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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Pricing Strategies – Tom Shay and SBDC Webinar 8:30 am
Pricing Strategies – Tom Shay and SBDC Webinar
Jun 1 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Tom will discuss variable pricing, everyday sale pricing, blind price items, and sensitive price items. How does your business create the combination that benefits their bottom line the most, and keeps the customer coming back?
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Warehouse Management 101 – ISU CIRAS Series 8:30 am
Warehouse Management 101 – ISU CIRAS Series
Jun 2 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Properly servicing your customers requires moving products through your plant as quickly and efficiently as possible. Growing companies frequently just focus on getting products in and out of the warehouse without necessarily understanding all the[...]
Are You the Next Vet Entrepreneur? – SCORE Webinar 11:00 am
Are You the Next Vet Entrepreneur? – SCORE Webinar
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Veterans are ideal candidates to start a business. They have extensive training and skills and understand the virtues of hard work and persistence. This webinar – for veterans by veterans – will help you find out if[...]
Do You Know Where Your Customers Are? – Region 6 Webinar 12:00 pm
Do You Know Where Your Customers Are? – Region 6 Webinar
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Knowing who your customers are and what social media platforms they utilize is key to developing a solid social media plan. Learn how to identify key traits to strengthen your customer relationships and meet them[...]
GovCon 101 – ISU CIRAS 12:00 pm
GovCon 101 – ISU CIRAS
Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
This webinar will give you an introduction to local, state, and federal Government Contracting, and address the various factors you may want to consider before entering this market. We’ll discuss how the Government market differs[...]
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Stop Giving Away Your Profit – Tom Shay and SBDC Webinar 8:30 am
Stop Giving Away Your Profit – Tom Shay and SBDC Webinar
Jun 8 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Item and price advertising; not only is it expensive as you spend dollars in the traditional and social media, but it is expensive to your bottom line as you are giving away margin and dollars.[...]
How to Create an Effective Elevator Speech – ISU CIRAS 11:30 am
How to Create an Effective Elevator Speech – ISU CIRAS @ Daley Park & Greenbelt
Jun 8 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
This face-to-face event will teach you the five key steps in constructing your own elevator speech and what you need to deliver it.
Key Performance Indicators and What You Need to Know – The Iowa Center Webinar 12:00 pm
Key Performance Indicators and What You Need to Know – The Iowa Center Webinar
Jun 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Often, we measure the past history (sales and gross margin) to estimate the success of the future. Are the 2 related? Do you know what to measure to ensure future success occurs? Join me in[...]
Quick Books Crash Course – Iowa Western SBDC 12:00 pm
Quick Books Crash Course – Iowa Western SBDC @ Online
Jun 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Learn how to use Quick Books for your small business with the Nebraska Enterprise Funds Council and the Iowa Western SBDC team.
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I Have a Facebook Business Page…Now What? – Region 6 Webinar 12:00 pm
I Have a Facebook Business Page…Now What? – Region 6 Webinar
Jun 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Top 10 tips on how to maximize your Face book Business page and what you need to know regarding Face book changes in 2020 and coming in 2021.
Using eFile and Pay – IDR and UNI Center for Business Growth 12:00 pm
Using eFile and Pay – IDR and UNI Center for Business Growth
Jun 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This online presentation will provide information for Business Tax Filers using the Iowa Department of Revenue online filing and payment service eFile & Pay. Topics covered will include: Keeping your sensitive data safe How to[...]
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Growth Strategies to Build a Resilient Food Business – ISU CIRAS Webinar 9:00 am
Growth Strategies to Build a Resilient Food Business – ISU CIRAS Webinar @ online
Jun 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
You’re in the food business because you know something about making food or beverages. But do you know everything you need to know to keep a company moving forward? This three-hour webinar is intended to[...]
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TechBrew AM – TAI and Nuantix Webinar 8:00 am
TechBrew AM – TAI and Nuantix Webinar
Jun 11 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
This month’s virtual TechBrew:AM Online will feature an exclusive interview with Debbie Dean, Vice President of Health Analytics Solutions at General Dynamics Information Technology. RSVP below!
Inventory Management Systems and Robot Process Automation – ISU CIRAS 10:00 am
Inventory Management Systems and Robot Process Automation – ISU CIRAS
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Join CIRAS and Nobius Business Automation for this one-hour webinar to discuss inventory management systems, automation, and software integration. Our experts will outline what features might be best suited for your business. We’ll show you[...]
Managing Funds and Funding – SCORE Webinar 1:00 pm
Managing Funds and Funding – SCORE Webinar
Jun 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
How much cash will your business have next month? How much will you need for expenses? Do you have a plan to use that cash to support your business? Understanding and managing receipts and disbursement[...]
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How Much Is That Doggy in the Window? The Cost of Holding Dead Inventory. – Tom Shay and SBDC Webinar 8:30 am
How Much Is That Doggy in the Window? The Cost of Holding Dead Inventory. – Tom Shay and SBDC Webinar
Jun 15 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Know a business that has inventory that is sitting stagnant? How about a business that has a clearance corner or worse yet, a section of the business that is dedicated to items that have been[...]
Data Security: CMMC, Regulations, and Business Development – ISU CIRAS 10:00 am
Data Security: CMMC, Regulations, and Business Development – ISU CIRAS
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Cybersecurity is a looming issue for any business, whether you’re worried about the safety of your data or anxious about customer concerns in light of recent high-profile attacks. How do you know whether your company[...]
