Date: Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 AM
Location: Hilton Garden Inn, Urbandale

Education – Why Iowa’s education system fell from its No. 1 ranking, and how the business community can help restore its standing and ensure a strong future workforce.


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Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Time: 4:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: Sheraton Hotel, West Des Moines

Business Record launched Forty Under 40 sixteen years ago to recognize young business leaders. These young men and women, selected by their peers come from diverse backgrounds. The common denominators binding them together are the accomplishments they have made, the obstacles they have overcome to make a difference and their willingness to share their talents and good fortune with others. 

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Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 AM
Location: Hilton Garden Inn, Urbandale

Local industry experts examine issues facing the Central Iowa commercial real estate market. The interactive panel allows attendees to contribute to the discussion. Attendees include commercial real estate professionals, community leaders and those in industries that work with commercial realtors such as banking, construction, and engineering. 

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Date: Wednesday, May 4
Time: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Hilton Garden Inn, West Des Moines

As a workforce development issue, the business community should drive change in gender equity- not only in the workplace but also in the home. Unlike other events we’ve all attended across the community focusing on the broader view of women in leadership, this discussion will have a laser-focus on why women need to lay the ground work and set expectations for negotiating, or in some cases, renegotiating their role and responsibilities within the home.

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Date: Thursday, August 4, 2016
Time: 4:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: Downtown Des Moines Marriott

Join us as Business Record recognizes women who make outstanding contributions to our greater Des Moines community with the Women of Influence awards. Again this year we honor these worthy leaders along with one female business owner who will receive the Woman Business Owner of the Year award.

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Date: Thursday, September 8, 2016
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 AM
Location: Hilton Garden Inn, West Des Moines

Business Record’s new headliner event: 90 IDEAS IN 90 MINUTES will feature nine CEOs each with ten ideas that can be immediately implemented to improve any business.

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Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Time: 3:30 - 6:00 PM
Location: Noah's Event Venue, West Des Moines

There’s a growing awareness about a new “risk” being felt in the business community. It’s focusing on what happens when a young professional’s career takes flight up the corporate ladder but stalls out before receiving a director, VP or C-suite post. The delay in career momentum may be caused by any number of factors including the presence of Baby Boomers waiting to retire. This event will ignite a conversation to build awareness around this issue.

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Ready to ignite Des Moines again?

Date: October 14, 2015
Time: 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Des Moines Embassy Club, Downtown, 34th Floor, Ruan Center

Instead of our normal panel discussion, this Power Breakfast will feature eight pre-selected presenters, passionately sharing their dreams and visions for the community or a specific cause in a fast-paced, high-energy event designed to highlight key issues and spark enthusiasm. More info











Ready to ignite Des Moines again?

Date: October 14, 2015
Time: 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Location: Des Moines Embassy Club, Downtown, 34th Floor, Ruan Center

Instead of our normal panel discussion, this Power Breakfast will feature eight pre-selected presenters, passionately sharing their dreams and visions for the community or a specific cause in a fast-paced, high-energy event designed to highlight key issues and spark enthusiasm. More in 

 

 

 

 

 



 



Book of Lists Unveiling Party

Date: TBD

Published annually in January, the Des Moines Business Record's Book of Lists is the definitive resource guide for business professionals in the Central Iowa area.

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Date
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For almost two decades, Business Record’s annual Economic Forecast has helped CEOs and business owners gain insightful perspective on what the economy holds for the coming year. 

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