Four Greater Des Moines communications organizations have joined forces to host a new networking event for Central Iowa marketing professionals, beginning in January. The inaugural event is scheduled Jan. 23 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Iowa Taproom, 215 E. Third St. in Des Moines. The event is hosted by the local chapters of the American Advertising Federation, the American Marketing Association, the National Agri-Marketing Association and the Public Relations Society of America, along with Social Media Club: Des Moines. Admission is free to members of these associations, or $10 for nonmembers. For more information and to register, click here.