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See Yourself in East Ames

By Tia Snyder, Sales and Communications Intern, It’s hard to believe our summer is coming to an end along with internships at some amazing companies. This summer’s fourth and final “See Yourself in Ames” intern event took place Tuesday evening at Olde Main Brewery in downtown Ames. Walking in, the brewery’s copper equipment couldn’t be […]


See Yourself in North Ames

By Tia Snyder and Alex Ivanisevic, Cultivation Corridor Interns After planning and hosting the previous “See Yourself in Ames” event, we were ready to relax at this one, and the Ames Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development did not disappoint at their third event. We drove to the outskirts of north Ames to have dinner at the gorgeous Prairie Moon Winery and learn about common […]

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Seize the City with FHLBDM

By Tia Snyder, Sales and Communications Intern, After a full work day, I continued to have some pep in my step knowing I would shortly be at the fourth “Seize the City” event and see some familiar faces. The walk took me under ten minutes from the Greater Des Moines Partnership office to Des Moines Social Club’s Kum & Go Theater. The busy street was […]

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See Yourself in South Ames

By Tia Snyder and Alex Ivanisevic, Cultivation Corridor Interns What do you get when you take awesome sponsors, put about a dozen crafty interns in charge, and feature a guest speaker who knows a thing or two about playing the money game? One unforgettable “See Yourself in Ames” event! Last Tuesday, the second of four SYIA events was held at the ISU […]


Seize the City with Nationwide

By Tia Snyder, Sales and Communications Intern,  The Greater Des Moines Partnership (GDMP) hosted their second “Seize the City“ event, sponsored by Nationwide on Wednesday.   Almost 100 Des Moines area interns gathered in the heart of downtown at Nationwide. We enjoyed a quick peek of their building while walking to their expansive cafeteria, Clock Tower Café, where they held the event.   Along with forming and expanding relationships with people […]


See Yourself in West Ames

By Alex Ivanisevic & Tia Snyder, Cultivation Corridor Interns  As if the crafty Main Street Cultural District and the Cyclones aren’t reasons enough to see yourself in Ames, the Ames Chamber has gone above and beyond to show interns in the area what Ames has to offer. The Cultivation Corridor interns went to the kickoff of “See Yourself […]

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Celebrate 2018 National Ag Day on March 20

The following press release was originally posted via The Agriculture Council of America. The Agriculture Council of America (ACA) will host National Agriculture Day on March 20, 2018. This will mark the 45 th anniversary of National Ag Day which is celebrated in classrooms and communities across the country. The theme for National Ag Day 2018 […]

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March Startup Stories featuring FarrPro

Event Description: Live recording of Podcast with Amos Petersen, CEO of FarrPro Join the live recording of of the Startup Stories podcast. Startup Stories features an interview-style discussion with Greater Des Moines Partnership Executive Director of Entrepreneurial Initiatives Mike Colwell. The new live podcast format beginning in March will feature Colwell interviewing Amos Petersen, CEO of FarrPro. FarrPro […]

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Iowa State to host free University-Industry Interface Webinar Series

Working at the University-Industry Interface: Effective Strategies for Active Researchers In today’s challenging and competitive environment, YOU MUST UTILIZE EVERY RESEARCH AVENUE. TO REMAIN CUTTING EDGE, knowing how to tap into University and Industry collaborations is essential. Join us for a FREE WEBINAR SERIES to get an IN-DEPTH UNDERSTANDING and UNPARELLELED INSIGHTS on how to successfully navigate […]