700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50309 USA
+1 515-245-5500

Organize a meeting or event

Share your expectations with our experienced organizers who will inform you about rates and room availability.

  • 16

    Event Rooms

  • 2,625 sq m

    Total Event Space

  • 2,000

    Capacity Largest Space

  • 15

    Maximum Breakout Rooms

About This Venue

  • Our downtown Des Moines hotel offers 25,000 square feet of meeting space near the convention center

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  • Host your meeting or conference in the largest ballroom in Des Moines at our downtown luxury hotel

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  • Make use of our state-of-the-art audiovisual and business services to give your meeting the edge

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  • Cap off a great meeting in Des Moines with a banquet, catered by our in-house culinary staff

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  • Take advantage of our MeetingMatrix® Certified Diagrams software to plan your meeting in Des Moines

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  • Out-of-town guests will enjoy our downtown Des Moines setting, near DSM Airport and area attractions

Plan an Inspired Event

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See What's Possible.

Search our event ideas online with inspiring event photos, tips and layouts - specific to this hotel.

Attendee Booking Tools

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We can provide you with a unique complimentary Reservation Link that makes it easy for your guests to reserve their rooms.

  • Shared in an email
  • Embed in a website
  • Personalized with your group name, event dates, hotel, and special rates
  • Displayed in multiple languages on Marriott domains worldwide

Manage Your Event with Ease

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Keep Your Event in Hand.

Manage event details, make real-time requests and connect with our staff - from the palm of your hand.

Group Lists

If you have a list of your guests, we can make reservations for all of them.

Rooming Lists

We can send you a report showing which of your guests have reserved rooms and when they plan to arrive.

Mobile Check-In

Guests can check in before their stay, receive instant alerts when their room is ready and check out by skipping the front desk.

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Equipment and Services

Meeting Equipment

AV equipment

CD player

LCD projector

Microphone

PA system portable

Rear screen projection

Stage: installed

Stage: portable

TV

TV production service provider

Video camera

Walkie talkie radios

Meeting Services

AV technician

Carpenter

Copy service

Decorator

Electrician

Laborer

Photographer

Security guard

Videoconferencing

Business Equipment

Computers

Business Services

Copy service

Fax service

Messenger service

Notary public

Overnight delivery/pickup

Post/parcel

Secretarial service

High-speed Internet access

Meeting rooms:Wired,Wireless

Catering

Afternoon Break

Coffee Break

Dinner

Lunch

Reception

Capacity

Floor Plans

Capacity Chart

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  • Iowa Ballroom
  • 23.8x36.6x4.3
  • 870
  • 1200
  • 675
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  •  
  • 1200
  • 800
  • Salon E
  • 9.1x23.8x4.3
  • 217
  • 380
  • 120
  •  
  •  
  • 380
  • 200
  • Salon F
  • 9.1x7.9x4.3
  • 72
  • 80
  • 42
  • 25
  • 36
  • 80
  • 40
  • Salon A
  • 9.1x7.9x4.3
  • 72
  • 80
  • 42
  • 25
  • 35
  • 80
  • 40
  • Salon B
  • 9.1x7.9x4.3
  • 72
  • 80
  • 42
  • 25
  • 36
  • 80
  • 40
  • Salon C
  • 9.1x7.9x4.3
  • 72
  • 80
  • 42
  • 25
  • 36
  • 80
  • 40
  • Salon D
  • 9.1x23.8x4.3
  • 217
  • 380
  • 120
  •  
  •  
  • 380
  • 200
  • Davenport
  • 7.9x13.1x3
  • 104
  • 150
  • 60
  • 35
  • 35
  • 150
  • 80
  • Salon G
  • 9.1x7.9x4.3
  • 72
  • 80
  • 42
  • 25
  • 36
  • 80
  • 40
  • Salon H
  • 9.1x7.9x4.3
  • 72
  • 80
  • 42
  • 25
  • 36
  • 80
  • 40
  • Salon ABC, FGH (each)
  • 9.1x23.8x4.3
  • 217
  • 380
  • 120
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  •  
  • 380
  • 200
  • Salons D & E
  • 18.3x23.8x4.3
  • 435
  • 380
  • 150
  •  
  •  
  • 380
  • 200
  • Hall of Cities Ballroom
  • 13.1x31.7x3.7
  • 415
  • 650
  • 325
  •  
  •  
  • 650
  • 360
  • Cedar Rapids
  • 7.9x13.1x3
  • 104
  • 150
  • 60
  • 35
  • 35
  • 150
  • 80
  • Council Bluffs
  • 7.9x13.1x3
  • 104
  • 150
  • 60
  • 35
  • 35
  • 150
  • 80
  • Dubuque
  • 7.9x13.1x3
  • 104
  • 150
  • 60
  • 35
  • 35
  • 150
  • 80
  • Sioux City
  • 7.9x8.8x3
  • 70
  • 80
  • 35
  • 25
  • 25
  • 80
  • 50
  • Waterloo
  • 7.9x8.8x3
  • 70
  • 80
  • 35
  • 25
  • 25
  • 80
  • 50
  • Des Moines Exhibit Hall
  • 22.9x39.6x3.7
  • 906
  • 1200
  • 675
  •  
  •  
  • 1200
  • 800
  • Des Moines Exhibit Hall & **Hall of Cities Ballroom (combined)
  • 0x0x0
  • 0
  • 2000
  • 850
  •  
  •  
  • 2000
  • 1230
  • Windows on 7th
  • 0x0x0
  • 295
  • 200
  • 56
  • 30
  • 30
  • 200
  • 120

Room Set-Up Examples

Banquet

Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.

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