Annual Meeting – Late February
The Alliance Annual Meeting celebrates the accomplishments, looks ahead to programs and activities of the upcoming year and honors the business and individual recipients of the Hall of Fame Excellence Awards. Excellence Award Nomination Form
Held over breakfast, these meetings feature a guest speaker to give members updates on timely projects and topics that affect your business and provides a great opportunity to meet and network with other Alliance members.
Legislative Roundtable – Early February
Alliance members and their employees are invited to a roundtable conversation with our elected state Senators and Representatives who serve the Pella area. Conversations and questions are focused around businesses-related issues and legislation.
E-cycling Day – Mid April
The Alliance assists with a commercial e-cycling day for our members to responsibly recycle electronics that they are no longer using.
Thursdays In Pella – Each Thursday in June & July; 6-9 pm
Enjoy summer with a mini-festival each week with activities centered around a different theme each week. Food, music, activities for young and young at heart in downtown Pella.
Golf Outing – Early September
Business deals don’t just happen in the boardroom! The Alliance golf outing is a great place to work on your golf game and your next business deal. Join us for a day of great golf, food, contests, prizes and networking!
Professional Development Sessions
Throughout the year join webinars and in-person speakers on a variety of topics for the business professional. 2017 Classes
Tour of Stores – Monday prior to Thanksgiving; 5-8 pm
Pella’s official kick off to Christmas! Enjoy the official lighting of Pella’s Christmas tree, strolling entertainment, horse drawn sleigh rides and stores serving refreshments and showing off new products for that perfect Christmas gift.
Ribbon cuttings are a great way for the member to announce their business in the community. The Dutch Greeters come out to “Dutch Greet” and congratulate the member. All members are welcome to join the Dutch Greeter committee.
Pella/Marion County Employers Council of Iowa
Bi-monthly, employees who work with, or in human resources (HR) are invited to a lunch meeting to network with other professionals and to learn more about a HR topics from a featured speakers.