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Greater Des Moines Partnership Announces 2021 Small Business Summit

June 23, 2021

*Note: The Small Business Success Summit has been rescheduled for March 11, 2021.


GREATER DES MOINES, IA (Wednesday, June 23, 2021) — The Greater Des Moines Partnership’s fifth annual Small Business Success Summit has been scheduled to take place on Friday, Nov. 5 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the FFA Center on the DMACC Ankeny campus. Summit participants will have a chance to hear presentations by keynote speakers that will inform and inspire, participate in workshops with fellow business owners in Greater Des Moines (DSM) and engage in in-depth conversations at various breakout sessions.

“Our small businesses are still overcoming the challenges they faced during the year of the pandemic, and many are still figuring out how they can appropriately reevaluate their business process with the ever-changing landscape,” said Christina Moffatt, Director of Small Business Development at the Greater Des Moines Partnership. “The Small Business Success Summit will be an opportunity to empower our small businesses and help direct them toward their future goals.”

Costs for the Summit range from $79 for Partnership Investors and Members to $99 for nonmembers. Registration information and the full speaker lineup will be announced at a later date. Stay up-to-date on the latest details and register for the Summit on The Partnership’s website.

The 2020 Small Business Success Summit featured presentations by keynote speakers, including industry professionals and leadership experts, and breakout sessions focused on topics ranging from marketing, legal, COVID-19 lessons learned, human resources, growing sales and more. Check out videos from last year’s event and more on The Partnership’s YouTube Channel.

For more information about the Small Business Success Summit, contact Christina Moffatt, Director of Small Business Development at The Partnership. Members of the media should contact Courtney Shaw.

About the Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 24 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 365 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.