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2022 Community Call To Action

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is committed to fulfilling its 2022 Strategic Priorities. Our vision is to unite the Greater Des Moines (DSM) community to drive economic growth with one voice, one mission, as one region.

To make this work happen, we need your time, talent and treasure. Learn more about The Partnership's five-year Investor Campaign, Moving Forward Together 2027, to learn how your organization can advance DSM. Please also find additional engagement opportunities in the strategic priorities listed below.


Strategic Priorities

PRIORITY: Des Moines International Airport

Partner on the advancement of the Des Moines International Airport terminal project by identifying and securing public funds to advance this regional project.

PRIORITY: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Implement additional diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) programs and services that deliver professional-level training and development to Investors and Members.

PRIORITY: Talent Retention

Demonstrate progress toward the Future Ready DSM 75x25 goal by increasing the number of working-age adults who have completed a post-secondary education credential aligned to industry demand.

PRIORITY: Talent Attraction

Launch a new national talent attraction campaign to position DSM as THE place for workforce.

PRIORITY: Downtown DSM Placemaking

Enhance the vibrancy of Downtown DSM through major placemaking projects.

Learn more about the following Downtown DSM and regional placemaking projects:

PRIORITY: Increase Downtown DSM Foot Traffic

Help Downtown DSM thrive by driving more people and more workforce to our region's Downtown and encouraging all to support local businesses and enjoy cultural and recreational amenities.

PRIORITY: Minority-Owned Business Support

Increase support for and the number of minority-owned businesses in DSM.

PRIORITY: Capital Crossroads 3.0

Collaborate with regional partners on the development of Capital Crossroads 3.0.

Partnership 5-Year Recap and 2021 Annual Report

DSM, we can continue to move forward together to obtain high-value results to help push our region forward. Watch the five-year recap video below to review results from The Partnership's most recent Investor campaign and download the 2021 Annual Report to see what the region accomplished in 2021.

Download 2021 Annual Report

Get Inspired

We all believe in the future of DSM. Learn more about how we will move forward together as a region in 2022 in this video.

USL Pro Iowa

Learn more about the importance of soccer in DSM in this video.

For Investors, Affiliates and Members

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