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119 First Avenue SE Cedar Rapids IA, 52401 Convention Sales: 319-398-5009 ext.126 www.Cedar-Rapids.com

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Your experience starts here! Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is a community filled with hometown Midwest charm, remarkable attractions, spectacular events, worldclass performing arts and culture, incredible scenery, great shopping, unique restaurants, award-winning wineries, premier accommodations and so much more. Our nationwide central location offers convenient travel to your attendees. Excellent air service and superb highways and interstates make Cedar Rapids highly accessible. Rich with a strong sense of history and ethnic traditions, Cedar Rapids’ attractions will enhance your conference. Let us help you create a memorable experience for your attendees in Cedar Rapids. We’re here to be your partner in locating favorable group rates, securing promotional materials and increasing attendance. The Cedar Rapids Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is dedicated to making you stand out!

“I know Midwestern hospitality really impressed a number of the attendees that are from other areas of the country and world, where they are Contact us: Cedar Rapids Area Convention & Visitors Bureau 119 First Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 319.398.5009 | 1.800.735.5557 www.cedar-rapids.com

not accustomed to this type of treatment.” Chuck Prosise, Corvair Society of America, International Convention


Central Location Located 70 miles from the Mississippi River in eastern Iowa, Cedar Rapids is positioned centrally between six of the Midwest’s major metropolitan areas.

Miles from Cedar Rapids

minneapolis / st. paul , mn milwaukee, wi

Chicago, IL. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..223 Kansas City, MO. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 310 Milwaukee, WI. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .242 Minneapolis / St. Paul, MN. . . . . 268 Omaha, NE. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .266 St. Louis, MO. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .288

omaha, ne chicago, il

Byways to Cedar Rapids The Cedar Rapids area, considered eastern Iowa’s hub, is located on Interstate 380 and US Highways 30, 151 and 218.

kansas city, mo

Driving distances (in miles) from Iowa cities: st. louis, mo

35

waterloo/ cedar falls

380

sioux city

dubuque

amana colonies council bluffs

quad cities

80 des moines

35

80 iowa city/ coralville

Amana Colonies. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 Council Bluffs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 258 Des Moines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128 Dubuque . .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 74 Iowa City / Coralville . . . . . . . . . . . . .26 Quad Cities. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 82 Sioux City. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 330 Waterloo/ Cedar Falls. . . . . . . . . . . . .58


Eastern Iowa Airport The Eastern Iowa Airport is the region’s airport, where four airlines provide more than 60 arrivals/departures a day to 11 destinations. This is a full-service facility where customer service is number one. Conveniently located, the airport is just off of Interstate 380. Visitors traveling to the area from near or far will find The Eastern Iowa Airport the perfect gateway to Cedar Rapids. The airlines and the non-stop destinations each serve are:

• • • •

American to Chicago and Dallas United Express to Chicago, Denver and Houston Delta to Minneapolis, Detroit, Atlanta Allegiant Air to Las Vegas, Orlando, Phoenix-Mesa and Tampa/St. Pete

Business and leisure travelers benefit from several enhancements designed to make your travel stress-free, including free Wi-Fi internet access throughout the terminal, an information center, a free cell phone parking lot, a business center, and Sky Cap assistance for those who need help with luggage, wheelchairs or valet service. For more information about The Eastern Iowa Airport and all that it offers, go to the airport website at www.crairport.org


Cedar Rapids Convention Complex The new state-of-the-art Cedar Rapids Convention Complex will be the centerpiece of a rejuvenated downtown in a vibrant community boasting signs of progress everywhere! The complex which includes an arena will accommodate 72,300 square feet of flexible exhibit space, 13,000 square feet of ballroom space and 5,000 square feet of meeting room space. The unique venue will have the size and flexibility to accommodate every type of meeting, convention, tradeshow or banquet event. In addition, the upscale hotel connected to the complex is undergoing major renovations and will provide an additional 19,500 square feet of ballroom and meeting space. With the grand opening scheduled in Spring of 2013, now is the time to book your next event in the new Cedar Rapids Convention Complex!

OPENING: 2013 Timeline:

April 2011 - Nov 2012: Hotel renovation Aug 2011 - Nov 2012:

Arena renovation

Aug 2011 - Spring 2013: Construction of new convention center

350 First Ave NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 319.398.5009 Minutes to Airport: 10 Number of Sleeping Rooms: 2


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Level 2:

350 First Ave NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 319.398.5009


Hawkeye Downs Hawkeye Downs has been the leading entertainment venue in eastern Iowa for more than 80 years offering automotive racing, bingo, trade shows, meetings, conventions, concerts, consumer shows, motocross events, venues for trade and educational programs, go-cart racing, bicycle racing and auctions for individuals and families visiting eastern Iowa.

4400 6th St SW Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 319.365.8656 www.hawkeyedownsspeedway.com


Facility

Expo Hall North Expo Hall South

Dimensions

Sq. Ft.

