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Partnership News

Read the news releases below to learn about the latest Greater Des Moines Partnership news, initiatives and programs to advance economic development, community development, talent development and Downtown development in Greater Des Moines (DSM). Visit our Partnership Blog for more news and updates.

Partnership Events

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Des Moines Downtown Winter Farmers' Market Returns Nov. 22 - 23
Stacie LoVan Receives Designation from the International Economic Development Council
7th Annual Inclusion Forum is Nov. 15
Lara Prescott Announced as a Headlining Author at 2020 DSM Book Festival
Register This Week For The 2019 Small Business Success Summit
2019 Inclusion Award Winner Announced
Holiday Promenade in Historic East Village Set for Nov. 22 - 23
Downtown Farmers' Market Celebrates Final Day of Season This Saturday
Make Plans to Attend the Next Iowa Caucus Consortium Candidate Series Event
Winners Announced for 2019 Economic Impact Awards
Two Downtown Festivals Win International Awards
DSM Businesses and Residents Encouraged to Celebrate Welcoming Week
Make Your Plans For Next Week's World Food & Music Festival
Des Moines Downtown Winter Farmers' Market Announces New Location
Greater Des Moines Leadership Explore Year-Round Public Market Concept
Iowa Caucus Consortium Announces Candidate Forum Series
Greater Des Moines Partnership Welcomes Adair, Guthrie Counties
Partnership Launches New Downtown DSM Retail Portal
Des Moines' Downtown Farmers' Market Celebrates National Farmers' Market Week
Save the Date for the 2019 World Food & Music Festival
Economic Development Momentum: Helena Industries, NeXT1
Jay Byers Elected to Lead Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives Board
Joe Murphy Recognized as ACCE 40 Under 40 Award Recipient
Attend the Downtown Farmers' Market During Fourth of July Weekend
Iowa Caucus Consortium Launches for 2020 Election
Downtown Farmers' Market Opens This Weekend
Partnership Announces Federal Policy Priorities, Agenda for DMDC Trip
DSM is the Fastest-Growing Major Metro in the Midwest
DSM Named a Top 5 Place to Live by U.S. News & World Report
Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute Announces 2019 Community Connect Program Graduates
Naig Presents Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Leader Awards
Mercy College Faculty Recognized as Only Educators in 100 Great Iowa Nurses Award
DSM Selected to National Skilled Immigrant Integration Program
Young Professionals Connection Announces 2019 Board of Directors
New Small Business Resources Hub Helps Establish DSM USA as a Top Place to Build a Business
VIP Tickets on Sale for DSM Book Festival
Tiffany Tauscheck Wins International 40 Under 40 Award in Economic Development
Youth Leadership Initiative Returns to Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute
Greater Des Moines Partnership Announces 2019 Strategic Priorities, Board Members
"Book of Lists" Recognizes Partnership Board as Most Influential
Best of the Midwest Event Leads to $470,000 in Investor Funding
EDGE Report Card Shows Significant Educational Progress for DSM USA
Des Moines Transload Facility Receives $11.2 Million BUILD Grant
Courtney Shaw, APR, Joins Greater Des Moines Partnership
Company Registration is Now Open for the 2019 Des Moines Corporate Games
Greater Des Moines Partnership Unveils State Legislature Priorities for Upcoming Session
Garth Stein Announced as a Headline Author at DSM Book Festival
Get a Preview of 2019 Session with Legislative Leadership Luncheon on Dec. 3
Knoxville Chamber of Commerce Joins Greater Des Moines Partnership
2018 Inclusion Award Winners Announced
Downtown Winter Farmers' Market is this Friday and Saturday
Brenton Skating Plaza Opening Weekend, Historic East Village Promenade Set for Nov. 16 - 17
Iowa Business Hall of Fame Honors Ric Jurgens, Gage A. Kent, Michael L. Duffy and Rich Willis as 2018 Inductees
New Academy to Teach Working Adults Important Coding Skills
Downtown DSM USA Initiatives Win International Awards
6th Annual Inclusion Forum is Nov. 16
The Final Des Moines' Downtown Farmers' Market of the Season is This Weekend
2018 Economic Impact Award Winners Announced
Des Moines' Downtown Farmers' Market Begins Fall Hours
Global Insurance Accelerator Wins International Award
J.D. Vance to Speak at 2019 Annual Dinner
Candidate Forum Series Scheduled Throughout Fall
World Food & Music Festival is This Weekend, Sept. 14 - 16
Henry Timms to Present on the Concept of 'New Power' at Regional Breakfast
Headline Acts Announced for the World Food & Music Festival Sept. 14 - 16
