AUDITORIUMS, CONFERENCE & CONVENTION CENTERS

DES MOINES, IOWA

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OVERVIEW

IOWA EVENTS CENTER

Centrally located at the intersection of Interstates 80 & 35 in Downtown Des Moines, and minutes from the Des Moines International Airport, the Iowa Events Center provides clean, state-of-the-art facilities that are flexible to meet the needs of events of all types and sizes. It is well-suited for conventions, meetings, trade shows, sporting, social and entertainment events. The convention center facility boasts the state’s largest ballroom, 37 meeting rooms, 3 exhibit halls, and is tax exempt!

 

Clients

 

VENUE INFO

Location
 

730 Third Street
Des Moines, IA

50309

Accessibility & Parking


Closest Airport: DSM International Airport

Car
Bus

Valet Parking (Paid)

Onsite Parking Lot (Paid)
Nearby Parking Structure(s) (Paid)

Nearby Attractions


Wells Fargo Arena

Principal Park (AAA Baseball)

Blank Park Zoo

Principal River Walk

Lauridsen Skatepark (opening soon)

Iowa State Capitol

Des Moines Civic Center

Science Center of Iowa

Sculpture Park

Jordan Creek Towncenter and Mall

Support


24/7
Email
Phone
FAQs/Help Center
Dedicated Event Manager

Languages

 

English

Spanish

Event Spaces

 

37 Meeting Rooms
150,000 square foot Exhibit Space
28,800 square foot Ballroom
15,000 Seat Arena
4 Boardrooms
Attached Hotel with Additional Meeting Space

Capacity*


Reception Max: 6,200 attendees

Seated Max: 8,737 attendees (Exhibit Hall)

Seated Max17,000 attendees (Arena)

Event Types


Awards Ceremonies
Benefits
Cocktail/Networking Receptions
Conferences
Festivals/Fairs
Incentive Trips
Livestream Events
Meetings
Premieres/Opening Events
Product Launches/Promo Events
Executive/Corporate Retreats
Seminars/Workshops
Trade Shows/Expos
Training/Team Building
Wedding/Social Events
Youth Retreats/Camps
Sporting Events

 

ROOMS & CAPACITIES

Capacities subject to change due to COVID restrictions and regulations.

 

AMENITIES

AV & Lighting
 

In-House Audio Visual
Microphones
Computer/Laptop
Projector
Projector Screen
TV Screens
Video Conferencing
Uplighting
Spotlighting
Rigging Points

Catering
 

In-House Catering Required
Onsite Kitchen
Onsite Cafe/Bakery
Food Court
In-House Liquor License

Design & Decor
 

In-House Linens
In-House Chairs
In-House Tables
In-House Cutlery
In-House Dishes
Moveable Risers & Platforms
Branding Opportunities
Carpet
Cement Floor

Planning & Production
 

Dedicated Event Manager
AV Technician
Lighting Professional
Sound Professional
Banquet Captain
Full Service Staff

Venue
 

ADA Compliant
Ballroom
Business Center (Private)
Exhibit Hall
Green Room/Speaker Ready Room
Meeting Rooms
Patio
Storage/Back of House Operations
Men's Bathrooms
Women's Bathrooms

Other
 

Back Up Generators

WiFi (Paid)

 

SAFETY & SECURITY

COVID-19 Prevention
 

Sanitation Stations
Hourly Cleanings
Individually Packaged F&B
Socially Distant Floor Plans
Temperature Checks
Onsite First-Aid
Staff Temperature Screened, Attendees by Event Organizer's Request

Security
 

In-House Security Team
Full Video Surveillance System

 

INDUSTRY & AWARDS

Preferred Partners
 

AV: Markey's Rental & Staging

Freeman Decorating

Affiliations
 

Management: Spectra Venue Management
Food & Beverage: Spectra Food Services & Hospitality

Awards & Recognition
 

AV: MFacilities & Destinations PrimeSite Awards

 

CONTACT

bizba.sh/iowaevents  |  carrie.jackson@spectraxp.com  |  (515) 564-8000

730 THIRD STREET  |  DES MOINES, IA 50309

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*Capacities may differ based on local COVID regulations.

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