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Celebrate International Women’s Day with Principal®
Connecting People with Job Opportunities + Educational Services Through the Evelyn K. Davis Center in DSM
Live Music This Week in DSM: Feb. 20 – 25, 2024
Valuable IT Helpdesk Certificate Available Through DMACC’s Workforce Training Academy
Find Beauty + Joy During Iowa’s Winters Through Snowshoeing
Live Music This Week in DSM: Feb. 13 – 18, 2024
Turning Hobbies into Business: Top Options for DSM Retirees
Growing Des Moines into a Music City in the Midwest
Ring in the Year of the Dragon
Where to Buy Local for the Garden in DSM
Super Bowl LVIII: Where to Grab Party Supplies + Watch the Game in DSM
Live Music This Week in DSM: Feb. 6 – 11, 2024
Empowering Leaders + Entrepreneurs: Athene Black and Brown Business Summit Presented by Wells Fargo
Lunar New Year Events Around DSM This Month
New Reporting Regime for Businesses Under the Corporate Transparency Act
Celebrate Love Around DSM This Valentine’s Day
Capital City Fruit: Nurturing Workplace Health + Happiness Through Fresh Produce
Celebrate Black History Month with Local DSM Events
Live Music This Week in DSM: Jan. 30 – Feb. 4, 2024
Help Make a Difference for Iowa’s Students as an iJAG Career Development Conference Judge
Live Music This Week in DSM: Jan. 23 – 28, 2024
Discovering the Beauty of Giving: My Journey with the Animal Rescue League of Iowa
Are You Ready for Takeoff?
Live Music This Week in DSM: Jan. 16 – 21, 2024
The Power of Service on MLK Day: West Des Moines’ Partnership with Meals from the Heartland
Unleashing the Power of Continued Learning in Des Moines Workplaces
Rural Small Business Successes + Challenges Roundtable with Representative Zach Nunn
Journey to Appreciate My Hometown: Des Moines
Live Music This Week in DSM: Jan. 9 – 14, 2024
The Case for the Iowa Caucuses
ICON Water Trails Progress and Future
Iowa’s Legislators Connect with Civility and Bipartisanship Thanks to Annual Softball Event
2024 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce
Life Club at Easterseals Iowa Fosters Independence and Inclusion
Rural Home Loans Offer Incentives for DSM Homebuyers
Live Music This Week in DSM: Jan. 2 – 7, 2024
Another year of Success in DSM USA
How DSM Small Businesses Can Embrace Transaction Processing Innovation
Goals and New Year’s Resolutions
Live Music This Week in DSM: Dec. 19 – 24, 2023
5 Influencer Marketing Trends to Utilize in 2024
A Christmas Staycation in Pella
Celebrate New Year’s Eve in DSM
2024 State Legislative Featured Priorities
Keep Up with Small Business Trends for 2024
Live Music This Week in DSM: Dec. 12 – 17, 2023
Get to Know 2023 Hide and Seek Artist Kolby Friedrichsen
Promoting Mobility in DSM: Policy Innovations + Mental Wellness Impact
DSM USA: A Sports Haven
Live Music This Week in DSM: Dec. 5 – 10, 2023
Shop for the Holidays Along Your Route Home
Health Care Forum Explores Programs, Policy + Workforce Initiatives in DSM
Where to Find Unique Christmas Ornaments in DSM
Cooking Together at the Culinary Annex, one of DSM’s Newest Spaces
#DSMlocal Buying Guide
Sights + Sounds of Christmas in DSM USA
Live Music This Week in DSM: Nov. 28 – Dec. 3, 2023
Shop Local for Stocking Stuffers in Des Moines
Where to Buy Local in Downtown DSM
Another Momentous Year for Economic Development in DSM USA
The Peppermint Trail Returns with Holiday Specials and a Trolley
In-District Congressional Event with Representative Feenstra