Laura Rowley to Present on Retail Trends at Sept. 5 Event
Des Moines' Downtown Farmers' Market Celebrates National Farmers' Market Week
Learn About East Grand Avenue Pilot Progress at Aug. 1 Event
Lauridsen Skatepark Receives $400,000 Legacy Grant From Prairie Meadows
Community Partners Offer Tornado Support
Economic Development Momentum: Chamness Biodegradables Relocates All Operations to DSM USA, ProbioFerm Facility Expansion, Michael Foods Groundbreaking
World Food & Music Festival Returns to Downtown DSM Sept. 14 - 16
Des Moines Downtown Chamber Wins Prestigious National Award
Greater Des Moines Partnership Releases Music Mix Featuring Local Artists
DSM Fellowship Program Welcomes 24 Employees at 14 Companies
Economic Development Momentum: Bridge District, Water Trails, Water Works Park
Downtown Farmers' Market Teams Up with Court Avenue Brewing Company to Release Farmers' Market Gold Beer This Saturday
Public Invited to Hear The Dam Plan
Economic Development Momentum: MidAmerican Energy Company, Source Allies, Inc., John Deere ISG
Wind XII Project Positions MidAmerican Energy to Hit 100 Percent Renewable Goal
Greater Des Moines Partnership Presents the Youth Leadership Initiative Graduating Class of 2018
Calling All DSM USA Interns to Seize the City This Summer
Greater Des Moines Committee Gifts $10,000 to Water Trails Project
Iowa AgriTech Accelerator Announces Startups for Program's 2018 Cohort
Partnership Announces Federal Agenda, Speakers for DMDC Trip
Out to Lunch Series Returns and Is Set to Be the Biggest Yet
Partnership Wins Mac Conway Award for Excellence in Economic Development
Partnership's Tauscheck Wins National Drake Alumni Award
Economic Development Momentum: TPI, Lauridsen Skatepark, Nelson Development
More Than 6 Million Square Feet of Data Center Space is Being Built in DSM USA
The Canopy at Brenton Skating Plaza Installed for 2018 Season
US News & World Report Ranks DSM USA as #4 Best Place to Live
Downtown Farmers' Market Begins May 5
Economic Development Momentum: Meredith Corporation, Accelerated Ag Technologies, StemBox, Holmes Murphy
Startup Stories DSM Podcast Launches
DSM USA Continues Fast Population Growth
Rob Poterucha to Present at Top Five For Small Business Series on March 28
More Details Announced for April 5 Accelerate DSM Event
Operation Downtown Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary
Registration Open for ACCE Annual Convention in DSM USA
Startup Aims to Advance Agriculture by Eliminating Piglet Deaths
Brenton Skating Plaza Celebrates Final Skating Week of the Season
STUDY: 97 Percent of DSM USA Residents Say Downtown DSM is Safe and Clean
Jack Schroeder to Present at Top Five for Small Business Series on Feb. 28
Whitney Warne to Speak at First Friday Series
Applications Open for Youth Leadership Initiative
National Ad Campaign Promoting DSM USA Launches
Christina Moffatt Named Inaugural 2018 Ivy Women of Business Inspiration Award Winner
Jenna Brownlee Named 2017 Des Moines Creative of the Year
Registration Still Open for Events Focused on Business Funding
Internationally Acclaimed Gabor George Burt to Speak at Regional Luncheon
Startup Aims to Transform Lives Through Art
Partnership Opens Registration for 2018 DMDC Trip
Hemesath, Dhawan and Kirpalani to Headline Accelerate DSM
Billi Hunt Named Executive Director of the Cultivation Corridor
Nicole Lorenson to Speak at First Friday Series
Partnership to Host Pair of Events Focused on Business Funding
Project Spotlight: Casey's Retail Company
Greater Des Moines Partnership Announces 2018 Board of Directors
Greater Des Moines Partnership Announces 2018 Strategic Priorities at Annual Dinner
Partnership's Kirk Irwin Named Deloitte CFO of the Year
Beth Coonan to Present at Top Five for Small Business Series on Jan. 24
Celebrate the Winter Olympics in Downtown DSM
Startup's Novel Technology Shown to Dramatically Boost Corn Yields
Young Professionals Connection Announces 2018 Board of Directors
Partnership Board Named #1 Most Influential
Partnership to Host Mental Health Forum on Jan. 10
Jennifer Bramble to Speak at First Friday Series
Downtown Winter Farmers' Market Returns this Friday and Saturday
Tiffany Tauscheck Promoted to Chief Strategy Officer at the Greater Des Moines Partnership
GuideOne ImaginEve! is Fun for the Whole Family
Residents Rate Greater Des Moines (DSM) Highly for Civility and Community Pride
Jason Kiesau to Present at Top Five for Small Business Series on Dec. 13
Partnership Initiatives Win Awards from Regional Economic Development Association
Barbara Corcoran to Headline Greater Des Moines Partnership Annual Dinner
Company Registration is Now Open for the 2018 Des Moines Corporate Games.
