Online events happening this week: March 30 – April 5

As in-person events around the world are canceled or postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, a number of online events are popping up far and wide.

Here are some of the online events happening this week that might be beneficial to local businesses and organizations. If you know of any event(s) happening this week that we haven’t included let us know and we’ll add it to the list.


Better Virtual Meetings

Wednesday, April 1 |  1:30 pm – 2:30 pm  |  Join Webinar

Shifting to virtual meetings is a big change for many, and it often can mean a loss of brainstorming, collaboration and engaging content.We will share low prep to high prep methods for virtually presenting, collaborating, brainstorming and decision making.

COVID-19 & Unemployment Benefits with Ryan West from Iowa Workforce Development

Monday, March 30 |  11 am – 12 am  |  Join Webinar

Ryan West, Deputy Director, Iowa Workforce Development, will conduct a webinar and give an update on COVID-19 and unemployment benefits for employers and employees. 

Driving Demand Remotely with Drip Marketing Campaigns

Wednesday, April 1  |  10 am – 11 am  |  Join Webinar

Kaylee Williams, President of Volunteer Local, has been running very successful drip marketing campaigns to drive demand for demos of her companies product. Learn from Kaylee how to create, deploy and manage these campaigns for both email and phone based marketing. Learn what tools she uses and hear her tips for succeeding.  

Managing Legal Concerns for Small Business Part 2

Thursday, April 1 | 10 am – 11 am | Join Webinar

Samantha Wagner is a Staff Attorney at Iowa Legal Aid, where she provides legal services and representation to low-income entrepreneurs in both litigation and transactional matters. Wagner will provide updated information to give you as we develop a greater understanding of the issues facing small business owners at this time.

Marketing online and offline: It’s all about reach

Tuesday, March 31 | from 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm | Join Webinar

During this workshop, you’ll be introduced to the many different platforms you can market on, both online and offline. By the end of the session, you’ll have the knowledge to identify which platforms are most relevant to your audience.

Remote Selling

Friday, April 3  |  10 am – 11 am  |  Join Webinar

Andy Snook, Founder and CEO of Des Moines-based Fastpath Solutions, has built his business by selling remotely. Snook will share specific specific techniques to succeed in selling remotely.

Scrappy Branding: It’s more than a logo

Thursday, April 2 | 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm | Join Webinar

In this session, you’ll learn that branding is so much more than a logo. We’ll teach you the basics of branding so you can create a great company image on a budget.

Small Business Support: Live Call for Restaurant/Bar Industry

Tuesday, March 31 | 2 pm – 3 pm | Join Webinar

The Iowa Center will host a live call on for small business owners in the restaurant/bar industry. This call is an opportunity to connect in real-time, troubleshoot challenges, and offer/receive support from your fellow small business restaurant owners.

What the Stimulus Package Means for Small Businesses and Nonprofits

Tuesday, March 31  |  12 pm – 1:30 pm  |  Join Webinar

Learn about the small business relief included in the latest coronavirus economic stimulus package passed by Congress this week, including: Who qualifies for federal loans under the stimulus package; How to apply for a loan & what documents you need; Requirements to have your loan forgiven; What other assistance is included in the small business relief plan.


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