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75th Annual Iowa County Engineers Conference
December 15, 2021 - December 17, 2021
- December 15, 2021
- December 17, 2021
- Veterans Memorial Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
833 5th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309 United States + Google Map
The 75th Annual Iowa County Engineers Conference will take place on December 15-17 in Des Moines at the Community Choice Credit Union Conventions Center. Each member of the county engineering staff will find this conference provides information of interest to aid them in the design, construction and operation of the transportation system in the county. Consultants, equipment vendors, and material vendors will have direct contact with those directly in charge of county procurement of equipment and services.
Registration will open Tuesday, September 14 at 8:30 am and close Wednesday, November 24 at 4:00 pm. Your registration fee includes all program materials, two lunches, Thursday evening banquet, and all refreshment breaks.
- County Engineer Registration Rate: $650
*This fee includes: $310 NACE dues; $95 IGRA dues; ARTBA dues for 2021 calendar year.
- County Staff, FHWA, and others Rate: $250
- Additional Guest Banquet Ticket: $45
*Includes one exhibit booth attendee. Any additional exhibit booth attendees are $75/person.
Registration will open Tuesday, September 14 at 8:30 am. Exhibit booths are assigned on a first come, first served basis.
10’ x 10’ booth space
8’ draped table, 2 chairs, and a wastebasket with liner
List of conference attendees
Carpeted exhibit hall
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
4:00-6:00 pm Exhibitor Setup
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
7:30-10:30 am Exhibitor Setup
10:30 am Registration, Exhibits Open for
11:00 am AGC Social with Conference
12:00 pm Opening Luncheon with AGC
2:45 pm Refreshment Break
4:45 – 6:15 pm Vendor Reception
Thursday, December 16, 2021
7:30 am Breakfast; Exhibits Open
7:30 am Exhibitor Presentations
11:00 am Exhibitor Presentations
11:45 am Awards Luncheon
2:00 pm Concrete Sundaes &
Exhibitor/ICEA Prize Drawing
2:30 pm Exhibits Close/Tear-down
2021 Engineers Exhibitor Agenda
Exhibitors are responsible for purchasing their own electricity through the convention center website. A link to do so is below. WIFI will be provided.
Exhibitors who conduct a prize drawing in their booth can have their winner announced during the vendor drawing held during on December 16 at 2:00 pm. Prizes are to be picked up by the winners at your booth. All attendees must be present to win. Limit one prize per booth.
Click here for directions to the Veterans Memorial Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines.
RULES AND REGULATIONS
Questions or interested in exhibiting? Please contact Jacy Ripperger at firstname.lastname@example.org or 515.244.7181.
Refreshment Break Sponsor
Thursday Morning Breakfast Sponsor
Questions or interested in sponsoring? Please contact Jacy Ripperger at email@example.com or 515.244.7181.
If you are interested in reserving a hospitality room, please contact the Hilton Des Moines Downtown hotel directly (515.241.1456). All hospitality rooms are reserved on a first come, first served basis.
Hilton Des Moines Downtown
435 Park Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
The Iowa County Engineers Association have contracted a room block at the Hilton Des Moines Downtown for the Annual Conference. You will have until November 18, to book your accommodations. Sleeping room rates are $141 per night plus applicable taxes. When reserving your sleeping room arrangements, please call the hotel directly (515- 241-1456) and ask for the “ICEA/Engineers annual conference” group rate.
The Hilton Des Moines Downtown Offers the Following Amenities:
The Hilton Des Moines is attached to the Iowa Events Center and accessible through the expansive skywalk system.
The hotel rooms feature the luxurious bedding found in Hilton hotels worldwide, comfortable business accommodations, cable TV, an easy chair, and a personal coffeemaker. This smoke-free hotel also features a fitness center and an indoor pool with a view of the capital building. Park Street Restaurant, located on the Lobby floor, is open for breakfast 6:30 am – 10:30 am, lunch 11:00 am -3:00 pm and dinner 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm, and the Park Street bar is open for happy hour and beyond. The outdoor patio is the only patio in downtown Des Moines with a fireplace, perfect for keeping cozy on cool evenings while enjoying a meal or drink. The lobby boasts a big open space perfect for casual meetings and a spot for drinks before a concert or show at the Events Center, as well as quiet space for conducting business. A 24-hour Grab & Go sundry shop is available on-site, located next to the front desk. Check-in is at 3:00 pm and check-out is at 12:00 pm. There is a $25 valet parking fee for overnight guests, and $18 self-parking fee. A shuttle is available for use within a two mile radius beginning at 5:00 am and running until 12:00 pm, as well as an airport shuttle every half hour for all hotel guests.