Partnership to Host Immigration Reform Forum on Dec. 7
Greater Des Moines Partnership Unveils 2018 State Legislative Agenda
Project Spotlight: John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group
Beth Montpas to Speak at First Friday Series
2017 Downtown Winter Farmers' Market is this Friday and Saturday
2017 EDGE Report Card Shows Significant Educational Progress for DSM USA
Public/Private Collaboration Results in Transit Funding Recommendations
Greater Des Moines Partnership's Legislative Leadership Luncheon is Nov. 30
Executive Forum on Diversity and Inclusion is Nov. 16
Iowa Business Hall of Fame Honors Gerald M. Kirke, Nix Lauridsen and Franklin and Drew F. Vogel as 2017 Inductees
DSM USA is the #5 Best Place for Business and Careers
Katie Byers to Speak at First Friday Series
Final Downtown Farmers' Market This Weekend
Terva Founder Steven Brockshus to Speak at Square One DSM Startup Stories
Brenton Skating Plaza Opens for Winter Season on Nov. 17
Celebrate Business and Economic Impact Award Winners Announced
Excellence in Education Summit is Nov. 8
Partnership to Host Affordable Housing Forum on Nov. 7
Kelsey K. Crosse and Maggie A. Hanson From Davis Brown Law Firm to Present at Top Five for Small Business Series
Downtown Farmers' Market to Begin Fall Hours
HomeDitty Founder Katie Byers to Speak at Square One DSM Startup Stories
DSM USA Named #1 Minor League Sports Market
Skywalk DSM App Selected for International Downtown Association's 2017 Certificate of Merit Award
Wedding Show to be Held Under The Canopy at Brenton Skating Plaza
Rachel Eubank to Speak at First Friday Series
New Offerings Abound at the 2017 World Food & Music Festival
Jonathan Porter with McGowan, Hurst, Clark & Smith P.C. to Present at Top Five for Small Business Series
Capital Crossroads Names Nikki Syverson As Director
Global DSM: Maximizing International Talent Event to be Held in September
Greater Des Moines Partnership Announces Youth Leadership Initiative Class of 2017 - 2018
Small Business Success Summit Coming This November
Iowa Welcomes Significant Data Center Investment From Apple
Partnership to Host Water Quality Forum on Aug. 31
Raising Capital Seminar Announces Speakers
Partnership Perk: Regional Events in DSM USA
Project Spotlight: Farmers Edge
StemBox Founder Kina McAllister to Speak at Square One DSM Startup Stories
Western Gateway Park Recognized as Frontline Park
Partnership Hires Sam Hoyle As Media Relations Manager
Tricia Rivas to Speak at First Friday Series
Art Route DSM Paint Installations Taking Place in DSM USA
Heartland Civic Collaborative Puts Forth Federal Advocacy Agenda
Experience Music and Dance Performances Around the Globe in Downtown Des Moines
Find Fresh Summer Produce at Downtown Farmers' Market
Learn About Changes to East Grand Avenue at Aug. 7 Event
Jaki Samuelson at Whitfield & Eddy Law to Present at Top Five for Small Business Series
Project Spotlights: Hy-Vee, Perishable Distributors of Iowa, Zirous
Structurely Co-Founders Andrew Dickelman and Nate Joens to Speak at Square One DSM Startup Stories
Raising Capital Seminar To Help Startup Founders
Vanessa McNeal to Speak at First Friday Series
World Food & Music Festival Returns Sept. 15 Through 17
New Online Tool Lets Iowa Companies Find Empty Containers and Save on Shipping
2017 Small Business Success Summit to Take Place in November
Greater Des Moines Committee Seeks 2017 Nominations for Iowa Business Hall of Fame
Final 2017 Out to Lunch Event to be Held on July 13
Applications are Open for Celebrate Business Awards
The Partnership Invites International Travelers to Register by Monday to Interview for Global Entry Status
BerganKDV's Meekerto Speak at Top Five for Small Business Series
Celebrate Fourth of July Weekend at Downtown Farmers' Market
WINPRO Founder Bill Bernardo to Speak at Square One DSM Startup Stories
Project Spotlight: Compressor Controls Corporation & Microsoft
New Iowan Youth Leadership Program Kicks Off Today
Partnership Earns National Award from ACCE
Iowa AgriTech Accelerator Hires Executive Director, Announces its Class of 2017
Learn from Local Small Business Owners at First Fridays Series
Out to Lunch Series Returns June 15
Learn about New Vision for Downtown Streets on June 8
Out to Lunch Series Returns Today
Aureon's Anne Barry to Share "Top Five Tactics for Enticing Talent"
Seize the City Intern Series Returns to DSM USA on May 31
Young Professionals Connection Announces 2017 One Des Moines Event
Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend At Downtown Farmers' Market
Lil' Sidekick Founder Amy Vohs to Speak at Square One DSM Startup Stories
Partnership's Youth Leadership Initiative Announces Class of 2017
Learn from Local Small Business Owners at First Friday Series
Out To Lunch Series Begins Thursday
Partnership Recognized As A Top Economic Development Organization
DSM USA Is The #1 Best Place For Millennials To Live In The Midwest
Partnership To Advance Regional Priorities In Washington, D.C.
