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New FAFSA to Impact Family Farm + Small Business Owners
15 Pride Events to Attend This Month in DSM
Connecting People with Job Opportunities + Educational Services Through the Evelyn K. Davis Center 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
Top Five for Small Business Strategies to Recruit + Retain Talent Panelist Questions
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
Write What You Know
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
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
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
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
Celebrate Black History Month with Local DSM Events
How Social Media is Transforming Local Business
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
Celebrate Love Around DSM This Valentine’s Day
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
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
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
Celebrate Latinx Month with Cultural Celebrations + Events
2022 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce
Startup Investing 101
Take Me Out to the Ballgame: Downtown Workforce Day at the Ballpark
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
Calling All Students: Kickstart Your Career Exploration During the 2022 Golden Circle College & Career Fair
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
Exhibit Your Business at Iowa's Largest College and Career Fair
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
Live Music This Week in DSM: July 12 - 17, 2022
Flexibility + Creativity Critical for Businesses and Governments in 2022
Shakuntala Returns to Iowa
2022 Fellowship Cohort Makes Lasting Impression on DSM Community
Summer Learning Opportunities for Kids in DSM
Invisible in Iowa: The Missing Story of Latinos' Contributions to Our Economic Success
Meet Outside the Office at One of These Downtown DSM Locations
Andersen Corporation Continues Commitment to Sustainability, Earns Eighth Consecutive ENERGY STAR Partner of The Year Sustained Excellence Award
Lake Label Swim Brings Protective Swimwear to Families That Need It
Live Music This Week in DSM: June 28 - July 3, 2022
Make a Day of Celebrating the 4th of July in DSM
Research-Backed Insights on How to Engage - and Keep - Talent in Today's Labor Market
Hidden Des Moines + the Art of Romanticizing a City
Hy-Vee INDYCAR Race Weekend Will Be One of the Most Talked About Events of the Summer
Make it an Epic Summer and Help Prepare DSM for the Future
Where to Buy DSM USA Gifts in DSM
Live Music This Week in DSM: June 21 - 26, 2022
Music in the Gardens with the Belin Quartet
DSM USA Policy HQ - Pro-Growth Tax Policy
Streamlining Processes: The Tarahumara + Evolutionary Development
Submit Your Recipe to The Great Iowan Recipe
The Des Moines Arts Festival - The Official Start to Summer
Where to Buy Local for Hitting the Trails in DSM
Growing Fresh Produce for the DSM Community Through a Corporate Giving Garden
Shakespeare on the Lawn Presents King Lear
Where to Buy Local for Men's Hair + More in DSM
High School Students Can Register Now for Business Horizons Summer Program
How to Watch the World's Best Skateboarders This Summer in Des Moines
Live Music This Week in DSM: June 14 - 19, 2022
Tour 7 Neighborhoods Hosting Art Week Des Moines
Don't Throw Dice, Play Chess
Unlocking Solar for Your Business
Partnership Advocacy Efforts Begin in D.C.
Watch the IRONMAN in DSM This Weekend; Pre-Register for 2023
Ways to Celebrate Iowa Juneteenth in 2022
Busing: Easy, Inexpensive + Environmentally Friendly
Bringing World Batman Day to DSM
Pride Fest 2022 to Include Headlining Performances from Matt and Kim + Todrick Hall
Live Music This Week in DSM: June 7 - 12, 2022
Where to Buy Local for Festival Fashion + Accessories in DSM
DSM USA Policy HQ - 2022 Legislative Session Recap
Sustainable Storytelling
Uplifting + Empowering LGBTQ Leaders in the State of Iowa
Iowa PBS Presents Telling Our Own Story, Four Films Produced by Black Iowa Filmmakers
Prioritizing Workplace Wellness + Mental Health of Team Members
4 Recipients Receive Specialized Bikes from Variety - the Children's Charity During the 2022 Principal Charity Classic
Motivate + Improve Student Reading with Library Summer Reading Programs in DSM
Propel Offers Fractional CMO Services to Mid-Sized Companies + Venture-Funded Startups
Returning to Work + Reconnecting with The Ruan Center's Building Events
Extend National Donut Day to the Downtown Farmers' Market
Kicking Off - or Teeing Off - Summer with the 2022 Principal Charity Classic
