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Primary Source Plans for the Future

Primary Source Plans for the Future

Urbandale-based Primary Source remains optimistic as it plans for the future. First established in 1985, owner Mary Anne Kennedy bought the marketing promotions business in 1997, growing it into a highly visible mainstay in the local small business community. Its...

Golden Openings Pivots to Changing Business Environment

Golden Openings Pivots to Changing Business Environment

Golden Openings always thinks big. For 23 years the Urbandale, Iowa-based business has helped thousands of clients celebrate grand openings, ribbon cuttings and groundbreaking events. Its inventory of over 10,000 products has been showcased at events on every...

Loyal Customers Drive Friedrichs’ COVID-19 Recovery

Loyal Customers Drive Friedrichs’ COVID-19 Recovery

Colleen and Gary Meyer have a love affair with coffee. The romance started on a trip to Costa Rica almost 30 years ago when they camped on a coffee plantation and worked the annual harvest. They quickly developed an appreciation for the Costa Rican people, their...

Guest opinion: You have a decision to make

Guest opinion: You have a decision to make

By Claudia Schabel | President, Schabel Solutions On May 30, we all witnessed two events that drove polar opposite emotions in our city and nation. On the negative side, videos and images of peaceful protests ending in violence once again highlighted the desperation...

Central Iowa Business Conference Postponed

Central Iowa Business Conference Postponed

DES MOINES, IA - The Central Iowa Business Conference has been postponed until 2021. The fourth annual CIBC will now be held on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at the Meadows Event Center. The keynote speaker lineup remains the same and includes: Emmy Award-winning actor...

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...

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