The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization serving Greater Des Moines (DSM), united to drive economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Together with 23 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce and more than 6,000 business members, The Partnership grows opportunity, creates jobs and promotes Greater Des Moines as the best place to build a business, a career and a future.
The Partnership collaborates with its Investors, 23 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce and more than 6,000 business Members, as well as numerous business and community leaders across nine counties to maximize momentum for the region.
The Partnership is proud to present the Top Five for Small Business Series, focused on issues small businesses face daily. This series features experts in human resources, marketing, accounting, IT and other areas. Each speaker introduces five things on a certain topic that will help small businesses be successful.
The Partnership teams up with the Iowa Women's Business Center each month to host the First Friday Series. First Friday provides an opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs and people in Greater Des Moines (DSM) to hear from business owners and entrepreneurs who have helped shape the communities in which we live. The speakers are store owners, makers, movers and shakers and creators of regional or national brands. All have stories that are uniquely their own.