102’x 200’

20,000

108’ x 123’

Door Size

Seating

Booths

VARIES

88 - 10 x 10

(2) 11’ 6” h x 11’ w (1) 13’ 10” h x 11’ 6” w

15,000

(1) 12’ h x 12’ w

(1) 12’ h x 14’ w

VARIES

73 - 10 x 10

Asphalt Parking Lot

194’ x 460’

89,240

NA

NA

NA

Grass Parking

260’ x 460’

119,600

NA

NA

NA

Farm Youth Building

80’ x150’

12,000

NA

400

NA

Auction Arena

80’ x 128’

10,240

12’ h x 14’ w

100

NA

Outdoor Covered Arena

136’ x 48’

6,528

NA

VARIES

NA

NA

NA

9,000

NA

Grandstand NA

www.hawkeyedownsspeedway.com

4400 6th St SW Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 319.365.8656


Best Western Cooper’s Mill Hotel Best Western Coopers’ Mill Hotel is a full service hotel and restaurant located in the city center and just 9 minutes from the Eastern Iowa Airport. We feature 75 hotel rooms, an indoor pool and whirlpool, a spacious meeting room, free high-speed internet access, business center, free parking, room service, cable television, coin laundry and more. Our spacious banquet room is perfect for meetings or gathering with family or friends. Choose from a variety of meeting or meal options. We serve breakfast, lunch and dinner whether it is buffet, family style or sit down.

100 F Ave NW Cedar Rapids, IA 52405 319.366.5323 www.bestwesterniowa.com/hotels/best-western-coopers-mill-hotel

Minutes to Airport: 9 Number of Sleeping Rooms: 75 Meeting Rooms: 1 Total Square Footage: 888


Room Name Size Dimensions

Meeting Room

888

Ceiling Height

Largest Capacity Reception

Largest Capacity Banquet

8’

60

65

37’ x 24’

Largest Capacity Largest Capacity Theater Classroom

100

50

Floor Plan ENTRANCE

Meeting Room

Back of House

Lobby

Sleeping Rooms

100 F Ave NW Cedar Rapids, IA 52405 319.366.5323

Elevator

Interior Corridor

Restaurant

ENTRANCE

Lounge

Restrooms

Lobby

ENTRANCE

Sleeping Rooms


Best Western Plus Longbranch Hotel and Convention Center Conveniently located in northeast Cedar Rapids, the Best Western PLUS Longbranch Hotel and Convention Center offers facilities ideal for receptions, meetings and conferences. With professional staff committed to making your job easier, including an experienced onsite audio-visual technician, you can be sure your event will run smoothly from start to finish. Plus, your attendees will rave over delicious homemade meals which can be customized to any event. Attention to detail combined with creativity and warm hospitality result in successful events time and time again!

90 Twixt Town Rd NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 319.377.6386 www.thelongbranch.com

http://bestwesternebrochure.com/bwpluslongbranch/default.asp

Minutes to Airport: 25 Number of Sleeping Rooms: 106 Meeting Rooms: 12 Total Square Footage: 9,882


Room Name Size Dimensions

Ceiling Height

Largest Capacity Reception

Largest Capacity Banquet

Largest Capacity Largest Capacity Theater Classroom

Grand Ballroom

3,711

80’ x 50’

10’

450

400

500

260

Ballroom

1,400

28’ x 50’

10’

150

150

125

100

Grant Wood

936

24’ x 30’

10’

125

100

125

80

Arthur Collins

1,375

28’ x 50’

10’

150

125

150

80

Show Boat

600

28’ x 22’

9.5’

50

64

60

32

Wine Cellar

543

33’ x 20’

8’

30

30

40

20

1,118

52’ x 22’

8’

100

90

125

60

North Forty

600

26’ x 25’

8’

50

46

50

32

Loft

588

28’ x 21’

8’

40

40

40

24

Board Room

960

48’ x 20’

8’

80

90

125

60

Gold Room

198

11’ x 18’

8’

16

16

20

8

Wagonroom

1,564

34’ x 34’

11’

100

100

75

30

Hide Out

Floor Plan To Rooms

North Forty

WINE CELLAR

90 Twixt Town Rd NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 319.377.6386 www.thelongbranch.com

BOARD ROOM

Upper Level Loft Mtg Room

Convention Center Entrance

HIDE OUT

Lobby

Stage

ROOMS

Ballroom

Grant Wood Arthur Collins o To R

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ROOMS

oms

POOL

ATRIUM

GOLD ZONE CAFE & LOUNGE

GOLD ROOM Upper

Show Boat

Longbranch Restaurant

Bar Kitty’s Lounge


Cedar Rapids Marriott The Cedar Rapids Marriott is ideally located ¼ mile off I-380, minutes from downtown Cedar Rapids and local businesses. The Collins Road district offers great shopping, spas, area attractions, golf courses and cultural sites. The Eastern Iowa Airport is only 10 minutes away in our complimentary shuttle from the hotel. Sample the many tasteful options and enjoy your favorite beverage in our newly renovated Cedar Grille. Enjoy the convenience of the workstations in our “rooms that work” and high speed internet access. The Cedar Rapids Marriott is the perfect setting to hold your meeting, convention or social event. Our beautifully appointed ballroom and banquet facilities feature 20,000 square feet of guest friendly meeting space.

1200 Collins Rd NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 319.393.6600 www.marriott.com/cidmc Minutes to Airport: 20 Number of Sleeping Rooms: 220 Meeting Rooms: 11 Total Square Footage: 20,000


Room Name

Size

Dimensions

Ceiling Height

Largest Capacity Reception

Largest Capacity Banquet

Grand Ballroom

Largest Capacity Largest Capacity Theater Classroom

11,250

148 x 76

16’

1,000

800

1,000

650

Aspen

1,290

38 x 34

16’

100

84

120

66

Birch

1,290

38 x 34

16’

100

84

120

66

Hickory

2,960

76 x 39

16’

200

180

300

180

Oak

2,590

76 x 34

16’

200

180

270

160

Elm

840

35 x 25

16’

60

48

78

36

Chestnut

840

35 x 25

16’

60

48

78

36

Dogwood

840

35 x 25

16’

60

48

78

36

Rosewood

3,350

67 x 50

9’10”

250

228

250

150

Cedar Rapids

1,875

58 x 35

9’

120

120

150

75

Iowa City

650

27 x 24

8’6”

40

40

50

30

Waterloo

650

27 x 24

8’6”

40

40

50

30

Floor Plan

1200 Collins Rd NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 319.393.6600 www.marriott.com/cidmc


Clarion Hotel & Con vention Center The Clarion Hotel is a full service facility with a history of excellence. The Clarion Hotel has served as one of Cedar Rapids favorite meeting facilities for over 30 years and continues to draw in a wide range of events. With 156 sleeping rooms and over 13,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, the Clarion is able to accommodate events both large and small.