Partnership CEO Jay Byers Graduates From Oklahoma University Economic Development Institute
Opening Day of Des Moines' Downtown Farmers' Market Season Is Saturday
'Look Local First' During National Small Business Week
Meyer To Receive Honorary Degree From Grand View
Christina Moffatt Receives DMACC Outstanding Alumni Award
Recycle DSM Program Expansion Brings 42 New Bins to Downtown Des Moines
Downtown Farmers' Market Announces 2017 Vendors
Youth Leadership Initiative Applications Now Available
Maerz, Weisberg and Milne to Headline Accelerate DSM
Greater Des Moines Among Nation's Fastest-Growing Metros
Opening Day of Des Moines' Downtown Farmers' Market Season is May 6
Workhound Co-Founders Max Farrell and Andrew Kirpalani to Speak at Square One DSM Startup Stories
Impakt Athletics Wins National Competition
More Companies Sign On To Invest In Iowa AgriTech Accelerator To Drive Innovation
iEmergent Selected As Top Technology Company in the Housing Industry
Entrepreneurs Share Success Stories of Raising Capital in Iowa
Dorothy's House Founder Kellie Markey to Speak at Square One DSM Startup Stories
Kyle Oppenhuizen Named 2016 Juice YP of the Year
Raising Capital Seminar Announced For Startup Founders
Agren And The Land O'Lakes Sustain® Business Partner On Precision Conservation
Greater Des Moines Partnership to Lead Trip to Australia
Madison County Chamber of Commerce Joins DSM Partnership
Greater Des Moines Partnership Announces 2017 Strategic Priorities at Annual Dinner
Greater Des Moines Partnership Announces 2017 Board of Directors
Partnership, U.S. Department of Commerce Renew Memorandum of Agreement
Agrisync Founder Casey Niemann to Speak at Square One DSM Startup Stories
Partnership Hires Christina Moffatt as Director of Small Business Resources
Young Professionals Connection Announces 2017 Board of Directors
Learn Effective Steps to Export to Europe in CE Marking Class
Partnership Board Named #1
Partnership Vice President of Public Relations Sophia S. Ahmad Named a Top Woman in PR
Partnership Announces Theme for Jan. 24 Annual Dinner Keynote Presentation
Greater Des Moines Partnership Unveils 2017 State Legislative Agenda
Greater Des Moines Partnership Bolsters Regional Presence with New Regional Economic Development Partners
Ring in the New Year with the Whole Family at GuideOne ImaginEve!
Register for The Partnership's Dec. 8 Legislative Leadership Luncheon
Downtown Winter Farmers' Market is This Weekend
Wells Fargo History Museum Opens in Des Moines
Global Insurance Symposium Announces Co-Chairs for 2017 Event
Brenton Skating Plaza Opens for Winter Season on Nov. 18
Downtown Farmers' Market Wraps Up Outdoor Season This Weekend
Downtown Walkability Study Open House Featuring 'Walkable City' Author Jeff Speck is Nov. 2
Al Hunt and Judy Woodruff to Headline Greater Des Moines Partnership Annual Dinner
Applications Now Accepted for 2017 Community Connect Program
Greater Des Moines Partnership to Host Wind Energy Discussion
Executive Forum on Diversity and Inclusion is Nov. 4
Local Businesses Honored at Awards Luncheon
Downtown Farmers' Market Begins Fall Hours This Saturday
Greater Des Moines Recognized as a Global Leader
Partnership to Host Candidate Forum Series
Polk County, Downtown Farmers' Market Celebrate Milestones in Feeding the Hungry
Taste Food and Drinks from Across the Globe at the World Food & Music Festival on Sept. 16-18
Partnership CEO Jay Byers Re-Elected to Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives Board
Downtown Farmers' Market Continues Into Fall
Joe Murphy Named Partnership's Senior Vice President of Government Relations and Public Policy
New Business Accelerator to Boost New Agriculture Technology Companies
Corporate Games Concludes with Awards Presentation at State Fair
Raising Capital Seminar To Help Startups
iEmergent at Startup Stories
Leaders Announce Global DSM: International Talent Strategy
Celebrate Summer with Fresh Produce at Downtown Farmers' Market
World Food & Music Festival Returns on Sept. 16-18
Maerz Brothers Return to Startup Stories, Tales of Bootstrapped Success a Likely Topic
Greater Des Moines Partnership Announces Youth Leadership Class Of 2016 - 2017
Certintell Experienced Rapid Growth In Square One DSM Accelerator
Celebrate Holiday Weekend At Downtown Farmers' Market
Greater Des Moines Partnership Wins Pair of National Awards
Adel Partners Chamber Of Commerce Joins Greater Des Moines Partnership
Out To Lunch Downtown Food Truck Event Returns July 20
Square One DSM Client Max Farrell Named A Delegate For Global Entrepreneurship Summit
Applications Are Open For The Celebrate Business Awards
Katie Patterson to Guest at 2016 Square One DSM Startup Stories
The Partnership's Andrea Woodard Named President of Junior League of Des Moines
Brenton Skating Plaza Recognized as a Top Venue for Children
Congratulations To The Youth Leadership Initiative Class Of 2016
Wonder Of Words Festival Announces Full Schedule
Seize The City Intern Series Returns To Des Moines On June 1
CEOs for Cities National Workshop Announces Keynote Speakers
The Partnership's Ritz Wins Community Vision Award
Brad Dwyer to Discuss All Things Entrepreneurial
Greater Des Moines Partnership to Advance Regional Priorities In Washington, D.C.
