Event and Conference Services
Scheman Building at the Iowa State Center

The perfect blend of indoor and outdoor spaces, located just minutes from one of the most beautiful university campuses in the nation, the Iowa State Center is the ideal location for business meetings, corporate events, tradeshows, weddings, and conferences from small to large-scale.

Named the 2013 Best Venue in Story County by the Ames Tribune!

What you'll find here...

  • 25 room conference facility including a 450 seat auditorium and an executive board suite
  • Spacious exhibit space
  • Ample, free parking
  • Professional coordination services
  • Technology support and service
  • Full-service catering

Happily Ever After Starts Here!

Our experienced event coordinators will help you in the planning and decision-making stages of your important occasion. With unmatched expertise, our coordinators can assist you in creating a beautiful atmosphere for your reception or rehearsal dinner with decorating suggestions, menu selection, and helpful hints for a smooth-flowing event.

Our coordinators will be attentive to all the details during your event so you can relax and enjoy your special day!

  • Space available for any size reception
  • Space available from 8 a.m. until midnight
  • Room set-up and teardown, including the head table on risers, cake table, guest book table and gift table
  • White linen tablecloths, white skirting, and linen napkins
  • Ample free parking
  • Wireless microphone for announcements and toasts
  • Bar services
  • Complimentary taste testing
  • Experienced and professional staff delivering excellent service

Make your next meeting magnificent

Our experienced, professional staff of coordinators and support team will provide you with complete meeting support services from start to finish according to your specific requirements. You can focus on your meeting while we focus on the details to ensure that you and your participants feel at home and welcomed at the Iowa State Center.

Exhibitor Information

  • Professional coordination services
  • Technology support and service
  • 25 flexible conference rooms
  • 450 seat auditorium
  • 8000 square feet of exhibit space
  • 2600 square feet covered outdoor space
  • Full-service catering
  • Executive board room
  • Free high-speed wireless Internet
  • Ample outdoor space
  • Built-in full-service registration desks to greet your guests

Contact Us About Your Meeting Today! ISU Dining Menu (PDF) Download Building Floor Plan (PDF)

Event and Conference Services Staff: Angie, Pat, and Melissa

When you request information, you'll be in touch with one of us: Angie Weeks, Pat Dennis, and Melissa Johnson.

We look forward to meeting you!

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515-294-3347 or 1-877-843-2368.