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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

Find out more about about the latest Partnership events.

The Final Des Moines' Downtown Farmers' Market of the Season is This Weekend

October 22, 2018

The Downtown Farmers' Market presented by UnityPoint Health - Des Moines will wrap up the final outdoor market of the season this Saturday, Oct. 27 in the Historic Court District in Downtown Des Moines (DSM).

2018 Economic Impact Award Winners Announced

October 16, 2018

The Greater Des Moines Partnership and the Business Record honored area companies with the Economic Impact Awards on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018.

Global Insurance Accelerator Wins International Award

October 4, 2018

Accelerator receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council.

Des Moines' Downtown Farmers' Market Begins Fall Hours

October 4, 2018

The Downtown Farmers' Market presented by UnityPoint Health - Des Moines will begin its October hours of 8 a.m. to Noon this Saturday, instead of its usual 7 a.m. start.

J.D. Vance to Speak at 2019 Annual Dinner

October 3, 2018

J.D. Vance is an investor, commentator, and author of the #1 New York Times best seller Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis.

Candidate Forum Series Scheduled Throughout Fall

September 13, 2018

Partnership to host candidates for town hall-style discussions.

World Food & Music Festival is This Weekend, Sept. 14 - 16

September 12, 2018

More than 50 food vendors as well as live music set for Western Gateway Park.

Henry Timms to Present on the Concept of 'New Power' at Regional Breakfast

August 30, 2018

Internationally acclaimed author Henry Timms will present on the concept of "new power" at a regional breakfast on Friday, Sept. 21.

Headline Acts Announced for the World Food & Music Festival Sept. 14 - 16

August 15, 2018

Kat Perkins and Tony Bohnenkamp All Star Band to headline Polk County Board of Supervisors Main Stage

Laura Rowley to Present on Retail Trends at Sept. 5 Event

August 10, 2018

Business and community leaders can learn how to effectively plan for the future of retail in DSM USA