Category: Events

Accelerate: Emerging Leaders

The Accelerate program offers a series of networking and educational events for young professionals to help them feel more connected with the community and business opportunities as they grow in their careers.  From mix and mingle events to educational components like social media seminars, Accelerate is the outlet for young professionals in West Des Moines.

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Annual Dinner

At the WDM Chamber annual dinner, you’ll meet the business leaders you want to meet. Some of the best networking of the year happens in the hour leading up to a delicious meal, highlighted with an entertaining dinner speaker.

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Breakfast B4 Business

Start your day at a local business who hosts breakfast while members network, connect with long-time clients and meet new prospects even before the beginning of their business day. Great food, fun prizes and incomparable conversation create an ideal setting for getting deals done!

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Business Roundtable

Nearly 3,000 businesses call West Des Moines home and many of those small businesses have their own distinct set of challenges. The Chamber’s Business Roundtable brings subject matter expertise to the podium for an exchange of information that impacts business owners across all industries.

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Chamber 101

Both new and existing members have periodic opportunities to get an overview of their Chamber and how better to increase the value of their membership for them individually, and for others from their company or organization. The session includes hints on how better to get involved and ways for employers to engage their employees in the Chamber.

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Citizen of the Year

The West Des Moines Chamber and the city of West Des Moines annually recognize a West Des Moines resident or business professional for Citizen of the Year in addition to honoring an Emerging Citizen of the Year with an award.

“The Citizen of the Year was created to promote and recognize the people, businesses and civic organizations that make this a great community in which to live, work and raise a family,” said Carole Chambers, President/CEO of the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce. “Celebrating the Citizen of the Year allows us to acknowledge and highlight the winners’ exemplary service to our city.”

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Elevate celebrates the power of women in leadership through professional, familial, and community roles. Elevate’s goal is to raise awareness and increase collaboration among women for their personal and professional development through compelling programming.

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Explore All Corners of the World

As the leader in travel for chambers of commerce throughout the United States, Chamber Discoveries delivers amazing memories because its dedicated and knowledgeable staff is prepared to assist guests with every aspect of the travel program.

Chamber Discoveries makes it simple and easy for you to enjoy a great time traveling and exploring the many wonders of the world.

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First Responders Appreciation Breakfast

The First Responders Appreciation Breakfast is held to honor all our First Responders and their families. We aim to build appreciation and respect for their dedication to our community and its safety. This event is a way for local residents and the business community to ensure these men and women receive the recognition they deserve. Please join us to celebrate those who protect and serve our family, friends, and neighbors.

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