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Affiliate Chambers

Together with its Regional Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, The Partnership works to build a stronger region. The Partnership and its Affiliate Chambers crafted a dual-Membership model that combines the value of Chamber benefits with the value of Partnership benefits, meaning, by being a Member of a local Chamber of Commerce, businesses are automatically a Member of The Partnership.

Dual-Membership Model

This dual-Membership model ensures that the organizations collaborate to promote open communication, diversity from each Affiliate and an expanding sphere of influence to engage in business development. This two-way partnership ensures that businesses in Greater Des Moines (DSM) thrive.

The Partnership supports 23 Regional Affiliate Chambers. It focuses on regional economic development and business development, and it creates an environment that welcomes and encourages business and community growth. The Partnership's strategic initiatives affect the region as a whole: Economic development, talent development, Downtown development, business resources and community development, government and public policy and communications and marketing. The Affiliate Chambers' programming elevates the voice of small business and creates connections for Members to access other local businesses and the community at large.

Membership Benefits

Regional Members of The Partnership have access to a wide range of resources to help their business and workforce grow. Some member benefits include:

  • Regional marketing tools such as the online Regional Business Directory.
  • Regional workforce recruitment assistance, including an online job/resume database.
  • Business resources like Look Local First and online business tools.
  • Regional advocacy in public policy at the local, state and national levels.
  • Simplified administration of regional work to eliminate program duplication/competition. 
  • Regional activities raising standards for quality of life in DSM communities and national economic rankings.
The Partnership Dual-Membership Model

To learn more about Affiliates, visit the Chamber news page.

To learn more about the benefits of becoming a Member of The Partnership, contact your community Chamber of Commerce (see list below):

Affiliate Chambers

Chambers of Commerce Affiliates of The Partnership:

Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce

(515) 993-5472

Altoona Area Chamber of Commerce

(515) 967-3366

Ankeny Area Chamber of Commerce

(515) 964-0685

Bondurant Chamber of Commerce

(515) 967-2424

Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce

(515) 402-1008

Clive Chamber of Commerce

(515) 222-5295

Des Moines Downtown Chamber of Commerce

(515) 309-3229

Des Moines West Side Chamber of Commerce

(515) 238-2913


(515) 829-4189

Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce

(641) 792-5545

Grimes Chamber and Economic Development

(515) 986-5770

Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce

(641) 236-6555

Indianola Chamber of Commerce

(515) 961-6269

Johnston Chamber of Commerce

(515) 276-9064

Madison County Chamber of Commerce

(515) 462-1185

Norwalk Area Chamber of Commerce

(515) 981-0619

Pella Area Community & Economic Alliance

(641) 628-2626

Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce

(515) 261-0466

Polk City Chamber and Economic Development Corp.

(515) 984-0255

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce

(515) 331-6855

Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce

(515) 978-7115

West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce

(515) 225-6009

Windsor Heights Chamber of Commerce

(515) 331-3207