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Promoting Ames

The Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau (Bureau) works to build economic activity in the Ames area by promoting convention and visitors activities. The Bureau is a member-based organization that supports member business growth.

Our Mission

The Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau strives to be the recognized resource (authority) in the growth, development and execution of the meeting, convention and event industry for Ames and Iowa State University.

How does the Bureau accomplish these goals?

The Bureau actively develops business from a variety of sources, including group tours, leisure travel and convention and meeting markets. This facilitates the arrival of tens of thousands of people and millions of dollars to the community.