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:

Addison Bratvold
Marketing Partner Manager
(515) 699-3466 


Jen Lickteig
Marketing Partner Manager
(515) 699-3460  




Prairie Meadows
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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.  


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There are many qualities and skills that go in to being an excellent real estate professional - integrity, in-depth community and market knowledge, marketing savvy, effective negotiation skills and a high-quality professional network, all of which are hallmarks of how I work. That said, in my experience as a Des Moines Metro and Surrounding Area real estate professional, I've also found that providing the very best service is essentially about putting my clients first. This means keeping myself accessible at all times day or night, being a good listener as well as a good communicator and responding quickly to your needs.

This "client first" philosophy has always been my approach and it requires me to continually improve my skills and ways of doing business. In addition, I've found that the latest technologies are enabling me to do everything I've always done, only much more quickly and efficiently. They've also helped me to extend the range of services I provide to my clients.

So when you decide that you'd like to buy or sell a home or anything real estate related in the Des Moines Metro and all surrounding areas, please contact me. 


Principal Financial Group

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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

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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.



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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.


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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, Internet, 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
Founded by Paul Rottenberg in 2000, Orchestrate Hospitality has emerged as a leader in hospitality management, consulting and support with its impressive portfolio of hotel, restaurant and market clients. Orchestrate Hospitality’s projects have ranged from managing the multi-million dollar rehabilitation of the historic Temple for Performing Arts in Des Moines, to tackling new building and management projects such as the Hilton Garden Inn – Des Moines/Urbandale and establishing downtown restaurant and markets with chef partner George Formaro. 




Full Court Press
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.

January 2009 brought Des Moines its first Chinese Pizzeria and Tiki bar, Fong’s Pizza. 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. 

Full Court Press' Fong's Pizza will have another location opening in Ankeny. Along with that, The Iowan, a craft beer hall, will be opening in Downtown Des Moines.



Willis Auto Campus
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In 1947, Charles H. Betts, Sr. established Betts Cadillac in downtown Des Moines with a mission of service leadership and automotive excellence. In 1988 we began a process to purchase the dealership and in 2008, the name officially changed to the Willis Auto Campus. Over the years, as we've expanded our dealership to include Cadillac, Lexus, Volvo, Jaguar, Land Rover, Infiniti, and MINI, we have established a tradition of treating each customer like a guest in our home.

From our award-winning sales and service to accessories, collision, and detail departments serving every make and model, we look forward to assisting you with all your automotive needs.



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Drake University 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, university 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. This guide will help you through the planning process for a catered event. In the event that you require a customized menu for your event, we will be happy to meet with you to do so. 



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 to insure that your event is a success. Classic Events & Parties sole business is party rentals, which allows us to focus our inventory and staff to the party and event business. From graduations, weddings, festivals, corporate events, charitable fund raisers to company parties consider us to be your one source from start to finish. The party business is our only business. We’ve got you covered! 



Midwest Ambulance
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Midwest Ambulance Service of Iowa, Inc. specializes in providing both emergent and non-emergent medical services.  We provide transportation to hospitals, nursing homes, skilled healthcare centers, specialty care, assisted living, independent living, private residence, E911 and so much more! 

Midwest Ambulance also provides services including instruction for CPR courses and ambulance coverage for special events: athletic events, races, festivals etc.  Whatever it may be we have you covered. Midwest Ambulance has been, and continues to be, the leader and innovator in our industry.  We use some of the most advanced technology to provide the best patient care available including; enhanced communications/dispatch center, GPS tracking, Mercedes Sprinters, advanced critical care equipment and specialized bariatric equipment.

We have been serving Iowans with exceptional medical transportation care since August of 1984! You can reach us 24/7, 365 by simply dialing 2’s, call 515-222-2222. How may we serve you today? Visit us at and connect with us on Facebook and LinkedIn! 



Crystal Clear
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Crystal Clear Water provides water and coffee solutions so that business owners and managers are able to keep their employees happy, productive, and focused on making their business a success. We are locally owned and operated and have, proudly, been serving Des Moines since 1975.  Every day, we provide delivery of pure, safe bottled water, coffee, and break room products to our customers across Iowa.  Furthermore, our water treatment systems experts provide quality water systems for your home and office.  No matter what the application may be, Crystal Clear Water is able to provide your business with water and coffee solutions so you can take your mind off running to the store for supplies and keep it on increasing office productivity and your company’s bottom line. 


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All Star Corporate Marketing
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All Star Corporate Marketing is a premier distributor and manufacturer ofmerchandise that strengthens and leverages a company’s brand with their customersand employees. Since 1957 we have been delivering creative solutions enabling companies to effectively connect their mission and vision both internally and externally with customized premier products.


MidAmerican Energy Company

Community Corporate Partner

Mid American Energy LogoMidAmerican Energy Company provides electric service to 739,000 customers and natural gas service to 719,000 customers in Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska and South Dakota. It is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa. Information about MidAmerican Energy is available on the company's website, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube pages, which can be accessed via


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