Wonder Of Words Festival Announces Headliner, Presenter Lineup
Pledge To 'Look Local First' During National Small Business Week
Business Participation Needed For Laborshed Project
Greater Des Moines Partnership Releases New Global Trade & Investment Strategy to Maximize Region's Global Potential
The Partnership Wins LWBJ Impact Award
Inaugural Accelerate DSM Event Announced
Downtown Farmers' Market Opens in One Month
Early Registration Deadline Is March 31 For Global Insurance Symposium
The Partnership's Joseph Jones Named To National Political Leadership Board
Brenton Skating Plaza Available For Outdoor Rental
Ben O'Connor of Higher Learning Technologies to be April Guest
CarpeDM Music Mix Volume III Artists And Songs
The Partnership's Carmella Heckard Named EWI Des Moines
Mark Your Calendar For Downtown Farmers' Market Starting May 7
Area Leaders Announce Community Health Needs Assessment
Brenton Skating Plaza Celebrates Season's Final Skating Weekend
Des Moines Embassy Returns To Austin, Texas
Greater Des Moines Partnership To Lead South Africa Trip
Young Professionals Connection Announces 2016 Board Of Directors
"CarpeDM Music Mix Volume III" Now Accepting Submissions
Downtown Farmers' Market Presented By Unitypoint Health - Des Moines Wins Addy Awards
Des Moines Corporate Games To Kick Off This Summer
Now Accepting Youth Leadership Initiative (YLI) Applications for Iowa High School Students
The Partnership's Molly Bochanyin Named Co-President of AIGA Iowa
Square One DSM Client Liz Lidgett Stars In New Video Series
Global Insurance Accelerator (GIA) Announces 2016 Class of Insurance Startups
Applications Open for 2016 Wonder of Words Festival
The Partnership's Kyle Oppenhuizen Named 2016 YPIowa President
Registration Open For Partnership's 2016 D.C. Trip
The Consulate of The Republic of Kosovo Opens In Des Moines, Iowa, U.S.
Square One DSM Client Lands Spot In 500 Startups Batch 16
MEDIA ADVISORY: The Consulate of the Republic of Kosovo Opens in Des Moines
Greater Des Moines Partnership Announces 2016 Strategic Priorities At Annual Dinner
Greater Des Moines Partnership Launches Internship Toolkit
Heartland Civic Collaborative Announces Mega-Region Initiative
Global Insurance Symposium Registration Opens
Task Force Recommends Investment In Water Infrastructure
Former Secretary of Commerce to Speak on Immigration on Jan. 22
Major Biochemical White Paper Findings Announcement
On the Heels of its Acquisition Ferrari to Share the Social Money Story of Perseverance, Opportunity and Growth
Partnership Board Named Most Influential
Business Leaders to Discuss Big Issues at CEO Roundtable
Des Moines Arts Festival® Jury Process Begins Wednesday, Jan. 6
Greater Des Moines to Host 2018 ACCE Convention
EDGE Launches "75x25" Campaign
Celebrate a Family-Friendly New Year at GuideOne ImaginEve!
Executive Director of Des Moines Arts Festival® Stephen King elected Chair of the International Festivals and Events Association World Board of Directors
Meg Fisher to speak of Niche Retail Entrepreneurism
WorkHound Joins Square One DSM Accelerator Program
Greater Des Moines To Host CEOs For Cities Event
Greater Des Moines Partnership Unveils 2016 State Legislative Agenda
Partnership's Annual Dinner is Sold Out!
