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DSM USA Weekly - September 11, 2020

DSM USA Weekly News and Updates

September 11, 2020


The DSM USA Weekly podcast shares information to help keep businesses in business, provide information for people who may be looking for work and offer tips on how to keep our region healthy. Find out what’s new as of Friday, September 11, 2020:

Downtown Farmers’ Market Drive-Through Bite-Size Market

Enjoy the Drive-Through Bite-Size Market this Saturday from 8-11 a.m. at the Iowa State Capitol Complex Parking Lot. Pre-order produce, flowers, baked goods and more through the Online Marketplace and pick up the following Saturday. Or, purchase items onsite while remaining in your vehicle. Find more information here.

2020 World Food & Music Celebration

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Food & Music Festival will transition to a virtual, socially distanced World Food & Music Celebration from September 12-20 across DSM. Find out about the Bye-Bye Summer Brunch Bracket, the Community Cookout or buy merchandise, including t-shirts, stickers and koozies. 

Virtual DMDC

DMDC 2020 will feature events for four days of programming in the coming weeks, including:

·      DMDC Hosts NBC News’ Chuck Todd on Tuesday, September 14

·      Infrastructure Day on Thursday, September 17

·      Small Business Day on Tuesday, September 22

·      Talent Day on Thursday, September 24


The events are free for Members and Investors of The Partnership, but you must register for each day you plan to attend.

2020 Candidate Forum Series

The Partnership, in conjunction with Young Professionals Connection and the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute, will host Iowa candidates in free virtual, town hall-style events via Zoom. Look for listings for all of the 2020 Virtual Candidate Forum events here. The next event will host Senator Joni Ernst from 10-11 a.m. on Monday, September 14.

Reach out to Ryan Moon at rmoon@DSMpartnership.com for more information on the Candidate Forum Series, as well as the above DMDC events. 

Other upcoming Partnership events include a webinar update, hosted by IEDA, on the pace of exports, a Make It OK with One Economy event and a DSM forward webinar focused on the latest happenings at Blank Park Zoo. You can find this event information and more here

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The DSM USA Weekly podcast is a compilation of resources, information and stories for Greater Des Moines (DSM) businesses, organizations and residents. Join us each week to learn about The Partnership’s newest content and latest happenings to keep businesses in business, keep people employed and keep our region healthy. To listen to more Partnership podcasts, click here