Throughout the Business Record Newcomer's Guide, we referenced a number of online resources that are scattered across an array of our publications and other organization's websites. Every link in the publication has been compiled and organized below in one, easy-to-navigate list. 

On going initiatives: 

Capital Crossroads: http://www.capitalcrossroadsvision.com/cxr2/ 

Water Works Lawsuit Primer: bit.ly/1UEwb0F  

Tomorrow Plan: http://www.thetomorrowplan.com/  

Healthiest state: http://www.iowahealthieststate.com  

United Way 2020 goals: http://www.unitedwaydm.org/what-we-do 

Cultivation Corridor: http://www.cultivationcorridor.org 


Publications:

Lift Iowa: http://www.businessrecord.com/liftiowa 

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: http://tinyurl.com/125Giants 

History of the past 25 years: http://www.businessrecord.com/25years

Bill Knapp Book: http://tinyurl.com/BillKnapp 

Iowa Brag Book: http://www.businessrecord.com/bragbook

Partnership Relocation packet: http://tinyurl.com/RelocationPartnership 

CVB Relocation packet: http://www.catchdesmoines.com/about/relocate

Book of Lists: http://www.businessrecord.com/BookofLists


Helpful tools:

Check out our downtown development map: http://www.businessrecord.com/map 

Business Record Archives: http://www.businessrecord.com/archive 

Community Calendar: http://www.businessrecord.com/calendar 

Des Moines Regional Research, Stats & Data Hub: http://www.DesMoinesMetroData.com 

Iowa-based public companies: http://www.businessrecord.com/stocks 

 
People to know:

Sages over 70: http://tinyurl.com/Sages70 

63 Leaders to know: http://tinyurl.com/63leaders 

Mayors: http://tinyurl.com/MayorsGDM 

Forty Under 40 full class list: http://tinyurl.com/40fullclass

Women of Influence full class list: http://tinyurl.com/WOIfullList 

100-plus Icons to know: http://tinyurl.com/IconsGDM 

Iowa Business Hall of Fame: http://www.iowabusinesshalloffame.com 


Places to plug in:

Welcome to Greater Des Moines Reception: http://www.DesMoinesMetro.com/Events 

Chamber of commerces: http://tinyurl.com/ChambersGDM 

Rotary Clubs of Greater Des Moines: http://tinyurl.com/RotaryGDM 

Professional Associations: http://tinyurl.com/ProfessionalGDM 

Partnership committee volunteer options: http://www.DesMoinesMetro.com/GetInvolved

DMDC Trip: http://www.DesMoinesMetro.com/DCTrip 

ABI Taking Care of Business Conference: http://www.iowaabi.org/events/annual-conference

Business Record events: http://www.businessrecord.com/events 


Nonprofit resources & opportunities:

United Way Volunteer hub: http://unitedwaydm.galaxydigital.com

LeadershipLink board finder: http://volunteer.unitedwaydm.org/leadershiplink 

60 Greater Des Moines nonprofits: http://tinyurl.com/60nonprofits 

Top 25 Influential boards: http://tinyurl.com/Top25Boards 


Umbrella Organizations:

United Way of Central Iowa: http://www.unitedwaydm.org 

Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines: http://www.desmoinesfoundation.org 

Iowa Association of Business and Industry: http://www.iowaabi.org 

Greater Des Moines Partnership: http://www.desmoinesmetro.com 

Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization: https://dmampo.org 

Iowa Economic Development Authority: http://www.iowaeconomicdevelopment.com 

Iowa Business Council: http://www.iowabusinesscouncil.com 

Bravo Greater Des Moines: http://www.bravogreaterdesmoines.org 

Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau: http://www.catchdesmoines.com 

Startup scene welcome website: http://startupdesmoines.com/#welcome 

Female business organizations: https://leadlikealady.org/centraliowa-women 

Inclusion Magazine list of diverse groups: http://tinyurl.com/InclusionGDM 

Inclusion Council: http://tinyurl.com/InclusionCouncilGDM 

Regional Leadership Groups: http://tinyurl.com/LeadershipGroups  


Culture & entertainment:

Attractions & entertainment organizations: http://tinyurl.com/AttractionsGDM 

dsm Magazine: http://www.dsmmagazine.com 

Scott Siepker’s Iowa Nice: http://tinyurl.com/IowaNice 

CarpeDM Seize Des Moines web portal: http://www.SeizeDesMoines.com

Share your pride on social media: #SeizeDesMoines

Catch Des Moines attractions guide: http://tinyurl.com/catchdesmoines 

Eat + Drink guide: http://eatanddrink.dsmmagazine.com

Transplant perceptions: http://tinyurl.com/TransplantsGDM

Essential Des Moines knowledge: http://www.businessrecord.com/DMknowledge


News resources:

Become a Business Record Insider: http://www.businessrecord.com/membership 

Sign up for our free enewsletters: http://www.businessrecord.com/signup 

List of all local media: http://tinyurl.com/MediaGDM

Submit an On the Move: http://www.businessrecord.com/onthemove 

Meet the Business Record staff: http://www.businessrecord.com/contact 

Learn how to get a story in the Business Record: http://www.businessrecord.com/intherecord