A block of hotel rooms have been reserved for Thursday, October 20th at the Des Moines Downtown Marriott. The Marriott is located just blocks away from the Iowa Events Center, where the conference will be held, and offers courtesy shuttles from the airport, and to the Iowa Events Center. A special rate has been established of $140/night and is available through October 6th.
To book your room, call the hotel directly at (515) 245-5500, and ask for the Diversity Summit group block.
The Iowa Events Center surface parking lots offer the closest and most convenient access, and the Far North Parking Lot is designated for our attendees, and is closest to our meeting rooms. This can be accessed from 5th Street, and is an attended lot. Parking is complimentary for participants. When you arrive, simply mention that you are attending Building on Diversity to the parking attendant at the entrance gate.
ADA Accessible parking is available at the Iowa Events Center by entering the lot south of Crocker Street, next to Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center.