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Connect With Locals

It's no surprise to locals that Greater Des Moines (DSM) was named #1 City with the Most Community Pride in a recent Gallup poll. That unique sense of ownership and pride are exactly what makes citizens of Des Moines so valuable to connect with. Reach out to a fellow Des Moines enthusiast to share your experience and learn more about theirs. Here's how you can connect: 

Join the #DSMUSA Facebook Group

Post about the latest Des Moines rankings and share photos of recent volunteer efforts here. Members also show off their favorite restaurants and report the sights and sounds of the arts and culture scene. Join today!

Engage More Socially

Sign up today to be a DSM USA Ambassador! You'll be notified via email when Des Moines receives fantastic news about the region, such as a new ranking, award, etc. As an Ambassador, we'll ask you to share this information with your social networks and help spread the word about our great city!

The Iowan Project

Former Iowa residents in the technology field can stay connected to their roots with The Iowan Project. Sharing their location will connect them with more than 1,200 Iowans across the globe. Participants receive updates about job opportunities and other happenings in Iowa, and are invited to meetups with fellow Iowans in their area.

Meet Fellow New Residents

New to the region? Visit a meet-and-greet with fellow new residents. Future welcome receptions dates are posted on The Partnership calendar

Newcomer's Guide

Tap in to a tight-knit community of accessible business leaders with this networking guide. This comprehensive introduction to Des Moines' professional landscape helps new residents get acquainted with the business climate.