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The Greater Des Moines Partnership to Host Public Policy Issue Forum on Placemaking

June 5, 2023

GREATER DES MOINES, IA (June 5, 2023) – The Greater Des Moines Partnership will hold a series of public policy forums throughout 2023 to explore issues impacting Greater Des Moines (DSM). Each forum will include a conversation of experts who will provide insights surrounding the policy implications of that priority issue. The next forum is on the topic of Placemaking on Thursday, June 15 from Noon – 1 p.m.   

The Public Policy Issue Forum on Placemaking will feature a panel discussion on new and existing large-scale regional placemaking initiatives. Panelists represent a variety of transformational projects and will speak to the public policy implications of placemaking projects and their role in attracting and retaining talent. Confirmed panelists include: 

  • Hannah Inman, Great Outdoors Foundation & ICON Water Trails 

  • Laura Kessel, RDG Planning & Design 

  • Deanna Triplett, IEDA 

  • Tiffany Tauscheck, Greater Des Moines Partnership, Moderator 

Registration for this event is free. The event will take place in a hybrid format. Registrants can attend in person at The Partnership’s office at 700 Locust St. in Downtown DSM, or receive a livestream link upon registration. Click here to register.   

Future forums will take place every other month, including: Aug. 17, Oct. 19 and Dec. 14. Upcoming topics will include rural development, health care and the Iowa Caucuses. Stay up to date on the latest event announcements by visiting The Partnership’s website

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 400 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