The Greater Des Moines Partnership, along with the Brookings Institution and U.S. Department of Commerce, will unveil a regional export plan at an event on Oct. 10. Greater Des Moines was one of eight metro areas selected to participate in Brookings' Metropolitan Export Initiative in 2012. The initiative was developed to help communities develop export strategies. The event will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Partnership building, 700 Locust St. Registration costs $15 and can be done here.