Western Suburbs Networking Events

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Rotary Club of Waukee

Des Moines Golf & Country Club,

1600 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines

Meets Thursdays 6:45-8 a.m.

Learn more at www.waukeerotary.org.

Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce

Networking Luncheon

Waukee Community Center, 675 Walnut St., Waukee

Thursday, July 27, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Open to members and non-members. Join the Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce for our monthly Chamber Networking Luncheon. Develop business relationships, hear from Chamber leadership and have the opportunity to introduce yourself and your business. Cost is $15 in advance and $20 for day of registration. RSVP. Learn more at www.waukeechamber.com.

Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce

Waukee Chamber Ambassador Committee Meeting

9250 University Ave., Suite 113, West Des Moines

Thursday, Aug. 3, noon – 1 p.m.

Open to members only. Chamber Ambassadors meet on the first Thursday of each month at noon at a local restaurant. Ambassadors are active Waukee Chamber members who help to accelerate connections through the Chamber. If you are interested in joining this committee, email info@waukeechamber.com. Learn more at www.waukeechamber.com.

Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Key Potential Chiropractic

Key Potential Chiropractic, 60 Laurel St., Waukee

Tuesday, Aug. 8, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Help Dr. Kelsey, Wade and Brooklyn Pettitt celebrate the grand opening of their new office. RSVP. Learn more at www.waukeechamber.com.

Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce

Waukee Chamber New Member Welcome Breakfast

236 W. Hickman Road, Waukee

Wednesday, Aug. 23, 7-8 a.m.

Open to members only. New members of the Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce are invited to a New Member Welcome Breakfast at the Chamber office. The Board of Directors hosts a new member welcome breakfast twice a year to share with our new members all of the opportunities offered within the Chamber membership. It is a great way to connect with other new members and learn about getting involved. RSVP. Learn more at www.waukeechamber.com.

Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce

Networking Luncheon

Seven Stone Pizzeria, 9350 University Ave.,

Suite 18, West Des Moines

Thursday, Aug. 24, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Join the Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce for its monthly Chamber Networking Luncheon. Develop business relationships, hear from Chamber leadership and have the opportunity to introduce yourself and your business. Members and guests will be responsible for their own lunch purchases, should they choose to order lunch from the restaurant. RSVP to info@waukeechamber.com. Learn more at www. waukeechamber.com.

Rotary Club of West Des Moines

Des Moines Golf & Country Club, 1600 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines

Meets Tuesdays at 11:45 a.m. (No meeting July 4)

Learn more at www.wdmrotary.org.

West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce

Accelerate – Networking P.O.W.E.R.

Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines,

205 S. 64th St., West Des Moines

Tuesday, Aug. 22, 5-7 p.m.

Adam Carroll is an internationally recognized financial literacy expert, author of “Winning The Money Game,” a two-time TED talk speaker and founder of MoneySavvy.com. He is the creator of the “Broke, Busted & Disgusted” documentary, which was featured on CNBC and Netflix earlier this year.

You will learn where your greatest capacity for growth lies. It is in helping others pursue their passions. This interactive presentation shows you how to thrive on connections that can be made in a brief period of time as well how your generosity impacts your relationships with others. You’ll walk away a more confident and effective networker with tools and strategies to help you keep your “Power 100” list informed about your most important projects.

Your registration fee includes the speaker, one free drink ticket for wine or beer and some light snacks.

5-5:30 p.m. Registration and Build Your Network

5:30-6:30 p.m. Program

6:30-7 p.m. Continue to Build Your Network

Come prepared to participate, learn and engage in becoming a #SuperConnector. Interested in becoming an Accelerate Member today? For more information and contact Brittany Bonnicksen, West Des Moines Chamber at brittany@wdmchamber.org or 515-421- 4161. Learn more at www.wdmchamber.org.

West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce

Breakfast B4 Business

Compass Financial, 4801 Westown Parkway,

West Des Moines

Tuesday, Aug. 29, 7:30-8:30 a.m.

Meet new people, make connections, grow your network. Learn more at www.wdmchamber.org.

West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce

West Metro Golf Classic

Beaver Creek Golf Course,

11200 N.W. Towner Drive, Grimes

Thursday, Aug. 31, 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

West Metro Golf Classic — formerly known as the Wild West Golf Shootout — joins the memberships of West Des Moines, Clive and Urbandale Chambers in an action-packed day on the course of Beaver Creek Golf Club. Both morning and afternoon shotgun starts provide plenty of opportunity for more than 350 golfers to enjoy the links and the camaraderie of fellow Chamber members. Sponsoring businesses from all three Chambers provide lively interaction at each hole. A catered barbeque lunch is included for all participants.

Format: 4-person best ball

Time: 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. shotgun starts

Price: $100 per person

Price includes breakfast and lunch. If paying by check your spot is not guaranteed until payment is received no later than Aug. 17. If paying with a check, send to: West Metro Golf Classic, West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce, 650 S. Prairie View Drive, Suite 110, West Des Moines, IA 50266

Learn more at www.wdmchamber.org.

BNI Chapter: DM-Business First

Glen Oaks Country Club, 1401 Glen Oaks Drive,

West Des Moines

Meets Thursdays at 7:30 a.m.

Learn more at http://bniiowa.com.

BNI Chapter: DM-Circle of Success

Gilroy’s Kitchen + Pub + Patio, 1238 Eighth St., West Des Moines

Meets Thursdays at 7:30 a.m.

Learn more at http://bniiowa.com.

BNI Chapter: DM-Trusted Sources

Gilroy’s Kitchen + Pub + Patio, 1238 Eighth St., West Des Moines

Meets Tuesdays at 8 a.m.

Learn more at http://bniiowa.com.

B.I.N.G. – Iowa

B.I.N.G. Sweat Equity Saturday

West Des Moines Business Incubator, 318 Fifth St., West Des Moines

Saturdays, 8 a.m. – noon

Sweat Equity Saturday is a weekly collaborative workshop where you’ll meet like-minded people with businesses or business startup aspirations. Get help starting or growing your business and/or offer your expertise and time to others. This is a time and a place to get things done and make things happen.

Some examples of what you can learn/accomplish: network and brainstorm with like-minded people, work on your pitch, marketing for your business, website help, work on a newsletter, role play, learn business stuff, learn business acumen, financial aspects, sales, growth strategies, utilize the Business Model Canvas, get objective feedback, accounting tips/help, troubleshoot growing pains, and the list goes on and on.

What’s the next thing you need to check off your list? Learn more at http://businessincubatornetworkinggroup. com/bing-sweat-equity-saturday/.

B.I.N.G. – Iowa

B.I.N.G. Lunch ‘n’ Learn

West Des Moines Business Incubator, 318 Fifth St., West Des Moines

Thursdays, Noon – 1 p.m.

Lunch ‘n’ Learn is a weekly lunch and learn business networking group in Des Moines dedicated to helping small business owners start and grow by sharing knowledge, resources and leads. Nothing helps incubate a business like a referral, right? Anybody who’s been able to stay in business knows this truth. So, during the weekly meeting, you can expect to briefly share your business idea or give your current venture’s elevator speech. Bring plenty of business cards to pass around and give attendees a reason to refer you to qualified business prospects. Learn more at http:// businessincubatornetworkinggroup.com/bing-lunch-n-learn.

Metro Business Friends Networking Group

Price Chopper, upper level conference room,

5440 N.W. 86th St., Johnston

Meets Thursdays from 8:30-9:30 a.m.

Learn more at https://metrobusinessfriends.com. ♦

 

 

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