Live Music This Week in DSM: Nov. 21 – 26, 2023
Where to Buy Local for Gifts of Gratitude in DSM
2023 Local Election Recap
Where to Buy Local for Self-Care Items in DSM
DSM Businesses Named 2023 Inclusion Award Winners
DSM Businesses Recognized as 2023 Inclusion Award Winners
Experience Marion County with the Exclusive Twinkleland Passport
Specialty Sourdough Bread Business Grows in DSM
Where to Buy Local for Hitting the Trails in DSM
4 Types of CSR Programs for Employers to Consider
Where to Buy Local for Weddings in DSM
Live Music This Week in DSM: Nov. 14 – 19, 2023
Innovation as a Foundation: Waukee CSD Prepares Students for the Future
Where to Buy Local in the Historic East Village in Downtown DSM
Holiday Markets in DSM Where You Can Shop Local for Christmas
The Snowbird’s Guide to Maintaining Your DSM Property
7 DSM Organizations Awarded Broadband Grant Funding
Where to Buy Local for Men's Hair + More in DSM
Where to Honor Veterans for Veterans Day Weekend in Des Moines
Promoting Economic Growth Policies + Initiatives with the Inaugural Iowa Chamber Alliance Fly-In Event
DSM Intern Connection Program Participation Leads to High Likelihood of Relocating to Des Moines
Iowa Congressional Leaders on the Importance of Des Moines International Airport Terminal Project
Live Music This Week in DSM: Nov. 7 – 12, 2023
Where to Buy Local for Fitness Options in DSM
A New Way to Experience Holiday Magic at Jolly Holiday Lights 2023
Vote Smart to Highlight 2024 Candidates to Bring Nonpartisan Information to the DSM Community
Where to Buy Local in North + Central Greater Des Moines
Where to Buy Local in the Greater Des Moines Region: South
Where to Buy Local in the Greater Des Moines Region: West
Where to Buy Local in the Greater Des Moines: East
3 Reasons to Vote Yes to Support the DSM Airport Terminal Project
Check Out These Des Moines Events for Global Entrepreneurship Week
Live Music This Week in DSM: Oct. 31 – Nov. 5, 2023
Building a Local Coffee Brand by Focusing on Hospitality
Building Economic Resilience: Des Moines Businesses’ Blueprint for Recession Preparedness
Creating Coffee Dreams in Greater Des Moines
Where to Buy Local for Halloween in DSM
Beyond the Rainbow Flag: Supporting + Affirming LGBTQ Employees All Year Long
Live Music This Week in DSM: Oct. 24 – 29, 2023
New Terminal Project is a Game-Changer for the Airport and Region
Q+A with Small Business Owners Taking Part in the Scale DSM Program
Revitalizing Greater Des Moines: Embracing Technology + Construction Trends for Local Recovery
Live Music This Week in DSM: Oct. 17 – 22, 2023
Hopeful Heights – Supporting the Selfless
Level Up for Justice: Press Start
Celebrate Construction Inclusion Week with Turner Construction Company
Embracing Wellness in Des Moines: A Conversation with Lily Allen-Dueñas, Founder of the Wild Yoga Tribe
Employment Discrimination + Wrongful Termination in the Workplace
Live Music This Week in DSM: Oct. 10 – 15, 2023
Navigating FAFSA Changes: Now is the Time to Prepare
How Vulnerability Helped My Small Business Community Connection
Passion and Knowledge of the Apparel Industry Leads to the Creation of Dhakai in DSM
Unleashing Pawsitive Vibes: A Deeper Look at Therapy Dogs
Adventureland’s Phantom Fall Fest Promises Family Fun and Frightful Haunts
Live Music This Week in DSM: Oct. 3 – 8, 2023
Two DSM Students Represent Iowa in the Bank of America Student Leaders Program
What Happens When the Government Shuts Down?
