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Iowa State University

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1601 Golden Aspen Dr. #110

Ames, Iowa 50010

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Event Types Welcomed

Corporate Social Events | Expo/Competitions | Family Reunion | Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat | Youth Retreat/Camp
Maximum
Meeting:14900
Meeting
Rooms:100
Maximum
Overnight:10000
  • Iowa State University: Central CampusIowa State University: Central Campus
  • Iowa State University: Curtiss HallIowa State University: Curtiss Hall
  • Iowa State University: Curtiss Hall AuditoriumIowa State University: Curtiss Hall Auditorium
  • Iowa State University: Richardson Court Residence Hall ComplexIowa State University: Richardson Court Residence Hall Complex
  • Iowa State University: Iowa State CenterIowa State University: Iowa State Center
  • Iowa State University: Iowa State Center CourtyardIowa State University: Iowa State Center Courtyard
  • Iowa State University: Stephens AuditoriumIowa State University: Stephens Auditorium
  • Iowa State University: Stephens AuditoriumIowa State University: Stephens Auditorium
  • Iowa State University: Hilton ColiseumIowa State University: Hilton Coliseum
  • Iowa State University: Hilton ColiseumIowa State University: Hilton Coliseum
  • Iowa State University: Memorial UnionIowa State University: Memorial Union
  • Iowa State University: Memorial Union Great HallIowa State University: Memorial Union Great Hall
  • Iowa State University: Alumni Center BallroomIowa State University: Alumni Center Ballroom
  • Iowa State University: Reiman GardensIowa State University: Reiman Gardens
  • Iowa State University: Reiman GardensIowa State University: Reiman Gardens
  • Iowa State University: Upscale Catering OptionsIowa State University: Upscale Catering Options
  • Iowa State University: Lied Recreation CenterIowa State University: Lied Recreation Center
  • Iowa State University: Hach HallIowa State University: Hach Hall
  • Iowa State University: Central CampusIowa State University: Central Campus

About

About Iowa State University

Iowa State University…BRING YOUR EVENT and leave your stress at home!


• Centrally-located in the heartland area of Ames, Iowa
• One of the world’s most beautiful campuses
• One-of-a-kind indoor and outdoor venues for any corporate or social event
• Easy to navigate, completely walkable campus
• Accommodate groups up to 10,000
• 1,400 rooms available year-round
• 6,500 residence hall rooms available for summer events
• Safety and affordability of a small town
• Amenities you except from a big city
• Dedicated Ames, Iowa event and registration experts at your service!
  

 
LOCATION + TRANSPORTATION

Des Moines - 35
Omaha -164
Minneapolis - 216
Kansas City - 228
Chicago - 358

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Des Moines - 35 minutes


Taxi | Bus | Uber


Onsite: Yes Free

CATERING
Full-service catering available in all Iowa State University meeting facilities, classrooms, and on central campus. ISU Dining, the primary campus dining services provider, has the ability to serve 7,000 people in our Residence Hall Dining Centers. ISU Dining has won several awards for their special events, culinary skills, and retail operations for selection and quality.


Venue Hosted Alcohol PermittedYES



AMENITIES + UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
Biking
Hiking
Running
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
Fitness Center
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
Team Building
MEETING + EVENT SPACE CAPACITIES

14900 Attendees


100 Spaces

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Theatre Style 2700 | Classroom Style 1300

TECHNOLOGY
Iowa State University in Ames is a wireless campus with easy access computer labs; two-way videoconferencing capability; regular & wireless Internet access. Onsite A/V and technical expertise for all services and facilities. We can offer additional assistance with online registration, website development and e-business tools. Ranked as one of the “most wired” campuses in the U.S.

