The Greater Des Moines Partnership’s Directory includes contact information and maps for all Regional Chamber Members in Greater Des Moines (DSM) — more than 6,400 local businesses! To search by business category, select the links below the search bar. To search by business name, select “0–9” for business names that begin with a number or “A–Z” for businesses listed in alphabetical order.
Additionally, The Partnership relies on Investors to support its mission as the economic and community development organization serving Greater Des Moines (DSM).
For more information about The Partnership, its Investors, Affiliate Chambers of Commerce and Chamber Members, visit the following pages:
CIRAS - Iowa State University
- Business Services
The Center for Industrial Research and Service (CIRAS) is part of the College of Engineering and the Office of Economic Development and Industry Relations (EDIR) at Iowa State University. Since 1963, CIRAS has partnered with Iowa companies and communities to help them prosper and grow.
The CIRAS Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) helps Iowa businesses identify, compete for, and win government contracts. Our no-cost and nominal cost assistance comes in the form of teaching, mentoring, and coaching. We also provide clients with a complete set of tools to research and identify opportunities for selling their products or services to the government.
CIRAS government contracting specialists work with Iowa companies to understand the market potential of government procurement, reduce the barriers inherent to government contracting, and assist existing government contractors with market expansion.
CIRAS offers the following services in Government Contracting:
- Getting Started in Government Contracting
- Marketing to the Government
- Finding Opportunities
- Bid/Proposal Guidance
- Post Award Assistance
- Advanced Contracting Services
To be contacted by your Regional Government Contracting Specialist, please fill out our online Request for Counseling form: https://www.ciras.iastate.edu/ptac-request-for-counseling/