Greater Des Moines Corporate Partners

Is your business a strong supporter of the community? Let’s continue to make Greater Des Moines the place to be! We market the region as a visitor destination, spending our days trying to lure visitors and events to the city. Our work drives economic impact and also enhances quality of life for locals! Think NCAA DI. Men’s Basketball, Wizard World Comic Con or the LPGA Solheim Cup.

We’re going after new business every day and your dollars can help us bring big events to the city! Let us help you garner more brand exposure and recognition. As a corporate partner of ours, you’re investing in making Greater Des Moines the best place to live, work, play and visit! 

Leading Corporate Partners

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West Bank

Leading Corporate Partner

First and foremost a community bank, West Bank has built a strong reputation for being responsive to local needs. West Bank employees place a high priority on community involvement, lending their time and talents to a long list of civic and community projects.

Founded in 1893, West Bank provides full-service banking and trust services to businesses and consumers. With assets over $2 billion, the company has locations in Des Moines, Coralville and Rochester, Minnesota.

From its humble beginnings in 1893, one thing has not changed. Every customer, from the smallest to the largest, deserves our full attention and top-notch customer service. 

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.

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Prairie Meadows

Leading Corporate Partner

Prairie Meadows has been a vital part of the central Iowa community since it began operations in 1989. It has made its main goal, as a non-profit company, to fulfill the mission of giving back to the community. In two decades, they have donated more than $1.9 billion back into Iowa’s communities in support of the arts, education, economic development, and community betterment.

Prairie Meadows offers nonstop casino action, live and simulcast horse racing, sports wagering, big-name entertainment, local and regional musical acts, and full-service dining amenities. Additionally, Prairie Meadows Hotel provides our guests with a convenient, comfortable place to stay. And their Events Center facilities are ideal for hosting large community gatherings, weddings, business meetings, trade shows, and celebrations with friends and family.

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Principal Financial Group

Leading Corporate Partner

Principal helps people and companies around the world build, protect and advance their financial well-being through retirement, insurance and asset management solutions that fit their lives. Our employees are passionate about helping clients of all income and portfolio sizes achieve their goals – offering innovative ideas, investment expertise and real-life solutions to make financial progress possible.

Community Corporate Partners



Community Corporate Partner

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Delta Dental

Community Corporate Partner

Delta Dental of Iowa is one of the largest, most experienced benefits carrier in Iowa, covering 1.5 million members through individual plans, employer plans and government programs. For more than 50 years, we’ve been on a mission to improve the health and smiles of the people we serve. Visit for more information.

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UnityPoint Health

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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American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company®

Community Corporate Partner

American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company® is a leader in the fixed index annuity marketplace.  Headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, we are committed to providing safe retirement products with integrity, as well as superior service to our nationwide network of agents and their policyholders. Our core values align with serving in and contributing to the communities where we live and work. Our 585+ plus employees work to strengthen our community through their long-standing tradition as active members of the community. For more information, please visit

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Krause Group

Community Corporate Partner

Krause Group is a family-owned parent company of a diverse set of businesses located in the United States and Italy. Significant holdings include Kum & Go, a convenience-store with 400 locations across 13 states; Solar Transport, a tank truck carrier and logistics provider; Parma Calcio, an Italian soccer club; Vietti and Enrico Serafino, two wineries based in Piedmont, Italy; Krause+, a real estate development and property management company; Casa di Langa, a sustainable 5‑star resort in Piedmont, Italy; and Des Moines Menace, a US-based soccer team. Krause Group is also committed to USL Pro Iowa, an initiative to bring soccer to Central Iowa along with the construction of a multi-use stadium and global plaza in downtown Des Moines.

The organi­zation draws on generations of business expertise, most notably 60+ years of ownership of Kum & Go and Solar Transport prior to the pending sale in 2023. Krause Group Founder and CEO, Kyle J. Krause also has over two decades of experience in soccer team ownership.

