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Conference Centers

7 Flags Events Center
2100 NW 100th St.
Clive, IA 50325
515-278-8888
www.7flags.com
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
515-285-4722
www.blankparkzoo.com
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
515-224-9861
www.DeWaay.net
Special Services or Features: State-of-the-art technology
 

Des Moines Botanical and Environmental Center
909 Robert D. Ray Dr.
DM, IA 50316
515-323-6290
www.botanicalcenter.com
Special Services or Features: Wireless Internet, A/V equipment available for rent
 

Des Moines Club
666 Grand Ave.
Ste 3400
DM, IA 50309
515-244-1413
www.embassyclub.com
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
515-288-3672
www.desmoinessocialclub.org
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
515-271-3987
www.drake.edu
Special Services or Features: Catering service, AV service, wireless Internet, summer housing
 

Embassy Club West
520 Market St.
Village of Ponderosa
WDM, IA 50266
515-244-2582
www.embassyclub.com
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
515-333-5050
www.fortedm.com
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
515-727-1600
www.foxborobusiness.com
Special Services or Features: Full service catering, audio visual, wireless Internet, expert event planning specialists
 

Hoyt Sherman Place
1501 Woodland Ave.
DM, IA 50309
515-244-0507
www.hoytsherman.org
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
515-267-2892
www.hy-veecc.com
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
515-564-8000
www.iowaeventscenter.com
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
515-262-3111
www.iowastatefair.org
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
515-323-5300
www.jesterparklodge.com
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
515-278-5286
www.lhf.org
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
515-333-4628
www.lotusmomentsevent.com
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
515-564-8000
www.iowaeventscenter.com
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
515-274-1777
www.salisburyhouse.org
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
515-274-6868
www.sciowa.org
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
515-281-5111
www.iowahistory.org
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
515-967-1000
www.prairiemeadows.com
Special Services or Features: Catering, service staff, non-smoking facility, beautiful space
 

The Temple for Performing Arts
1011 Locust St.
DM, IA 50309
515-244-2582
www.templeforperformingarts.com
Special Services or Features: Magnificent building: Fresco ceilings, stone paintings, stained glass windows and skylights, hardwood dance floor