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Welcome to the West Side!

The West Side Chamber is here to welcome and celebrate businesses!

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Our Partners

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

2024 Annual Celebration

Chamber's Annual Celebration

Our community comes together each year to celebrate West Side leaders, champions, advocates and everything West Side.  Our next celebration on February 22, 2024.

The official nomination form for award recipients is availalbe now! 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
  • Soozie McBroom Service Award

You can find more information here and nomination form link here.


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.

Additional Resources

Greater Des Moines Partnership

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.

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Small Business Association

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.

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