Featured Event

At TechBrew AM events, TAI President, Brian Waller will conduct casual interviews with CIOs who will share their favorite music for TAI's "Vinyl Fridays," discuss their career path, and share what's most important for the Central Iowa technology community moving forward.

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Living Here

The secret is out! NBC’s TODAY says Des Moines is one of the wealthiest cities in the country. Read the article here.

Who says Des Moines is a great place to live and work?

#5 America's 10 Best Cities for Retirement - Bankrate, 2015
#2 Top 10 U.S. Cities to Land Work - NBC News, 2015
#3 Top City for New College Grads - SmartAsset, July 2015
#4 Best Tech Cities to Start a Career - Computer Training Schools, June 2015
#2 "Top 10 U.S. Cities to Land Work" - NBC News, June 2015
#6 Midsize Metro where College Grads Move for Jobs - American Institute for Economic Research, May 2015
#4 Most Pro-Business Cities in America - MarketWatch, May 2015
#1 Metro with the Most Community Pride - Gallup, May 2015
#2 Best City for Jobs in 2015 - Forbes, January 2015
Top 10 Well-being State - Gallup - Healthways, 2014
#5 Best Cities for Jobs - Zip Recruiter, 2014
#1 Metro for Economic Strength - Policom Corporation, 2014
#2 Best City for Business and Careers - Forbes, 2014
#2 America's Top 5 Under-the-Radar Tech Hubs - SpareFoot, 2014
#4 Best Run State - USA Today, December 2014
#1 Best Up-and-Coming City for Foodies - Women's Health Magazine, September 2014
#1 Best Cities for Young Professionals - Forbes, August 2014
#1 Up-and-Coming Downtown - Fortune, July 2014
#3 Top Ten Places with the most Job Opportunities per Capita - Beyond.com, Q2 2014
#2 Best Farmers' Market in America - The Daily Meal, June 2014
#6 Best Cities for Raising a Family - Forbes, April 2014
Top 10 Undercover Stylish Neighborhoods - Paste Magazine, April 2014
#1 Wealthiest City in America - TODAY show, January 2014
#6 Best States for Opportunity - Opportunity Index, 2013
42 spot jump Best Performing Large City - Milken Institute, 2013
#5 US States Where Youth Rules - MoneyRates, October 2013
The Best Places to Retire on $75 a Day - US News & World Report, October 2013
#15 America's Most Productive Metros - The Atlantic Cities, October 2013
Three Best Cities to Start a Business - Forbes, September 2013
#12 Best States for Business - Forbes, September 2013
#8 Top Minor League Markets - Sports Business Daily, August 2013
#1 Best Place For Business And Careers - Forbes, August 2013
#8 for Best Cities in America to be Young, Broke and Single - Money Under 30, June 2013
#1 Best City for Jobs This Summer - Forbes, June 2013
Ten Most Unexpected Cities for High-Tech Innovation - Techie.com, April 2013
#2 Strongest Local Economy - Policom, April 2013
#3 Top 15 U.S. Cities' Emerging Downtowns - Forbes, March 2013
#1 Best Midwest Cities for Young Adults - The Business Journals, March 2013
#2 Best Cities to Start a Business - The Street, March 2013
15 Favorite Midwest Amusement Parks - Midwest Living, 2012
#6 Best Cities to Grow Old In - MSN Money, 2012
#5 Best Run State - Yahoo Finance, November 2012
#6 Cities Where Startups Are Thriving - CNN Money, November 2012
#3 Best States to be Young in America - Business Insider, August 2012
#1 Best City in the U.S. for Families - Kiplinger, July 2012
Road Runners Club of America Runner Friendly Community Recipient - RRCA, June 2012
#2 Best City For Jobs - Forbes, February 2012
#6 Best Cities for Successful Aging - Yahoo Finance, July 2012
#4 Best Places for Business and Careers 2012 - Forbes, June 2012
#2 Best Cities for Jobs this Summer - Forbes, June 2012
#10 Most Educated Young Workforce - The Business Journals, May 2012
#2 Best Cities for Jobs - Forbes, February 2012
#4 America's Best Farmers Markets - Country Living, May 2012
Best Midwest Food Towns - Midwest Living, 2011
#9 Best State for Business - CNBC, 2011
#3 Best Cities for Business - MarketWatch, December 2011
#1 Greenest City - Today Health, November 2011
#1 Best Cities for Young Professionals - Forbes, July 2011
#1 Richest Metro in the Nation - US News & World Report, June 2011
#1 Most Affordable City for Home Renters - Time, June 2011
#7 Top Fairs and Festivals - AmericanStyle Magazine, February 2011
#7 Best Cities for the Next Decade - Kiplinger, July 2010