Greater Des Moines Corporate Partners

Is your business a strong supporter of the Greater Des Moines community? Help us make a difference. And find ways to catch new ideas and move them forward. Be recognized as we work toward a greater goal. To showcase Des Moines as a city where it's easy to catch more. To remember more. A city that's easy. Affordable. And fun!

For information on our Corporate Partner program, please contact:

Lisa Kral-Lauterbach 
Marketing Partner Manager
(515) 699-3455 




Prairie Meadows
Leading Corporate Partner
Prairie Meadows has been a vital part of the central Iowa community since it began operations in 1989. Throughout the years, our mission has remained the same: to promote economic development, agriculture, jobs, tourism and entertainment and provide financial contributions to programs and organizations that improve the quality of life for all Iowans.

Prairie Meadows is proud to offer a year-round entertainment facility that employs over 1,300 central Iowans and to have given more than $468 million to the community in support of the arts, education, economic development and community betterment.  


Principal Financial Group

Leading Corporate Partner
The Principal Financial Group® (The Principal®) is a leading global financial company offering businesses, individuals and institutional clients a wide range of financial products and services.

Principal's range of products and services includes retirement solutions, life and health insurance, wellness programs, and investment and banking products through our diverse family of financial services companies and national network of financial professionals. 

Meredith Corporation

Leading Corporate Partner
Meredith Corporation is the leading media and marketing company serving American women. Meredith features multiple well-known national brands - including Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Family Circle, Ladies' Home Journal, Fitness, More and American Baby - along with local television brands in fast-growing markets. Meredith is the industry leader in creating content in key consumer interest areas such as home, family, health and wellness and self-development. Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms - including print, television, online, mobile and video - to give consumers content they desire and to deliver the messages of its marketing partners. Additionally, Meredith uses its many assets to create powerful custom marketing solutions for many of the nation's top brands and companies. Meredith has significantly added to its capabilities in this area through the acquisition of cutting-edge companies in areas such as digital, mobile, word-of-mouth, social and database marketing.

Meredith employs approximately 3,000 people throughout the United States, including approximately 1,000 in Des Moines and 750 in New York City. Meredith's fiscal 2010 annual revenues were $1.4 billion


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Business Publications

Supporting Community Corporate Partner
Business Publications is a highly respected publishing company that strives to support and enrich the Central Iowa business and cultural communities by providing essential knowledge, connections and inspiration through innovative products, compelling editorial, stunning visuals and enduring relationships.

Business Publications, Central Iowa's largest publisher of niche products, was established in 1983 by Connie Wimer. The company's flagship publications - the Des Moines Business Record and dsm magazine - were launched in 1983 and 2003, respectively. Other publications include: See Des Moines, economic development guides for area communities and chambers of commerce, the Book of Lists, the Business Record Daily business e-newsletter, Neighborhoods and Urban Living - both residential resource guides, INclusion diversity guide, Commercial Real Estate Guide, Commercial Real Estate Weekly e-newsletter, and many more.



UPH DM Logo 2UnityPoint Health
Supporting Community Corporate Partner
UnityPoint Health is the state's first and largest integrated health system, serving nearly one of every three patients in Iowa. Through relationships with 25 hospitals in metropolitan and rural communities and more than 140 physician clinics, UnityPoint Health provides care throughout Iowa and western Illinois.

Serving Blank Children's Hospital, Iowa Methodist Medical Center, Methodist West Hospital and Iowa Lutheran Hospital.


IBSIowa Beverage Systems
Supporting Community Corporate Partner
From their Central Iowa location, Iowa Beverage Systems provides service to more then 1500-licensed customers with the best brands in the beer industry.

The Iowa Beverage Systems management team has over 100 years of beer industry experience and is committed to its brands, its customers, and its employees.

As proud members of the communities, they serve and support many local events, charities, social responsibility programs, and service organizations.



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Atlantic Bottling Company
Community Corporate Partner
Atlantic Bottling Company is a privately owned, independent bottler and distributor of Coca-Cola products for southwest,
central and south central Iowa. The company operates from two Iowa locations: its headquarters in Atlantic and a second facility in Waukee. Atlantic Bottling Company has a longstanding record of involvement in community-oriented programs throughout Greater Des Moines.  



West BankWest Bank
Community Corporate Partner
Back in 1893, West Bank opened its first branch in a sleepy little railroad town, helping entrepreneurs launch businesses that are still serving the community 120 years later. Over the past century, we have established ourselves as a leading community based business bank. Our goal was never to be the biggest bank. We just want to be the kind of bank that earns our customers’ trust and referrals, while continuing to be recognized as one of the best banks in America by our peers and industry experts. 

We have created unique products and services that meet the needs of today’s businesses, nonprofits, public entities and entrepreneurs and their families. We pride ourselves on our commitment to our community, our customers and each other.

Whether you’re an old friend or a brand new business, we invite you to take advantage of the stability and reliability that comes with being West Bank Strong.



Wells Fargo & Company                                           wellsfargo
Community Corporate Partner
Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.4 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage and consumer and financial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (, and has offices in more than 35 countries to support the bank's customers who conduct business in the global economy. With approximately 265,000 full-time equivalent team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in the United States. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 26 on Fortune's 2012 rankings of America's largest corporations. Wells Fargo vision is to satisfy all our customer's financial needs and help them succeed financially. 