525 33rd Ave SW Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 319.366.8671 www.clarioncr.com Minutes to Airport: 10 Number of Sleeping Rooms: 156 Meeting Rooms: 13 Total Square Footage: 13,077


Room Name Size Dimensions

Ceiling Height

Largest Capacity Reception

Largest Capacity Banquet

Largest Capacity Largest Capacity Theater Classroom

South Ballroom

7,360

160’ x 46’

11.5’

818

613

775

508

North Ballroom

3,200

100’ x 32’

11.5’

356

267

337

221

Venezia

900

25’ x 36’

11.5’

N/A

75

95

62

Firenze

720

20’ x 36’

11.5’

N/A

60

76

Napoli

540

15’ x 36’

11.5’

N/A

45

57

Roma

3,072

48’ x 64’

11.5’

N/A

256

323

212

Colli

1,764

42’ x 42’

10’

N/A

147

186

122

Milano

1,302

42’ x 31’

10’

N/A

108

137

90

Verona

640

20’ x 32’

10’

N/A

53

67

44

Capri

640

20’ x 32’

10’

N/A

53

67

44

Sorrento

640

20’ x 32’

10’

N/A

53

67

44

Pompeii

1,280

40’ x 32’

10’

N/A

107

135

88

Forum

899

31’ x 29’

11’

N/A

75

95

62

Forum II

1,541

67’ x 23’

12’ 8”

N/A

128

162

106

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Floor Plan

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The Hotel at Kirkwood Center

Just minutes from the Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) and Interstates 80 and 380, eastern Iowa’s newest boutique hotel offers everything a traveler desirers. Plus, a little bit more. Stylish, Euro-chic features, an extensive, completely original art collection of hand-blown glass, student, faculty and local art – every detail, floor to ceiling, was hand-chosen to create an amazing atmosphere for guests to enjoy. The Class Act, our onsite gourmet restaurant, features a tempting menu of fresh, locally grown fare and exciting twists on many old favorites. However, it’s the service that truly sets us apart. We boast a one-to-one service employee to guest ratio. Every guest experience will exceed expectation. And because The Hotel is also a teaching facility, exceptional professional staff is required to bring service to its highest level. The Hotel’s vision is to prepare the finest professionals to lead the global hospitality industry. This lofty goal cannot be compromised.

The Hotel at Kirkwood Center 7725 Kirkwood Blvd SW Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 319.848.8700 www.thehotelatkirkwood.com Minutes to airport: 5 Number of sleeping rooms: 71 Meeting rooms: 15 Total square footage: 19,000


Room Name Size Dimensions

Ceiling Height

Largest Capacity Largest Capacity Largest Capacity Largest Capacity Reception Banquet Theater Classroom

Ballroom/Suite A-F

7,454

93’4”x74’4”

16’

500

924

700

370

Ballroom/Suite B-E

4,928

70’x59’10”

16’

340

610

484

240

Ballroom/Suite A & F

2,526

32’11”x72’5”

16’

160

314

216

130

Ballroom/Suite B & C

2,464

69’10”x31’

16’

170

305

242

120

Ballroom/Suite D & E

2,464

69’10”x31’

16’

170

305

242

120

Ballroom/Suite A

1,263

32’11”x36’3”

16’

80

157

108

70

Ballroom/Suite B

1,254

34’10”x29’

16’

80

155

120

70

Ballroom/Suite C

1,210

35’x26’6”

16’

90

150

122

50

Ballroom/Suite D

1,210

34’6”x28’8”

16’

90

150

122

50

Ballroom/Suite E

1,254

31’7”x35’9”

16’

80

155

120

70

Ballroom/Suite F

1,263

32’11”x36’2”

16’

80

157

108

60

Media Room

1,517

35’x40’

11’

90

189

120

54

Breakout Room 123

820

24’8”x31’6”

16’

50

102

58

32

Breakout Room 124

820

33’2”x23’10”

20’

50

102

58

32

Breakout Room 122

686

20’9”x31’3”

14’

40

85

52

27

Breakout Room 129

686

20’9”x31’6”

14’

40

85

52

27

Breakout Room 166

632

21’x29’

10’

--

--

--

20

Breakout Room 167

368

21’x17’

10’

--

--

--

12

Computer Lab, Room 820

127

24’7”x31’7”

15’

--

--

--

12

Computer Lab, Room 820

128

24’7”x31’7”

15’

--

--

--

12

Atrium Lobby

4,100

40’3”x158’

20’

160

500

200

120

Amphitheater

2,470

54’9”x41’

15’

--

--

104

--

Floor Plan

The Hotel at Kirkwood Center 7725 Kirkwood Blvd SW Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 319.848.8700 www.thehotelatkirkwood.com


Linn County Conservation. ...................................................319.892.6450 Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center. ................319.395.6700

1890 County Home Rd, Marion, IA 52302 www.linncounty.org Linn County offers many parks, lodges, and natural areas ideal for meetings . and events.

