Educate to Elevate
The Indianola Chamber of Commerce, as an affiliate of the Greater Des Moines Partnership, is proud to offer our businesses webinar and virtual professional and personal development opportunities to educate and elevate their businesses.  Many of these opportunities are at no charge or nominal fee.

Fuel Your Business to Activate Your Success 

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COVID-19: Labor & Employment Flash Webinar  Our situation is changing fast. The pandemic is spreading, businesses are shutting down, and our elected officials are passing new aid packages and loosening regulations. What do you need to know to manage your workforce? Join Nyemaster Goode labor & employment attorneys for a look at: new federal legislation, Unemployment issues, structuring furloughs/layoffs/terminations, FMLA issues, child care concerns,  ADA considerations
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Before COVID-19, virtual conferences or e-conferences were just starting to trend up.  Now, they are the best path to offer value to your customer and prospects in the near term.   Michael Kremer, Head of Marketing for Waukee based AgriSync just finished a very successful virtual seminar and will share with you lessons learned, costs, tools and answer your questions.   Customer benefits:  easier, cheaper than a in-person conference; timely information; chance to engage with each others; new engagement tools in virtual conference such as polls; interactive chats & Q&A; and same or better information as a live conference
March 26, 2020: 9 am - 10 am; No Cost
Managing a Remote Company (VIRTUAL EVENT)

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Managing a remote workforce is different than a team all in the same physical location.  Tools, communications, company culture and processes all play a critical role.  Lana Fox, CEO of ClinicNote has built a company that runs primarily virtual with all of the team members separated physically.  Join us to hear from Lana her process, tips, lessons learned and all of the tools she and her team use to run smoothly while remote.
April 1, 2020, (postponed from March 26, 2020): 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.; No Cost
Driving Demand Remotely with Drip Marketing Campaigns (VIRTUAL EVENT)
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Kaylee Williams President of Volunteer Local has been running very successful drip marketing campaigns to drive demand for demos of her companies product.  During these times, remote marketing has to be our go-to method.  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.  

Productive Conflict Inflates Workplace Efficiency

May 27, 2020: 11:30 am - 1:pm; No Cost
HR Basics/ Top HR Issues for Small Business 

July 22, 2020; 11:30 am - 1 pm; No Cost
Craft Your Elevator Pitch 

October 28, 2020: 11 am - 1 pm; No Cost

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