About Iowa Caucus Consortium

The Iowa Caucus Consortium is intended to highlight Iowa’s first in the nation Caucus status by providing the media and candidates with a meaningful, positive experience while showcasing the best that the state and region have to offer. The consortium is led by Catch Des Moines and the Greater Des Moines Partnership with additional partners as well as close collaboration with the Iowa Democratic Party and the Republican Party of Iowa. 

The Consortium manages the media credentialing process, including the Media Filing Center at the Iowa Events Center, as well as hosting numerous events leading up to the Iowa Caucuses. It is also a resource for media support including b-roll, press kits, community engagement and information about the region.

Caucus Consortium

About Catch Des Moines

The Greater Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Des Moines Area Sports Commission, collectively known as Catch Des Moines, is the official destination marketing organization promoting and representing Greater Des Moines to leisure travelers and meeting/sports planners. Our focus is to increase visitors to the metro and elevate the visitor experience to drive economic success and enhance the quality of life in the 15 local Greater Des Moines communities we represent.

About 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 24 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,400 Regional Business Members and 340+ Investors, 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. Visit DSMpartnership.com for more information.

To sign up for updates on the media credentialing process, click here.
Catch Des Moines
Brock Konrad
Vice President of Marketing
(515) 699-3463

Ben Handfelt
Director of Creative & Communications
(515) 699-3433

For information on Greater Des Moines economic and community development, questions regarding events and forums, and assistance with interviews, photos and b-roll, contact:
Greater Des Moines Partnership
Courtney Shaw
Senior Vice President of Communications
(515) 286-4919
Kyle Oppenhuizen
Vice President of Communications
(515) 286-4972