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Planning & Event Development

Let us help you, every step of the way!

The Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Conference Planning and Management are ready to help with your next meeting, conference, sporting event or special event. Our professional staff can help you get started or fill in the areas here you need help. From securing hotel room blocks, selecting the appropriate facilities or even arranging shuttle transportation from the airport or around the community, we are here for you. We can customize our services to fit the needs of your event to make it a complete success.

Our unique partnership

The Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau and Iowa State University have a unique collaborative partnership that provides amazing benefits, including one point of contact, access to a large selection of first-rate facilities and services, and the opportunity to host your event at one of the premier university locations.

Extension of your planning team

Our goal is for you and your participants to choose to return to Ames, either for another event or for a leisurely visit. We invite you to enjoy our community and hope Ames feels like home while you are here. Consider us an extension of your planning team and let us know how we can help.

Contact Us

Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau:
515.232.4032

ISU Extension and Outreach Conference
Planning and Management:
515.294.1775