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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.

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Partnership Announces Federal Policy Priorities, Agenda for DMDC Trip

April 30, 2019

The Partnership today unveiled its Federal Policy Agenda. The agenda is compiled by The Partnership's Government Policy Council, which is made up of Investors and Affiliate Chamber of Commerce Members.

DSM is the Fastest-Growing Major Metro in the Midwest

April 19, 2019

Greater Des Moines (DSM) is once again the fastest-growing major Midwest metro. DSM grew 1.6% in 2018, according to population estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute Announces 2019 Community Connect Program Graduates

April 10, 2019

The Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute is proud to announce the graduation of 29 participants from the Community Connect program.

DSM Named a Top 5 Place to Live by U.S. News & World Report

April 10, 2019

Greater Des Moines (DSM) has received a pair of national rankings from U.S. News & World Report.

Naig Presents Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Leader Awards

March 14, 2019

Four Iowa organizations honored for their contributions to the agriculture industry.

Mercy College Faculty Recognized as Only Educators in 100 Great Iowa Nurses Award

March 13, 2019

Mercy College of Health Sciences' Associate Dean of Nursing, Mary Schemmel, and Associate Professor of Nursing, Judy Monroe, have both received the 100 Great Iowa Nurses Award of 2019.

DSM Selected to National Skilled Immigrant Integration Program

February 11, 2019

Greater Des Moines (DSM) has been chosen as one of eight U.S. communities to receive customized technical assistance to advance its skilled immigrant integration efforts.

Young Professionals Connection Announces 2019 Board of Directors

February 8, 2019

The Young Professionals Connection (YPC), an initiative of the Greater Des Moines Partnership, has announced its 2019 Board of Directors. Board Members began their term on Jan. 1.

New Small Business Resources Hub Helps Establish DSM USA as a Top Place to Build a Business

February 1, 2019

The Hub provides a one-stop-shop for small businesses to find resources relating to legal, accounting, finance, marketing, networking, staffing and hiring and more.

VIP Tickets on Sale for DSM Book Festival

January 31, 2019

VIPs will have opportunity to meet authors, receive signed books.