Creating a unified region with engaged community members is critical to the economic vitality of Greater Des Moines (DSM). The Partnership can connect its Investors and Members with each other to support economic and community growth in DSM. Volunteer opportunities are available with any number of councils and committees with focus areas that include government and public policy, talent attraction and retention, Downtown events and much more.
Become a Member
For more information on becoming a Member of one of The Partnership's 24 Regional Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, visit our Affiliate Chambers page.
Become an Investor of The Partnership
Learn more about what it means to be an Investor of The Partnership here. Investors support The Partnership's mission and belong to a network that shapes the success of the DSM region. Investors have many opportunities to be engaged with The Partnership, including through boards, committees and councils.
Community Call to Action
We are stronger together, and we need your help! Learn more about The Partnership's Strategic Priorities for 2021 and how you can get involved to help achieve monumental results for the future of DSM.
DSM USA Ambassadors
Sign up to share the latest news about Des Moines. DSM USA Ambassadors receive email alerts when good news is announced and are encouraged to share the news with the nation and world via social media. DSM USA Ambassadors also tell the story of the region in their own words through blogs. Sign up to be a DSM USA Ambassador here.
Young Professionals Connection (YPC)
An initiative of The Partnership designed to further talent development in Des Moines, provides young professionals the opportunity to connect to each other and to the community through social, civic, charitable and professional development endeavors. Check out the various YPC committees at YPCDSM.com for more information about how to become involved.
Event Volunteer Opportunities
The Downtown Farmers’ Market, DSM Book Festival, Historic East Village Holiday Promenade and World Food & Music Festival are produced by The Partnership.
Downtown Farmers' Market
Support The Market, 7 a.m. – Noon, rain or shine, every Saturday from May through October at the Historic Court District in Downtown Des Moines (DSM). Contact Megan Renkel, Downtown Farmers' Market Manager, for more information on The Market.
World Food & Music Festival
Taste your way around the world at Des Moines' premier food and entertainment event. Assist with production of the World Food & Music Festival. Contact Amelia Klatt, Special Events and Project Manager, for more information on World Food & Music Festival.
DSM Book Festival
The Festival features nationally acclaimed authors, book club discussions led by featured commentators, hands-on learning activities, children's programming, food, drink and more. Contact Amelia Klatt, Special Events and Project Manager for more information about the DSM Book Festival.
The Partnership has a number of additional opportunities for sponsorships, investment and involvement.
Downtown Events & Activations
To learn more about sponsorship opportunities for Downtown DSM events and activations, contact Jerrica Marshall, Downtown Placemaking Manager, for more information.
Sponsor The Partnership's annual trip to Washington, D.C. Learn more about the trip here and contact Andrea Woodard, Senior Vice President of Government Relations and Public Policy, to learn about sponsorship opportunities.
Become a Chamber Member by joining one of The Partnership's 24 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce to be listed within The Partnership's online business directory.
Connect with The Partnership
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