2023 Economic Impact Award Winners Contribute to DSM Economic Vitality
2023 Economic Impact Award Winners Make Impact on DSM’s Economic Growth
2023 Economic Impact Award Winners That are Strengthening the Economic Vitality of DSM
New Awards Presented at the 2023 Economic Impact Awards Celebration
2023 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Ankeny Area Chamber of Commerce
Live Music This Week in DSM: Sept. 26 – Oct. 1, 2023
What Lies Between Us: First Steps to Racial Healing
A Pup’s Paradise — Dog-Friendly Des Moines Trails
What to Expect at the 2023 Future World of Work Summit
Celebrate Des Moines. Iowa with 100 Things to Do Before You Die
Live Music This Week in DSM: Sept. 19 – 24, 2023
Not Your Traditional Intern
Connecting Communities with the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce at the First National Bank Regional Rush Hour Event
Conversations In Color Series — Journeying Toward Racial Equity
Q+A with Stephanie Majeran of DSM Craftmakers Collaborative on Local Business School Participation
2023 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce
Inclusivity Isn’t Just a Buzzword!
Choosing the Right Leader for Des Moines with the Help of the Des Moines Mayoral Forum
Latino Heritage Festival Showcases Latino Culture as Iowa’s Hispanic Community Grows
Calling All Students: Kickstart Your Career Exploration During the Golden Circle College & Career Fair
Falling Into Place in Des Moines
Live Music This Week in DSM: Sept. 12 – 17, 2023
Join the Fun as the Polk County Free Community Meal and Resource Fair Returns This September
You are Already Halfway There
Exhibit Your Business at Iowa's Largest College and Career Fair
Get a Free Pint of Craft Beer with a Des Moines Pub Pass
Solving Complex Sales Challenges
Navigating the Path to Sustainable Success: A Guide for Des Moines Businesses
Greater Des Moines is a Greater Place for Talent
How a First-Gen Student Gained Valuable Experience Interning with Athene
Live Music This Week in DSM: Sept. 5 – 10, 2023
Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Downtown Chamber Future Forward
FemCity Des Moines and the Beyond Business Conference Back in DSM
Everything You Need to Know About Working as an Iowa Legislative Clerk
Rural Development Around DSM in 2023
Upcoming Events for Small Business Owners in DSM
Why Interns Matter + How EMC is Making a Difference
Do More, Des Moines
Live Music This Week in DSM: Aug. 29 – Sept. 3, 2023
A Lifelong Des Moines Resident on What It's Like Working in Downtown Des Moines
OctoPRfest 2023: Elevate Your PR Game with our Powerhouse Speaker Lineup
Create Lasting Memories at Des Moines Concours d’Elegance: A Celebration of Automotive Artistry and Philanthropy
Finding Your North: Award-Winning Marketing with Northgate
DMACC’s Workforce Training Academy: Short-Term Training, Long-Term Results
Live Music This Week in DSM: Aug. 23 – 27, 2023
VizyPay Focuses on Helping Rural Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses
In-District Congressional Event with Senator Grassley
Take Me Out to the Ballgame: Downtown Workforce Day at the Ballpark
Your Guide to the Ingersoll LIVE! Block Party on Aug. 26
City of Des Moines Parks and Recreation Sees Increased Youth Sports Participation
Des Moines Best (or Worst) Kept Dining Secrets
Partnership’s Small Business Hub Expands to Include More Resources
Section 1202 Exclusion — What Investors, Founders + Employees Should Know
The Leadership Blueprint
Live Music This Week in DSM: Aug. 15 – 20, 2023
Studio Process Goes Beyond the Script to Create a Big Impact
2023 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: FuseDSM
Iowa Budget Update — August 2023
10 Years of Driving Innovation through Insurance at the Global Insurance Accelerator
VAEZR + Lashier Graphics & Signs Complete AR Mural for This Year’s Iowa State Fair
0.99999999 by Any Other Name
Live Music This Week in DSM: Aug. 8 – 13, 2023
How Two Students Launched Careers Through Principal® Internships
Ace Resume Building: Find Your Ideal Role
The Top 5 Killers of Productivity in Your Business
Top Five for Small Business Strategies to Recruit + Retain Talent Panelist Questions
Where to Buy Local for Back-to-School Items in DSM
What is Health + Wellness Without Gyms and Diets?
