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7 Flags Events Center
2100 NW 100th St.
Clive, IA 50325
Special Services or Features: 2 stages, VIP areas, green room, audio and visual capabilities, full-service bar and concessions, wireless Internet

Blank Park Zoo
7401 SW Ninth St.
DM, IA 50315
Special Services or Features: Meetings in a zoological environment. Meeting rooms overlooking a tropical avairy.

Commerce Park Conference Center
13001 University Ave.
Clive, IA 50325
Special Services or Features: State-of-the-art technology

Des Moines Botanical and Environmental Center
909 Robert D. Ray Dr.
DM, IA 50316
Special Services or Features: Wireless Internet, A/V equipment available for rent

Des Moines Club
666 Grand Ave.
Ste 3400
DM, IA 50309
Special Services or Features: Panoramic view of downtown DM from 33rd & 34th floors of Ruan Center; private dining, large & small banquet rooms.

Des Moines Social Club
1408 Locust St.
DM, IA 50309
Special Services or Features: Full bar, theatrical lighting/sound, 5 meeting areas, break-out rooms, affordable prices, entertainment & food

Drake University Olmsted Center
2507 University Ave. Olmsted Center
DM, IA 50311
Special Services or Features: Catering service, AV service, wireless Internet, summer housing

Embassy Club West
520 Market St.
Village of Ponderosa
WDM, IA 50266
Special Services or Features: Private dining club, large banquet facility, patio receptions and private pond

Forte Event & Conference Center - div. of AllPlay
615 Third St.
DM, IA 50309
Special Services or Features: Full service catering, valet, attached full service sports bar & entertainment facility, near Wells Fargo Arena

Foxboro Conference Center
6165 NW 86th St.
Johnston, IA 50131
Special Services or Features: Full service catering, audio visual, wireless Internet, expert event planning specialists

Hoyt Sherman Place
1501 Woodland Ave.
DM, IA 50309
Special Services or Features: Variety of meeting spaces in beautiful historic setting with artwork, sculpture, etc. Exceptional theater acoustics

Hy-Vee Conference Center
5820 Westown Pkwy.
WDM, IA 50266
Special Services or Features: Spacious modern facility with fine cuisine. Private facility with state-of-the-art audio visual capabilities.

Hy-Vee Hall
730 Third St.
DM, IA 50309
Special Services or Features: Connected to Vets Auditorium, offering additional meeting & exhibit space. Skywalk access to downtown attractions.

Iowa State Fairgrounds
E 30th and E University Ave.
PO Box 57130
DM, IA 50317
Special Services or Features: For 11 days in August it's a fairgrounds. For the other 354 it is Iowa's most flexible event center.

Jester Park Lodge
11407 NW Jester Park Dr.
Granger, IA 50109
Special Services or Features: Scenic woodland location with deck overlooking Saylorville Lake, catering services, nearby great outdoor recreation

Living History Farms
2600 111th St.
Urbandale, IA 50322
Special Services or Features: Unique, modern, partially in-ground facility with domed meeting room, windows overlooking a deck and farm pond

Lotus Moments Event Center
2134 E. Grand Ave.
DM, IA 50317
Special Services or Features: Newly renovated with tons of extras included. We stock our own tables, chairs, center pieces, linens & audio equip.

Polk County Convention Complex
501 Grand Ave.
DM, IA 50309
Special Services or Features: National reputation for quality service and attention to detail; 27 flexible meeting rooms and spacious lobbies

Salisbury House & Gardens
4025 Tonawanda Dr.
DM, IA 50312
Special Services or Features: Salisbury House works with the Des Moines Embassy Club, Gateway Market & Catering and Christiani's Catering

Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy.
DM, IA 50309
Special Services or Features: SCI offers full service catering, flexible menus and unique experiences that can only be found at SCI

State Historical Museum
600 E. Locust St.
DM, IA 50319
Special Services or Features: Wireless Internet throughout, Baratta's catering, sound system

The Meadows Events and Conference Center
1 Prairie Meadows Dr.
Altoona, IA 50009
Special Services or Features: Catering, service staff, non-smoking facility, beautiful space

The Temple for Performing Arts
1011 Locust St.
DM, IA 50309
Special Services or Features: Magnificent building: Fresco ceilings, stone paintings, stained glass windows and skylights, hardwood dance floor