The Celebrate Business and Economic Impact Award winners have been selected and will be honored at a ceremony from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown. 
The Economic Impact Awards recognize companies that have had a significant influence on the local economy in terms of job creation, capital investment and facility expansion. The Celebrate Business Awards are for innovative and enduring business initiatives.

The awards are presented by the Greater Des Moines Partnership and the Business Record. Event ticket information can be found online.

Economic Impact Award winners:

Advanced Analytical Technologies Inc.
EMC Insurance Cos.
MidAmerican Energy
Power Distributors

Celebrate Business Award winners:

Community Champion:
Small: Capital Chiropractic
Large: Bankers Trust

Best Kept Secret:
Small: Institute for Community Alliances
Large: Iowa State University Extension and Outreach-Polk County


Best Workplace for YPs, presented by Young Professionals Connection:

Lifelong Learning, presented by Simpson College:
Small: Pillar Technology
Large: Telligen Inc.