Live Music This Week in DSM: Aug. 1 – 6, 2023
Placemaking Initiatives in DSM in 2023
How DSM Businesses Use Digital Platforms to Connect with Customers
2023 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Madison County Chamber of Commerce
DEI Efforts Ensure a Vibrant, Growing Community
Investing in Early-Stage Iowa Companies Through InnoVenture Iowa
Live Music This Week in DSM: July 25 – 30, 2023
Career Growth Strategies: Overcoming Job Stagnation
Central Iowa Weather Preparedness
The Second Annual Iowa Legislative Slow-Pitch Softball Game
Two Development Programs Help Prepare New Talent at Holmes Murphy
Exploring the Pros and Cons of In-Person, Hybrid + Remote Work in DSM
What You Need to Know About This Weekend’s Hy-Vee INDYCAR Races
5 Bike-Friendly Businesses in Downtown Des Moines
Live Music This Week in DSM: July 18 – 23, 2023
Meetup in Ankeny During RAGBRAI L for the Bicycle Bash + More
5 Downtown DSM Attractions to See Along the RAGBRAI Route
2023 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: DSM West Side Chamber of Commerce
The RAGBRAI L Route
How Do You Create a Documentary About 50 Years of RAGBRAI? You Focus on the People.
Live Music This Week in DSM: July 11 – 16, 2023
Growth of Local Startup OpenLoop Leads to Recognition in Health Technology Industry
Live Music This Week in DSM: July 5 – 9, 2023
YPC Annual Gala Set for Aug. 5
A FREE Outdoor Performance in the Heart of Downtown DSM
The Role of Modern Technology in Strengthening Cybersecurity Defenses in DSM
Carry the Spirit of DMDC Collaboration Throughout 2023
Why I Use Public Transit in DSM
Live Music This Week in DSM: June 27 – July 4, 2023
Fan Favorite Des Moines Events
Live Music This Week in DSM: June 20 – 25, 2023
Unleashing Potential: The Rise of Startups in Iowa
Highlights from This Year’s 80/35 Music Festival
Queer + Black Art Market Celebrates Pride, Juneteenth in Downtown DSM
2023 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Adel Partners Chamber
2023 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Clive Chamber of Commerce
Hold a Block Party in Your Neighborhood This Summer
Write What You Know
Live Music This Week in DSM: June 13 – 18, 2023
Summer Spotlight on What’s Happening in Bondurant, Iowa
How Local Partnerships + Collaborative Marketing Can Benefit Des Moines Businesses
Celebrating Iowa Aboard the USS Iowa at the 2023 Iowa By The Sea Picnic
Hyping Up DSM One Energy Drink at a Time
Live Music This Week in DSM: June 6 – 11, 2023
Juneteenth Events You Should Not Miss
New FAFSA to Impact Family Farm + Small Business Owners
15 Pride Events to Attend This Month in DSM
Finding Local Success Through Google My Business — Optimizing Your Site’s SEO
DMDC Communicates Key Priorities in Washington, D.C.
