• The Des Moines East and South Chamber of Commerce is a private, not-for-profit business member organization aimed at fostering economic development and growth of member businesses and the Des Moines community. 

  • Upcoming Events


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  • Taste of the South Side / May 17, 2017

    The Chamber will hold its annual Taste of the South Side on May 17th, 2017 at Jasper winery. There will be a VIP Red Carpet Experience from 4-5pm for $50 and open to the public from 5-7pm for $20. This event captures samples of food and drink from members to promote their business all while guests enjoy live music with the opportunity to bid on auction items. The Volunteer of the Year is also award to capture community spirit.

    Go Mobile!

    New to the event this year is Handbid, a free app that can be downloaded via the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store. This app allows the user access to all auction items that will be available at the event, with the convenience of being able to bid from anywhere! The app will send a notification when the bidding price rises, and allows purchase via a credit card for hassle-free pick up. Tickets for the event may also be purchased through the Handbid app.




  • Our organization thrives on creating networking solutions that are engaging and thoughtful.

  • Member Spotlight

  • Airport Signs and Graphics 

    Airport Signs and Graphics is a full-service sign company serving the Des Moines Metro Area. Their specialties included custom signage, large format printing, window tinting, specialty window films, and vehicle graphics. Give them a call or stop in today to see how they can assist you with your signage or window film needs!

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  • Walsh Door & Hardware

    Walsh Door & Hardware is a family-owned and operated company headquartered on the East Side of Des Moines, which celebrated 150 years in business during 2016. Walsh is the only company in Iowa to sell, design, install, and service commercial doors, hardware, and security systems under one umbrella! We are looking forward to the next 150 years!

  • Meet Our Team

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  • Taylor Zobeck

    Executive Assistant