As an organization that works to create a healthy environment for businesses to succeed, we are aware that the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a new challenge for businesses. Being a resource is at the center of what we do. Our services and staff remain open and available to members. We are here for you, and we want to hear from you.

We're continuously monitoring updates from health organizations and following their recommendations. This has resulted in some changes for you to be aware of:

The Downtown Chamber office, located inside of Gravitate Coworking, is closed to visitors at this time. We continue to operate during normal business hours, and staff is available by phone or email:
Jennifer Chittenden , Executive Director, 515-297-6333 Ext. 1,
Sheila Mahan , VP of Programming, 515-297-6333 Ext. 2,

Events & Meetings
All in-person March events are postponed or cancelled. April events are still pending, but that could change rapidly. Any committee meetings will also be held via conference call. Continue to monitor your inbox and newsletters from the Chamber for future actions.

Business Resources:

"Communicating in the Time of Coronovirus" (virtual workshop)
The Downtown Chamber of Commerce wishes to help you with communicating to your stakeholders how you and your business will get past this crisis. This Wednesday, we will hold a virtual workshop on effectively communicating your strategic plans to your employees and customers and others. This workshop is FREE for Downtown Chamber members and will begin at 3pm on Wednesday, March 18th.