Live Music This Week in DSM: May 31 - June 5, 2022
2022 Legislative Wrap-Up of Partnership Policy Priorities
SBA Iowa Honors Kimberly Baeth as 2022 Small Business Person of the Year
High School Registered Apprenticeships Help Iowa Students Gain Knowledge + Experience
We Need Your Help to #KeepIowaFirst
2022 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Ankeny Area Chamber of Commerce
2022 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Altoona Area Chamber of Commerce
Live Music This Week in DSM: May 24-29, 2022
Moore's Law for Meetings
Reflections on the DSM Fellowship Program Class of 2020-2022
Varsity Cinema Construction is Underway
Casey's: Here for Good - and for Red Bull - in Des Moines
Employer Roadmap: Childcare Solutions for Working Parents
Live Music This Week in DSM: May 17-22, 2022
New DART On Demand Curb-to-Curb Service Expanding
2022 DSM Dog Park Guide
10 Reasons to #KeepIowaFirst for the Caucuses
BTV Mania + Memories
Context + Criticism
4 Ways to Celebrate 515 Day in DSM
Live Music This Week in DSM: May 10-15, 2022
Iowa Skilled Trades Build My Future Event: April 2022
The Overlooked Silver Lining of the Great Resignation
Getting Started on Your ESG Journey
ParkDSM: New Parking System in Des Moines Iowa
How DSM Employers Can Address Talent Shortages Across Many Industries
Untapped Talent: Returning Citizens
Celebrate National Small Business Week in DSM with the Small Business Administration
Live Music This Week in DSM: May 3-8, 2022
Take the Inclusive Small Business Owners Survey
Workshop Opportunity: SimpleSTEPS for Starting Your Business
Scale DSM Q+A with Bernard Johnson
Apply Now for the 2022 Scale DSM Minority Business Accelerator
Grow Your Small Business With The Partnership's Help
YPC Board Application Deadline Fast Approaching
Complexity in Complication
Live Music This Week in DSM: April 26 - May 1, 2022
Cajun Fest Boil & Brew: Where Southern Hospitality Meets Iowa Nice
Top Five Tips to Retain + Attract Top Talent
Celebrating Women at the 2022 Girls' Entrepreneurship Summit Day of Innovation + Award Ceremony
DSM Fellows Capstone Panel: Environmental Awareness
Drake Relays: Back on Track in 2022
Get to Know DSM USA 4 Equity Collective Members: Marta Codina, Renee Hardman + Tanner Krause
Connecting Latinos with Mental Wellbeing Professionals
Employment Trends in DSM
Q+A - Bartender's Handshake
Live Music This Week in DSM: April 19-24, 2022
2022 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Clive Chamber of Commerce
2022 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Indianola Chamber of Commerce
2022 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Pella Area Community & Economic Alliance
2022 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
Where to Find Grilling Equipment Locally in DSM
Honoring Iowa's Nurses, Veterans + Women During National Nurses Week
Live Music This Week in DSM: April 13-17, 2022
The Carnegie Library and the MediCap Pharmacy
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa's 2022 Youth of the Year - Sierra Pilate
Cloud Managed Services Now Available at Zirous
Promoting Employee Wellness at Nyemaster Goode
DSM Fellows Capstone Panel: Food Insecurity
Volunteerism + Grant Funding Boost Local Community Health Improvement Efforts
DSM Fellows Capstone Panel: Redlining and Zoning
Where to Buy Local for Reading Accessories in DSM
DSM Fellows Capstone Panel: Child Care
Know Your Audience to Increase Sales: Why Target Marketing + Customer Segmentation Works
Live Music This Week in DSM: April 5-10, 2022
DSM Fellows Capstone Panel: Cybersecurity
Giving Back to DSM by Focusing on Wellbeing, Youth Opportunities, the Arts + DEI
Why Hiring Afghanistan Refugees for Your Business Leads to Opportunity + Success
Autism at Work: Breaking Barriers to Independence
Financial Assistance Still Needed Following EF4 Tornado in Madison County
Iowa Tech Summit Returns In-Person April 11-12
One Region, One Voice at DMDC 2022
Urbandale Chamber Connects Youth to Jobs + Internships
Live Music This Week in DSM: March 30 - April 3, 2022
Tips from Meta Boost in DSM
Takeaways from the 2022 Small Business Success Summit Keynotes
Women's History Month Q+A with Erica Jensen
Global Insurance Symposium Returns In-Person This April
Reading in Public Prepares to Open in West Des Moines
Top Five Things Business Owners Need to Know When You Don't Have HR
All Roads Lead to Iowa
What's on Your TBR List This Year?
Employee Appreciation Day: The Blue Compass Way
Live Music This Week in DSM: March 22-27, 2022
Building Resilience Against Obstacles
How Can DSM Kids Try Skateboarding Without a Skateboard?
