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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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Episode 22: Growing into an Established Business

April 24, 2019

Fusion Boutique owner Sara Jacobson discusses her experience as a business owner in DSM USA.

Iowa Pork Industry Innovates in Effort to Increase Exports

April 23, 2019

The Iowa pork industry continues to work to expand to more international markets.

Drake Relays: A Winning Des Moines Tradition

April 22, 2019

Drake University alumni look forward to celebrating the tradition of the Drake Relays in 2019.

Five Reasons Volunteerism Attracts Loyal Employees

April 18, 2019

For employees, volunteering builds loyalty and engagement. Likewise, it attracts and retains top talent.

Once a Competitor, Now a Lifelong Fan of the Drake Relays

April 17, 2019

Once a Drake Relays competitor, a health scare changed Susan's life. Now she works in Des Moines to help others meet their goals.

Des Moines Public Schools Take the EDGE Pledge

April 16, 2019

Des Moines Public School is taking strides to keep students engaged and provide career ready workers.

Women's Small Business Ownership Continues to Grow

April 12, 2019

The Small Business Administration (SBA) provides information and resources for women-owned small businesses

How Mentors were Key to Starting My Own Business

April 5, 2019

Liz Lidgett thanks informal and formal mentors for the support, coffee and kindness she needed to start her small business.

The Youth Leadership Initiative Helped Me Find My Way

April 4, 2019

Through YLI, students are given the community as their classroom to learn, grow and develop their leadership skills.

Chair's Column with Kathryn Kunert: April 2019 Issue

April 3, 2019

Board Chair Kathryn Kunert discusses the Partnership's Small Business Resources Hub