Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center

Des Moines, IA - Convention Center

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Opened in January 2012, Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center is connected to Hy-Vee Hall and Wells Fargo Arena and boasts 29 meeting rooms, the state's largest ballroom at 28,730 square feet, and a tribute to Iowa's military past, present and future in Memorial Hall. Originally constructed in 1955 as an auditorium before being repurposed into the state-of-the-art facility, artwork and commemorative items are displayed throughout the facility showcasing Iowa artists, paying tribute to past events, and providing a tribute to Iowa's veterans.

Venue Snapshot

Spectra Divisions

Food Services & Hospitality
Venue Management


730 3rd St
Des Moines, IA 50309

Services Provided

  • Complete Venue Management Services
  • Spectra Food Services & Hospitality
  • Partnerships - Premium Seating Sales
  • Partnerships - Naming Rights
  • Partnerships - Sponsorship Sales
  • Event Booking
  • Concessions
  • Catering
  • Marketing

Venue Facts

  • 28,000 square foot ballroom (state's largest) with 13,400 square feet of pre-function space and two meeting rooms
  • Main level of 21 flexible meeting rooms and 5,000 square feet of pre-function space
  • 50,000 square foot exhibit space that opens to Hy-Vee Hall Exhibit Hall
  • Home to Iowa's largest ballroom
  • Client Survey Scores: 4.8 out of 5

Notable Events & Accomplishments

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"Because of Spectra's dedication to exceptional services, we continue to experience unprecedented profits from the Iowa Events Center during the last several years. We are continually impressed by their management and expertise in the operation of these facilities and receive regular feedback that Iowa Events Center guests receive excellent service and the highest quality experience."