Merit Resources
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Merit Resources makes having employees easy for
hundreds of small to medium sized business in the
Midwest. For your business, Merit will:

·       Handle the human resource complexities and compliance issues

·       Provide the most competitive benefit options to your employees

·       Reduce liability through the employee lifecycle

·       Help maximize your investment in employees

As an employer you know employment can be complicated.  We make employment easy! 



Alliance Technologies
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Since 1994, Alliance Technologies has been fulfilling its mission of being a trusted advisor for our customers by providing comprehensive information technology (IT)
solutions and expertise. Our focus with every customer
is to establish a long-term relationship, an alliance, centered around trust and dependability. A dedication to this focus, this mission, has been the cornerstone to our success and the success of our customers.

One of our greatest strengths is the ability to provide a complete line of technology products and services to fulfill the needs of businesses of all sizes. We cover all spectrums of technology including networking, storage, virtualization, hosting, security, software development and database design, website design, phone systems, help desk support and IT consulting.

As your trusted advisor we bring together the right combination of hardware, software and people to meet your IT needs!



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Community Corporate Partner
Orchestrate Management & Associates, located in Des Moines, Iowa, is a leading hospitality management and development company with an impressive client portfolio of hotels, restaurants, and entertainment companies. Orchestrate specializes in the business of hospitality where the quality of the customer's experience is the primary focus and the mission behind everything that the organization undertakes. Backed by a vast collective experience, Orchestrate has offered Development, Consulting, Professional and Management Services since 2001. To learn more, visit   


fcpFull Court Press, Inc.
Community Corporate Partner
Full Court Press, Inc. was formed by the owners of Buzzard Billy's
and three Buzzard Billy's employees. FCP is responsible for some of Des Moines' favorite bars and restaurants. FCP, Inc. started in 2000 by seven guys who had a few concepts they thought might work in the great town of Des Moines. The first project was the Royal Mile in December of 2001. The Royal Mile is a British Pub with a small Belgian bar called The Red Monk upstairs, which opened in June of 2004. The Hessen Haus was opened in January of 2004 and celebrated Des Moines' first Oktoberfest in September of 2004. In February 2005 The High Life Lounge, a 1960's corner tap opened. The success of the High Life Lounge was followed by the opening of el Bait Shop in April of 2006. June of 2008 saw the opening of Sbrocco a casual, yet sophisticated neighborhood wine bar and restaurant. January 2009 brought Des Moines its first Chinese Pizzeria and Tiki bar, Fong's Pizza. In March 2010 Shorty's a hidden away Irish pub was opened in the basement of Sbrocco. In May of 2010, Mullet's was opened, downtown's only riverside tavern with great food and drink and a two story deck with a spectacular view of downtown and the State Capitol Building.


Midwest Ambulance
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Midwest Ambulance Service of Iowa, Inc. began meeting the needs of the Des Moines metropolitan area in August of 1984. Since its inception, Midwest Ambulance Service of Iowa has grown from three employees and two vehicles to many caring EMTs, Paramedics, and PRN employees as well as a fleet of over twenty vehicles company wide.

Midwest Ambulance Service of Iowa began to expand in the 1990's by adding Midwest AmbuCare, Midwest Voice of Help and EMSAR to the Midwest Family. These companies have allowed Midwest Ambulance Service of Iowa to provide many different types of services to the healthcare industry. We desire to meet the needs of as many individuals as possible. To find out more about each company please visit the links at the top of our webpage. 



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Flavours by Sodexo Catering, is committed to making
your event a success. Our team of catering professionals
is available to assist you with planning every aspect of
your event. Our culinary team has designed a variety of menus to fit a wide range of tastes and budgets, including regional ingredients, favorites and specialty items. Should you desire a customized menu for your event, we will be happy to meet with you to create a special menu for your specific needs.

Our goal is to provide you with the freshest selections of food items, beautifully displayed, served professionally by our highly trained staff as we strive to exceed the expectations of every single guest.

To plan your next event, or for further assistance, please contact Brett Lindman, Flavours by Sodexo Catering Director, at 515.271.3518 or email us at



Classic Events & Parties
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Classic Events & Parties is the premier tent and party rental provider in the Des Moines area and Iowa. Bring us your vision and we will help you transform it into reality, we will work with you every step of the way.


Crystal Clear Water Company

Community Corporate Partner
Crystal Clear Water Company has been delivering great tasting bottled water to Greater Des Moines for over 35 years. Additional services include: Reverse Osmosis systems, Water softeners, and full coffee delivery service. Crystal Clear provides water treatment solutions for residential, commercial and industrial applications. Your choice for Crystal Clear!

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Community Corporate Partner
At the Willis Auto Campus we endeavor to maintain a tradition of automotive excellence and service leadership built upon the principle of treating each customer like a guest in our home. We offer the discriminating driver a true selection of quality vehicles, while providing the professional service that is expected and deserved. We strive everyday to meet or exceed your automotive needs to your complete satisfaction. That's our promise to you. That's the Willis Difference. 


The Parent Organization of the Des Moines Area Sports Commission
400 Locust Street, Suite 265, Des Moines, IA 50309-2350 (800) 451-2625
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