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A Celebrated Turnaround: Hear the Harley Davidson Story

Author Ken Schmidt in DSM

The Greater Des Moines Partnership welcomes Ken Schmidt, author of Make Some Noise: The Unconventional Road to Dominance and former director of communications at Harley Davidson Motor Company, to its regional lunch on Tuesday, March 10. The event will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Goodwill of Central Iowa, 5355 NW 86th Street, in Johnston.

Ken played an active role in Harley Davidson’s celebrated turnaround and will share stories and insights from building the company’s corporate base, creating a loyal corporate culture and developing inspiring leaders. Get insight into successful marketing and hear meaningful ideas that will allow you to take your business to the next level.

About Make Some Noise

Make Some Noise dives into three questions Ken would ask each of his clients to assess company standing. What do past customers say about your company to prospective customers? What do you want them to say? What are you doing to get them to say what you want? Ken’s experiences have helped guide business leaders across the globe grow their customers and become more competitive in their markets.

Admission is $30 for members and $40 for nonmembers. To hear from Ken, register here.

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The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 24 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 365 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.

Greater Des Moines Partnership

DSM USA is the regional identifier for Greater Des Moines (DSM). DSM USA is a bold statement to the world: This is a welcoming, diverse and vibrant community with affordable and accessible amenities for residents and businesses. This regional identifier is the result of significant quantitative and qualitative research. The Partnership will champion the DSM USA message, and encourages its Investors, its more than 6,000 Regional Business Members and DSM USA Ambassadors to help share the region's story with One Voice.