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Iowa State University Achieves One-Stop Shop Certification


AMES, IA May 17, 2013 — Conference Planning & Management, a university unit within Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Ames, Iowa received One-Stop Shop Certification through the Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors-International (ACCED-I).

ACCED-I’s One-Stop Shop certification recognizes collegiate operations that deliver one contact, one contract, and one bill to meeting planners. Conference Planning and Management works closely with the Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau, to provide One-Stop Shop services for groups of 50 to 15,000 participants, providing a wonderful and seamless guest experience.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Conference Planning and Management organizes more than 150 conferences and special events each year at Iowa State University, in Ames and other locations. Their conference and event management professionals facilitate state, regional and international events for Iowa State University and outside groups who bring conferences and events to the university.

For additional information on how your group can host an event at Iowa State University or the meeting and event services available for your event, please call 515 294-1775 or visit

ACCED-I is the only independent educational association dedicated to professional growth and development in the collegiate conference and events profession. The association has more than 1,750 members from more than 500 colleges and universities in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. ACCED-I members include the campus professionals involved with the design, marketing, coordination and planning of conferences and special events on the campuses of colleges and universities around the world.

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