3 Questions for the Future: Strategic Planning For You and Your Business – The Iowa Center Webinar 12:00 pm
3 Questions for the Future: Strategic Planning For You and Your Business – The Iowa Center Webinar
Jun 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Sustainability and growth require time, energy, and a plan to stay on track. When your small business relies on you to keep it running smoothly every day this can all feel like a big ask.[...]
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Canadian Border Basics and Non-Resident Importer Information – IEDA Webinar 9:00 am
Canadian Border Basics and Non-Resident Importer Information – IEDA Webinar @ Online
Jun 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Canada is our largest trading partner, and all exports to Canada require specific information for clearance through Canada Customs. Mr. Adam Hill from Scarbrough International will discuss key requirements for getting your shipments across the[...]
Square Solutions: Tools to Run Your Business – Region 6 Webinar 12:00 pm
Square Solutions: Tools to Run Your Business – Region 6 Webinar
Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Square revolutionized payments in 2009 with Square Reader, making it possible for anyone to accept card payments using a smartphone or tablet. Today, Square builds tools to empower businesses and individuals to participate in the[...]
Start Smart – NIA SBDC and John Pappajohn Webinar 6:00 pm
Start Smart – NIA SBDC and John Pappajohn Webinar
Jun 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Registration is required. The NIACC Pappajohn Center and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is offering a free two-hour online webinar, designed for anyone who is considering starting a business. At Start Smart, participants will[...]
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Iowa Tech Roadshow: Burlington – TAI 9:00 am
Iowa Tech Roadshow: Burlington – TAI @ Greater Burlington Partnership
Jun 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
The Iowa Technology Roadshow presented by UScellular will be in Burlington on Monday, June 21, featuring a panel of Iowa technology leaders, including: Dave Nelson, Chief Executive Officer at Pratum Jon Darsee, Chief Information Officer[...]
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The Science and Art of Buying – Tom Shay and SBDC Webinar 8:30 am
The Science and Art of Buying – Tom Shay and SBDC Webinar
Jun 22 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
Buying is more than just selecting an item, deciding how many to order, and applying a multiplier factor to the cost to determine the price. The reality is there are eight key factors in getting[...]
Iowa Tech Roadshow: Ottumwa – TAI 9:00 am
Iowa Tech Roadshow: Ottumwa – TAI @ The Canteen Alley
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
The Iowa Technology Roadshow presented by UScellular will be in Ottumwa on June 22 at The Canteen Alley, featuring a panel of Iowa technology leaders, including: Dave Nelson, Chief Executive Officer at Pratum Kathy Anderson,[...]
Leveraging Technology to Improve Cash Flow – ISU CIRAS 10:00 am
Leveraging Technology to Improve Cash Flow – ISU CIRAS
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Technology impacts every facet of your business. Organizations that leverage technology to strategically enhance their operations are better equipped to pivot in times of uncertainty and more likely to end up with a competitive advantage[...]
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Iowa Tech Roadshow: Grinnell – TAI 9:00 am
Iowa Tech Roadshow: Grinnell – TAI @ Hotel Grinnell
Jun 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
The Iowa Technology Roadshow presented by UScellular will be in Grinnell on June 23 at Hotel Grinnell, featuring a panel of Iowa technology leaders, including: Dave Nelson, CEO at Pratum Samantha Dahlby, Director of K-12[...]
Lost in Translation: Technical vs. Business Value – ISU CIRAS 10:00 am
Lost in Translation: Technical vs. Business Value – ISU CIRAS
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Effective communication can make a difference in the fate of your project or proposal. But it sometimes feels like technical experts and the C-Suite are speaking two different languages? How can you make sure that[...]
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Iowa Tech Roadshow: Indianola – TAI 9:00 am
Iowa Tech Roadshow: Indianola – TAI @ National Balloon Classic Sponsor Building
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
The Iowa Technology Roadshow presented by UScellular will be in Indianola on June 24 at the National Balloon Classic Sponsor Building, featuring a panel of Iowa technology leaders, including: Dave Nelson, Chief Executive Officer at[...]
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Iowa Tech Roadshow: Council Bluffs – TAI 9:00 am
Iowa Tech Roadshow: Council Bluffs – TAI @ River's Edge Pavillion
Jun 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
The Iowa Technology Roadshow presented by UScellular will be in Council Bluffs on June 25 at the River’s Edge Pavilion, featuring a panel of Iowa technology leaders, including: Dave Nelson, Chief Executive Officer at Pratum[...]
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Successful Small Business Pricing Strategies – SCORE Webinar 1:00 pm
Successful Small Business Pricing Strategies – SCORE Webinar
Jun 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Entrepreneurs and small businesses, Hard to find “just the right price” for your product or service? This webinar will teach you multiple strategic pricing formats and structures that encourage trial, buying-up and premium justification for[...]
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Start Smart – NIA SBDC and John Pappajohn Webinar 6:00 pm
Start Smart – NIA SBDC and John Pappajohn Webinar
Jun 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Registration is required. The NIACC Pappajohn Center and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is offering a free two-hour online webinar, designed for anyone who is considering starting a business. At Start Smart, participants will[...]