The Ames Economic Development Commission (AEDC), in partnership with the International Economic Development Council, is celebrating economic development week in Ames May 6-11. The weeklong celebration emphasizes the importance of economic development and showcases the efforts and initiatives improving business retention, job growth and quality of life for Ames-area residents.
Dan Culhane, President & CEO of the Ames Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Commission, has been awarded re-certification by the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).
Dates for the 2019 See Yourself in Ames summer intern event series have been announced. This series of events is part of the Ames Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Commission’s Workforce Solutions program.
The Ames Main Street Farmers’ Market (AMSFM) kicks off its ninth season on Saturday, May 4. The 2019 market season will run every Saturday through October 12 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in historic downtown Ames. In October market hours will change to 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Aspiring and experienced leaders can access the knowledge and experience of local and world-renowned leaders by attending Leadercast® Ames on May 17, 2019. This event is part of the Ames Chamber of Commerce 2019 CHARGE Leadership Series.
Ames Seed Capital Annual Event to feature Entrepreneur Showcase, Annual Meeting & Luncheon, and Startup Ames Pitch Competition
The Ames Seed Capital will be hosting their annual event on April 23, 2019 at the Gateway Hotel & Conference Center in Ames. Registration is still open to attend the Entrepreneur Showcase and the Startup Ames Pitch Competition.
The Ames Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Sarah Dvorsky to the team as an Events Coordinator.
The Ames Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Commission are pleased to welcome Merrill Holden to the team as a Project Manager.
The Ames Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Libby Spears, founder of Bravo Communications and Consulting, to launch the 2019 Leadership Series on April 10.
The Ames Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development Commission are pleased to welcome Allee Wengert to the team as the Workforce Development Coordinator. This position is new to the Ames Chamber, created after input from its 2018 member survey indicated that workforce was one of the top challenges facing local businesses today.