Global Insurance Accelerator Director To Speak At Silicon Valley Event
Wells Fargo and Community Leaders Announce Plans for New History Museum in Downtown Des Moines (DSM)
Find Your Holiday Goods At Downtown Winter Farmers' Market
Brenton Skating Plaza Opens For Winter Season On Nov. 20
Senators Grassley And Ernst To Speak At Next Federal Issues Series Event
Reminder: Downtown Farmers' Market 2015 Season ends Oct. 31
Kristine Reeves Named Partnership's Director of Marketing
Iowa Business Hall of Fame Honors Charese E. Yanney, James W. Hubbell III and James R. Tyler as 2015 Inductees
Young Professionals Connection Celebrates 15 Years of Success
Tom Brokaw to Headline Partnership Annual Dinner
Executive Director of Des Moines Arts Festival® Stephen King elected to BRAVO Greater Des Moines Board of Directors
Bobby Jindal To Speak At Caucus Candidate Forum Series
Elizabeth Caven Sews Success with UpCraft Club
Square One DSM Adds Clinicnote To Accelerator Program
Local Businesses Honored For Economic Impact And Best Practices
National Security Is Topic Of Next Federal Issues Series Event
Pearson And Crowell Named Chairs Of Transit Future Work Group
Global Insurance Accelerator Adds Techstars Alum To Team
Des Moines Arts Festival® Opens Artist Applications for the 2016 Event
Downtown Farmers' Market Hours for the Month of October
Greater Des Moines Partnership President Gene Meyer named Cy's Favorite Alum 2015
The Greater Des Moines Partnership and the Partnership for a New American Economy Announce The Des Moines Immigration Initiative
Jeb Bush To Speak At Caucus Candidate Forum Series
MEDIA ALERT: Downtown Farmers' Market Invites Presidential Candidates To Speak, Campaign
Iowa Caucus Consortium Announces Federal Issues Series
Signature Downtown Events Recognized With International Awards
MEDIA ALERT: World Food & Music Festival Will Stay Open an Extra Two Hours
MEDIA ALERT: 2015 World Food & Music Festival Returns One Week From Today, Sept. 18-20!
Dhawan to Question Colwell at October Start-Up Stories
Greater Des Moines To Host Third Annual Global Insurance Symposium On April 26-28
Inclusion Award Applications And Nominations Are Now Open
World Food & Music Festival Returns September 18 - 20
Des Moines Eliminates Parking Restrictions on Select Downtown Streets As a Pilot for a Walkability Study
MEDIA ADVISORY: Downtown Parking Press Conference
Deadline Approaching To Apply For Celebrate Business Awards
Sophia Ahmad Named Partnership's Vice President of Public Relations
Greater Des Moines Partnership Announces Youth Leadership Initiative Class of 2015-2016
Greater Des Moines Partnership Receives Industry Exemplar Award
Square One's Inaugural Client Certintell Takes the Stage at Start-Up Stories
Carly Fiorina To Speak At Caucus Candidate Forum Series
Rick Santorum To Speak At Caucus Candidate Forum Series
Tim Leach Awarded Recertification in Economic Development Designation
ClinicNote Founders Fox and Coldrake Encourage Others with Their Start-Up Story
The Black Cadillacs, The 4ontheFloor to Headline World Food & Music Festival
Reminder: Out to Lunch Downtown Food Truck Event Tomorrow!
Martin O'Malley To Speak At Caucus Candidate Forum Series
Americans for the Arts Showcases Greater Des Moines as a Rising Example of Finding Success by Partnering with the Arts
Reminder: Downtown Farmers' Market open Saturday July 4th
Out to Lunch Downtown Food Truck Event July 14
Greater Des Moines Partnership Wins Award of Excellence in National Communications Competition
Des Moines Arts Festival® allows guests to "Go Where It Takes You"
Square One DSM Hosts Open House of New Space
YPC Golden Circle Games Postponed To July 17
Des Moines Arts Festival® Draws Diverse Talent From 36 States and Canada
Fashion Maven Turned Business Woman to Appear at Square One DSM
Iowa Caucus Consortium Announces Candidate Forum Series
The Interrobang Film Festival Promises a High Quality Film Experience
Register Now For 31st Annual Golden Circle Games
Congratulations to the Youth Leadership Initiative Class of 2015
Des Moines Arts Festival® Announces Benjamin Frey as 2015 Festival's Featured Artist
Greater Des Moines Partnership Announces 2015 Do More In The City
MEDIA ADVISORY: 2015 Des Moines Arts Festival® Featured Artist Announced
Hemesath to Recap Round One of the Global Insurance Accelerator
Greater Des Moines Partnership Hires Tiffany Tauscheck to Lead Communications and Marketing
Greater Des Moines Partnership Set To Advance Regional Priorities In Washington, D.C.
