Community Partners

Strong, vital communities are the backbone of Iowa’s economy and provide unique opportunities for companies of all sizes. A variety of local and state economic development partners are available to provide information, education and resources to help your company succeed. 

Find your perfect fit

Communities across the state are ready to help your business grow and succeed. Tap into local, county and state resources to learn about the opportunities and advantages of an Iowa location for your business, employees and customers. 


Ames Chamber of Commerce

Greater Des Moines Partnership

Iowa Economic Development Authority

More than 670 members make up the organization that works to strengthen the economic vitality of Ames, enhance the quality of life in the community and provide programs to help businesses grow and expand.

The economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM) area with more than 6,500 regional business members and more than 400 investors working together to grow opportunity and create jobs. 

Focused on strengthening economic and community vitality by building partnerships, leveraging resources and administering several state and federal programs to make Iowa the leading choice for people and business.

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Iowa Chamber Alliance

Iowa Workforce Development

This is Iowa

A non-partisan coalition representing the state’s leading Chambers of Commerce and economic development organization with a mission to drive policy agenda on behalf of small businesses and Fortune 100 companies alike. 

Committed to providing employment services for individual job seekers, the agency is on a mission to power the possibilities of Iowa by connecting workers to opportunities and employers to workforce solutions.

Discover the advantages of living and working in Iowa.  From world class cultural events to small town gems and outdoor opportunities, there is something for everyone to love. Find your perfect fit with the resources here.

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