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Metro Marketing Mixer

January 23, 2019
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The Iowa Taproom
215 East 3rd Street #100
Des Moines, IA 50309

The Metro’s top communications organizations are joining forces to host the premier Central Iowa networking event for marketing professionals — and you’re invited!

  • Network with likeminded peers
  • Learn about other metro organizations
  • Cultivate new business opportunities
  • Maximize your professional development
  • Recruit new members to your organization

Hors d’oeuvres • Cash bar • Networking • Prizes

Hosted by: American Advertising Federation (AAF) American Marketing Association (AMA), National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA), Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Social Media Club: Des Moines (SMCDM)

Admission is FREE to members of the above associations ($10 for non-members). Please register by January 9, 2019.

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For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Thomas Woody at

Thank you to our featured sponsor, Lessing-Flynn!

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