Live Music This Week in DSM: May 30 – June 4, 2023
3 Things You’ve Got Wrong About the Iowa Craft Brew Festival
Consider the Benefits and Challenges of a 1099 Career Choice
A Guide to Starting a Small Business in Iowa
Live Music This Week in DSM: May 23 – 28, 2023
Legislative Successes of 2023 + Continued Opportunities in 2024
Provisions of the SECURE Act 2.0
It’s the Employee Experience that Matters Most
Live Music This Week in DSM: May 16 – 21, 2023
Celebrating Mother's Day and Mental Health This May
Sammons Financial Group West Des Moines Recognized by Energy Star Program
Where to Buy Local for Mother's Day in DSM
2023 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Grimes Chamber & Economic Development
2023 Federal Featured Priorities
Celebrate 515 Day in DSM: Events Edition
2023 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Johnston Chamber of Commerce
Economic Development Projects in 2023 Create a Best-in-Class Place to Live + Work
Live Music This Week in DSM: May 9 – 14, 2023
Capital City Pride Speaker Series Welcomes Dutch Human Rights Specialist and Senior Associate to Shift Rutger Goethart to DSM
Workforce Readiness Priority for Iowans in 2023
National Small Business Week 2023: The Latest Podcasts + Stories Featuring DSM Entrepreneurs
PSERP Helps Youth Achieve Education Goals
Supporting Small Business is a Win-Win
A Tribute to John Pappajohn, DSM Philanthropist + Business Leader
Exploring Des Moines Through the DSM Intern Connection Program
Live Music This Week in DSM: May 2 – 7, 2023
Preparing for the 2023 Downtown Farmers’ Market Season
Attend the Virtual Summit + Local Events During the National Small Business Week in DSM
Celebrate 515 Day in DSM: Food + Drink Edition
Celebrate 515 Day in DSM: Shopping Edition
Making the World Safer with IntelliSee Technology
Forward Momentum in Downtown DSM
What to Expect from the 2023 DSM Intern Connection
Celebrate 515 Day in DSM: Give Back Edition
Greater Des Moines Leadership to Promote Regional, Local Priorities at DMDC 2023
2023 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
Live Music This Week in DSM: April 25 – 30, 2023
It’s Almost Earth Day in DSM! Celebrate with These Local Events + Resources
2023 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce
Former Drake University Sprinter Reflects on the Drake Relays + Remaining in DSM
Live Music This Week in DSM: April 18 – 23, 2023
3 Ways the Right Tech Can Help You Thrive in 2023
Supporting the LGBTQ Community in DSM Ahead of Pride Month in 2023
2023 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Bondurant Chamber of Commerce
Musical Artist Lani Joins Mainframe Studios + Makes a Name for Herself in DSM
Live Music This Week in DSM: April 12 – 16, 2023
DSM Attorneys: Earn CLE Credit Hours When You Attend the 2023 Global Insurance Symposium
What Aviation Means to Iowa
Live Music This Week in DSM: April 4 – 9, 2023
Register to Help Clean Up Birdland Marina in May
Working to Give Rural Communities the Opportunity to Thrive
It’s Time for an Encore in DSM
Advocate as One Region with One Voice at DMDC
A Partner in the Candidate Experience
How One Downtown DSM Company Activated the Skywalk and Created Their Own Scavenger Hunt
Live Music This Week in DSM: March 28 – April 2, 2023
U.S. Congressional Committees for 118th Congress
How Businesses in Des Moines Are Transforming Physically + Digitally
2023 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Pella Area Community & Economic Alliance
Live Music This Week in DSM: March 21 – 26, 2023
Tautology: The Law of Detachment + Faster Horses
