Benefits of Membership - Grimes Chamber & Economic Development

Benefits of Membership

Marketing & Public Relations 

  • ™Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies for Grand Openings 
  • ™Ground Breaking Ceremonies 
  • ™Referrals: Only Chamber Members are Referred
  • ™Listing in the Greater Des Moines Partnership Directory
  • ™New Members Announce in Chamber Newsletter
  • ™Your Business/Organization's Website Can be Directly Linked
  • ™Sponsorship Opportunities 
  • ™Window Decals Announcing Your Membership


Networking & Events

  • ™Monthly Lunch & Learns 
  • New Member Orientation and Networking
  • ™Governors Days
  • ™The GCED Annual Golf Outing
  • ™Annual Dinner Gala
  • Annual Experience Grimes; A Tasteful Business Expo
  • ™Grimes Holiday Celebration 
  • ™Annual Economic Development Bus Tour 
  • ™Chamber Night at Principal Park (I-Cubs Game) 
  • ™Regional Business After Hours 
  • Annual Teacher Appreciation Week Activities
  • ™B.I.G. (Business In Grimes) Business After Hours Networking
  • Introductions to Other GCED Members
  • Access to Numerous Regional Networking Opportunities 
  • Annual Men's Health Awareness Moustache Growing Contest (#Movember)
  • Access to Event Task Force Participation



  • ™Information; Demographics, Statistics, Building Trends 
  • Site Research Assistance
  • Development Incentive Assistance
  • Building Research Assistance
  • Business Referral Assistance
  • Assistance With Local Marketing Strategies


Community & Government Involvement

  • ™GCED is the Voice of the Business Community Regarding Public Policy 
  • ™GCED is Your Liaison to Elected Government Officials at All Levels
  • ™GCED will Help You Stay Informed on Local Government Initiatives
  • Access to Participation in the Annual Des Moines Regional trip to Washington D.C.



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