Des Moines, IA Meeting Planning Overview

Des Moines, IA | Meeting Planning Overview

Visitors and attendees can find everything they want in Des Moines. Whether it is a Broadway musical, a live concert at a waterfront amphitheater or catching an I-Cubs baseball game, Des Moines is a “cityful” of things to do. Visitors can step outside and enjoy horse racing at Prairie Meadows, hike recreational trails throughout the city, or experience African wildlife at the Blank Park Zoo. If indoor pursuits are more your style, try furniture shopping at Homemakers, The East Village or Jordan Creek Mall, where you can find hidden gems or vintage items. When you’ve worked up your appetite, Des Moines’ hundreds of local restaurants have what you are craving. From Lebanese falafels, Thai chicken pizza, the juiciest burger you’ve ever consumed, or a coffeehouse that serves drinks while a folk singer plays on stage, be prepared to have an authentic Des Moines experience.
Fast Facts | Des Moines, IA
powered by Greater Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau
400 Locust Street Suite 265, Des Moines, IA 50309
GSF Exhibit Space Iowa Events Center 260,000
Meeting Space, Square Feet Iowa Events Center58,805
Largest Ballroom, Square Feet Iowa Events Center28,730
Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel Des Moines Marriott415
Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes
Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 1,564
Des Moines International Airport
Miles to downtown 4
Cities with non-stop flights19
International cities with direct flights0
Additional Cities in the Surrounding Area
Central Iowa including Altoona, Ankeny, Bondurant, Clive, Des Moines,
Grimes, Indianola, Johnston, Perry, Pleasant Hill, Polk County
Urbandale, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights
Type of Destination Experience:
Capital City