Skip to content

Thank You Golfers!

Thanks to all who sponsored and golfed at our 3rd Annual Mid-Metro Chamber Open at Waveland Golf Course!

Edencrest Ribbon Cutting

Our Partners

We are committed to the success of the DSM West Side, and our partners help us accomplish that mission

Welcome to the West Side!

We love to welcome new businesses, but the Chamber does much more than that!

Welcome to the Des Moines West Side!

The Des Moines West Side Chamber of Commerce is a network of businesses committed to serving our community by supporting and enhancing the unique quality of life and commerce that defines the Des Moines West Side.

Mark Your Calendar

Want to get involved?

Women's Leadership Roundtable

This roundtable is limited to ten women and focuses on discussing business challenge solutions with your peers.  Participants will determine discussion topics and at times those subjects may be consist of issues many women feel they face due to their sex.

Meetings will be held at 1 pm on February 8, April 12, June 14, August 9 and October 11at Des Moines Ballroom.  Des Moines Ballroom is located at 1925 High Street, Des Moines, IA 50309.

There is a fee of $25 to participate and space is limited.

Please apply to participate today!  Click here for application.

2022 Annual Award Celebration

Join your fellow West Side Chamber Members at the annual awards scheduled for March 3 at Flix Brewhouse.  Know a business or individual that deserves recognition for their accomplishments?  Nominate them here and tell us why?

Below are the award categories and criteria for each.

Ambassador of the Year:  Ambassador of the Year recognizes a member with the gift of extraordinary welcome. It is someone who strengthens our chamber by going out of their way to make all of our members feel welcome and helps them make connections with each other.

Business of the Year:  Strong local Businesses are the lifeblood of our community. Our Business of the Year recognizes a member business that has gone above and beyond during the year to give back to our community.

Citizen of the Year: Communities grow when our citizens give back. Our Citizens of the Year recognizes an individual on the Des Moines West Side, member or non-member, who has dedicated their time and efforts to improve the quality of life in our community over the last year.

Soozie McBroom Award: Often times we don't see the people "behind the curtains" who give their time and talents to keep all of our organizational wheels turning smoothly. The Soozie McBroom Service Award recognizes a member who has worked diligently behind the scenes to make our chamber strong.

Our Community

Des Moines' West Side

The Des Moines West Side is an established area of our city with a rich business history.  Cultural amenities; higher education; hospitality and customer focused entities; niche boutique and retail stores; and restaurants can all be found in the chamber's footprint.  Not only, do we offer a wide variety of businesses, but the West Side also boasts a diverse employee demographic.

Learn More

Dual Membership

As a member of the Des Moines West Side Chamber of Commerce, you will receive a complimentary membership to the Greater Des Moines Partnership. Through this strategic partnership, YOU benefit from the extensive programs and resources that the Partnership offers to the local Chambers of Commerce.

More info

COMING SOON! Check Out Event Photos!

Annual Awards Dinner

Golf Outing

Welcome New Members