Meeting & Event Planning Information for Greater Des Moines

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Plan your next meeting in Greater Des Moines, the capital city of Iowa that more than 600,000 people call home. Our team at the Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau and Des Moines Area Sports Commission, can assist you in finding Des Moines meeting facilities, sports facilities, and more. Choose from 12,500+ hotel rooms. Ask us about Des Moines suggested itineraries or how our marketing team can support your convention or event. Flip through a copy of our Catch Des Moines Planner’s Guide or contact an all-star sales manager for a personalized experience. Find Des Moines events, Des Moines hotels, and local suppliers. Experience the affordable restaurants and attractions in Greater Des Moines while enjoying the accessibility and safety of the city. We’re here to help you and your attendees catch all Greater Des Moines has to offer!

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Planner's Guide 2016

View the latest issue or request a copy of the Catch Des Moines Planner's Guide. Find information on hotels, meeting and event facilities, transportation, suppliers and more.
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Why select Des Moines to host your convention or event? The answer is simple. Greater Des Moines is affordable, easy, and surprisingly cool. We’re a city that offers planners the

Our Planner Toolkit gives you an overview of our offerings, capabilities and what makes Greater Des Moines the perfect destination for your next meeting or event.


Conventions, Sports, & Services

Vicki Comegys

CSEE Vice President of Conventions, Sports & Services

Margie Marble

Director of Conventions

Katie Fencl

CSEE Director of Sports

Paulette Lester

Director of Convention Services

Trina Flack

CMP National Sales Manager Association, Government, Student Groups, Engineering and Military

Katie Stien

CMP National Sales Manager Agriculture, Natural Resources and Motorcoach

Amber Angaran

Sales Manager Health & Medical, Education and Hobby

Ryan Vogt

Senior Sports Event Manager

Mary Ann Moore

Sales Coordinator

Laura Briggs

Destination Services Manager

Tiffany Conrad

Destination, Meeting & Event Specialist

Parker Murphy

Department Coordinator