2015 Environmental Impact Award Winners Announced
Iowa Caucus Consortium Launches Statewide Messaging, Community & Visitor Engagement Plan
Downtown Farmers' Market Kicks Off Its 40th Season May 2
NBC's Chuck Todd To Provide Keynote Address At Partnership's 36th Annual Washington, D.C. Trip
Square One DSM to Serve Local Entrepreneurs in High-Potential Companies
Williams to Speak of Volunteer Local, The Triangle and Her Love of Des Moines
Artist, Bounnak Thammavong, Comes Full Circle at the 2015 Des Moines Arts Festival ®
Insurance Industry Leaders To Discuss Cybersecurity, Big Data, Innovation At Global Insurance Symposium
Ed Lorenzen To Speak On Budget As Part Of Caucus Federal Issue Series
Des Moines Selected to Develop Regional Plan to Attract Foreign Direct Investment as Part of the Global Cities Initiative
Plains Angels Members Invest Nearly $2.5 Million in Startup Companies in 2014
Greater Des Moines Partnership Presents Des Moines Embassy at SXSW
Dwolla's Milne Returns to Startup Stories
Brenton Skating Plaza To Close For The Season March 8
DSM USA Music Mix Volume II Artists Announced
Survey Shows Central Iowans Are Embedded In Community, Workplace
Downtown Farmers' Market Opens May 2 For Its 40th Season
Global Insurance Symposium To Feature International Industry Experts And First-ever Demos From Global Insurance Accelerator
Youth Leadership Initiative Applications Available For Class of 2015-2016
Casey Niemann to Speak of His Leap into the Start-Up World
"DSM USA Music Mix Volume II" Now Accepting Submissions
Greater Des Moines Partnership and Iowa College Access Network Partner to Promote Talent and Economic Development
Greater Des Moines Partnership Launches New Social Ambassador Program
Partnership's 2015 Board Chair Lays Out Five Goals For the Year
Partnership's 126th Annual Dinner Celebrates The Region's Accomplishments, Ushers In 2015 Chair, And Honors Three Businesses With Inclusion Awards!
Jon Meacham To Replace Fareed Zakaria As Greater Des Moines Partnership Annual Dinner Speaker
Greater Des Moines Partnership Launches Small Business Wellness Toolkit
Neugent to Lead Partnership Board
National Search for Managing Director of the Global Insurance Accelerator Culminates in Des Moines
Celebrate the New Year at GuideOne ImaginEve!
Second Annual Global Insurance Symposium Will Return To Iowa In Spring 2015
Shop Local At The Last Downtown Farmers' Market Of The Year
Greater Des Moines Partnership 2015 State Legislative Agenda Announced
Greater Des Moines Partnership To Return To 700 Locust St. In 2015
Kosovo Delegation Learns About Business Activity In Central Iowa
Schoen, Lidgett To Represent Region At SXSW Interactive Festival
Find Everything for a Fresh Iowa Thanksgiving at the Downtown Winter Farmers' Market
Downtown Community Alliance Names Eugene Meyer President
Brenton Skating Plaza Opens For The Winter Season Nov. 21, 2014
2nd Annual Executive Forum On Diversity And Inclusion To Be Held November 19, 2014
National Journal Provides Outside Perspective Of Region
Local Businesses Honored For Economic Impact
Third Annual Wonder of Words Festival Kicks off Nov. 1
Registration Now Open For Healthy People Healthy Places One-day Conference
Jackovin to Speak of Bawte, TechStars and Entrepreneurism at BIZ Luncheon
Partnership Website Wins W3 Award For Creative Excellence
Downtown Farmers' Market Wins Six International Festivals & Events Association Awards
Downtown Farmers' Market October Hours
Downtown Community Alliance President To Resign October 17
Slash/web's Burkhart To Speak Of Product Development, Risk And Reward
Career Center Brings Job Seekers And Talent Seekers A One Stop Shop: Careers.Seizedesmoines.com
Greater Des Moines Partnership To Send 2 Startups To 2015 South By Southwest Conference
Des Moines Native John Shors to Appear at 2014 Wonder of Words Festival
Global Insurance Accelerator Names Interim Managing Director
TelePharm Founder Miller to Talk of Funding Success and Other Entrepreneurial Issues
Discuss The Issues With Political Candidates At Forums
World Food & Music Festival Returns September 19 - 21
2014 Central Iowa Human Capital Survey Now Available
Greater Des Moines Partnership Inclusion Award Forms Now Available Online!
Gary Soto to appear at 2014 Wonder of Words Festival
eCertify Hits Program Participation Record
Peabody Award Winner Fareed Zakaria Headlines Greater Des Moines Partnership Annual Dinner!
July Is Busy Month for Economic Development Progress
Greater Des Moines Partnership Unveils New Statistical Dashboard
ClusterFlunk Comes To The August BIZ Luncheon
Celebrate Business Award Applications Now Available!
Cultivation Corridor Advancing Priorities
Youth Leadership Initiative Class of 2014-2015 Announced!
