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Partnership COVID-19 Update

March 13, 2020

The Partnership is closely monitoring the changing developments of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and its impact on our region, our Investors and our Members. The health and safety of our region and our employees is of utmost importance to us. We want to let you know how we are responding to the ongoing public health concerns.

Following the example set by major national events, we are exploring virtual and rescheduling options for Partnership-hosted events from now through April 10, and will re-evaluate at that time. Events that can’t be rescheduled or held virtually will be canceled during this time frame.

This includes canceling the 2020 DSM Book Festival that was scheduled for March 28. This is a large-scale public event, and we feel this precautionary decision is in the best interest of the region. Additional information on other specific Partnership-hosted events will be posted on our website as information becomes available.

We want to draw your attention to a page on our website that has advice and resources on planning and preparedness for organizations as well as illness prevention strategies. This is an ever-evolving situation, and it is important for us to continue to support local businesses and each other especially during challenging times.

The Partnership office remains open for business. Please know our team is working on innovative, creative ways to support our business community now and in the future.

We have always been better and stronger together as one region, with one mission and one voice. Once again, DSM USA will collectively demonstrate resilience and strength to get through these temporary challenges together.

About 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.