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Iowa. First in the nation. A state where politicians, campaign headquarters, national media, and political enthusiasts convene every four years to set the course for election season.

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The Iowa Caucus Consortium is intended to highlight Iowa’s first in the nation Caucuses status by providing the media, candidates, and visitors with a meaningful, positive experience while showcasing the best that the state and region have to offer. The consortium is led by Catch Des Moines and the Greater Des Moines Partnership (with additional partners) in close collaboration with the Iowa Democratic Party and the Republican Party of Iowa

The Consortium manages the media credentialing process, including the Media Center at the Iowa Events Center, and hosts various events leading up to the Iowa Caucuses. It is also a resource for media support including b-roll, press kits, story starters, community engagement, and information about the region.


The Consortium hosts the Media Center, where visiting and local members of the media can set up workspaces for covering the Iowa Caucuses schedule for Monday, Jan. 15, 2024. The center will be hosted at the Iowa Event Center and will be open from Thursday, January 11 – Tuesday, January 16.

To apply for a media credential and be considered for a space in the Media Center, click on the button below to fill out the form. Approved media members and outlets will receive instructions on how to book space with the Iowa Events Center upon approval.

Media Credentials - Caucus 2024