Waukee Chamber Hosts West Side Legislative Breakfast
The 2015 West Side Legislative Breakfast was held at the Waukee Community Center on Thursday, December 10th. The Waukee, Windsor Heights, West Des Moines and Clive Chambers of Commerce welcomed guests from their membership to hear from regional legislators on what they foresee in the upcoming session and what major issues they will be addressing. State Senator Charles Schneider, State Representative Peter Cownie, State Representative Chris Hagenow, State Representative Rob Taylor and State Representative Ralph Watts spoke and answered questions from the audience. Thank you to our legislators for participating and to all members and guests in attendance for joining us.
New Business in Waukee
Congratulations to Insight Vision on your Thursday, December 10th, Ribbon Cutting Ceremony! Insight Vision is located at 1350 E. Hickman Road in Waukee. Check out this business online: http://insightvisioniowa.com/
Breakfast Before Business
Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce members enjoyed breakfast while developing business relationships at First American Bank in Waukee on Tuesday, November 17th and at Peoples Trust & Savings Bank on Tuesday, December 8th.
Waukee Welcomes U.S. Chamber and Local Business Leaders to Luncheon
The Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a regional luncheon on November 10th in Waukee. Natalie Masri of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Center for Women in Business, presented on their research report, Advancing Women to the Top, and shared best practices of 12 Fortune 1000 companies that excel at promoting and developing women at the board, C-suite, and management levels.
Attendees from Greater Des Moines Partnership Affiliate Chambers of Commerce learned six insights that companies of all sizes and across all industries find helpful for increasing women’s leadership. Afterward, five local female business leaders served on a panel, discussing tips for success, personal brand management, negotiating strategies, mentorship and their journey to the top.