Yes


Projector ScreenLCD Projectors

RENTAL POLICIES
Alcohol ConsumptionYES

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

10000 Overnight Guests


Residence Halls|Hotel-Like|Suite/Apt Style|Nearby Hotels


Private/Communal /Semi-Private

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Accommodations

Accommodations

10000
Total Number of
Overnight Guests


Accommodation Types
| Residence Halls | 5000 beds | image

A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Residence Halls | Suite/Apartment Style | 1000 beds | image

A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Hotel | 1575 rooms | image

A/C This accommodation has A/C

Amenities + Unique Experiences

AMENITIES

Amenities
Biking
Biking
Hiking
Hiking
Running
Running
ADA Accessible
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
A/V Tech Staff
Fitness Center
Fitness Center
Overnight Accommodations
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Parking On-Site
Projector Screen
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
LCD Projectors
Team Building
Team Building


Event Spaces

Meeting and Event Spaces

Max Capacities
14900
Overall
1300
Classroom
Style


Meeting + Event Spaces
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Iowa State University auditoriums provide tiered seating, so every seat has the perfect view! Auditoriums are equipped with smart technology, and onsite technical assistance if needed. Auditoriums with year-round availability range in capacity up to 450 attendees.
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Board Room - Gateway Hotel and Conference Center

Comfortable executive boardrooms, with available flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, and additional audio-visual tools to guarantee a productive and successful meeting. 
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Located in our academic buildings, these rooms accommodate up to 100 attendees, are equipped with smart technology, and desks are not moveable, perfect for training and lecture formats. 
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Located in our academic buildings, accommodate up to 100 attendees, are equipped with smart technology and can be reconfigured to meet a variety of sets to match the instruction style of the presenter-whether group discussions, lecture or collaborative projects. 

Located in one of our various conference and event buildings, these spaces are configured based on your needs, and rental includes in house tables and chairs-a variety of sizes and dimensions are available.  
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Fisher Theater

No member of the audience is further than 13 rows from the presentation in this uniquely-designed theater. At 451 seats, it is the perfect setting for intimate performances or lectures. 
| 30,000 SQ FT | image
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Hilton Coliseum

A world-class facility with 30,000 square feet (20,000 on the floor and 10,000 on the concourse) of pillar-free space and more than 14,500 seats, Hilton Coliseum is the perfect venue for large-scale meetings, speeches, banquets and trade shows. 
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Hansen Agriculture Center

Features a sleek and bright industrial-style atrium that can host up to 550 for a standing reception. The atrium leads to a versatile, heated arena that has fixed seating for 1000 and has been home to livestock judging and skills competitions, short courses, training sessions, as well as concerts, formal dinners, and Expo Shows. 
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Stephens Auditorium, recognized as the Building of the Century for its unique design and amazing acoustics, makes an impact. This striking environment is home to a 2,747 seat auditorium, making it ideal for lectures, awards ceremonies, and performances.
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Central Campus - Outdoor Space

With 36,000 students on campus, we have plenty of space to spread out. Our state of the art sporting facilities, and gracious green spaces will allow you to host events at all levels-whether it be team building activities, a campground for 20,000 cyclists or sporting events.

Food + Beverage

Food + Beverage

Availability
YES
YES


Catering
Full-service catering available in all Iowa State University meeting facilities, classrooms, and on central campus. ISU Dining, the primary campus dining services provider, has the ability to serve 7,000 people in our Residence Hall Dining Centers. ISU Dining has won several awards for their special events, culinary skills, and retail operations for selection and quality.
Dining Options

Never worry about dining preferences again! For those staying on campus on a meal plan, the options are unlimited. With fresh food and menus that change daily, we have just what you are hungry for! 

For those without a meal plan or not attending a catered event - no need to leave campus! With all of our bakery items, sandwiches, salads and wraps made fresh every day, and over 18 places to try-you are never far from a good nosh! 

Location

Location + Transportation

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Nearby Airport
Des Moines - 35 minutes
Nearby Cities
Des Moines - 35 miles | Omaha -164 miles | Minneapolis - 216 miles | Kansas City - 228 miles | Chicago - 358
Transportation + Parking
Taxi
Bus
Uber
Onsite Parking




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