2023 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Altoona Area Chamber of Commerce
Beaverdale Books 24 Most Anticipated Reads of 2023
Live Music This Week in DSM: March 14 – 19, 2023
Pair Fun with Food During Spring Break 2023
2023 Women's History Month Events + Resources in DSM
From Misery to Meaning: 6 Steps To Take When You Hate Your Job
Live Music This Week in DSM: March 7 – 12, 2023
Child Care a Priority for Iowans in 2023
Become a SCORE Mentor or Volunteer in 2023
Small Business Growth is Critical to Our Community’s Success
How Content Creation Helps Local Businesses Brand Their Services
Live Music This Week in DSM: Feb. 28 – March 5, 2023
What a Superhero Loves About DSM
An Artist’s Experience at the Downtown Farmers’ Market
Don’t Miss These 5 Things at the 2023 Small Business Success Summit
Creating an Experience for the “Phygital” World
Live Music This Week in DSM: Feb. 21 – 26, 2023
Joy of Curls Owner Meets New Clientele Through Downtown Farmers’ Market Incubator Program
Celebrate Your Small Business Journey During National Entrepreneurship Week
Live Music This Week in DSM: Feb. 14 – 19, 2023
Master Your Tax Strategy
10 Socks for 10 Readers
5 Valentine's Day Date Night Ideas in DSM
Iowa Wolves to Host First-Ever Community Day Game on Monday, Feb. 13 at Noon
Live Music This Week in DSM: Feb. 7 – 12, 2023
How Social Media is Transforming Local Business
Let's Make Greater Des Moines Even Greater in 2023
12 Bagel Flavors + 12 House-Made Cream Cheeses Blended Daily at Clive Breakfast, Brunch Spot
Basketball-Themed Groundhog Day Festivities + Breakfast to Mark 19th Celebration at High Life Lounge
Budgeting + Cash Flow Strategies
Live Music This Week in DSM: Jan. 31 – Feb. 5, 2023
Local Circus Artists Find Home in Des Moines
Continuing to Make an Impact on Iowa: Erik Weihenmayer
Live Music This Week in DSM: Jan. 24 – 29, 2023
Child Care — More Than a Family Issue
Building a Career You Don’t Want to Leave
Why You Should Hear Blind Adventurer Erik Weihenmayer Speak at The Partnership’s 2023 Annual Dinner
Five Iowa Seniors Receive Greater Des Moines Career Launch Scholarships
Live Music This Week in DSM: Jan. 17 – 22, 2023
Engage Your Elected Officials in 2023
Outdoor Trips Around Iowa Allow Women to Build Relationships + Community with Other Wanderers
Celebrate MLK Day 2023 in Greater Des Moines
Rhythms of Grace — Hope + Healing Through Equine-Assisted Services
A YPC Kick-Off Party for the Books
Live Music This Week in DSM: Jan. 10 – 15, 2023
Blind Adventurer Erik Weihenmayer Climbed Mt. Everest, Will Inspire at Partnership’s Annual Dinner
Music League Connects Friends + Helps Them Discover New Music
Top Five Small Business and Startup Stories DSM Podcasts of 2022
Live Music This Week in DSM: Jan. 3 – 8, 2023
Top Five DSM USA Policy HQ Podcasts of 2022
Tools + Policy Efforts for a Strong Economy in DSM
We Chose to Move Forward Together in 2022
Live Music This Week in DSM: Dec. 20 – 23, 2022
Adding Value + Creating a Positive Impact Through Corporate Social Responsibility
How to Support Hide and Seek Ornament Artists All Year Long
2023 State Legislative Priorities
Bring Hope, Grant Wishes at Jolly Holiday Lights 2022 Through Jan. 1
How to Communicate with Congress
Live Music This Week in DSM: Dec. 13 – 18, 2022
Sweet Treats + Fun Gifts for the Holidays in DSM
When Life Spills into Work
Places for Holiday Cheer in DSM 
Is Now the Right Time to Start a Business? Analyzing the Benefits + Challenges of Business Building
Live Music This Week in DSM: Dec. 6 – 11, 2022
