Western Suburbs Networking & Events

posted in: Events and Announcements | 0

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
Affinity Homes Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
930 N.E. Fox Valley Court, Waukee
March 22, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Welcome Affinity Homes to the Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Fox Creek Estates in Waukee. Enjoy a tour of a newly constructed model home, light food and beverages, and hear from owner Dustin Pierce about his business experience, and how Affinity Homes has come to develop this unique housing development in Waukee. RSVP and learn more at www.waukeechamber.com.

Waukee Chamber of Commerce
Chamber Monthly Meeting
Waukee Community Center, 675 Walnut St., Waukee
March 29, noon to 1 p.m.
Open to members and their guests. Join the Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce for the 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 and learn more at www.waukeechamber.com.

Waukee Chamber of Commerce
Waukee Legislative Coffee
Waukee City Hall, 268 W. Hickman Road, Waukee
April 14, 9:30-11 a.m.
This is the second 2018 Legislative Coffee held by the Chamber. State Senator Charles Schneider and State Representative Rob Taylor will speak to Waukee residents and the Chamber membership about what is happening at the state level and offer the opportunity to ask questions. No cost to attend. Coffee and doughnuts
will be provided. Learn more at www.waukeechamber.com.

Waukee Chamber of Commerce
Waukee State of the City Luncheon
Waukee Community Center, 675 Walnut St., Waukee
April 26, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Waukee Mayor Bill Peard will review the City’s accomplishments, bring attention to issues important to the Waukee business community and highlight future opportunities. The luncheon and address will begin at 11:30 a.m., with check-in and networking at 11 a.m. The event is open to the public. Tickets cost $20, and day-of
registration will not be accepted. Register and 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.
Learn more at www.wdmrotary.org.

West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce
Accelerate
Hilton Garden Inn-West Des Moines, 205 S. 64th St., West Des Moines
March 22, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
With two new members signing on every second, LinkedIn has aggregated data from more than 530 million members, 9 million employers and 29,000 educational institutions. Through mapping every member, company, job and school, LinkedIn can spot trends like talent migration, hiring rates, and in-demand skills by region. These insights help LinkedIn lift and transform the global economy by connecting people to economic opportunity in new ways. Two LinkedIn geniuses share what you can learn about the global economy, finding candidates for open
positions, and building your professional reputation. $20 registration for Chamber members includes program, light snacks and buys you a bottled beer or glass of wine. $25 for nonmembers, and discounted rate for
Accelerate members. 4:30-5 p.m. Check in and build your network 5-6 p.m. Program 6-6:30 p.m. Q&A plus networking Register and learn more at www.wdmchamber.org.

West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce
Business Roundtable
West Des Moines Chamber, 605 S. Prairie View Drive, Suite 110, West Des Moines
March 27, 7:30-9 a.m.
Chosen as the only company in Iowa to participate in the 2017 Goldman Sachs 10IKSB scholar program, Conference Event Management’s President Michelle DeClerck will share insights and her most significant learnings at what was truly a “once in a lifetime opportunity.” This interactive session will provide you with an
eight-step process applicable to any business regardless of how long you’ve been at the helm. Attendance is limited to 25. Members are $19 and nonmembers are $29. Register and learn more at www.wdmchamber.org.

West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce
Metro-Wide Mentoring for Women
Des Moines Golf & Country Club, 1600 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines
April 12, 7-9:30 a.m.
This event will offer those attending an opportunity to meet mentors who are influential in business and the community, for fast and fun coaching sessions. Cost is $25 per person and includes continental breakfast. Register and learn more at www.wdmchamber.org.

West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce
Membership Luncheon
Des Moines Golf & Country Club, 1600 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines
April 12, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
There has been tremendous growth for the City of West Des Moines over the past couple of years and more so recently in the last year. Hear from West Des Moines Mayor Steve Gaer on an update of the 2017-2018 State of the City. Cost is $26 for members and $36 for nonmembers. Learn more at www.wdmchamber.org.

West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce
Cyber Security
Des Moines Golf & Country Club, 1600 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines
April 24, 7-9:30 a.m.
Join the FBI, Aureon, Holmes Murphy, BrownWinick Law Firm and Pratum to learn how to protect your company
from Cyber espionage and unwanted infiltration. Cost is $25 for members and $35 for nonmembers. 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
Location TBD
Saturdays, 8 a.m. to noon
Roll your sleeves up and move your business forward at this workshop/presentation/group discussion format
entrepreneurial half-day adventure. Special Take Action on What You Learn module added! RSVP and learn more at http://businessincubatornetworkinggroup.com/bing-sweat-equity-saturday/.

B.I.N.G. – Iowa
B.I.N.G. Lunch ‘n’ Learn
Location TBD
Thursdays, noon to 1 p.m.
Speakers/topics TBD. RSVP and learn more at http://businessincubatornetworkinggroup.com/bing-lunch-n-learn.

B.I.N.G. – Iowa
B.I.N.G. First Friday
Location TBD
First Friday of each month, 7:30-9:30 a.m.
Do you ever want to just get together and connect with people on a regular basis? Maybe just get your name out there? Me too. Let’s do it. 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, 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Learn more at https://metrobusinessfriends.com. ♦

Leave a Reply