120 E Boyson Road, Hiawatha, IA 52233 www.prairiewoods.org Prairiewoods is an ecospirituality retreat and conference center located on 70 acres of woods and prairie. This natural setting is ideal for out-of-the-box meetings . and planning sessions, with lodging, fresh meals and free Wi-Fi available.

Marion Bowl..............................................................................319.377.8277

3465 7th Ave, Marion, IA 52302 www.marionbowliowa.com Marion Bowl offers three party areas and a 14-lane bowling center plus sports bar with six TVs. Fun venue for your next special event!

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Banquet:

3 75

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library ................. 319.362.8500

87 Sixteenth Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 www.NCSML.org Reopening Summer 2012, the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library will provide a beautiful setting for events. The facility includes multi-purpose public and educational programming space, a 55-seat theatre and an outdoor terrace and amphitheater.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet: Largest Capacity Classroom:

5 350 300 250

Opus Concert Café. ..................................................................319.366.8206 119 Third Ave SE, Cedar Rapids IA 52401 www.orchestraiowa.org Opening Fall 2011. The Opus Concert Café is an upscale performance destination that will offer theatrical acoustics and lighting, as well as gathering space, bar, and café. The Café anchors the restored Symphony Center and the Paramount Theatre.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet:

1 120 100

Paramount Theatre................................................................319.398.5211

123 Third Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 www.uscellularcenter.com Built in the 1920’s, the Paramount Theatre is a performing arts center in downtown Cedar Rapids. Severely damaged in the Floods of 2008, the Theatre is undergoing extensive renovations to return to its original grandeur and will reopen in late 2012. This multipurpose venue is suitable for symphony, theatre and opera performances, organ recitals, community productions, film showings and community gatherings. Number of Meeting Rooms: 2

Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet:

1,700 100

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet: Largest Capacity Classroom:

3 75 56 30

Theatre Cedar Rapids.............................................................319.366.8592

102 Third Street SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 www.theatrecr.org The Iowa Theater Building combines outstanding historical design with modern amenities, an eclectic style, and a myriad of options to offer the perfect setting for your next event.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet: Largest Capacity Classroom:

4 550 100 35

Ushers Ferry Historic Village................................................319.286.5763 5925 Seminole Valley Trail NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 www.ufhv.com Located on a ten-acre site in beautiful Seminole Valley Park, Ushers Ferry features 20 historic buildings that depict life in a small Iowa town between the years of 1890 and 1910. Whatever your meeting or party needs, you are sure to find building space or open air ground at Ushers Ferry that will work for you.

Number of Meeting Rooms: 3 Largest Capacity Theater: 30 (indoors) Largest Capacity Banquet: 30 Largest Capacity Classroom: 30

Veterans Memorial Stadium. ..............................................319.363.3887

950 Rockford Rd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 www.kernels.com Veterans Memorial Stadium is home to the Cedar Rapids Kernels Professional Baseball Club. From five friends to 5,000 employees, you’ll find everything you need to make your event a success with the facilities and services at Veterans Memorial Stadium, 12 months a year!

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet: Largest Capacity Classroom:

11 75 50 50

Vito’s on 42nd............................................................................319.393.8727 4100 River Ridge Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 www.vitoson42nd.com Vito’s features indoor and outdoor spaces perfect for your group. Whether it is on our outdoor patio or in the private solarium, you’ll enjoy everything on the menu. At Vito’s we believe in using fresh ingredients and making things from scratch.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Banquet:

3 55

Cedar Rapids Unique Meeting Venues


A Touch of Class Banquet Hall. ............................................319.261.0345

5977 Mt Vernon Rd SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403 www.atouchofclassbanquets.com From parties to employee training, our professional staff strives to provide you the perfect venue and cuisine to compliment your social gathering. . Visit us in person to appreciate the complete charm and splendor of our facilities including two banquet rooms and a private park with a pavilion. . We add a ‘Touch of Class’ to every event!

Number of Meeting Rooms: 2 Largest Capacity Theater: 400 Largest Capacity Banquet: 300

African American Museum of Iowa...................................319.862.2101 55 12th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 www.blackiowa.org The museum’s mission is to preserve, publicize and educate the public on the African American Heritage and Culture of Iowa. The museum houses two galleries, including the Audeen Davis Celebration Hall overlooking the Cedar River and the Louis Dade Conference Room and Learning Lab/Library.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet: Largest Capacity Classroom:

3 240 200 75

Airport National Public Golf Course. .................................319.848.4500

3001 Wright Brothers Blvd E, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 www.airportnationalpublicgolf.com We have room for the largest groups and offer a level of service second to none. 24-Hole executive length golf course, huge driving range and new cutting edge lighted miniature golf course.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Banquet:

2 125

ARA Gallery & Interiors..................................................... 319.366.2520

4850 Armar Dr SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403 www.ARAGallery.net ARA Gallery is an incredible place to host special events such as: weddings, receptions, fund raisers, corporate meet and greets, company parties, wine tastings and more. ARA Gallery has a stage for bands or DJs, a catering area for food preparation, a full kitchen and a permanent bar area.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet:

1 125 200

Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano.................................................319.393.6593

320 Collins Rd NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 www.biaggis.com Whether it’s a rehearsal dinner, business meeting, family reunion or other important occasion, let Biaggi’s help put it all together. We offer the perfect combination of authentic Italian food, distinctive ambiance and affordable pricing to make any gathering an event to remember.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet: Largest Capacity Classroom:

2 60 84 60

Boy Scouts of America Hawkeye Area Council Camp.......319.862.0541 4521 Boy Scouts Rd, Central City, IA 52214 www.hawkeyebsa.org Alsop Outdoor Education Center features a large main meeting room, large dining room, space for breakout rooms, kitchen and laundry. AV services available. Overnight sleeping for 72 –linens must be requested.

