Silicon Prairie News

Events: TechBrew, Nebraska Code Camp, SXSW Cereal Bar and more

March 5, 2012 by Brittany Mascio Only 22 days until Big Omaha. Get your tickets before they sell out!

Every Monday, look for our events post to keep you in the loop on the happenings of the week. From meetups and conferences to workshops and pitch sessions, if it's happening in the Silicon Prairie, you'll find it here.

For more, visit our events page for a calendar of upcoming events from us and others in the region.

To submit an event for consideration, please email editor@siliconprairienews.com.


This Week  

[L5] Pint Night – Monday, 6-9 p.m.

Lincoln - Misty's Steakhouse & Lounge (200 N. 11th St.)

Informal Beer + Biz discussions. Everyone is welcome. Free members and potential Members.

Learn more facebook.com

iWeek – Monday-Thursday 

Des Moines - Various 

iWeek immerses students and the general public in a variety of interactive projects to promote creative and innovative thought. The events engage students (and the public) in a focused context outside of their normal studies to help them see both the value and process of innovation.

See full schedule of events

Industry Insights: Media Roundtable – Tuesday, 4-5 p.m.

Des Moines - Startup City Des Moines, 5th floor (317 6th Ave.)

Ever wonder why some startups seem to be in the papers a lot and others rarely get attention? Get the scoop on getting media coverage straight from the horses’ mouths. In this roundtable discussion, reporters will share do’s and don’ts for getting your startup in the news. 
Featuring Geoff Wood of Silicon Prairie News 

Learn more startupcitydsm.com

Design+Tech – Wednesday, 7-8:30 p.m.

Des Moines - BitMethod, Suite 1210 (418 6th Ave)

While harsh criticism isn't fun for anyone, good constructive feedback can really take a project to the next level and make you better in the process. We'll discuss the purpose of critique, how it can be helpful and how to identify when people are just being difficult.

Learn more facebook.com/events

EntreFest! – Thursday-Friday

Ames, Iowa -  Gateway Hotel and Conference Center (2100 Green Hills Dr.)
EntreFest! conference will highlight the thriving world of entrepreneurship in Iowa. The two-day conference dedicated to small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs will provide attendees with all the right tools to thrive. 
 
Learn more entrefest.com

TechBrew Des Moines – Thursday, 4-7 p.m.

Des Moines - Dos Rios (316 Court Ave.)
Join us for the Technology Association of Iowa's TechBrew event, an informal gathering of entrepreneurs, technologists, business people and funders getting together to talk over a beer (social lubrication). 
 
Lincoln - University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Avery Hall (1400 R St.
Nebraska Code Camp is a free, community-driven developer conference. Our first event featured 25 sessions, and drew an attendance of over 180 people! Join us for the second annual Nebraska Code Camp for another full day of first-rate developer content.
 

Silicon Prairie Cereal Bar – Sunday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Austin - Halcyon (218 W. 4th St.)

If you're headed down to SXSW Interactive, make sure to bring an early morning appetite because Silicon Prairie News is serving up something great. From the frosted classics to the kid stuff, be bowled over by a serious selection and a chance to meet – and eat – with folks from all over the Silicon Prairie region. 

Register for your spot at the Silicon Prairie Cereal Bar

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