Out & About Options   

Thumbnail Offsite Unique VenuesOff-Site/Unique Venues

  • Catch a unique meeting experience at an off-site venue. 


Thumbnail Community ServiceCommunity Service/Volunteer Options

  • Provide a unique option for your attendees to explore Greater Des Moines all while doing a little good.


Thumbnail Team BuildingTeambuilding Opportunities

  • Catch connection! Our list of teambuilding opportunities around the Metro will help your group unite and grow.


Thumbnail Itinerary DevelopmentItinerary Development

  • Catch a memorable experience with an itinerary customized just for YOU!
  • For group tours over 30 people, please contact Katie Stien at katies@catchdesmoines.com or (319) 310-8322 to learn more.



Thumbnail Green MeetingsGreen Meetings

  • Green meetings are now an integral part of the meetings industry. And an important component to planners. We have several resources available to green up your event.


Thumbnail Catch CrewCatch Crew (registration assistants, on-site staff)*

  • Take your attendees experience to the next level with our on-site Catch Crew. These energetic brand ambassadors will engage with people at your event to provide directions, recommendations and help you shine.
  • Contact Paulette Lester at paulette@catchdesmoines.com or (515) 699-3443 to learn more.

Name Badges*

  • Our staff can provide pre-printed or on-site printed name badges for your attendees.
  • Contact Paulette Lester at paulette@catchdesmoines.com or (515) 699-3443 to learn more.


Thumbnail Shuttle AssistanceShuttle Assistance

  • Let us help you coordinate shuttle service for your group. Two blocks or twenty miles. We’ve got connections to the wheels to get you around.
  • Contact Paulette Lester at paulette@catchdesmoines.com or (515) 699-3443 to learn more.



Thumbnail Welcome Home BannerBanners (28” wide x 67” tall)*

  • Colorful banners to welcome your attendees to Greater Des Moines


Thumbnail Airport BannerAirport Banners (120” wide x 48” tall)*

  • Large colorful banner to welcome your attendees who are flying into the Des Moines International Airport  


Thumbnail Welcome SignsWelcome Signs

  • Welcome your attendees with colorful signs hung at restaurants and attractions around Greater Des Moines 


Welcome Letter

  • Catch a welcome from our mayor, governor and/or the President and CEO of the Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau. 


Thumbnail Street Pole BannersStreet Pole Banners (30” wide x 96” tall)*

  • Roll out the red carpet with welcome banners on the street poles around the Iowa Events Center. The ultimate impact!


Thumbnail Wind ScreenWelcome to Greater Des Moines Windscreen**

  • Ideal for outdoor events using large spaces. Our welcome windscreens will make your attendees feel welcome and right at home.



Ice Chests**


  • Both items are available for use at your event with a rental deposit.
  • Contact Paulette Lester at paulette@catchdesmoines.com or (515) 699-3443 to learn more.


*Charges may apply

**Rental deposit required 

Contact Paulette Lester to learn more about the services listed above.

Paulette Lester

Director of Convention Services