Number of Meeting Rooms: 1-3 Largest Banquet Capacity: 200 Largest Theater Capacity: 200 Largest Classroom Capacity: 200

Carl & Mary Koehler History Center. .................................319.362.1501

615 1st Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 www.historycenter.org The Carl and Mary Koehler History Center’s dramatic interior architecture provides an event space different from any other in the Cedar Rapids area. Perfect for meetings, client presentations, private parties and other events.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet: Largest Capacity Classroom:

3 80 56 56

Ced-Rel Supper Club...............................................................319.446.7300

11909 16th Ave SW/Hwy 30 West, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 www.cedrelsupperclub.com Steakhouse voted #1 in the Tri-State area for three years in a row by People’s Choice. The finest hand-cut steaks, seafood, ribs, and chicken. Banquet . room available.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Banquet:

1 65

Cedar Rapids Ice Arena..........................................................319.398.0100

1100 Rockford Rd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 www.cricearena.com Host your next gathering at the coolest place in town! The Cedar Rapids Ice Arena offers party rooms and spacious lobby in a fun and unique setting.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Banquet:

3 20

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art...............................................319.366.7503

410 Third Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 www.crma.org The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art offers the perfect setting for corporate events and meetings, wedding and wedding receptions, staff training or annual meetings. Self-guided or docent lead tours of the art galleries can be included. Or hold your event in the nearby historic Grant Wood Visitors Center, where Grant Wood painted his famous American Gothic.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet:

4 200 120

Cedar Rapids Scottish Rite Temple....................................319.364.2904 616 A Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 www.crscottishrite.org The historic and beautiful Scottish Rite Temple on the edge of downtown Cedar Rapids is a convenient and popular facility for wedding ceremonies and

receptions. The spacious dining room seats 300 and includes a dance floor and stage. An adjoining kitchen is available. Parking on the premises.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet:

2 500 300

Chrome Horse Saloon.............................................................319.365.1234

1202 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 www.chromehorsesaloon.net The Chrome Horse Saloon is a motorcycle themed bar and restaurant. . It features ample banquet space, an outdoor patio, plentiful parking and . live music on weekends.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Banquet:

2 80

Cibo Fusion Restaurant & Lounge. ....................................319.447.1414

685 Marion Blvd, Marion, IA 52302 www.cibofusion.com Cibo Fusion Restaurant & Lounge offers a delightful blend of Mediterranean and American cuisine, as well as a full bar, a brunch buffet on Sundays, and a private banquet room. Please join us and experience exquisite cuisine from coast to coast, from our family to yours!

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet: Largest Capacity Classroom:

1 60 60 60

City of Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation..........................319.286.5731 2000 Mt Vernon Rd SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403 www.crrec.org The Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation Department rents buildings, rooms, park pavilions, pools, sports equipment, sports facilities and more.

Largest Capacity Pavilion: Largest Capacity Pool: Largest Capacity Classroom:

216 300 + 30

Coe College. ...............................................................................319.399.8648 1220 First Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 www.coe.edu Enjoy the beautiful Coe College campus, along with a variety of meeting and auditorium spaces.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Theater Capacity: Largest Banquet Capacity:

14 1,095 350

CSPS Hall.....................................................................................319.364.1580

1103 Third St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 www.legionarts.org Overseen by the award-winning nonprofit Legion Arts, CSPS Hall is a former Czech social hall, first opened in 1891 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. A $7 million renovation and expansion, carried out in 2011, has rendered the landmark building safe, comfortable and accessible.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet: Largest Capacity Classroom:

7 200 150 40.

Dublin City Pub.........................................................................319.247.7180

415 1st St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 www.dublincitypub.com Whether you’re planning a private party, wedding reception or corporate event, Dublin City can accommodate all of your needs. We have two floors and a private party room, so whatever you fancy, we will make you feel welcome and at home. After all, the Irish are famous for it! Number of Meeting Rooms: 5

Largest Capacity Banquet:

300

El Kahir Shrine Embassy Club. .............................................319.395.0109 1400 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 www.elkahir.org Excellent facility for wedding receptions, corporate meetings, retirement parties and Christmas parties. Dance floor, stage, PA system, wireless Internet and lounge. Handicap accessible. Plenty of parking.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet: Largest Capacity Classroom:

3 150 125 100

Gatherings.................................................................................319.366.1905 905 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 www.crgatherings.com Gatherings is a café and event center with full bar and fine dining. Gatherings offers holiday and special event catering, dinner parties, event planning and execution, and entertainment cooking.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet: Largest Capacity Classroom:

1 100 100 100

Indian Creek Nature Center. ................................................319.362.0664

6665 Otis Rd SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403 Bring your meeting or corporate retreat out to reconnect with nature in a beautiful and rustic surrounding. Indian Creek Nature Center allows outside catering in their three unique settings: the Sugarhouse, Sunroom . or Auditorium.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Classroom:

3 100 100

Jones Golf Course.....................................................................319.286.5581 2901 Fruitland Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 www.playcedarrapidsgolf.com Clubhouse meeting room great for business retreat, family reunions or parties. Scenic view across the golf course, smoke-free environment and wheelchair accessible. Winter sports (cross-country skiing, sledding) nearby. Bring in your own meals or have it catered. Beer and non-alcoholic drinks to be purchased from facility. Ample parking. Number of Meeting Rooms: 1

Largest Capacity Banquet:

70


A Touch of Class Banquet Hall. ............................................319.261.0345

5977 Mt Vernon Rd SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403 www.atouchofclassbanquets.com From parties to employee training, our professional staff strives to provide you the perfect venue and cuisine to compliment your social gathering. . Visit us in person to appreciate the complete charm and splendor of our facilities including two banquet rooms and a private park with a pavilion. . We add a ‘Touch of Class’ to every event!

