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About Us

About Us.

Grimes Chamber & Economic Development acts as a catalyst; a common vehicle through which business and organization professionals work together for the common good of the community. GCED is involved in Economic Development, Tourism, and traditional Chamber of Commerce activities. We exist to support our Members first, while continually working to improve the community of Grimes. We work closely with all levels of government (local, state & federal) to ensure that the business community’s perspectives are always considered.


Why Join?

  • Chamber Membership is an Effective Business Strategy
  • Consumers are 80% more likely to purchase Goods or Services from a company that is a Chamber member.
  • GCED offers you and your Business Opportunities to help your business grow
  • Networking, Networking, Networking with like-minded business professionals
  • Monthly Events: Lunch & Learns, B.I.G (Business In Grimes afterhours), Percolate AM, YP Grimes
  • Membership Window Decals
  • Member Only Referrals
  • Dual Membership in the Greater Des Moines Partnership at no additional cost
  • Online Job Postings
  • New Member Newsletter Recognition
  • New Member Reception and Orientation
  • Access to the Chamber Conference Room
  • Internet Listing with a Link to Your Website
  • Sponsorship of Annual Events: Annual Dinner & Awards Ceremony, New Member Reception, Teacher Appreciation, Business Expo, Grimes Governors Days, Annual Golf Outing, Regional Legislative Luncheon, Holiday Celebration Event
  • Advertising Opportunities
  • Annual Directory that is Mailed to EVERYONE/Every Business in the 50111
  • Access to Economic Development Services
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