FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018
KNOXVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE JOINS GREATER DES MOINES PARTNERSHIP
Knoxville Chamber becomes the 24th Affiliate Chamber of The Partnership
GREATER DES MOINES, IOWA (Nov. 20, 2018) – The Knoxville Chamber of Commerce has joined the Greater Des Moines Partnership as an Affiliate Chamber. The Knoxville Chamber has 140 Business Members, all of which automatically become Regional Business Members of The Partnership. The Knoxville Chamber joins 23 fellow Affiliate Chamber Members from throughout Greater Des Moines (DSM) and extends the regional business community of The Partnership to more than 6,400 Businesses Members.
“We are excited to be joining the Greater Des Moines Partnership’s network of Affiliate Chambers,” said Hannah Vander Veer, Executive Director of the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce. “We are dedicated to growing a vibrant business community and our connections to fellow Affiliate Chambers and access to The Partnership’s resources will help our businesses continue to grow and prosper.”
Under The Partnership’s regional member model, business members of The Partnership have access to a wide range of tools to help their business and workforce grow. Some Member advantages include:
The Affiliate Chambers' programming elevates the voice of small business and creates connections for regional members to access other local businesses and the community at large.
“What an exciting day to welcome the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce to the Greater Des Moines Partnership,” said Jonathan Koester, President of Koester | Development and the 2018 Chair of The Partnership’s Affiliate Presidents’ Council. “We are stronger when we work together, and Knoxville’s addition to the network helps continue to ensure the region grows and prospers for current and future generations.”
About the 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 more than 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 DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.
About the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce
The Knoxville Chamber of Commerce is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering a vibrant business community through effective communication and stakeholder engagement. We promote business, encourage others to shop local, and shop local ourselves. The Chamber is located at 217 S. 2nd Street in the historic Dixie Gebhardt house. Learn more at knoxvilleiachamber.com.