Partnership earns national ACCE award for ‘Regional Momentum’ video

Greater Des Moines PartnershipThe following is excerpted from a press release originally posted on June 15 at

GREATER DES MOINES, IA – The Greater Des Moines Partnership has won an Award of Excellence from the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives’ (ACCE’s) 2017 Awards for Communications Excellence program. The Partnership received the award for its Regional Momentum video. Through the Awards for Communications Excellence, ACCE recognizes chambers of commerce that demonstrate outstanding marketing and communications work. Entries highlight some of the freshest and most innovative marketing and communications ideas from ACCE member organizations of all types and sizes. The award will be presented in July at the 2017 ACCE Convention in Nashville, Tenn.

The Partnership’s Regional Momentum video showcases the accomplishments, stewardship and vision of The Partnership and highlights Greater Des Moines’ (DSM’s) momentum. It was debuted at The Partnership’s Annual Dinner in January in front of more than 1,000 business, civic and community leaders.

“The Partnership is committed to telling our region’s story to local, national and international audiences, which this video helps us accomplish,” said Jay Byers, CEO of The Partnership and a member of the ACCE Board of Directors. “This award positions our organization as a national leader and helps our region stand out.”

Click here to view the video. To learn more about the ACCE’s Awards for Communications Excellence, click here.

ACCE is a national organization that supports and develops chamber of commerce professionals to lead businesses and their communities. Des Moines will host the ACCE Convention in 2018.

About the Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 23 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce and more than 6,000 regional business members, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes Des Moines as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. 

Read the full press release here.