Advance Your Business
Joining the Pella Area Community & Economic Alliance is all about advancing your business while contributing to the strength and betterment of the entire business community. It also means you become a member of the Greater Des Moines Partnership. Read on to discover some of the many benefits our members experience. MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION 2017.
What Membership Means for Your Business
Make New Business Contacts Networking at Alliance events helps you meet potential customers, clients and vendors. The Membership Meetings and Alliance events provide great opportunities to get to know new people – and expand your prospect base.
Market your Products & Services Take advantage of the Alliance’s low-cost marketing opportunities. You’ll reach hundreds of business owners, executives, and other employees anxious to learn more about your products and services. Plenty of advertising and sponsorship opportunities exist through the Alliance events, programs and publications.
Invest In a Healthy Economy When the Alliance assists companies that are relocating here or that are expanding their businesses, it means more jobs – and more customers for you. Your investment in the Alliance helps to market Pella as well as surrounding communities while promoting quality growth.
Gain a Voice in Government The Alliance speaks on behalf of business to elected and appointed officials and government staff members at the local, state and national levels. Your voice will be heard on important regulatory, legislative and educational issues that directly affect your business.
Increase Your Presence on the Internet Your business will be listed in the Alliance’s online Business Directory, thereby expanding your market area even if you do not have Internet access. We will post your company description for search purposes as well as provide a direct link to your Web site and e-mail.
Heighten Your Company’s Visibility Announce your respect for your customers by displaying your Alliance door sticker. Your investment in the Alliance gives your business credibility, visibility and marketability.
Get Involved There’s nothing more rewarding than volunteering your time and talent to make the community where you live and work a better place. As a member of the Alliance, you will help sustain and improve the quality of life that you, your family, and your employees enjoy. Membership in the Alliance is an investment in your community’s future. There are six working Councils where your talents and expertise can help shape the future of our area: Business Development, Destination Development, Downtown Development, Economic Development, Events, and Workforce Development.