The journey to being one of three nominees in the nation (our first time applying!) for the national Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives’ Chamber of the Year Award started when I became President & CEO of the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce on April 1, 2020.
By Alec Wilcox, Associate at Cushman & Wakefield Iowa Commercial Advisors If you’re reading this, you likely already understand the importance of networking, and having
The death of a famous actress rocks the Iowa town of Orney, where a Hollywood movie company is filming on location, in the novel Performing
If you want to influence buy this book. In fact, the sooner you read this book, the more rapidly you will accelerate your ability to influence. But be patient. Influence is earned over time. Hanke suggests that everyone who wants to become a skilled influencer must adopt specific, intentional behaviors MONDAY THROUGH MONDAY.
By Colson Thayer, Editorial Intern Registration is now open for the 2022 Athene Black & Brown Business Summit, presented by Wells Fargo. The Summit kicks
Imagine this: you become aware of a security vulnerability in your business network or IT infrastructure. If you don’t patch and update the system or application right away, it could significantly increase your risk of an attack.
By Tom Florian, Director of Membership and Growth, WDM Chamber The WDM Chamber Annual Dinner Celebration should be on your shortlist of “CAN’T MISS” events
Everyone is talking about how holiday shopping is going to be challenging this year. Well, guess what isn’t stuck on shipping containers out at sea? All of the incredible things you can buy from our local small businesses. Whether you’re online shopping at home or out and about around town, check out this Ultimate Gift Giving Guide to get some ideas for this holiday season!
This is what we love about our city. We don’t pussyfoot around. We think big and just get it done. Kudos to Mayor Steve Gaer and key city, community, and business leaders who were instrumental in helping to build our city into the world class community it is today. Ranked #1 best place to live in Iowa and #37 best place to live in America by Money Magazine, it’s no wonder people have a passion for West Des Moines.