Mission Statement:

Greater Ottumwa Partners in Progress (GOPIP) is an economic and community development organization collaboratively advancing the prosperity of the Ottumwa region.


A vibrant and thriving Ottumwa region.








Greater Ottumwa Partners in Progress is the merge of the activities of both Ottumwa Economic Development Corp. and Ottumwa Area Chamber of Commerce with the goal to work more closely with business and industrial colleagues. Greater Ottumwa Partners in Progress has the combined power of 118 years of experience working with local, corporate, and independent professionals. It is the combined force advancing an inclusive commitment to making Southeast Iowa a more prosperous region by improving economic vitality, supporting community enrichment, and enhancing visitor experiences.

Greater Ottumwa Partners in Progress is funded with both public and private contributions from businesses that believe in the strong collaborative efforts of Greater Ottumwa Partners in Progress; efforts that enrich community, advance economic conditions.

Whether you are looking for expanded opportunities for networking, economic or demographic information, building and land inventories, labor and training options, startup & relocation data, or navigation of various financial resources, Greater Ottumwa Partners in Progress strives to offer what you are looking for in a progressive environment.

Give us a call at 641-682-3465!