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The Business of Art and the Des Moines Art Festival

It's great to welcome Stephen King back to the Business News Hour. Stephen is the director of the Des Moines Arts Festival that kicks off on 22 June and has been guiding the event for years. Here we talk about the success of the event, the artists, the marketing and meet artist Chris Dahlquist of Kansas City. She has been particapating in the Des Moines Art Festival for 19 years. And we also learned that Chris has started a business to help artists better understand the business of being an artist. From finances to social media Chris is out to make sure there are no "starving artists". Good stuff here....enjoy!

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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West Side News with Darrell Sarmento

We're going to get "hyper-local" for a bit and get to know Darrell Sarmento the Executive Director of the West Side Chamber of Commerce. Darrell has been in "Chamber World" for several years and recently took this position. The West Side Chamber cuts a HUGE swath of territory. Here we talk about the work of the Chamber and more. A fun and informative local interview...enjoy.

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Marketing for Business Episode 16 with Sam Auen

It's Marketing for Business our weekly look at the success patterns of independent business people that dot the Greater Des Moines Metro. Today Phil K. James from Good Milkshake Digital and Michael Libbie from Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications open up the world of Sam Auen...and what a world it is. Sam is one of the most amazing and talented and outspoken restaurant owners in the region. He has tried and failed and got back up and tried and created success. From working for others to having pop-up restaurants to now Tacopocalypse in the East Village (where we recorded this segment) to Krunkwich on Ingersoll Sam is always inventing. How does he do that, who is his hero, where does he get his ideas, what about that riding hundreds of miles on a bike in the winter and what does he think about the restaurant offerings in the Metro. We asked those questions and more. Click through and meet Sam Auen. 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Business News Headlines 25 April 2018

Stocks ended mostly higher today…bouncing back from a bruising day yesterday. Today we’ll also tell you what the shortage of housing is doing to the real estate market and what higher costs for materials is doing. Yikes! After the bell today Facebook stock soared. Wages in Iowa are on the upswing…but don’t get too excited…because after you factor in inflation.  Those stories and a conversation about taxes, business, airports, housing and more with Joe Murphy the VP of Public Policy and Governmental Affairs for the greater DSM partnership. Get ready to get your Policy Wonk on. Now the business news headlines. 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Out to Lunch with Joe Murphy - Part One

This week we went "Out to Lunch" at Table 128 Bistro with Joe Murphy the Vice President of Public Policy and Governmental Affairs for the Greater Des Moines Partnership.  While some of you may know what the partnership is and what they do we start our conversation with, “What does the Greater Des Moines Partnership mean to Central Iowa and Iowa as a whole?"

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Business News Headlines 24 April 2018

Some of the business news stories you may have seeen...or missed. What happened today on Wall Street and why. Wells Fargo was in Des Moines today for their annual shareholders meeting and the CEO got a raise...oh and some strong words from some who attended. Apple has a problem with the iPhone 10....sales. Listen in...and then check out our interview sections today. Good stuff from Tero International and Marketing for Business Episode 13 with Domestica. Now...go! 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Insight on Business News Headlines 23 April 2018

Wall Street struggled today…why…exactly what we told you about on Friday…interest rates. In other business news today.  While some retail stores are closing…Old Navy is expanding their foot-print.  How ready is America to lose iconic firearm maker Remington ArmsSean Hannitys business dealings are coming to light…we’ll share. Wells Fargo shareholders are coming to DSM tomorrow…what might be the reception? Those stories and more just ahead. 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour

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IOB Extra! Brandon T. Adams on the Young Entrepreneur Convention This Week!

He is a connector and for the third year Brandon T. Adams is bringing the Young Entrepreneur Convention to Des Moines this week. Hey, we know it's late in the game but there are still places available Listen to what is packed into the event and then head here to register

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour

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Out to Lunch with Kyle Munson Part Two

Kyle Munson has been with the Des Moines Register for nearly a quarter of a century. In this segment we talk about how the world of media is changing and what he expects to accomplish at Principal Financial. Here is Part Two of our time together at Table 128 as we Go Out to Lunch this week with Kyle Munson.

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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Laura Kinnard is Working on a Project…that and Networking in the Metro

OK, we're going to tease you...a bunch. Laura Kinnard, MBA is working on a project for finding space for startups. She is here to tease the subject a bit. Then it's on to networking and educational opportunities for business. A host of gatherings including LeadN15 coming to town this week. 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business podcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 4:30pm here on Podbean, iTunesStitcher or TuneIn Radio. And you can catch The Business News Hour Week in Review each Sunday at 2pm on News/Talk 1540 KXEL. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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