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Nicole Lorenson to Speak at First Friday Series

Nicole Lorenson to present at First Fridays

January 26, 2018

GREATER DES MOINES, IA – (Jan. 26, 2018) – The Iowa Women’s Business Center and the Greater Des Moines Partnership will host their next First Friday Series event on Feb. 2 at The Iowa Center For Economic Success. The event will feature Nicole Lorenson, Owner and Creator of PRESERVATION.

The First Friday Series is an opportunity for savvy, successful business owners and entrepreneurs in Greater Des Moines (DSM) to share their stories. The First Friday Series gives a chance for attendees to catch some words of wisdom from women who have experienced entrepreneurship first-hand. Past speakers include Jennifer Bramble of Club B-FIT Fitness Studio, LLC, Katie Byers of HomeDitty, Rachel Eubank of Sticks, Tricia Rivas of Trixie’s Salon and Dream Catcher Foundation, Leng Vong Reiff of Akili Design and Marketing Services, Liz Lidgett of Adore Your Walls and Emma Walsmith of Tikly.

Sessions are free and open to the public from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the first Friday of each month. Networking is from 11:30 a.m. to Noon, with the speaker beginning at Noon. Locations rotate among The Iowa Center and the Greater Des Moines Partnership. The February event will be held at The Iowa Center for Economic Success located at 8345 University Blvd, Clive.

Lorenson is the Owner and Creator of PRESERVATION, a vintage and modern lifestyle shop and photo studio in DSM’s Historic East Village. She is a classically trained photographer with a timeless yet modern style, much like her shop. Nicole has been shooting in the fashion and portrait industry since 2005, specializing in weddings, newborns and everything in between. Hailing from a small town in Iowa, she has found DSM to be her home of choice not only for herself but also for her thriving business.  

Click here to register for the event or register via email by emailing creiman@theiowacenter.org.

About Iowa Center for Economic Success

For more than 25 years, Iowa Center for Economic Success has been committed to empowering Iowans to pursue opportunities for financial success. Whether someone starts their relationship with us through our Education + Resources, Credit + Lending, or Advocacy + Networking programs, our commitment remains the same: empowering them to turn good ideas into strong plans that result in financial success. To learn more, visit: theiowacenter.org.

About the Iowa’s Women’s Business Center (WBC)

Iowa’s WBC, a program of Iowa Center for Economic Success, is dedicated to helping Iowa women business owners as they launch and grow their businesses. The Iowa WBC provides classes, business seminars, networking opportunities, one-on-one coaching, and business counseling for women across the state of Iowa. In 2016, the WBC served over 1,000 clients. Iowa Center for Economic Success’ Women's Business Center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

About the Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 23 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,100 Regional Business Members and more than 330 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.