Waukee Chamber Business After Hours

Thursday, May 26

Peoples Trust & Savings Bank

Join the Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce at Peoples Trust & Savings Bank (PTSB) for Brew and Brats at the Bank, co-sponsored by Mr. Fix It/Remodelworks, the Iowa Barnstormers and PTSB. Develop business relationships in a fun atmosphere while enjoying grilled brats and fresh brew. The Iowa Barnstormers players and dance team will be on site for autographs. RSVP at www.waukeechamber.com.

West Des Moines Chamber Elevate

Thursday, June 2, 7:30-9 a.m.

Hilton Garden Inn

205 S. 64th St., West Des Moines

Featured Speaker: Roxanne Conlin

Topic: Women and the Law – Protected or Neglected

Chamber Member: $10

Non-Chamber Member: $15

Roxanne Conlin is president of Roxanne Conlin & Associates, where she exclusively represents people who have been harmed by others, whether by discrimination, products, doctors or vehicles.

West Des Moines Chamber Membership Luncheon

Thursday, June 9, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Des Moines Golf & Country Club

1600 Jordan Creek Parkway, West Des Moines

Featured Speaker: Brent Willett, The Cultivation Corridor

Chamber Member: $20

Non-Chamber Member: $25

The Cultivation Corridor is a public-private regional economic development and innovation acceleration organization focused on growing Central Iowa’s agriculture and bioscience sectors via the attraction of investment, jobs and talent to the state.

The Corridor is leading the way in the production and security of our food, feed, fiber and fuel. An intense concentration of public- and private-sector agribusiness assets in central Iowa has led to an unprecedented level of expertise, collaboration and resource-sharing that is fueling a vision for a brighter global future. Get an insider’s perspective of the work being done through the institutions inside the Cultivation Corridor, allowing our region to lead the way as of the world’s most innovative ag-based ecosystem.

Waukee Chamber Annual Golf Outing

Thursday, June 16, 12 p.m.

Beaver Creek Golf Course

Join the Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce for its 2016 Annual Golf Outing at the Beaver Creek Golf Course on Thursday, June 16. The event will kick off with a shotgun start at noon and dinner to follow starting at 5 p.m. Golf rates increase $10 per person after June 10. Register at www.waukeechamber.com.

Metro Friends Business Networking Group Social

Thursday, June 30, 4:30-7 p.m.BizJornal_MetroFriends

2600 Westown Parkway, Century III building

Cost: Free

Anyone interested in growing their business, helping others or making new contacts should attend this free event. Refreshments and networking provided. About 20 vendors. Expect 150-200 attendees. For more information, contact Dave Milburn at dave@bbsgiowa.com or 515-240-4672.

BNI — Business First Chapter

Meets Thursdays at 7:30-9 a.m.

Glen Oaks Country Club

1401 Glen Oaks Drive, West Des Moines, IA 50266

Take I-80/35 to Mills Civic Parkway exit then go west and take the left lane and turn left at Country club entrance. At Guard station, tell them you are there for BNI meeting and then follow signs to Club House. Learn more at www.bniiowa.com or call 515-865-3862.

B.I.N.G. – Iowa

West Des Moines Business Incubator

2829 Westown Parkway, Suite 220

One block east of Valley West Mall in West Des Moines Iowa. Northwest corner of 28th and Westown Parkway.

Business Incubator Networking Group – Iowa is dedicated to helping start and grow businesses. The organization has three groups/events. One is a weekly business-building lunch and learn networking group. Another is a weekly business-building collaborative workshop. These events are currently open to the public. Additionally, they offer a weekly tight-knit leads referral networking group.

B.I.N.G. Lunch ’n’ Learn is dedicated to helping small business owners start and grow by sharing knowledge, resources and leads. It was designed as a lunch and learn, as well as a lead networking group.

B.I.N.G. Sweat Equity Saturday is a time and place to roll up your sleeves on a Saturday to launch or grow a business. Meet with your team, work on your next steps, or just help others with their tasks and challenges. This is a time and a place to get things done and make things happen.

B.I.N.G. Leads to Sales networking group takes the business networking group model one step further to make sure you get leads and sales. This is currently in the exploratory stage.

B.I.N.G. is moving June 1, 2016, to 318 Fifth St. in West Des Moines. For more information on B.I.N.G., visit www.businessincubatornetworkinggroup.com. n

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