CIRAS, Turner Construction to Host 1st Annual Construction Diversity Accelerator in DSM
Joining a Greater Des Moines Real Estate Team After High School Graduation
Staying ‘Aggressively Patient’ Secret to Northern Vessel Owner Opening at 1201 Keo Way
Investment, Disruption + Misunderstandings in the Energy Space
Live Music This Week in DSM: Nov. 29 – Dec. 4, 2022
Mid-Term Election Results + the Impact on Iowa Businesses
DEI at Principal® Starts at the Top
Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families Employees: Striving to Be Better Than the Day Before
Live Music This Week in DSM: Nov. 22 – 27, 2022
How Local Businesses Can Inspire Productivity Through Company Culture
One Entrepreneur’s Mission to See Other Entrepreneurs Succeed
Anything Is Possible: A Local Art Installation Created by a DSM Transplant
Women Entrepreneurs Don’t Wait for Opportunity, They Create It
2022 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce
Bringing Color + Design to DSM Homes + Businesses
Increasing Quality of Life Through Destination Iowa Funding
Live Music This Week in DSM: Nov. 15 – 20, 2022
Asking the “Hows” + “Whys” Leads to A Life of Entrepreneurship
How Questions Led ClinicNote to Find Solutions + Success
A Bookworm’s Guide to DSM: The Best Local Events, Bookstores & Cafes
FemCity Des Moines: Uplifting Women in Business
New Mountain Bike Park on Des Moines’ Eastern Border
Retailers: The Holiday Season Starts Now
Civility in American Politics
Grow with Teammates at the 2023 Des Moines Corporate Games
Live Music This Week in DSM: Nov. 8 – 13, 2022
Q+A with 3 Minority Small Business Owners in Scale DSM
2022 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Madison County Chamber of Commerce
Learn How to Build, Grow + Optimize Your B2B SaaS Business
Discovering New Musical Artists While Making Connections Has Never Been Easier
Microbakery Brings Sourdough Bread to the DSM Community
Live Music This Week in DSM: Nov. 1 – 6, 2022
Where to Find Employer Tools to Assist with Hiring Persons with Disabilities
How Iowa Businesses Can Impact the State Department
A Gratifying + Humbling Experience Giving Back to Our Community
Navigating the Pros + Cons of Expanding Online as a Small Business
Scream, Dress Up + Enjoy the Halloween Happenings in Des Moines This Weekend
Live Music This Week in DSM: Oct. 25 – 30, 2022
Blue Compass Takes Employee Appreciation to New Heights
Crafting a Culture of Better Together
Create an Action Plan for Difficult Conversations in Business at The Partnership’s Next Top Five Event
Flexibility Improves Retention + Productivity
How to Disagree Without Being Disagreeable
Humanizing the Employee Experience
Investing Fully in Your Employees Matters
Minimizing Employee Turnover with Tero International’s Diagnostic Tool: Skills and Interest Chart
Prioritizing Employee Value Proposition at Bankers Trust
The Socratic Approach to Adversity
Weathering the Change
Local Business School Registration Open for DSM Entrepreneurs
Understanding Gen Z in the Future World of Work
2022 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Downtown Chamber of Commerce
How Strategic Planning Differs from Clickbait
Des Moines International Airport Terminal 2022 Update
Disability: Part of the Equity Equation
Hiring Practices on the Cusp of Change in a Future World of Work
Live Music This Week in DSM: Oct. 18 – 23, 2022
Nurturing Talent Through NCMIC’s Rotational Employment Program
Live Music This Week in DSM: Oct. 11 – 16, 2022
Enacting Forward-Thinking Energy Policy to Attract Companies to DSM
Bringing Jazz Back with: For the Love of Peace!
