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: 

Water Works Lawsuit Primer:  

Tomorrow Plan:  

Healthiest state:  

United Way 2020 goals: 

Cultivation Corridor: 


Lift Iowa: 

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: 

History of the past 25 years:

Bill Knapp Book: 

Iowa Brag Book:

Partnership Relocation packet: 

CVB Relocation packet:

Book of Lists:

Helpful tools:

Check out our downtown development map: 

Business Record Archives: 

Community Calendar: 

Des Moines Regional Research, Stats & Data Hub: 

Iowa-based public companies: 

People to know:

Sages over 70: 

63 Leaders to know: 


Forty Under 40 full class list:

Women of Influence full class list: 

100-plus Icons to know: 

Iowa Business Hall of Fame: 

Places to plug in:

Welcome to Greater Des Moines Reception: 

Chamber of commerces: 

Rotary Clubs of Greater Des Moines: 

Professional Associations: 

Partnership committee volunteer options:

DMDC Trip: 

ABI Taking Care of Business Conference:

Business Record events: 

Nonprofit resources & opportunities:

United Way Volunteer hub:

LeadershipLink board finder: 

60 Greater Des Moines nonprofits: 

Top 25 Influential boards: 

Umbrella Organizations:

United Way of Central Iowa: 

Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines: 

Iowa Association of Business and Industry: 

Greater Des Moines Partnership: 

Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization: 

Iowa Economic Development Authority: 

Iowa Business Council: 

Bravo Greater Des Moines: 

Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau: 

Startup scene welcome website: 

Female business organizations: 

Inclusion Magazine list of diverse groups: 

Inclusion Council: 

Regional Leadership Groups:  

Culture & entertainment:

Attractions & entertainment organizations: 

dsm Magazine: 

Scott Siepker’s Iowa Nice: 

CarpeDM Seize Des Moines web portal:

Share your pride on social media: #SeizeDesMoines

Catch Des Moines attractions guide: 

Eat + Drink guide:

Transplant perceptions:

Essential Des Moines knowledge:

News resources:

Become a Business Record Insider: 

Sign up for our free enewsletters: 

List of all local media:

Submit an On the Move: 

Meet the Business Record staff: 

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