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The Des Moines Convention Center is along the banks of the Des Moines River and just minutes from Des Moines finest restaurants, hotels, and shopping. The Iowa Events Center is a four-venue, multi-purpose sports, entertainment, convention and expo complex all under one inter-connected roof!

Parking lots are located north of Vets Auditorium, with entrances off 5th, 3rd and Crocker streets. Parking for all events is $6 for cars, $25 for busses.

Meeting Space
Located in the heart of downtown Des Moines, the Convention Center has 60,000 s.f. of space on two levels. The complex offers up to 47,000 s.f. of clear-span space, 27 meeting rooms, spacious registration lobbies and planner offices. The center has hi-speed internet, fantastic catering services, and a climate-controlled four-mile skywalk system.

Des Moines offers a range of transportation options including bus and taxi services.

If Des Moines isn't your hometown; it will feel like it. You will be impressed by the area's cordial people, welcoming atmosphere and outstanding quality of life.
Quick Facts:
- All the amenities of a large city - shopping, sports, attractions, and the arts
- Extensive, 4-mile skywalk; the largest skywalk system per capita in the world! Links downtown meeting facilities, shopping, hotels, restaurants and entertainment
- Located in the heart of the Midwest at the junction of I-80 and I-35
- Driving across the metro takes less than 30 minutes, and a trip from the airport to major convention facilities is less than 10 minutes

Renaissance des Moines Savery Hotel
From Convention Center: Walking Distance
Renaissance des Moines Savery is a historic downtown hotel located on over four miles of climate-controlled skywalks. The property recently completed a $9 .....more.

Marriott Des Moines
From Convention Center: 0.3 miles
The Des Moines Marriott is a luxury hotel in the heart of downtown Des Moines' business and financial district. The hotel is connected by a skywalk system ......more.

Embassy Suites Hotel® On the River
From Convention Center: 0.3 miles
Embassy Suites On The River is Iowa's only all-suite hotel and conference meeting facility. Our hotel features a tropical atrium with a six-story waterfall. Unwind in .....more.

The Suites of 800 Locust Street Hotel
From Convention Center: 0.4 miles
The Suites of 800 Locust Hotel and Spa Blends European Elegance With Friendly and Attentive Service To Create a World Class Hotel That Delights Both Business ......more.

Hotel Fort Des Moines
From Convention Center: 0.6 miles
Hotel Fort Des Moines is a beautiful, historic hotel offering old-world elegance with new-world style. The property is in a convenient downtown location ......more.

Village Inn Motel
From Convention Center: 2.6 miles
The perfect place to call your home away from home. Recently remodeled Motel conveniently located in the heart of Des Moines. Ideal for commercial, family ......more.

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Buzzard Billy's
(515) 280-6060
100 Ct Ave Des Moines, IA 50309-2256

Baratta's Trattoria & Pizzarea
(515) 243-4516
2320 S Union St Des Moines, IA 50315-1730

Tumea & Sons
(515) 282-7964
1501 SE 1ST St Des Moines, IA 50315-1258

Tim Flanagan's Restaurant & Lounge
(515) 243-3333

801 Steak & Chop House
(515) 288-6000
801 Grand Ave Ste 200 Des Moines, IA 50309-8093

A Dong Restaurant
(515) 284-5632
1511 High St Des Moines, IA 50309-3109

Top's Steak House
(515) 245-9108
99 University Ave Des Moines, IA 50314-3120

LA Pizza House
(515) 288-2211
1013 SE 14TH St Des Moines, IA 50317-1007

Spaghetti Works
(515) 243-2195
310 Ct Ave Des Moines, IA 50309-2210

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