Number of Meeting Rooms: 2 Largest Capacity Theater: 400 Largest Capacity Banquet: 300

African American Museum of Iowa...................................319.862.2101 55 12th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 www.blackiowa.org The museum’s mission is to preserve, publicize and educate the public on the African American Heritage and Culture of Iowa. The museum houses two galleries, including the Audeen Davis Celebration Hall overlooking the Cedar River and the Louis Dade Conference Room and Learning Lab/Library.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet: Largest Capacity Classroom:

3 240 200 75

Airport National Public Golf Course. .................................319.848.4500

3001 Wright Brothers Blvd E, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 www.airportnationalpublicgolf.com We have room for the largest groups and offer a level of service second to none. 24-Hole executive length golf course, huge driving range and new cutting edge lighted miniature golf course.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Banquet:

2 125

ARA Gallery & Interiors..................................................... 319.366.2520

4850 Armar Dr SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403 www.ARAGallery.net ARA Gallery is an incredible place to host special events such as: weddings, receptions, fund raisers, corporate meet and greets, company parties, wine tastings and more. ARA Gallery has a stage for bands or DJs, a catering area for food preparation, a full kitchen and a permanent bar area.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet:

1 125 200

Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano.................................................319.393.6593

320 Collins Rd NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 www.biaggis.com Whether it’s a rehearsal dinner, business meeting, family reunion or other important occasion, let Biaggi’s help put it all together. We offer the perfect combination of authentic Italian food, distinctive ambiance and affordable pricing to make any gathering an event to remember.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet: Largest Capacity Classroom:

2 60 84 60

Boy Scouts of America Hawkeye Area Council Camp.......319.862.0541 4521 Boy Scouts Rd, Central City, IA 52214 www.hawkeyebsa.org Alsop Outdoor Education Center features a large main meeting room, large dining room, space for breakout rooms, kitchen and laundry. AV services available. Overnight sleeping for 72 –linens must be requested.

Number of Meeting Rooms: 1-3 Largest Banquet Capacity: 200 Largest Theater Capacity: 200 Largest Classroom Capacity: 200

Carl & Mary Koehler History Center. .................................319.362.1501

615 1st Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 www.historycenter.org The Carl and Mary Koehler History Center’s dramatic interior architecture provides an event space different from any other in the Cedar Rapids area. Perfect for meetings, client presentations, private parties and other events.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet: Largest Capacity Classroom:

3 80 56 56

Ced-Rel Supper Club...............................................................319.446.7300

11909 16th Ave SW/Hwy 30 West, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 www.cedrelsupperclub.com Steakhouse voted #1 in the Tri-State area for three years in a row by People’s Choice. The finest hand-cut steaks, seafood, ribs, and chicken. Banquet . room available.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Banquet:

1 65

Cedar Rapids Ice Arena..........................................................319.398.0100

1100 Rockford Rd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 www.cricearena.com Host your next gathering at the coolest place in town! The Cedar Rapids Ice Arena offers party rooms and spacious lobby in a fun and unique setting.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Banquet:

3 20

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art...............................................319.366.7503

410 Third Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 www.crma.org The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art offers the perfect setting for corporate events and meetings, wedding and wedding receptions, staff training or annual meetings. Self-guided or docent lead tours of the art galleries can be included. Or hold your event in the nearby historic Grant Wood Visitors Center, where Grant Wood painted his famous American Gothic.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet:

4 200 120

Cedar Rapids Scottish Rite Temple....................................319.364.2904 616 A Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 www.crscottishrite.org The historic and beautiful Scottish Rite Temple on the edge of downtown Cedar Rapids is a convenient and popular facility for wedding ceremonies and

receptions. The spacious dining room seats 300 and includes a dance floor and stage. An adjoining kitchen is available. Parking on the premises.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet:

2 500 300

Chrome Horse Saloon.............................................................319.365.1234

1202 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 www.chromehorsesaloon.net The Chrome Horse Saloon is a motorcycle themed bar and restaurant. . It features ample banquet space, an outdoor patio, plentiful parking and . live music on weekends.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Banquet:

2 80

Cibo Fusion Restaurant & Lounge. ....................................319.447.1414

685 Marion Blvd, Marion, IA 52302 www.cibofusion.com Cibo Fusion Restaurant & Lounge offers a delightful blend of Mediterranean and American cuisine, as well as a full bar, a brunch buffet on Sundays, and a private banquet room. Please join us and experience exquisite cuisine from coast to coast, from our family to yours!

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet: Largest Capacity Classroom:

1 60 60 60

City of Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation..........................319.286.5731 2000 Mt Vernon Rd SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403 www.crrec.org The Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation Department rents buildings, rooms, park pavilions, pools, sports equipment, sports facilities and more.

Largest Capacity Pavilion: Largest Capacity Pool: Largest Capacity Classroom:

216 300 + 30

Coe College. ...............................................................................319.399.8648 1220 First Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 www.coe.edu Enjoy the beautiful Coe College campus, along with a variety of meeting and auditorium spaces.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Theater Capacity: Largest Banquet Capacity:

14 1,095 350

CSPS Hall.....................................................................................319.364.1580

1103 Third St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 www.legionarts.org Overseen by the award-winning nonprofit Legion Arts, CSPS Hall is a former Czech social hall, first opened in 1891 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. A $7 million renovation and expansion, carried out in 2011, has rendered the landmark building safe, comfortable and accessible.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet: Largest Capacity Classroom:

7 200 150 40.

