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Registering for an Event

Registration for each event opens approximately one month in advance. Registration typically closes two days before the event so that we can inform the caterer of how many lunches we will need.

We accept VISA, MasterCard, and American Express. If you cannot use a credit card, please request an invoice when you register and you can pay at the door with cash or check. (No credit cards at the door.)

If a conflict arises after you have registered and before the registration period ends, we will refund your registration fee. Just email and let us know that you have to cancel. Once the registration period ends (typically 2-3 days before the event), refunds are no longer available.

June 13, 2018 - Content Marketing Workshop with Catherine Staub

Catherine Staub, founder of Lexicon Content Marketing, will lead our Content Marketing Strategies workshop on June 13. Learn proven strategies as well as the latest trends and techniques to create and use content marketing to gain and retain customers.

Whether you want to take your content marketing to the next level or you are just getting started, Catherine will give you tools to sharpen your craft. 

The two-hour workshop will be presented from 8:00 a.m.—10:00 a.m. at IMPACT Community Action Partnership, 3226 University Ave, Des Moines, IA 50311. Parking is available behind the building. From 31st St., go west on Cottage Grove to 33rd St. Turn north on 33rd, which dead-ends into the IMPACT parking lot. You may also park in the church lot to the west. map

Catherine M. Staub is Associate Professor; Peggy Fisher and Larry Stelter Chair of Magazine Journalism at Drake University. Dr. Staub joined the SJMC faculty in 2015 and teaches classes in the Magazine Media program and in the School’s Master of Communication Leadership program.

She is the founder and CEO of, a Des Moines firm that provides its clients with communications, marketing, PR, photography, graphic design and more.

Prior to starting her own business, Staub was Learning and Development Manager and National Implementation Team Consultant for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage; an associate editor at Meredith Corporation, and a high school English teacher. She has earned an Ed.D. in educational leadership, an Ed.S. in education, an M.A. in journalism and a B.S.E. in English and Education, all from Drake.
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