Catch an extensive list of Des Moines meeting space, hotel space, and sports facilities. Enjoy the size and first-class service of the Iowa Events Center, Des Moines’ premier convention center, which features a 28,000 square-foot ballroom, 150,000 square feet of exhibit space and 32 meeting rooms. Scroll through our entire list of Des Moines sports facilities which includes a wide-range of fields, courts, lanes and more! Find unique venues such as the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates or the Rollins Mansion. Unsure of how much space you need? Use this space calculator. Or use this ready-to-print facilities grid to quickly compare venues by square footage. Then find the facility that fits your needs by utilizing our facility search tool. From Des Moines hotels to sports complexes, Greater Des Moines has the facility to meet your needs.
Iowa Events Center
The Iowa Events Center is your Des Moines convention center. The property, which consists of Wells Fargo Arena, Hy-Vee Hall, and the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center, offers flexible space to fit events of all types and sizes and it features Iowa’s largest ballroom! Whether you need space for a small meeting of 10 or an arena for 17,000, the Iowa Events Center can accommodate your group. Experience 37 meeting rooms and a 150,000 square foot expo hall all under one roof. The Iowa Events Center is a tax-exempt convention center that’s connected to our 4 mile downtown skywalk system. More than 1,900 hotel rooms are within one mile and it’s easily accessible from Interstate 35, Interstate 80, and the Des Moines International Airport. Catch a first-rate event experience at the Iowa Events Center.
Iowa State Fairgrounds
The Iowa State Fairgrounds offers more than a dozen major facilities for year-round events. Options are endless with the Varied Industries Building, 4-H Exhibits building, and 18 other venues on-site. Enjoy the versatility of the state-of-the-art, climate controlled Richard O. Jacobson indoor arena that can host events ranging from livestock shows to intimate concerts. Experience the Varied Industries Building which features 110,400 square feet and multiple meeting rooms. By utilizing the Iowa State Fairgrounds facilities your guests can enjoy free parking, with 10,000 available spots throughout the property. Take advantage of picnic shelters, or the 160-acre campground. The Iowa State Fairgrounds makes Des Moines an easy choice for your next event.