The purpose of Krause Group is to enhance the way people experience the world by nurturing a family of brands while creating opportu­nities to do good. The organi­zation is committed to creating a culture that actively fosters diversity, equity, and inclusion and drives innovation toward sustainability.

Celebrating 8 years of Krause Group and nearly 100 years of entrepre­neurial spirit and business ownership by Kyle and members of his family, the purpose-driven organi­zation has a commitment to community engagement and corporate social respon­si­bility, donating at least 10% of profits to the communities it serves each year.

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Hy-Vee, Inc.

Community Corporate Partner

Hy-Vee, Inc. is an employee-owned corporation operating more than 285 retail stores across eight Midwestern states with sales of more than $13 billion annually. The supermarket chain is synonymous with quality, variety, convenience, healthy lifestyles, culinary expertise and superior customer service. Hy-Vee ranks in the Top 10 Most Trusted Brands and has been named one of America’s Top 3 favorite grocery stores. The company’s more than 80,000 employees provide “A Helpful Smile in Every Aisle” to customers every day. For additional information, visit

Willis Automotive

Willis Auto Campus

Community Corporate Partner

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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MidAmerican Energy Company

Community Corporate Partner

MidAmerican 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

Supporting Community Partners

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Bankers Trust

Supporting Corporate Partner

Since 1917, Bankers Trust has been a leader in providing commercial and consumer banking services. Headquartered in Des Moines, Bankers Trust is the largest privately held financial institution in Iowa and employs more than 565 people across the country.

Through 12 Central Iowa locations (including Ames) and offices in Cedar Rapids, Omaha, Sioux Falls and Phoenix, Bankers Trust offers customers outstanding service and innovative financial solutions, including a tremendous selection of products and services.

Bankers Trust has a 100-year legacy of strong leadership, clear vision and integrity. The Bank and its employees are also committed to the communities we serve, which is demonstrated through inclusion, volunteerism and financial support. Each year, Bankers Trust invests more than $1 million in the community, and our employees volunteer more than 15,000 hours annually to non-profits. This leadership has earned Bankers Trust numerous community awards including Best Bank, Best Commercial Lender, the Greater Des Moines Partnership’s Community Champion Award, the Give Back Iowa Challenge Award, the Greater Des Moines Partnership Inclusion Award, and many others. You can learn more at and at Bankers Trust is a Member FDIC


Full Court Press

Supporting Community Corporate Partner

Full Court Press 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, The Red Monk, that opened upstairs 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.

Since then, the FCP name has come to encompass many restaurants that span a wide array of drinks, cuisine, and experiences. Enjoy cajun food, Tex-mex, Chinese-inspired pizza, and more at various locations. Now featuring a not-so-secret speakeasy, roadside chicken joint, and Dogtown beer and burger saloon-style restaurant. Multiple locations offer delicious brunches, huge beer selections, and unique cocktail menus. There is a location to cater to whatever you’re craving.

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Atlantic Bottling Company

Supporting 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.  


Orchestrate Hospitality

Supporting 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. 

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Iowa Events Center

Supporting Community Corporate Partner

Flexible to fit events of all types and sizes. A small meeting of 10, to a concert of 17,000! Catch Iowa’s Largest Ballroom! 37 meeting rooms. 150,000-square foot expo hall, divisible by 3. Tax-Exempt convention center! 17,000-seat arena. 1,900 hotel rooms within one mile. Skywalk access to hotels, restaurants and nightlife. Easily accessible from the Interstate & Airport.

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ITA Group

Supporting Community Corporate Partner

From insights to action, ITA Group crafts personalized business strategies and engagement solutions that create connections, motivate audiences and drive purposeful change for some of the world's biggest brands. With operations globally and throughout the U.S., ITA Group has spent 60+ years as a proven, trusted partner for countless organizations, helping them find purpose and potential in their employees, channel partners and customers. Find out more at