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.

Aug
22
Wed
Annual 8(a)/HUBZone Meeting @ Urbandale Library
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Prospecting for Clients on LinkedIn @ IWCC Looft Hall
Aug 22 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Aug
28
Tue
Smart Start @ IWCC-The Port
Aug 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
TechBrew North Iowa @ Lake Time Brewery
Aug 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Aug
29
Wed
North Iowa Social Media Breakfast Club @ IowaWorks
Aug 29 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Start Smart Workshop @ NIACC, Pappajohn Center 117
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sep
10
Mon
University of Iowa Venture School @ Des Moines and Cedar Falls
Sep 10 all-day
Sep
11
Tue
CIRAS CCUR Capabilities Overview and Fermentation Lab Tour @ Center for Industrial Research and Service
Sep 11 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Sep
12
Wed
PROC|DAS Vendor Orientation @ Hoover Building- Level A
Sep 12 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

The Department of Administrative Services (DAS) Central Procurement team (the team that helps to oversee state purchasing) is now offering Orientation for Vendors interested in doing business with the State of Iowa agencies to help address questions vendors may have as they look for solicitations and learn what the state of Iowa purchases.

The objectives of each session include:

  • Learning the basics of public procurement.
  • Learning about what the State purchases.
  • Learning where to find solicitations.
  • Learning who to contact.
  • Learning where to find other procurement information.
Boots to Business Webinars: Marketing on a Shoestring Budget
Sep 12 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

 Veterans Business Resource Center
 Webinar
 Marketing/Sales

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Iowa District Office and the Veterans Business Outreach Center announce a monthly Small Business Bootcamp webinar series for veterans, National Guard members, Reservists and their spouses to help start, build and grow their small business. The webinars will be held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and will be recorded and posted on the office’s website at www.sba.gov/ia.