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ISAC Spring Conference and County Day at the Capitol
March 9, 2022 - March 11, 2022
- March 9, 2022
- March 11, 2022
- Veterans Memorial Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
833 5th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309 United States + Google Map
Join us March 9-11 for County Day at the Capitol and the 2022 ISAC Spring Conference! These events will be held in-person in Des Moines with County Day at the Capitol hosted at the Wallace Building and Capitol Rotunda and the Spring Conference taking place at the Veteran’s Memorial Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center. Registration is available on the ISAC website and will remain open until 4:00 pm on Thursday, February 24. This is the Association’s annual business meeting where the ISAC budget is approved by the membership, and the ISAC scholarship award winners are recognized. The conference will also feature educational tracks, networking opportunities, and time to meet with your affiliate. Registration opens on the ISAC registration website on Wednesday, January 5.
Hotel registration will open at 8:30 am on Wednesday, January 12, on the housing bureau website. You must register for the conference first in order to register for a hotel room. The housing bureau website link and a 10-digit code that will be needed to make your hotel reservations will be included on your conference invoice.
Questions? Contact Kelsey Sebern, email@example.com or 515.244.7181.
2022 ISAC Spring Conference Agenda
2022 ISAC County Day at the Capitol Agenda
The Ten Habits of Highly Effective Counties Presentation
The Ten Habits of Highly Effective Counties Handout
Iowa DNR, Risk Rating 2.0 Presentation
Iowa State Association of Assessors
Iowa State Association of County Auditors
Iowa County Community Services Association
County Conservation Directors Association of Iowa
Iowa Emergency Management Directors Association
Iowa County Engineers Association
Iowa County Information Technology Organization
Iowa County Recorders Association
Iowa State Association of County Supervisors
Iowa State County Treasurers’ Association, Inc.
The following affiliates will not meet during affiliate time at the 2022 ISAC Spring Conference: Iowa County Attorney’s Association, Inc., Iowa Association of County Commissioners and Veterans Service Officers, Iowa Environmental Health Association, Iowa Zoning Officials, and Iowa Counties Public Health Association.
Travel and Transportation
Questions or interested in sponsoring? Please contact Jacy Ripperger at firstname.lastname@example.org or 515.244.7181.
Click here to become a 2022 ISAC Preferred Vendor! Elite, Platinum and Gold Preferred Vendors receive a free exhibit booth and many other perks.
**Contact email@example.com if you are a preferred vendor or wish to become one.
ISAC offers companies an opportunity to exhibit their products and services at ISAC’s Spring Conference. Registration opens for ISAC preferred vendors on Wednesday, January 5, and will open for all vendors on January 13. The exhibit hall gives conference attendees a chance to meet vendors, see what each company has to offer, and make informed business decisions. The exhibit gall will be open Wednesday evening for set-up and all day Thursday for viewing.
*Includes two exhibit booth attendees. Any additional exhibit booth attendees are $50/person.
Exhibit booths are assigned on a first come, first served basis. Booth selection is made at the time of online registration. ISAC cannot reserve a booth for a company prior to registering online.
Exhibitors are responsible for purchasing their own electricity through the convention center website. A link to do so is below. WIFI will be provided.
All shipments must be prepaid and should be shipped to arrive not later than one week prior to initial installation date.
ISAC Spring Conference
Booth Number ##
c/o Event Decorators of Iowa, Inc.
520 SE 4th Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
10’ x 10’ booth space
Booths 1-4 and 15-46 – 36″ tall two-sided dividers
Booths 6-14 and 47-72 – 8′ draped back wall and 36″ tall side dividers
8’ draped table, 2 chairs, and a wastebasket with liner
A listing with company name and booth number in the conference app
List of conference attendees
Security in exhibit area
Carpeted exhibit hall
Exhibitors who conduct prize drawings in their booth can have their winner announced during the vendor drawing held during the exhibitor reception on March 10 around 4:45 pm. Prizes are to be picked up by winners at your booth. All attendees must be present to win. Limit one prize per booth.
Wednesday, March 9
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Exhibitor Setup
Thursday, March 10
7:00 am – 8:00 am Exhibitor Setup
8:00 am – 9:00 am Exhibitor Morning Refreshments
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Exhibitor Lunch
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Exhibitor Social and Vendor Drawing
5:30 pm Exhibitor Tear Down
The exhibit hall will be locked during the following hours:
6:00 pm on Wednesday, March 9 to 7:00 am on Thursday, March 10.
Click here for directions to the Veterans Memorial Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines.
If you are interested in reserving a hospitality room, please contact Kelsey Sebern at firstname.lastname@example.org. All hospitality rooms are reserved on a first come, first served basis. You must be an ISAC Preferred Vendor and exhibitor in order to have a hospitality room. The deadline to reserve a hospitality room is 4:00 pm on Thursday, February 10. Please note the hospitality room policies below.
Thursday, March 10
6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Hilton Des Moines Downtown
*ISAC reminds participants that Iowa law prohibits county officials from accepting gifts (including food and drink) valued at $3 or more, unless the event is posted in the program and open to all participants.
- All hospitality rooms held in conjunction with an ISAC school must be approved in advance by ISAC. ISAC shall advise conference attendees that accepting food or drinks at a non-approved hospitality rooms may potentially violate Iowa’s gift law.
- Hospitality rooms shall be approved contingent upon room availability. Hospitality rooms are available for ISAC affiliates, conference sponsors and ISAC exhibitors who are ISAC Preferred Vendors. Other requests may be approved at ISAC’s discretion upon payment of an amount equal to an exhibit booth rental.
- Hospitality rooms shall not be open during regularly scheduled ISAC events.
- Hospitality room hosts will be provided with a conference agenda and the hours during which the hospitality rooms can be open.
- Hospitality rooms shall close at designated times, and the rooms shall be vacated.
- If these policies are not observed, ISAC reserves the right to refuse future requests to host a hospitality room.
For further questions contact Kelsey Sebern at email@example.com.
Before you are able to reserve a hotel room through the Iowa Housing Bureau you must register for the 2022 ISAC Spring Conference on the ISAC website. Conference registration opens on January 5. Hotel room blocks open at 8:30 am on January 12. A link to make your hotel reservations will be located on your conference invoice.
Hilton Des Moines Downtown
$152 Single/Double Room plus Taxes
435 Park Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
The Hilton Des Moines is attached to the Iowa Events Center and accessible through the expansive skywalk system.
The Hilton Des Moines Downtown Offers the Following Amenities:
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.
Des Moines Marriot Downtown
$154 Single/Double Room plus Taxes
700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309
The Des Moines Marriot Downtown is accessible through the expansive skywalk system.
The Des Moines Marriott Downtown Offers the Following Amenities:
The hotel rooms include the new Des Moines Marriott bedding package of cotton-rich luxury hotel linens and luxury business accommodations with easy chair, cable TV, and coffeemaker. This smoke-free hotel also features a health club and indoor pool/whirlpool. The Rock River Grill & Tavern is open for breakfast and lunch. The City Center Lounge (in the hotel lobby) opens for dinner at 4:00 pm. A 24-hour sundry shop and Starbucks kiosk is available on-site. Check-in is at 4:00 pm and check-out is at 12:00 pm. There is $21 valet parking fee for overnight guests.
The hotel provides complimentary shuttle service to/from the convention center.