Benefits of Membership

Benefits of Membership

By joining the Pella Area Community & Economic Alliance you are investing in the vitality and economic advancement of Pella.  As a member of the PACE Alliance  you are also a member of the Greater Des Moines Partnership, giving you twice marketing, networking, advocacy, educational opportunities, and business recognition opportunities!

Marketing & Sponsorship Opportunities

  • Company name, address, phone and description information listed in the printed Membership Directory
  • Company name, address, phone, website, description and six keywords listed in our online searchable member database
  • Opportunity to display marketing materials in the Alliance office reception area
  • Marketing opportunities in online and printed materials
  • Sponsorship recognition at Alliance events such as Annual Meeting, Golf Outing, Quarterly Membership Meetings, Thursday In Pella events, and the Candidate Forum
  • Use of Alliance mailing permit for discounts on postage for direct mail marketing
  • Mailing labels available of the Alliance Members

Networking & Education Opportunities

  • Quarterly Membership Meetings – meet other members, make contacts and learn about what is happening in the community
  • Candidate Forums – learn about and ask questions of candidates running for office who could be representing your business.
  • Leadership/Professional Development Courses offered in Pella
  • Bi-monthly lunch and learns (partnering with Iowa Works and Employers Council of Iowa)

Membership Recognition

  • Customer referrals for members – members are referred to individuals who contact our office looking for products and/or services
  • Membership decal for your business’ front entrances displaying your membership to the PACE Alliance
  • Dutch Greeter Ribbon Cutting to announce your business to our membership and community

Member of the Greater Des Moines Partnership

  • Your membership to the Alliance automatically makes you a member of the Greater Des Moines Partnership!
  • Membership allows you to attend all networking and educational events of the Partnership.  Visit Greater Des Moines Partnership website for more benefits

Other Membership Services

  • May post open job positions to www.pella.org
  • May accept Pella Bucks at your business as form of payment from customers
  • Certificate of Origin certification
  • Notary services
  • Use of the Alliance Board Room free of charge (based on availability)
  • Use of LCD projector (based on availability)
  • Discount on your insurance for belonging to an association (check with your insurance agent to see if discounts are available)
  • Membership fees are a tax deductible business expense
  • Access to all the Greater Des Moines Partnership’s events, webinars, activities, and trips.