Cedar Rapids is the perfect Midwest location situated in the middle of 6 major metro cities (Chicago, St. Louis, Kansas City, Omaha, Minneapolis, and Milwaukee). In addition, our airport offers 13 direct flights. We have invested over $1.5 billion into revitalization projects and we are proud to represent the newest convention center in Iowa with over 80,000 square feet of meeting space.
Cedar Rapids is the 2nd largest city in Iowa. It is a hidden gem offering ease of access, unique venues and affordability.
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87 16th Ave SW, Suite 200, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Type of Destination Experience:
College Town, Historic, Urban
GSF Exhibit Space (DoubleTree by Hilton): 80,000
Meeting Space, Square Feet (U. S. Cellular Center): 54,000
Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (DoubleTree by Hilton): 28,058
Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel (Crowne Plaza Five Seasons Hotel): 275
Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes
Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 320
Eastern Iowa Airport
Miles to downtown 8
Cities with non-stop flights17
International cities with direct flights
Geographic Areas Served:
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Linn County, Iowa
Why Meet in Cedar Rapids
In the heart of east central Iowa, located on Interstate 380, Cedar Rapids is positioned centrally between six major Midwestern Cities.
The Eastern Iowa Airport has five airlines including Allegiant, American Eagle, Delta, Frontier, and United flying direct to 13 destinations.
The new DoubleTree by Hilton Cedar Rapids Convention Center Complex opened in 2013. Offering 80,000 square feet of meeting space and an arena that seats 9,600 people! We have four full-service hotels with over 3,000 hotel rooms across our community.
Your customers will experience a city full of life and energy. Since the flood of 2008, our city has invested over $1.5 billion (yes- billion!) into redeveloping and revitalizing our community.