Discounted Tickets for OneVoice Readers
Global Insurance Accelerator Adds New Investors
"Giants" Book Wins Two National Awards
Brenton Skating Plaza Canopy Celebrated
Greater Des Moines Partnership Recognized In National Chamber Communications Competition
Hiroshima, Arturo Sandoval and Dominick Farinacci to headline August Jazz Festival
John Waite to headline New Music Festival in July
Greg Brown, Anna Nalick to Headline New Music Festival in July
Workforce Numbers In Metro Area Increase
Partnership Delivers Improved Member Benefits
"An Evening with Henry Rollins" in Downtown Des Moines
Congratulations To The Youth Leadership Initiative Class of 2014
Greater Des Moines Partnership Announces New Insurance Industry Accelerator
DMDC 2014 Recap
Iowa Receives Green Light From Urban Land Institute!
Entrepreneurial Council Formed
Three New Music Festivals Coming to Downtown Des Moines
Greater Des Moines Partnership Issues Request For Proposals For Office Space Lease
We Put 5,300 'Wallets' In The Mail!
Greater Des Moines Partnership Set to Advance Regional Priorities in D.C.
More Than $1 Billion In New Regional Capital Investment
Environmental Impact Award Winners Announced
Capital Corridor Unveils New Brand and Vision
The Downtown Farmers' Market's 39th Season Begins May 3
Microsoft to Build $1.13 Billion Data Center in West Des Moines
Greater Des Moines Partnership Launches Iowa Equity Investment Fund
Partnership Office Location and Update
Nest Gallery Opens on Walnut Street
Brent Willett Hired to Lead Capital Corridor Initiative
Global Insurance Symposium Schedule Finalized, Early Registration Ends March 31
Upcoming Economic Development Opportunities
Brenton Skating Plaza to Close for the Season March 9
Artists on Music Mix Announced
Greater Des Moines Partnership Endorses Yes for Des Moines
Greater Des Moines Partnership and University of Northern Iowa's Advance Iowa Bring Economic Gardening to Central Iowa
Downtown Farmers' Market Opens May 3
Global Insurance Symposium Schedule Finalized and Registration Open
Youth Leadership Initiative Applications Available
New Location for World Food & Music Festival 2014
Partnership Contest Winners Heading to South by Southwest Interactive Conference
"Look Local First" Campaign Encourages Central Iowa to do Business Here
Lunch Unplugged 2014 Concert Series Announced
Partnership Day On The Hill
Partnership, Iowa Economic Development, And Iowa Insurance Division Announce Global Symposium
Partnership Expands Its Geography Again!
Partnership Launches First-Of-Its Kind Attraction And Retention Website
Partnership To Foster Startup Activities At The 2014 South By Southwest Conference
Partnership's 125th Annual Dinner Ushers in New Chair, Concludes Historical Celebrations and Honors Three Businesses with Inclusion Awards!
Greater Des Moines Partnership Announces Carpe DM Music Compilation Showcasing Des Moines Musicians, Now Accepting Submissions
Kaylee Williams of Volunteer Local to Talk Business Development
Fidelity & Guaranty Life Insurance Company Opens New Office in Des Moines
Greater Des Moines Partnership Announces Second Business Summit for Education Excellence
DSM USA Human Capital Survey Results Announced
DSM Heads To NYC
DuPont Pioneer President Named Greater Des Moines Partnership 2014 Chair
Pella Chamber Becomes Affiliate Of Greater Des Moines Partnership
Ankeny and Urbandale Chambers Join Greater Des Moines Partnership in 2014 Cultural Exploration Tour to Cuba
2014 State Legislative Agenda Announced
Partnership Announces Speakers For Annual Legislative Leadership Luncheon
Shop Small This Saturday And Support The Local Economy
Brookings And JPMorgan Chase Launch New Exchange Network
DSM USA Pursues Urban Land Institute District Council
Grand View University Art Students To Exhibit Work At Partnership Offices
The Partnership Announces Cultural Exploration Tour to Dubai in 2014
Greater Des Moines Partnership Hires Joseph Jones To Lead Regional Public Policy Program
Brenton Skating Plaza Offers Half Price Season Passes Through Nov. 13, 2013
National Career Readiness Certificate Training Event
Vote "Yes" On The Polk County Courthouse Referendum
Wonder of Words Festival to Feature John Carter Cash
Caleris CEO Proposes Open Dialog on Scaling a Business for Growth At BIZ Luncheon
DSM Is Taking Off At The Airport
Second Annual Wonder of Words Festival Kicks off November 2
The Iowa Business Hall Of Fame Honors Terry Buzbee, Steve Lacy, And Larry Zimpleman As 2013 Inductees!
2013 Economic Impact Awards Celebrate Local Businesses
Diverse Perspectives Brought To The Table At The Executive Forum
Central Iowa Announces Plan To Leverage Overseas Markets For Regional Economic Gain
Join Us When We Honor Local Businesses For Best Practices
Celebrating The Principal Riverwalk Completion
Downtown Farmers' Market Opens One Hour Later in October
Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Celebrating 125 Years
Welcome to Des Moines Reception
Des Moines - West Des Moines #2 in Economic Strength