Welcome to the West Side!
The West Side Chamber is here to welcome and celebrate businesses!
Our generous sponsors help the Des Moines West Side Chamber make a difference for the businesses in our footprint.
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
2023 Annual Celebration
Our community comes together each year to celebrate West Side leaders, champions, advocates and everything West Side. Stay tuned for details about our next celebration on March 2, 2023.
Nomination forms for award recipients will come out in early 2023 and we need your help highlighting and honoring those who have gone above and beyond over the last year.
Award categories include:
Ambassador of the Year
Citizen of the Year
Business of the Year
Small Business of the Year
Swoozie McBroom Service Award:
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.
As a member of the Des Moines West Side Chamber of Commerce, you will receive an affiliate 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.
The Small Business Association is here to help. The SBA assists small businesses in four main areas: financing, education and training, government contracting and providing a voice in policy matters. These programs are aimed at helping entrepreneurs start their businesses and keep them thriving.