News from the Chamber

Finalists for 2019 Urbandale Business of the Year Announced

Finalists for 2019 Urbandale Business of the Year Announced

URBANDALE, IA –The Urbandale Chamber of Commerce has announced three finalists for the prestigious 2019 Urbandale Business of the Year.  The award is given annually during Sample Urbandale, A Celebration of Business to honor three businesses and designate one of the...

2019 Best in Class Nominees Announced

2019 Best in Class Nominees Announced

URBANDALE, IA – Annually the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce requests the membership and general public to vote for businesses who are best in their class.  There are 21 different categories voted on and in those categories, three are identified as the...

2019 Urbandale Citizen of the Year Announced

2019 Urbandale Citizen of the Year Announced

For Immediate Release November 12, 2019 URBANDALE, Iowa - On Tuesday, the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce surprised Tom Gayman, owner of Performance Realty, LLC and Urbandale City Council Member, with the news that he was selected as the 2019 Citizen of the Year. While...

Energy Efficiency Drives Data Power Technology Group

Energy Efficiency Drives Data Power Technology Group

What’s the environmental impact when you upload photos to Facebook, watch a movie online or bank online? It can be surprisingly high, and it matters to the Data Power Technology Group (DPTG) in Urbandale. “Data Centers consume 2.5 to 3 percent of total energy usage in...

Central Iowa Business Conference featured on We Are Iowa

Central Iowa Business Conference featured on We Are Iowa

The Urbandale Chamber of Commerce organizes the Central Iowa Business Conference every year for business professionals to connect and learn.  This year's conference features Daymond John, NY Times best-selling author, world-renowned entrepreneur and Shark Tank...

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce Hires Two Summer Interns

Urbandale Chamber of Commerce Hires Two Summer Interns

Two new interns have recently been hired at the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce. One of the interns, Vanessa Chavez, is an East High School student. After hearing about the Urbandale Chamber through a DMACC program, she was placed here. For Chavez, this is her first...

Urbandale Chamber Embarks on an Olympic-Sized Adventure

Urbandale Chamber Embarks on an Olympic-Sized Adventure

From the Parthenon to the Olympic Stadium, the buildings of Greece have a rich history to them.  On October 14th, 2021, the Urbandale Chamber will be departing for a ten-day trip to Greece.  Those who go will be treated to four nights in a first class Athens hotel and...

Explore the Beauty of the French Riviera with the Urbandale Chamber

Explore the Beauty of the French Riviera with the Urbandale Chamber

Imagine yourself laid back on a beach chair as you soak up the sun along the Mediterranean cost.  After a long day of adventure and travel, you've finally gotten a chance to relax.  As the waves come crashing in, you reflect on the rich history and stunning sites...

Pella Corporation Finds the Right Home in Urbandale

Pella Corporation Finds the Right Home in Urbandale

What could you do with an extra hour or two a day? It’s a question that Pella Corporation leaders have been asking as they look for ways to attract and retain top talent to this Iowa-based window and door manufacturing company. While the innovative firm has been...

Secretary of State, Paul Pate to speak in Urbandale

Secretary of State, Paul Pate to speak in Urbandale

The Urbandale Chamber of Commerce Young Professional group, genYP, invited Secretary of State, Paul Pate to speak on Monday, June 24th from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. at the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce office, located at 2830 100th Street, Ste. 110, Urbandale. Secretary Pate...

8 Ways to Break Out of Any Business Rut

8 Ways to Break Out of Any Business Rut

8 Ways to Break Out of Any Business Rut  It’s Time to Get Inspired Again! Inspiration comes in many forms. For those of us operating businesses, innovative ideas and new ways of thinking can offer a fresh perspective and further ignite our growth. The 2019 Central...