Social Irrigation Featuring Abbie and the SawyersSep 14, 5:00pmGreater Des Moines Botanical GardenSocial Irrigation presented by EMC Insurance Companies is our weekly live music series! The Botanical Garden will be open until 8 p.m. on Thursdays. Bring your friends and join us weekly for an evening full of live music, food and botanical atmosphere. Trellis Café will be open with small plates and your favorite beverage. From classical, jazz and blues music as well as craft beers and lawn games, we're confident this new Botanical Garden programming will have something for everyone!
Downtown Chamber Annual Celebration & AwardsMar 2, 5:30pmAmerican Enterprise GroupJoin us in celebrating the success of 2016! We will be recognizing members who've gone above and beyond while toasting to the year ahead. The celebration will take place at the beautiful American Enterprise Group headquarters beginning with cocktails at 5:30 pm with Abbie & The Sawyers performing. A short program will begin at 6:15 pm which will highlight accomplishments throughout the year as we present the Awards. The Downtown Chamber is pleased to announce the winners of the following awards:
· 2016 Business of the Year WINNER: Cognizant
· 2016 Non-Profit of the Year WINNER: Des Moines Bicycle Collective
· 2016 Citizen of the Year WINNER: Stephanie Jutila
· 2016 Ambassador of the Year WINNER: Randy Pelham
· 2016 Legacy Award WINNER: Des Moines Performing Arts
The award recipients will be recognized that evening, and additional awards will be given to another set of categories, known as the Chambie Awards. The winners in the following categories will be announced at the event. · Best Downtown Council Host · Best Business After Hours (6 Degrees) · Best Ribbon Cutting · Best Restaurant Series · Best Kept Secret · Best Up & Coming Business · Most Likely to Refer the Downtown Chamber · Frequent Flier Award
Award winners were nominated by Downtown Chamber members. Past Downtown Chamber award recipients chose the winner among the group of finalists in each category. Registration to attend the Annual Celebration and Awards is open to members and the general public.
Thank you to our sponsors:
Presenting Sponsor - Cognizant Venue Sponsor - American Enterprise Group, Inc. Award Sponsor - Hy-Vee Supporting Sponsors - Principal, Gateway Market Celebration Partners - Gateway Market, Maharry Photography, Creme Cupcakes, Eventfully Yours, Blink! Events... See MoreSee Less