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! 

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Prairie Meadows
Leading Corporate Partner
Prairie MeadowsPrairie 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 $1.5 billion back into Iowa’s communities in support of the arts, education, economic development, and community betterment.

Hy-Vee
Leading Corporate Partner
hyvee70,000 employees strong, Hy-Vee is the second largest employee-owned company in the U.S. They believe when a workforce comes together to make the company as successful as possible, everyone wins - employees, customers and communities. With their success in Midwest it's no wonder Hy-Vee is ranked in the Top 25 Supermarket Chains and Top 50 Private Companies in the U.S. Hy-Vee's commitment to customer service reaches beyond the aisles to their corporate listening suite, where a Customer Care team fields inquiries and monitors social media in real time to serve as a communications bridge between shoppers and stores. 

Hy-Vee is a proud industry leader on many different levels. They focus on health and wellness with their registered dietitians and pharmacists. They have strong customer loyalty programs like Hy-Vee Fuel Saver. They have developed exceptional culinary experiences with the Hy-Vee Market Grille and Hy-Vee Market Cafe in store restaurants. They support a number of events in communities to promote fitness, like the Hy-Vee Road Races at the Drake Relays and events for children. And they raise money and awareness for many worthy causes with their Hy-Vee One Step program. 

Principal Financial Group
Leading Corporate Partner
Principal Financial 2016The 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_logo_detailMeredith 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.

Business Publications
Supporting Community Corporate Partner
bpcBusiness 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.

UnityPoint Health
Supporting Community Corporate Partner
UP-DM-2-color-CUnityPoint 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. 

Iowa Beverage Systems
Supporting Community Corporate Partner
Iowa BeverageFrom 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.

Atlantic Bottling Company
Community Corporate Partner
Atlantic Bottling LogoAtlantic 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 Bank
Community Corporate Partner
WestBank_53Back 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                                          
Community Corporate Partner
wellsfargo9Wells 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 (wellsfargo.com), 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.

Aureon                                          
Community Corporate Partner
Aureon LogoAureon, the new name for the INS Family of Companies, is a business solutions provider who connects possibilities to productivity by providing unique and scalable business support services for organizations — small and large. Headquartered in the heart of the Midwest, and serving clients nationally with a presence in 48 states, Aureon offers a comprehensive suite of support services, with a focus on Technology, HR and Contact Center services. Aureon’s unique combination of talent, technology and tools enable clients to focus on their core business. For more information, visit www.Aureon.com

Orchestrate Hospitality
Community Corporate Partner
Orchestrate-1-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
FCPlogo3-1-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
Community Corporate Partner
willis-auto-logoIn 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.

Sodexo
Community Corporate Partner
sodexo_tagline_color2Drake 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
Community Corporate Partner
Classic-ColoredClassic 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! 

Crystal Clear
Community Corporate Partner
Crystal ClearCrystal 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.  

All Star Corporate Marketing
Community Corporate Partner                                  
ASCM-logo-140x58All Star Corporate Marketing is a premier distributor and manufacturer o fmerchandise that strengthens and leverages a company’s brand with their customers and 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
MidAmerican EnergyMidAmerican 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 www.midamericanenergy.com

Iowa Speedway
Supporting Corporate Partner
Iowa-Speedway-Logo-CMYK"Iowa Speedway, "The Fastest Short Track on the Planet," is central Iowa's home for both racing and non-racing fans who are looking for thrilling, all-American entertainment on and off the track. The Rusty Wallace designed track offers 7/8 mile tri-oval racing and is located just 30 miles east of Des Moines, at I-80 Exit 168 in Newton, Iowa. NASCAR purchased the facility in 2013 through a wholly-owned subsidiary, Iowa Speedway LLC. 

Insane Impact
Supporting Corporate Partner
Insane Impact LogoInsane Impact is a leader in the LED Video Screen rental industry. From concerts/festivals/sporting events to corporate/private events and anything in between, Insane Impact is sure to deliver the WOW factor with some of the largest, most unique screens in the nation. The Insane Impact mission is simple ‘Create an unforgettable experience for event attendees while maximizing return on investment for clients and sponsors.’