Individuals wanting to become more familiar growing business online, working with different demographics and creating a marketing plan are invited to attend the Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau (GDMCVB) Marketing and Media Panel Discussion on Tuesday, June 5 from 8:30 a.m. – Noon at Foxboro Conference Center, 6165 NW 86th Street, Johnston.

Attendees will hear from experts in Business-to-Consumer marketing, new media, TV and print media.

8-8:30 a.m.             Registration
8:30-8:45 a.m.        Welcome
8:45-9:30 a.m.         Keynote Presenter – Google “Grow Your Business Online”
9:30-9:40 a.m.         Break
9:30 -10:10 a.m.      Breakout Session
10:10-10:20 a.m.     Break
10:20-10:50 a.m.     Breakout Session
10:50-11 a.m.          Break
11 a.m.-Noon          News Media Panel
                                        Dan Winters, WHO-TV 13 Anchor & Reporter
                                        Chris Conetzkey, Des Moines Business Record Editor
                                        Randy Brubaker, Des Moines Register Managing Editor
                                        Tom Torpy, KCCI NewsChannel 8 Assignment Manager

The breakout sessions will provide the opportunity for smaller groups and interaction among attendees and speakers. The breakout sessions will feature The Meyvn Group, focusing on marketing to different demographics, and Trilix, focusing on how to create a marketing road map to navigate your business.

This event is open to the public and free to GDMCVB Marketing Partners. Tickets are $25 for the general public and $15 for students. To purchase a ticket online, go to