Member Benefits

A Greater Fort Dodge Alliance membership provides many benefits, both tangible and cumulative. Member benefits include:

Business Promotional Tools

  • Alliance Airwaves: 15-Minute on-air interview ($375 value) with Fort Dodge’s most popular radio talk show, “Devine Intervention” with Mike Devine on KVFD-1400.
  • “My Business, My Alliance”: Get a $300 ad in The Messenger for a member rate of $25
  • Business Link: to Growth Alliance Website 
  • Mailing List: extend your marketing reach to other Growth Alliance members
  • Weekly “ENEWS” electronic newsletter publication
  • Informational and networking programs and events
  • Ribbon Cutting services
  • New Member spotlight in the Monthly Business Review
  • Promote your Business in our Conference Room Display Case for an entire month

Business Development Tools

  • Natural Gas Member Benefit Program
  • Jobs/Resume Database - Free online tool to post available jobs that can be accessed by job seekers who can also post a resume on that system
  • Welcome Bags - Promote your business or organization by advertising in the Welcome Bags that are given to new residents.
  • Customized workforce recruitment assistance
  • Access to Small Business Development Center
  • Legislative awareness and policy development
  • Legislative bill tracker
  • Bulk mail stamp usage

Involvement Opportunities

  • Be on one of 12 committees and help shape the future of Fort Dodge and North Central Iowa
  • Event Sponsorship and Growth Alliance Programs
  • Leadership Fort Dodge networking events
  • Young Professionals networking events