Dublin City Pub.........................................................................319.247.7180

415 1st St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 www.dublincitypub.com Whether you’re planning a private party, wedding reception or corporate event, Dublin City can accommodate all of your needs. We have two floors and a private party room, so whatever you fancy, we will make you feel welcome and at home. After all, the Irish are famous for it! Number of Meeting Rooms: 5

Largest Capacity Banquet:

300

El Kahir Shrine Embassy Club. .............................................319.395.0109 1400 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 www.elkahir.org Excellent facility for wedding receptions, corporate meetings, retirement parties and Christmas parties. Dance floor, stage, PA system, wireless Internet and lounge. Handicap accessible. Plenty of parking.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet: Largest Capacity Classroom:

3 150 125 100

Gatherings.................................................................................319.366.1905 905 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 www.crgatherings.com Gatherings is a café and event center with full bar and fine dining. Gatherings offers holiday and special event catering, dinner parties, event planning and execution, and entertainment cooking.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet: Largest Capacity Classroom:

1 100 100 100

Indian Creek Nature Center. ................................................319.362.0664

6665 Otis Rd SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403 Bring your meeting or corporate retreat out to reconnect with nature in a beautiful and rustic surrounding. Indian Creek Nature Center allows outside catering in their three unique settings: the Sugarhouse, Sunroom . or Auditorium.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Classroom:

3 100 100

Jones Golf Course.....................................................................319.286.5581 2901 Fruitland Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 www.playcedarrapidsgolf.com Clubhouse meeting room great for business retreat, family reunions or parties. Scenic view across the golf course, smoke-free environment and wheelchair accessible. Winter sports (cross-country skiing, sledding) nearby. Bring in your own meals or have it catered. Beer and non-alcoholic drinks to be purchased from facility. Ample parking. Number of Meeting Rooms: 1

Largest Capacity Banquet:

70


Linn County Conservation. ...................................................319.892.6450 Prairiewoods Franciscan Spirituality Center. ................319.395.6700

1890 County Home Rd, Marion, IA 52302 www.linncounty.org Linn County offers many parks, lodges, and natural areas ideal for meetings . and events.

120 E Boyson Road, Hiawatha, IA 52233 www.prairiewoods.org Prairiewoods is an ecospirituality retreat and conference center located on 70 acres of woods and prairie. This natural setting is ideal for out-of-the-box meetings . and planning sessions, with lodging, fresh meals and free Wi-Fi available.

Marion Bowl..............................................................................319.377.8277

3465 7th Ave, Marion, IA 52302 www.marionbowliowa.com Marion Bowl offers three party areas and a 14-lane bowling center plus sports bar with six TVs. Fun venue for your next special event!

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Banquet:

3 75

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library ................. 319.362.8500

87 Sixteenth Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 www.NCSML.org Reopening Summer 2012, the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library will provide a beautiful setting for events. The facility includes multi-purpose public and educational programming space, a 55-seat theatre and an outdoor terrace and amphitheater.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet: Largest Capacity Classroom:

5 350 300 250

Opus Concert Café. ..................................................................319.366.8206 119 Third Ave SE, Cedar Rapids IA 52401 www.orchestraiowa.org Opening Fall 2011. The Opus Concert Café is an upscale performance destination that will offer theatrical acoustics and lighting, as well as gathering space, bar, and café. The Café anchors the restored Symphony Center and the Paramount Theatre.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet:

1 120 100

Paramount Theatre................................................................319.398.5211

123 Third Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 www.uscellularcenter.com Built in the 1920’s, the Paramount Theatre is a performing arts center in downtown Cedar Rapids. Severely damaged in the Floods of 2008, the Theatre is undergoing extensive renovations to return to its original grandeur and will reopen in late 2012. This multipurpose venue is suitable for symphony, theatre and opera performances, organ recitals, community productions, film showings and community gatherings. Number of Meeting Rooms: 2

Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet:

1,700 100

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet: Largest Capacity Classroom:

3 75 56 30

Theatre Cedar Rapids.............................................................319.366.8592

102 Third Street SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 www.theatrecr.org The Iowa Theater Building combines outstanding historical design with modern amenities, an eclectic style, and a myriad of options to offer the perfect setting for your next event.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet: Largest Capacity Classroom:

4 550 100 35

Ushers Ferry Historic Village................................................319.286.5763 5925 Seminole Valley Trail NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 www.ufhv.com Located on a ten-acre site in beautiful Seminole Valley Park, Ushers Ferry features 20 historic buildings that depict life in a small Iowa town between the years of 1890 and 1910. Whatever your meeting or party needs, you are sure to find building space or open air ground at Ushers Ferry that will work for you.

Number of Meeting Rooms: 3 Largest Capacity Theater: 30 (indoors) Largest Capacity Banquet: 30 Largest Capacity Classroom: 30

Veterans Memorial Stadium. ..............................................319.363.3887

950 Rockford Rd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 www.kernels.com Veterans Memorial Stadium is home to the Cedar Rapids Kernels Professional Baseball Club. From five friends to 5,000 employees, you’ll find everything you need to make your event a success with the facilities and services at Veterans Memorial Stadium, 12 months a year!