Explore A Career in Business + Finance During First Career Launch DSM Event
Celebrate the LGBTQ Community on National Coming Out Day on Oct. 11
MidAmerican Adds Solar Energy in Journey to Net Zero
Live Music This Week in DSM: Oct. 4 – 9, 2022
How One Slingshot Architecture Employee Gives Back to the Community
2022 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: FuseDSM
GrimesPlex Moves into Next Phase
Talent Development is Focus of Upcoming Major Events
Creating a Competitive Edge in DSM By Focusing on New Business Growth, DEI + Placemaking Projects
First Cohort of the Des Moines Public Schools-Grand View Paraeducator Program Underway
The Partnership's Federal Advocacy Efforts in 2022
Building Customer Loyalty Both in Person and Online
Live Music This Week in DSM: Sept. 27 – Oct. 2, 2022
Meals from the Heartland Announces Another Successful Hunger Fight
2022 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Knoxville Chamber of Commerce
How F&G Connects with Team Members Downtown
Eruption
Celebrate Latinx Month with Cultural Celebrations + Events
2022 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce
Startup Investing 101
Breakdancing Around Des Moines
Live Music This Week in DSM: Sept. 20 - 25, 2022
Top Five Ways to Stay Positive in a Negative World
The Best Resource If You're Considering a Move to DSM USA
Wells Fargo Sponsors Scale DSM to Support Equal Access to Resources for Community Entrepreneurs
Visit These 8 DSM Restaurants on National Cheeseburger Day
DSM USA Continues to Showcase Skateboarding
World Batman Day Takes Shape with Special Appearances + Events
Bondurant: 2022 Iowa Community of Character
Live Music This Week in DSM: Sept. 13 - 18, 2022
Q+A with 2022 Scale DSM Participants
Flourish Aims to Invest $3,000+ into Winning Business in 4th Year
Find Out If Your Small Business is Eligible for the Employee Retention Credit
Crews Install New Dotdash Meredith Fall Mural on Downtown DSM Building
Tackling Literacy Through United Way of Central Iowa's READ to SUCCEED Program
2022 Economic Impact Award Winners Foster Collaboration + Innovation
2022 Economic Impact Award Winners Make Lasting Impact on DSM
Groundbreaking Planned for Easter Lake Project on Oct. 26
Jon Kallen Named the 2022 Economic Impact Award Entrepreneur Champion
Live Music This Week in DSM: Sept. 6 - 11, 2022
Recruiting Talented Employees by Focusing on Equity
Building a Thriving Community: United Way of Central Iowa Focuses on Equity
YPC Partners with the Iowa Architectural Foundation to Bring Young Professionals 9th Annual Sips, Samples + Sights Tour
City of Des Moines Utilizing New IonWave eProcurement System
How to Make Connections Through Tallo Opportunities
Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: 2022 Norwalk Area Chamber of Commerce
Join NAMIWalks to Help End Mental Health Stigma in Iowa!
Live Music This Week in DSM: Aug. 30 - Sept. 5, 2022
Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: 2022 Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce
Four Ways to Support Local in DSM USA
A Fork in the Road
Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: 2022 Bondurant Chamber of Commerce
Live Music This Week in DSM: Aug. 23 - 28, 2022
Digital Marketing for Des Moines and Beyond
Top Five Ways to Create Memorable Marketing
A New Year, A New YPC Board in DSM
Learning, Recursively
Wake Up Every Day + Pursue the Meaning
Meals from the Heartland's 15th Annual Hunger Fight Returns to Hy-Vee Hall
What to Know About Hinterland 2022
Live Music This Week in DSM: Aug. 2 - 7, 2022
Zugzwang in Business: How to Pivot Decisions Effectively
Small Business Boost Initiative Brings Financial Coaching to Entrepreneurs + Small Business Owners
Great Outdoors Foundation Intern on How Conservation Looks Different Across Communities
Together We Can Ensure DSM USA is a Welcoming Region for All
2022 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Grimes Chamber & Economic Development
Live Music This Week in DSM: July 26 - 31, 2022
A Day in the Life of DSM Photographer Matthew von Schenkel
Innovative Inclusion: Reconnecting and Rebooting for Social Justice - Des Moines Civil and Human Rights Symposium 2022
Measuring Water Quality + Ensuring Safe Drinking Water for DSM Customers
2022 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Johnston Chamber of Commerce
RAGBRAI XLIX to Highlight Iowa Cities Along 462-Mile Route
Live Music This Week in DSM: July 19 - 24, 2022
The Elder Way
Celebrate National Ice Cream Day This Weekend in DSM
Not Your Father's Wrath of Khan
Des Moines Textured Hair Creator Makes History with Goldman Sachs
Work-Based Learning for Students at Ruan Transportation Management Systems