress-free and ultimately successful.

Justin Lossner serves as the Co-Lead for JLL’s Iowa Markets. Since helping launch JLL in 2014, Lossner has acted as the team’s office expert taking part in several significant tenant representation and agency projects.

Dan Corron is a commercial real estate agent at Denny Elwell Company, a full service commercial real estate company with close to 4 million square feet in the region.

Justin Lossner

Daniel Hurd joined Hurd Real Estate in May of 2012. His responsibilities include marketing the company’s real estate portfolio, acquisitions and dispositions, and financial analysis.

Daniel Hurd

Brandon Foldes leads SHYFT Collective as CEO and Principal. He has dedicated his career to finding a better way to address real estate challenges companies face in the ever-changing business environment.

The event, which includes lunch, is $15 for Partnership Investors and Regional Members and $20 for non-members to attend. Registration to watch the event via simulcast is $10 for Investors and Regional Members and $15 for non-members.

NIACC Start Smart Workshop @ NIACC, Pappajohn Center #117
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This free 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 ownership and learn how to register a business. Registration is required for Start Smart. Please call 641-422-4111 or email mary.spitz@niacc.edu.