Our City Says “Bring It!”  

When it comes to events, Greater Des Moines loves to play host and it shows. Our resume speaks for itself, and we check all the boxes: convenient, unique, inclusive, and fun.   

From venue selection and convention registration to bookable hotel blocks and walkable brunch spots, Greater Des Moines is here to help host your next event.  

You bring the people. We bring the places – to meet, to eat, to see, to sleep.

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A state-of-the-art convention center with 226,000 square-feet of total space and attached Hilton hotel. 13,000 hotel rooms across the metro, including over 2,800 rooms downtown. A 4-mile climate-controlled skywalk. 60 unique off-site venues. Over 1,000 locally owned restaurants. 160 daily flights. A centralized, walkable destination within a 5-hour drive for 25% of the country.  

No matter how you crunch the numbers, Greater Des Moines comes out as the best destination for meetings, conventions, and sporting events.  

Here, you’ll find all the tools to make your next event a success. Or just reach out to our team and we’ll be happy to tell you all about Des Best Place on Earth!