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Top Five Partnership Podcasts of 2021

Top Partnership Podcasts

December 23, 2021

In 2021, the Greater Des Moines Partnership worked to bring you podcast content that reflected the opportunities, projects and advice to help you become an active participant in the community, whether that’s through owning your own business, hiring for your workplace, job searching, leading your workplace or understanding the policy that drives our community forward. This year’s podcast guests offered interesting insight for each of these audiences and we’re working to bring you the same quality of podcasts in 2022.

In case you missed some of this content over the course of the year, we’re sharing our top five most downloaded episodes for each of our current podcasts below:

DSM Policy HQ Podcast Logo 

Tax Increment Financing (TIF)

The public policy team discussed tax increment financing for improving economic development and redevelopment projects in Greater Des Moines (DSM) with guests Kris Saddoris, Hubbell Realty, and Carrie Kruse, City of Des Moines. LEARN MORE + LISTEN TO THE PODCAST

Podcast: DSM Policy HQ

Future Ready DSM Podcast 

Employment Market Recovery in Greater Des Moines (DSM)

Beth Townsend, of Iowa Workforce Development, shared about regional employment trends and how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected jobs in DSM. LEARN MORE + LISTEN TO THE PODCAST

Podcast: Future Ready DSM

Leading in Times of Challenge Podcast 

Leading in Times of Challenge with Rosalind Fox

John Deere’s Rosalind Fox shared her leadership tips, including how she led through the COVID-19 pandemic. LEARN MORE + LISTEN TO THE PODCAST

Podcast: Leading in Times of Challenge

OneVoice DSM Podcast 

Johnston Gateway District

During this episode of OneVoice DSM, John Schmitz and Adam Plagge, both with City of Johnston, shared about the 75-acre reinvestment district along Merle Hay Road. The Johnston Gateway Project includes the Ignit Sports & Fitness facility, Gateway Park development, hotel and commercial development, kayak launch along Beaver Creek and an ecological-themed hotel. LEARN MORE + LISTEN TO THE PODCAST

Podcast: OneVoice DSM

Small Business and Startup Stories Podcast 

Roboflow Co-Founder Brad Dwyer Looks Back At Building a Growing, Successful Startup

Serial entrepreneur Brad Dwyer shares how Roboflow has grown over 18 months and what he’s learned so far. LEARN MORE + LISTEN TO THE PODCAST

Podcast: Small Business and Startup Stories

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Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 23 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 400 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.