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Theater: Largest Capacity Banquet: Largest Capacity Classroom:

11 75 50 50

Vito’s on 42nd............................................................................319.393.8727 4100 River Ridge Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 www.vitoson42nd.com Vito’s features indoor and outdoor spaces perfect for your group. Whether it is on our outdoor patio or in the private solarium, you’ll enjoy everything on the menu. At Vito’s we believe in using fresh ingredients and making things from scratch.

Number of Meeting Rooms: Largest Capacity Banquet:

3 55

Cedar Rapids Unique Meeting Venues


Limited Service Hotels AmericInn Lodge & Suites 8910 6th St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 319.632.1800 www.americinn.com Rooms: 60 Meeting Room Capacity: 35 Aspen Inn 3233 Southridge Dr SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 319.363.9999 www.aspeninncr.com Rooms: 42 Baymont Inn & Suites 1220 Park Pl NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 319.378.8000 | 866.378.8080 www.baymontinns.com/cedarrapids Rooms: 85 Meeting Room Capacity: 65 Belmont Hill Victorian Bed & Breakfast 1525 Cherokee Dr NW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405 319.366.1343 www.belmonthill.com Rooms: 3

Budget Inn 3100 16th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 319.363.8101 www.budgetinncr.com Rooms: 74 Collins Inn & Suites 2025 Werner Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 319.378.8888 www.collinsinncedarrapids.com Rooms: 64 Meeting Room Capacity: 30 Comfort Inn North 5055 Rockwell Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 319.393.8247 www.comfortinn.com Rooms: 59 Comfort Inn South 390 33rd Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 319.363.7934 | 800.424.6423 www.comfortinn.com/hotel-cedar_rapids-iowa-IA022

Rooms: 60

Country Inn & Suites 9100 Atlantic Dr SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52504 319.363.3789 | 800.456.4000 www.countryinns.com/cedarrapidsia Rooms: 74 Meeting Room Capacity: 65 Days Inn & Suites 2215 Blairs Ferry Rd NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 319.378.3948 | 800.909.7010 www.daysinn.com Rooms: 90 Meeting Room Capacity: 48 Econo Lodge 622 33rd Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 319.363.8888 | 800.553.2666 www.choicehotels.com Rooms: 50 Economy Inn & Suites 3245 Southgate Pl SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 319.365.4339 | 800.325.2525 www.cedarrapidseconomyinn.com Rooms: 40


Limited Service Hotels Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott 615 32nd Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 319.378.7000 www.marriott.com Rooms: 92 Hampton Inn 3265 6th St SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 319.364.8144 | 800.426.7866 www.hamptoninn.com Rooms: 106 Hampton Inn & Suites – North 1130 Park Pl NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 319.832.1130 | 800.426.7866 www.hamptoninn.com Rooms: 103 Meeting Room Capacity: 44 Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham 4444 Czech Ln NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 319.294.8700 | 800.527.1133 www.cedarrapidshawthorn.com Rooms: 82 Meeting Room Capacity: 35 Holiday Inn Express 1230 Collins Rd NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 319.294.9407 | 800.465.4329 www.hiexpress.com/cdr-rapids-ex Rooms: 83 Meeting Room Capacity: 12

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites 3320 Southgate Ct SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 319.399.5025 | 800.465.4329 www.hiexpress.com Rooms: 83 Meeting Room Capacity: 18

MainStay Suites 5145 Rockwell Dr NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 319.363.7829 | 800.424.6423 www.mainstaysuites.com/hotels/ia089 Rooms: 75 Meeting Room Capacity: 35

Hometown Inn & Suites 3315 Southgate Ct SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 319.362.9012 www.hometowncr.com Rooms: 109 Meeting Room Capacity: 25

Quality Inn 4747 1st Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403 319.393.8800 | 800.456.4000 www.qualityinn.com/iowa Rooms: 49

Homewood Suites by Hilton 1140 Park Pl NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 319.378.1140 | 800.225.5466 www.homewoodsuites.com Rooms: 95 Meeting Room Capacity: 24 Howard Johnson 616 33rd Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 319.366.2475 | 877.751.5111 www.cedarrapidshojo.com Rooms: 100 Meeting Room Capacity: 12

Red Roof Inn 3243 Southridge Dr SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 319.364.2000 | 800.228.2800 www.redroof.com Rooms: 100 Residence Inn by Marriott 1900 Dodge Rd NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 319.395.0111 | 800.331.3131 www.marriot.com/cidri Rooms: 66 Super 8 West 720 33rd Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 319.362.6002 | 800.800.8000 www.super8.com Rooms: 58


Services

The Cedar Rapids Area

During the destination selection process:

Convention and Visitors

• Online RFP tool at www.cedar-rapids.com to submit the needs of your event! • Confidential hotel inquiries and assistance identifying venues that will accommodate your event • Proposal outlining venue choices and city amenities • Formal bid presentation to your committee or board • Coordination of site visits • Coordination of familiarization tours • Itinerary development

Bureau proudly offers the following complimentary services to enhance your meeting or group experience in Cedar Rapids!

After You Have SELECTED Cedar Rapids:

• Assistance securing room blocks • Assistance planning spouse programs, off-site tours and other attendee activities • Connect you with community businesses that provide services for your event • Arrange mayor, city council or CVB welcome address • Provide recyclable welcome bags with Visitors Guide and maps • Provide brochures and collateral • Provide knowledgeable personnel to staff Hospitality Desk • Help you locate entertainment and speakers • Distribution of your media release • Loan welcome banner for use during your event


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Cedar Rapids Area Meeting Planner Toolkit  

Plan your next meeting, conference or event in Cedar Rapids. Use this toolkit to learn more about area meeting facilities and unique venues.

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