From needs to budget size, every business is different. The PACE Alliance offers customized partnership levels to meet the needs of your business.

Business Membership Level

$300 + $10 per FTE

(Manufacturing, housing, financial institutions and utility companies are calculated with a different formula)

  • Access to 49 networking, educational, and social events
  • Automatic membership to the Greater Des Moines Partnership (access to all events, networking, advocacy and marketing)
  • Listing on PACE website with link to your business’ website/social media platforms
  • A one-time use set of member labels to start your business marketing efforts (primary contact for each business)
  • Use of Alliance’s standard rate mail permit to help save you $$ on mailings
  • Post unlimited job openings to www.pella.org
  • Ability to accept Pella Bucks at your business as form of payment from customers
  • Certificate of Origin certification (no fee)
  • Notary services (no fee)
  • Use of Alliance Board Room (no fee; based on availability)
  • Use of LCD projector (no charge; based on availability)
  • Discount on your insurance for belonging to an association (check with your insurance agent)
  • Ribbon Cutting by our Dutch Greeters to announce your business opening (for new business or new member)

Bronze Investor Level – $550

Includes all benefits of a Business membership plus:

  • One Bronze-level representative will occupy a Board of Directors position, chosen from all Bronze-level investors on election basis by nominating committee
  • Rotating banner on www.pella.org.

Silver Investor Level – $2,500

Includes all benefits of a Business membership plus:

  • One Silver-level representative will occupy a Board of Directors position, chosen from all Silver-level investors on election basis by nominating committee
  • Rotating banner on www.pella.org
  • Logo and link on the weekly e-calendar of events (sent to more than 3,500 community members)

Gold Investor Level – $5,000

Includes all benefits of a Business membership plus:

  • One Gold-level representative will occupy a Board of Directors position, chosen from all Gold-level investors on election basis by nominating committee
  • Light pole banner around Pella with your company name on it (displays for one year)
  • Rotating banner on www.pella.org
  • Logo and link on the weekly e-calendar of events (sent to more than 3,500 community members)

Platinum Investor Level – $10,000

Includes all benefits of a Business membership plus:

  • One Platinum-level representative will occupy a Board of Directors position, chosen from all Platinum-level investors on election basis by nominating committee
  • Overall sponsorship of one Thursdays in Pella event
  • Two tickets to the annual breakfast
  • 50% off ad in Relocation Guide
  • Light pole banner around Pella with your company name on it (displays for one year)
  • Rotating banner on www.pella.org
  • Logo and link on the weekly e-calendar of events (sent to more than 3,500 community members)

Elite Partner Investor Level – $15,000

Includes all benefits of a Business membership plus:

  • Two Elite Partner-level representatives will occupy Board of Directors positions, chosen from all Elite Partner investors on an election basis by nominating committee
  • Of the Elite Partner representatives elected to the Board of Directors, one member will be elected to the Executive Board (elected by the Board of Directors)
  • Community tours for all prospective employment candidates
  • Logo on landing page of www.pella.org
  • Logo in lobby of Pella Area Community & Economic Alliance office on Sponsor Wall
  • One light pole banner around Pella with your company name on it (displays for one year)
  • 1/6 page ad in the annual Business Directory
  • Four tickets to the annual breakfast
  • ½ page ad in Relocation Guide
  • Logo and link on the weekly e-calendar of events (sent to more than 3,500 community members)
  • Rotating banner on www.pella.org

Trustee Investor Level – $30,000

 Includes all benefits of a Business membership plus:

  • A seat on the Board of Directors
  • Of the Trustee level investors, one member will be elected to the Executive Board (elected by the Board of Directors)
  • Community tours for all prospective employment candidates
  • Logo in lobby of Pella Area Community & Economic Alliance office on Sponsor Wall
  • Logo on landing page of PACE website
  • Two light pole banners around Pella with your company name (displays for one year)
  • Reserved table of 8 seats at the annual breakfast
  • Full page ad in the annual Business Directory
  • ½ page ad and ½ page employer spotlight in the Relocation Guide
  • Logo and link on the weekly e-calendar of events (sent to more than 3,500 community members)
  • Rotating banner on www.pella.org