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Equity Allows Equality - Meet Doug Minter from Knoxville, TN

Meet Doug Minter the Director of Small Business Development for the Knoxville Chamber. Doug presented during the Association for Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) in Des Moines, Iowa.  Following the session we asked him to sit down with us and talk about the status of equality in business, what opportunity looks like and the issue of equity. For those of you wondering what you might do help raise the status of others...you've got to listen. 

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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The Business News Headlines 18 July 2018

Where do you fit in in the economic class in America? It's a complicated question. We're with the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) here in Des Moines, Iowa. Today we'll tell you about the market value of Amazon, a pile of money and what they are going to do with it over at Berkshire-Hathaway, Google is fined $5 billion...no, really...and what town in the United States is more likely to lose empoyees due to low wages and benefits?  Ouch. Those stories and Doug Minter from Knoxville, TN on equality in business, and start up IShopWhereILive with Cherie Edilson.  Click through for more. 

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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It’s Bigger Than You Think - ACCE Comes to Des Moines

We're a little less than a month away from the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) coming to Des Moines, iowa. So? Well, that's what you may think however this is another example of how the Greater Des Moines Metro continues to punch above its weight. We caught up with Jay Byers from the Greater Des Moines Partnership about the event, who is coming and what the residual impact will be. No matter what business you are in...you might want to pay attention. 

 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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The Business News Headlines Part Two - 14 May 2018

In this segment of the Business News Hour you'll learn more about with the former CEO of Banker's Trust is going to be doing, the state is getting into the study of where in the world are the workers in Iowa, we'll talk taxes and give you an airport update and more from DMDC 2018 with the Greater Des Moines Partnership. Click through to listen. 

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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DMDC 2018 Day Two

It was a busy day here in Washington D.C. on Day Two of the Greater Des Moines Partnership annual DMDC trip. Here I'll recap some of the highlights of our congressional meeting from this morning and this afternoon. Sen. Charles Grasley (R-IA), Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA), Congressman Dave Loebsack (D-IA), Congressman Steve King (R-IA), Congressman Rod Blum (R-IA) and Congressman David Young (R-IA) spoke to nearly 200 in attendance and I'll hit the high points. Then at noon we heard from Congressman Seth Moulton (D-Mass) who share ideas and suggestions and actually stood and took many questions. Click through and listen!

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DMDC 2018 Day One

Day one of the Greater Des Moines Partnership annual meeting in Washington D.C. is nearly in the books...here we offer some thoughts about the highlights of the event. Nearly 200 business, community and civic leaders made the trip to the 39th Annual DMDC trip. If you want to follow along on Twitter it's #DMDC2018. Click on through for the highlights of the day.

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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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Out to Lunch with Joe Murphy - Part Two

Get ready to get your "policy wonk" on!  In part two of our conversation with Joe Murphy the Vice President of Public Policy and Governmental Affairs for the Greater Des Moines Partnership we talk about tax issues, on the state level, the Iowa budget process and with these tax cuts who is going to pay for...stuff?  Then we dive into some areas of concern on the federal level that attendees to the Des Moines to DC 2018 trip will take to Congress. Remember on Twitter it's DMDC2018. Let's 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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Business Events and Networking with Laura Kinnard

Each week Laura Kinnard joins us from DMBizMixer.com with her choice places to go for business education, networking and more. From the Greater Des Moines Partnership and #Accelerate to AMA-Iowa to Million Cups DSM to Drake University to the Iowa Center for Economic Success and more.  Get out there.... 

The award winning Insight on Business the News Hour with Michael Libbie is the only weekday, hour-long business broadcast in the Midwest. The national, regional and local business news along with long-form business interviews can be heard Monday - Friday starting at 5:00pm on AM-940. The Business News Hour is a production of Insight Advertising, Marketing & Communications through a business relationship with The Des Moines Radio Group. You can follow us on Twitter @IoB_NewsHour.

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