Here's a list of some of the top venues in Iowa to host your next team building, training, or consulting event
Iowa has great venue options for running corporate events. From new, state-of-the-art facilities to heritage buildings and outdoor venues, Iowa has the perfect location waiting for your next event.
Our customers range from professional event planners to company employees tasked with finding a team building activity for their colleagues. In addition to choosing the perfect activity, choosing a location can make or break your event. Our experience in Iowa, means that not only can we provide you with the right team building solution, we can also recommend some of our favourite venues to run the event.
To ensure that your team building event goes off without a hitch we have assembled a number of locations that make ideal venues for events in Iowa. These facilities are in central locations and can work for groups of various sizes.
Conveniently located in the Iowa River Landing, this full-service Iowa City hotel offers all the business-friendly amenities, flexible event spaces and deluxe accommodations you need to create for successful meetings and events. There's a 60,000-square-foot conference facility and exhibit hall, eight exceptional meeting rooms and two boardrooms available to host up to 115 attendees. Suitable for a Minute To Win It team building activity.
Why we like it: The complimentary hotel shuttle has a distance radius of 5 miles.
Address: 300 E 9th St, Coralville, IA 52241
If you're trying to choose from hotels in Ames, Iowa, GrandStay® Hotel & Suites should be at the top of your list. Conveniently located by I-35 & Hwy 30, this hotel is close to Iowa State University and less than 3 miles from the Ames Municipal Airport. There's fully equipped kitchens in every suite, complimentary breakfast, and a heated indoor pool with whirlpool.
Why we like it: 2015 Certificate of Excellence winner with Trip Advisor.
Address: 1606 S Kellogg Ave, Ames, IA 50010
Taking meetings and events to an unparalleled level. This hotel offers a variety of flexible event spaces perfectly suited for 6 to 400 guests. The luxurious furnishings coupled with state-of-the-art audiovisual and wireless technology make for beautiful and productive events. An ideal setting for the Team Pursuit activity.
Why we like it: Custom menus from the on-site Catering Department can be created to suit your tastes.
Address: 200 Main St, Dubuque, IA 52001
At the Country Inn & Suites, Cedar Falls, IA, there are on-site amenities such as free high-speed Internet access, a DVD player, an LCD projector and a dry-erase board. Catering recommendations are available. Table linens are available upon request. Perfect for a End-Hunger Games team building activity.
Why we like it: Free Weekday USA TODAY® Newspaper and complimentary 24-Hour coffee and cookies.
Address: 2910 S Main St, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
The Hotel Pattee is a great place to get your team away from the office and daily tasks to work on professional development, strategic planning or celebrate your successes. With rooms ranging from 448 square feet to 1,665 square feet, your team will be able to think outside the box. Take a break from your meeting with our fun Charity Bike Buildathon team building activity.
Why we like it: Known as one of the finest boutique hotels in the world, the Hotel Pattee stands as the idyllic retreat location.
Address: 1112 Willis Ave, Perry, IA 50220
If you're looking for meeting space in Storm Lake, Iowa, look no further than the lakefront King's Pointe Resort. They offer flexible event space for up to 305 people in the AWAYSIS Ballroom, as well as space for up to 12 in the executive Lake View Boardroom. King's Pointe offers state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment and full food and beverage service for a seamless event. Suitable for an outdoor team building activity such as CI: The Crime Investigators.
Why we like it: With both indoor and outdoor waterparks, King's Pointe offers exciting aquatic adventures all year round!
Address: 1520 E Lakeshore Dr, Storm Lake, IA 50588
With over 16,000 square feet of flexible event space, Gateway Hotel and Conference Center can accommodate events of any size, from a small retreat to groups of 850. Facility services include dedicated professional meeting personnel, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi in meeting rooms, in-house audio-visual support, full catering services, distinctive outdoor space and a business center. Take a break from your meeting with our fun Domino Effect Challenge team building activity.
Why we like it: Within walking distance of Iowa State University and is just 30 minutes north of Des Moines, Iowa.
Address: 2100 Green Hills Dr, Ames, IA 50014
You'll find 5,000 square feet of meeting space appropriate for just about any function or event. There are five rooms including a ballroom. They offer a wide variety of Audio Visual Equipment to enhance the event. If you need presentation supplies, they have that too. There's a fitness center and pool for down-time. Plan an engaging Kidnapped! A Rescue Mission team building activity to get your group energized.
Why we like it: The hotel is just an elevator ride away from the bustling action on the casino floor.
Address: 777 Isle of Capri Blvd, Waterloo, IA 50701
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