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Experience the Magic of the National Balloon Classic During Flight Over Des Moines
Hy-Vee Indycar Race Weekend: What You Need to Know
You’re Invited to DMU’s Grand Celebration
The Ultimate Guide for Unique Shopping in DSM
DMPA Presents Another Season of Free Outdoor Family Events
Live Music This Week in DSM: July 9 – 14, 2024
Tallgrass: Big Ideas Rooted in Iowa Soil
Connecting People with Job Opportunities + Educational Services Through the Evelyn K. Davis Center in DSM
Summer Fest: A Community Celebration
Where to Buy Local for Back-to-School Items in DSM
Take a Day Trip to Madison County, Iowa in DSM USA This Summer
Discover Green Castle Recreation Area in Marshall County
Landscaping for Pollinators
Live Music This Week in DSM: July 2 – 7, 2024
Waukee Summer STEM Camp Provides Community Driven Hands-on Learning to Eager Campers
A Third-Generation Family-Owned Golf Course Grows In Pleasant Hill
Find Love in Every Plate (And Croissant!) at Nadia’s French Bakery
Take a Day Trip to Ankeny, Iowa in DSM USA This Summer
Inaugural Most Giving Companies Report Highlights Leaders in Charitable Giving
DSM Skateboarding: Growing the Community and Keeping It Stoked!
Fireworks, Parades, Live Music & More to Celebrate the 4th in DSM
Live Music This Week in DSM: June 25 – 30, 2024
Arts Abound in Altoona Thanks to Commission of Volunteers
Kading Properties: A Growing Iowa Workforce Housing Business
Celebrate Iowa with Local Artists’ Work in Grinnell
Slow Down & Find Mindful Movement in Downtown DSM’s Parks
Outdoor Amphitheater Coming to the City of Grimes
Live Music This Week in DSM: June 18 – 23, 2024
Walking Through the Door Leads to Walking Across the Stage
What’s the Buzz? Discovering Pollinators in DSM
Chill on the Hill Continues to Rock On
Third Annual Iowa Legislative Slow-Pitch Softball Game Connects State Legislators
We Will Collective Partners with Iowa Cubs for One-of-a-Kind Night
2024 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce
Iowa Gravel Classic and Whiterock Conservancy: Something for Everyone
Inside Indianola’s Journey to Revitalizing its Historic Downtown Square
Virtual Author Talks at Urbandale Public Library
A Carnival Cookout: Local Volunteers Support Broadlawns FOCUS Program with Kurtz Center
Live Music This Week in DSM: June 11 – 16, 2024
Paint the Town Green at This Year’s Johnston Green Days Festival
Des Moines’ Contribution to Sustainable Business Commuting Solutions
DSM Fellowship: More Than Just a Professional Development Program
Hu Valuation Summit: How Human Impact Defines “Good,” Resilient Business
Access FEMA Disaster Relief in the State of Iowa
Commemorating 34 Years of Juneteenth in Iowa
WRA and the City of Des Moines Partnership a Boon for Growth and Development
Cultivating Confidence in Your Team
Paint Madison County, an En Plein Arts Festival
15 Pride Events to Attend This Month in DSM
Live Music This Week in DSM: June 4 – 9, 2024
Thank You Military Families and Community Members
End-of-Life Planning Company Tumbleweed Honors and Memorializes Loved Ones
Iowa Rural Vitality Coalition Formed to Bolster Health, Wealth of Rural Iowa
Des Moines Parks & Rec Developments in 2024
Iowa-Led Stillbirth Prevention Bill Passes U.S. House Shortly After DMDC Trip
Where to Buy Local for Father's Day in DSM
Where to Buy Local for Fitness Options in DSM
Where to Buy Local for Men's Hair + More in DSM
Where to Buy Local in North + Central Greater Des Moines
Where to Buy Local in the Greater Des Moines Region: East
100 Years of Native American Citizenship
Gear Up for the Indianola Mayor’s Youth Council Bike Fest 2024!
Peace, Love and Chocolate
Where to Buy Local for Ice Cream in DSM
Where to Buy Local in Downtown DSM
Where to Buy Local in the Greater Des Moines Region: South
Where to Buy Local in the Greater Des Moines Region: West
Yoga by the Lake at Terra Lake Park in Johnston
Dive Into Summer Fun at Raccoon River Palooza
How Nonprofits Can Benefit from Implementing a Customizable CRM
The Bondu Blues & Brews is the Place to Be!
