If you’re charged with business development within your organization or if you’re a free agent like myself, it’s good to be familiar with all of the free networking opportunities in the area.
Meet Metro Business Friends Networking Group. Meetings are every Thursday 8:30-9:30am. Some people arrive late or leave early depending on their family and business schedule. They ask that people attend at least once a month to maintain their exclusive job category.
I had the distinct pleasure of being a panelist at the 2016 Iowa Prevention Conference. Iowa’s Annual Prevention Conference is a statewide forum focused on substance abuse prevention and problem gambling prevention, while offering recommendations for best practices. The goal of this conference is to establish a meaningful dialogue among substance abuse prevention and problem gambling by focusing on strategies and tools that can facilitate the development of a strategic response to the various challenges in the field. This event is a collaborative effort between the Iowa Department of Public Health, contracted agencies and grantees, and other service providers and stakeholders who are committed to the educational advancement of professionals.
Membership organizations with fewer than 100 members usually have great success leveraging their member volunteers to keep the organization running smoothly.
Membership organizations with more than 100 members oftentimes require the support of an individual that can take care of the following on a part-time basis. Here are a few ways I can help: