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Greater Des Moines (DSM) is a vibrant, growing region. Read the latest news, statistics and buzzworthy information about DSM on our blog.

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5 Steps to Effective Self-Promotion for Solopreneurs and Small Businesses

September 11, 2019

Commitment and discipline are essential for small businesses to execute effective strategies for self-promotion.

Why Your Workplace Should Join the #HealthyChoicesCount Movement

September 10, 2019

Greater Des Moines (DSM) companies can invest in their employees with the 5-2-1-0 in the Workplace program.

Buying the American Dream

September 9, 2019

Entrepreneurs find value in existing small businesses, according to the Small Business Administration.

Downtown Farmers' Market: New Arts & Craft Vendors in 2019

September 6, 2019

Find The Carpenter & Honeybee and Colby Creates at the Downtown Farmers Market in Downtown DSM.

Welcome the Newest Greater Des Moines Partnership Investors

September 6, 2019

Investors join the Greater Des Moines Partnership to strengthen the region's economic and community development.

Growth in Urbandale's Tech Sector

September 5, 2019

Tech jobs in Urbandale, Iowa continue to grow as community prioritizes collaboration and seeking out growth opportunities.

Episode 32: What Makes Successful Startups in the Insurance Industry?

August 30, 2019

Former Global Insurance Accelerator Director Brian Hemesath discusses insurtech.

Why I Choose to Volunteer at the World Food & Music Festival

August 29, 2019

A Meredith Culinary Discovery Pavilion volunteer shares experiences at the World Food & Music Festival.

2019 Financial Model Seminar Provides Ideas for Business Longevity

August 28, 2019

Financial Model Seminar attendees will learn business strategies and understand pitching financials to investors.

LGBT+ in DSM USA: Fostering Community and Finding Home

August 28, 2019

Principal's LGBT+ employee resource group empowers employees in Greater Des Moines (DSM).