Date: June 2, 2022, Aug. 25, 2022 and Dec. 1, 2022
Location:
 Virtual event
Time:
 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Project515 is a new series of real estate and development focused virtual events that will dive deep into three specific subsections of the industry: office, retail and housing. The series has a goal of illuminating future challenges and trends, while amplifying discussions with the region’s key stakeholders that do business directly in the sectors and with those business leaders dependent on the health and vitality of the real estate industry for a strong and growing community. Coverage of these panel-style discussions will appear in both written and video form and be integrated across the Business Record in print, weekly CRE e-newsletter, businessrecord.com and social platforms. 

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Date: August 30, 2022
Location:
Virtual event
Time:
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Iowa Stops Hunger is a joint, statewide project between our three flagship BPC publications — the Business Record, dsm magazine and ia magazine — and presenting sponsor Hy-Vee to help stop hunger and fight food insecurity in Iowa.

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Fearless Focus Event Series

Date: 
Oct. 6, 2022

Location: Virtual event

Time: 12 - 1 pm


Through the Fearless Focus event series, we give you the opportunity to learn from and connect with others around the state equally as passionate about these issues. Women, gender-nonconforming individuals and male allies are all encouraged to be fearless with us

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Dates: July 19, August 17, September 14
Location: Virtual
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Envision Iowa is an economic development initiative created to help Iowa’s businesses and communities thrive through strategic connections and storytelling. The initiative is designed to convene visionary ideas to propel our state’s growth and enable our communities to thrive.

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Date: Aug. 4, 2022
Location: Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 4-7 p.m.

For over 20 years, the Business Record has recognized women who have made outstanding contributions to the community in a variety of areas with the Women of Influence awards. Awards will be presented at a reception on Thursday, August 4.

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Made in Iowa: Manufacturing Forecast

Date: August 10, 2022
Location: Virtual
Time: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

This annual event provides an economic outlook and forecast for the Iowa's largest industry - Manufacturing. Our group of panelists provides insight and analysis of the current environment, while helping business leaders anticipate what to expect in an industry that is woven into the fabric of the state's economy. 

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Date: Sept. 15, 2022
Location:
 Embassy Club Downtown
Time:
 7-9 a.m.

Start the day with a compelling conversation and discussion by expert panelists tackling the business community's pressing issues. With three events a year, this event is highly anticipated and timely in business topics covered.

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Date: 
Sept. 29, 2022
Location: Hoyt Sherman Place

Time: 
4 - 6:45 p.m.

The Business Record is bringing back our 90 Ideas in 90 Minutes event again this year. At the event, nine leaders from Central Iowa businesses will share 10 of their company's internal programs and initiatives - both big and small - that can be applied to any business. In a fast-paced discussion, each leader will present their top ideas, and field questions from the audience.

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2022 Jobs Outlook

Date: October 13, 2022
Location: Virtual

Time: 
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

As businesses prepare to hire and work to retain their workforces, we will look at what the labor market in the next year may bring. In the Business Record’s Jobs Outlook, we will ask business leaders to forecast what the labor market in Iowa may look like in the next year and beyond, and what strategies may be employed by both businesses and the state to ensure a strong labor market. In addition to our panel discussion, the Business Record will honor the Dentons Davis Brown HR Professional of the Year during the event.

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2023 Book of Lists Unveiling Party

Date: TBD
Location: TBD
Time: 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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2023 Legislative Forecast

Date: TBD
Location: 
TBD
Time: 
TBD

What issues may come up in the Iowa legislative session that could affect decisions made by the state’s business community? Our Legislative Forecast panel discussion, featuring policy advocates from key organizations in the state, will focus on key issues business leaders hope to address or should be aware of during the upcoming session. 

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2023 Economic Forecast

Date: TBD
Location: 
TBD
Time:
TBD

For more than 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. Expect top-notch networking, congratulate the Deloitte CFO of the Year award winner and learn what experts are predicting for our biggest economic challenges and opportunities for growth.

 



2023 Forty Under 40 Event

Date: TBD
Location: 
TBD
Time: 
TBD

Business Record launched Forty Under 40 as a way to recognize and amplify 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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2023 Commercial Real Estate Forum

Date: TBD
Location: TBD
Time: TBD

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: TBD
Location: TBD
Time: TBD

Join us for the unveiling of the 2022 innovationIOWA magazine. 

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