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Get Connected

Whether you're someone who is moving to Greater Des Moines (DSM), new to town or a DSM native, there are endless opportunities to connect with fellow residents.

Connect with DSM USA Enthusiasts

Join the #DSMUSA Facebook Group to see and share posts about the latest Des Moines events, rankings, news and more! Members also show off their favorite restaurants and report the sights and sounds of the arts and culture scene. From food lovers and photographers to baby wearers and board gamers, there are grassroots groups for everyone.

Be a DSM USA Ambassador

If you love DSM USA, sign up to be a DSM USA Ambassador! Ambassadors are passionate local residents and community leaders who want to share their love for Greater Des Moines! If you sign up to be an Ambassador, you will be notified via email about awards, rankings and community and business development news, then help us spread the word!

Young Professionals Connection

If you're a young professional, Des Moines is a fantastic place to live and work. Get involved with the Young Professionals Connection, a group focused on encouraging young community leaders to connect with each other and their communities.

Meet Fellow New Residents

New to the region? You are invited to a meet-and-greet with fellow new residents! Future Welcome to DSM Reception dates are posted on The Partnership calendar.

Business Networking Guide

You can also tap into a tight-knit community of accessible business leaders with this networking guide. This comprehensive introduction to DSM's professional landscape helps new residents get acquainted with the business climate.

Give Back With Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer opportunities is a great way to meet new people. Find volunteer groups to join in Des Moines, Iowa, by taking a look at this list of Greater Des Moines nonprofits and organizations.