Des Moines West Side Chamber of Commerce Des Moines West Side Chamber of Commerce
558 28th St.
Des Moines, IA 50312
(515) 850-1847
 
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Welcome to the Des Moines West Side Chamber of Commerce

Our mission is to serve our community by supporting
and enhancing
the unique quality of life and commerce
that defines the Des Moines West Side.

 Be sure to explore calendar in the Chamber Events page to the left.
Sponsorships for our events are available as well, check them outl

 


Summer Sipper!

Coming in June 22nd at the Drake Alumni House


Check out our FACEBOOK  and TWITTER account for events, weekly newsletter, our Member Monday and West Side Wednesday postings.

Some fun facts about the Des Moines West Side

    • We have $50million+ in new development
    • 70,000+ residents and 3000+ businesses in our footprint.  
    • We border some of most traveled intersections in the metro, Ingersoll Ave/MLK Pkwy and Merle Hay Rd/Douglas Ave. 
    • We are 220 members strong and growing rapidly!


About the West Side Chamber

The mission of the Des Moines West Side Chamber of Commerce is to serve our community by supporting and enhancing the unique quality of life and commerce that defines the Des Moines West Side.  The Des Moines' West Side is an established area of our city with a rich history in niche retail and service businesses, higher education, restaurants, boutique professional offices, cultural amenities, and not-for-profits. From the sole proprietor coffee houses to our major universities, this area boasts a diverse employment base. Some of the of the various cultural and business centers include The Avenues of Ingersoll & Grand, the Roosevelt Cultural District, and the Drake University area including the Uptown Shopping Center.  The north end of the West Side Chamber includes the Beaverdale shopping area and the Merle Hay Mall as well as the Douglas Avenue Corridor.

The vision for the Des Moines West Side Chamber of Commerce is to provide services such as:

Advocacy
Business Promotion
Business Services

Communication
Networking/Chamber Involvement


HOMEBASE IOWA UPDATE!

On May 8, 2017, the Des Moines City Council approved a resolution to support the City of Des Moines becoming a Home Base Iowa Community. In the next couple weeks, the City and State will officially be celebrating this with a press conference.
Home Base Iowa (HBI) is a statewide program designed to assist veterans transitioning back into civilian life. To learn more, visit: https://www.homebaseiowa.gov/. As part this effort, the City would like to compile a list of business in Des Moines that offer special incentive or benefit to veterans or active military members (examples: 10% off apparel or 10% off your meal, etc.). If your business offers this type of incentive, please let us know so we can add it to our list.  Let us know by completing this quick form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TBK9XHZ

This is a great way for the Des Moines West Side to show our support for our veterans returning or relocating to our community. The success of this program is amazing. Thanks West Side for your participation, you ROCK!

 

 

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558 28th St.
Des Moines, IA 50312
Phone: (515) 850-1847
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