Where to Buy Local in the Historic East Village in Downtown DSM
Let the Kids Be Little at Playgrounds Café in Waukee
Live Music This Week in DSM: May 28 – June 2, 2024
Regional Summit to Foster Rural, Suburban and Urban Connections
The Place to Practice Yoga in DSM This Summer
Where to Buy Local for Weddings in DSM
Prepare to Hit the Trails for National Trails Day
Sunset Retreat: Your VIP Evening Tour at PepperHarrow
Where to Buy Local for Gifts of Gratitude in DSM
DMDC Trip Exceeds the Hype
Helping DSM Become a More Active Community Through Fitness
Where to Buy Local for Patio Dining in DSM
Where to Buy Local for Self-Care Items in DSM
19 Things You Can't Miss at Johnston's Family Fun Fest
Where to Find Grilling Equipment Locally in DSM
Why You Should Register Today for the Small Business Success Summit
SF 2411 Signed into Law: Work-Based Learning Bill Helps Support Student Success
Fighting Hunger Nationwide Starts Close to Home for Mom’s Meals
Toggle's New End-to-End Supply Chain Management System
Adel Rotary Club Celebrates 100th Anniversary
ITA Group Continues Innovation and Globalization to Serve Employees, Clients
Hello, River, A New Public Art Piece Sparks Conversation and Conservation
2024 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Norwalk Chamber of Commerce
Host a Cleanup Event to Help Protect Ankeny’s Waterways
A Celebration of Creativity and Community: The Ankeny Arts Festival
How Des Moines Businesses Can Mitigate the Risks of Online Scams
Thank You Is Not Enough
Where to Buy Local for Mother's Day in DSM
Why I Volunteer at the Principal Charity Classic (and Three Tips for New Volunteers)
Raccoon River Park's New Inclusive Sensory Wall
Recreationists Launching into Summer Fun with Altoona’s New Adaptive Amenity
10 Teacher Appreciation Week Gift Ideas
Adel Commissions Mural Integrating Technology with Art
Coming Soon: Celebrate Ankeny Workforce
3 Ways to Make Change Less Painful in Your Organization
YPC Board Application Deadline Fast Approaching
Grinnell Solar Park Offers Collaboration on Renewable Energy Progress
MEGA Legislation Good for Economic Development in Iowa
2024 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce
Countdown to Tulip Time 2024
Home Slice Handmade Pies Finds Success in Bondurant
Attend the Virtual Summit + Local Events During the National Small Business Week in DSM
Find Your Future in DSM
Beyond the Diploma: Navigating the Path to Professional Success
Brewing Brighter Futures: Peace Tree Brewing Co. Hosts Happy Hour Fundraiser for Everybody Wins! Iowa
What to Know About Your Tires When Living in DSM
Celebrate 515 Day in DSM: Food + Drink Edition
Celebrate 515 Day in DSM: Give Back Edition
Celebrate 515 Day in DSM: Shopping Edition
Celebrating the Region Through 515 Day
Chamber Membership and Volunteerism Within the DSM Community
How to Support Local During 515 Day in DSM
Bringing Southern Comfort Food to DSM
Explore These 6 DSM Businesses This Spring
Iowan and Can Play Co-Founder Dylan DeClerck Selected for Team USA
Crafting an Exceptional Customer Experience: Strategies for DSM Small Business Owners
From Military Service to Entrepreneurial Success: Here’s What to Expect at the 2024 Iowa Veterans Entrepreneurship Conference
How to Turn a Passion into Community Leadership
Welcoming Wild Visitors
Blank Park Zoo Announces $18M Capital Campaign
Drake Relays Competition Leads to A Life in DSM
Made in Iowa: The Iowa Center Celebrates the Impact on Small Business
Where to Buy Local for Brunch in DSM
The Benefits of Attending DMDC with The Partnership
The Latest on Newton’s Legacy Plaza Project
2024 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Pella Area Community & Economic Alliance
2024 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Urbandale Chamber of Commerce
Live Music This Week in DSM: April 16 – 21, 2024
Regional Cities Part of RAGBRAI Route in 2024
More Than a Place: The Y is a Purpose
Why I Don’t Regret Building a Business in My Home State
Enhancing Economic Growth in Iowa By Funding Small Businesses
Get Ready to Hear the Tunes at These Summer Concert Series in DSM
How Vulnerability + Curiosity Can Teach Us More About Each Other
Discover the Power of Partnership: Transforming Education for Future Success
Live Music This Week in DSM: April 9 – 14, 2024
Celebrating Iowans, Businesses + Teams
Create Connections That Count
Preventing Burnout While Working on the Road in Downtown DSM
Understanding the Impact of Obesity on the Workplace
9 Makers Markets This Spring in DSM
William G. Stowe Foundation Working to Install Jordan Weber’s Water Curia in Des Moines Water Works Park
A Collaborative Approach in Mental Healthcare
Live Music This Week in DSM: April 2 – 7, 2024
Increase Your Volunteer Hours This Month in DSM
Cultivating Connections Throughout 11 Counties
Developing + Retaining the Ideal Team Player in Your Organization
Iowa AFP First-Ever Conference for Financial + Sales Professionals to Take Place Next Month
Vegan + Vegetarian Restaurants Across Greater Des Moines
Graham Jam – Rocking for a Cause Benefit Concert + Silent Auction
Live Music This Week in DSM: March 26 – 31, 2024
Beginner AI Strategies for Small Businesses + Organizations
10 Shops in DSM Carrying Easter Items Along with 10 Easter Celebrations to Attend Around the Region
Explore The Avenues of Ingersoll & Grand Along the Streetscape
Advice from Four Female Executives to the Future Women Business Leaders in DSM
Determining the Differences Between Price + Cost
Live Music This Week in DSM: March 19 – 24, 2024
Navigating the DSM Startup Ecosystem: Resources + Support for Entrepreneurs
Spotlighting Women's Health at Revive Physical Therapy & Wellness
Anchored in Des Moines; Serving the World’s Innovators
2024 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: FuseDSM
2024 Affiliate Chamber Spotlight: Clive Chamber of Commerce
Make the Most of Spring Break at the Des Moines Public Library
Unlocking Success: Boosting Resilience and Mental Health for Small Business Owners
Live Music This Week in DSM: March 5 – 10, 2024
Celebrate Women's Achievements at Events Throughout March
The Role of Downtown DSM in the Region's Entrepreneur Ecosystem
Your Voice Makes a Difference at DMDC
Live Music This Week in DSM: Feb. 27 – March 3, 2024
Celebrate International Women’s Day with Principal®
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
Entrepreneurs Reflect on the 2023 Scale DSM Program
Small Business Owners Reflect on the 2023 Scale DSM Program
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
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
2023 Local Election Recap
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
Live Music This Week in DSM: Nov. 14 – 19, 2023
Innovation as a Foundation: Waukee CSD Prepares Students for the Future
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
Making the World Safer with IntelliSee Technology
Forward Momentum in Downtown DSM
What to Expect from the 2023 DSM Intern Connection
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
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