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Utilizing Market Research to Find Customers

October 1, 2019

The Small Business Administration explains understanding consumers through existing sources and direct research.

Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Ankeny Area Chamber of Commerce

September 30, 2019

Learn about all the Ankeny Chamber offers, including a Hub Resource for startup businesses.

Winners Announced for 2019 Economic Impact Awards

September 27, 2019

The Economic Impact Awards recognize companies that have had a significant influence on the local economy in terms of job creation, capital investment and facility expansion.

Historic Cedar Bridge to Open During 50th Covered Bridge Festival Celebration

September 27, 2019

Cedar Bridge fell victim to arson in early 2017, but through the generous contributions of donors and volunteers, has been restored back to its original glory.

Make It OK Campaign Launched in Central Iowa

September 27, 2019

Over 100 mental health advocates and community leaders gathered at Des Moines University today to hear details on Make It OK, a community campaign to reduce stigma associated with mental illness.

Alliant Energy, CIRAS Debut New Digital Manufacturing Lab

September 27, 2019

The ISU Digital Manufacturing Lab Powered by Alliant Energy will educate Iowa companies about technologies. Read the full story on the Business Record.

EFCO CEO Jennings Retires, Announces Leadership Succession

September 26, 2019

Des Moines manufacturing company EFCO Corp. has announced a senior leadership transition. Read the full story on the Business Record.

Genesis Youth Foundation, West Des Moines Community Schools Partner

September 26, 2019

The Genesis Youth Foundation and West Des Moines Community Schools will partner on a new project. Read the full story on the Business Record.

Iowa Bankers Association's New Leaders

September 26, 2019

The Iowa Bankers Association recently elected officers and directors to serve on its 2019-20 board of directors.

Two Downtown Festivals Win International Awards

September 26, 2019

2019 DSM Book Festival wins Best New Event.