Finding Solutions in Uncommon Places
Live Music This Weekend in DSM: March 18-20, 2022
Starting a Small Business in DSM USA
Apprenticeships Play a Key Part in Retaining Iowa's Talent
The Playhouse Releases 2022-2023 Season Plans
Live Music This Weekend in DSM: March 11-13, 2022
YPC 2022 President-Elect Spotlight
Learning the Value of Challenging Perspectives
Mentoring + Educational Opportunities for Small Business Owners in DSM
Featured Priority Tour on Small Business Support with Administrator Guzman and Representative Axne
The Crown Breakdown: The Journey of Miss Greater Des Moines 2022
Drawing a Line Through Alignment
Red Rock StartUP! Pitch Event Deadline Extended to March 9
Success Isn't Linear: Embrace the Hockey Stick
BGCCI to Select 2022 Youth of the Year
A Quick Guide to Iowa's New Tax Structure
Hunger Relief Efforts Supported Through Bank of America Booster Initiative
We Believe in the Future of Downtown DSM
Championing Innovative Tech Ideas at BioConnect Iowa
Des Moines: A Young, Aspiring City for Young, Aspiring Professionals
Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: 2022 West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce
Game Changer Scholars Program Challenges Status Quo
Top Five Ways to Achieve Financial Goals with The Entrepreneurial Equation
Project Iowa to Offer a New Work-Based Learning Program for DMPS High School Students
Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Cybersecurity + Resources for Businesses
Take the DSM USA Organizational Equity Practices Assessment
An Investment in the Region
How DSM Employers Can Reach + Retain International Candidates
Johnston's Gateway District Becoming Magical Mile of Entertainment + Recreational Amenities
Take the Iowa Founder Survey + Help Map the Needs of Our State's Startup Community
Find Opportunities for Your Small Business by Tracking Your Finances in 2022
Making Magic in Des Moines
State Featured Priority Blog Series: Child Care
Featured Priority Tour with Representative Hinson
The Effect of the Dunning-Kruger Effect
Opportunities for Youth Through the Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families
ChildServe's 12th Annual Bubble Ball Event is Out of this World!
Comp Season + the Hedonic Treadmill
Where to Buy Local for Staying Cozy This Winter in DSM
Even During a Pandemic, We're Better Together
Fibonacci Pi
Suite Shots Brings Family + Golf Entertainment to West Des Moines
11 Key Takeaways from Mia Hamm on How to Become Your Best
The Importance of Youth Employment
Creating Opportunities for College Students + Graduates
DSM USA Policy HQ - Bipartisanship
Iowa Center for Economic Success Receives CDFI Certification to Better Serve the Small Business Community
The Importance of Satire
Returning to DC in 2022
The 2022 Marketing Trends for Your Business
Top 5 Ways to Reach Your Most Ambitious Goals and Achieve the Lifestyle You Desire
2022 Lunar New Year/Spring Festival
Read Books, Win Prizes All Year Long with the DMPL Reading Challenge!
Des Moines Choral Society Involvement Helps Make DSM Home
The Green Impact: Why Conservation Is Good for Business
Checking In With ... Kinship Brewing
How Venture Capitalists Are Finding Entrepreneurs
7 DSM Businesses Recognized at the 2021 Economic Impact Awards
International Holocaust Remembrance Day
We Will Move Forward Together to Address Regional Opportunities in 2022
Modernizing Competition
West Des Moines Goes Statewide for Day of Kindness
DSM Fellows Learn to Influence
Ricochet, Spare Time Offer Opportunities to Reconnect with Friends + Family
Join Our Army to Battle Human Trafficking
Universal Suffrage: The Ongoing Work of African American Women in Iowa
Get to Know Top Five Presenter Courtney DeRonde
Pens + Pencils
Support Chinese Businesses + Attend Events Celebrating the 2022 Lunar New Year
Transportation, Child Care + Serving People with Disabilities to Generate Inclusive Economic Development
Multicultural Reception, Community Events Celebrate MLK Day 2022 in DSM
All Eyes on Iowa
Raising Awareness for Blind + Partially Sighted People on World Braille Day
Small Business and Startup Stories DSM - 2021 in Review
With One Voice, Our Region is Positioned for a Strong Future
2021 Rankings Roundup Highlights Tech, Sustainability + COVID-19 Recovery in DSM
How to Plan, Launch, Manage, Market + Grow Your Business
Best Practices for Attracting + Retaining Veterans in the Workplace
DSM USA Policy HQ - Final 2021 Episode
Featured Priority Tour with Representative Miller-Meeks
Top Five Partnership Podcasts of 2021
Celebrate NYE 2021 in DSM
My NCMIC Story
Cultivo Virtual Academy Offers International Ag Startups US Market Entry Classes Based in Iowa
DSM USA Policy HQ - Talent
Entrepreneurial Opportunity in the Ag Tech Industry
Flexibility + Communication Key to Hybrid Workplace