Our university community is creative, accessible, affordable, safe and FUN! Once you experience it, we know you will agree. Each year more than 700,000 overnight visitors come to Ames for a variety of events, including professional conferences, amateur and college sporting events, plus a wide range of state, regional, and international competitions.
The Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau and ISU Extension and Outreach Conference Planning and Management staff are committed to helping you create an atmosphere where you don’t have to worry about anything except relaxing and enjoying your event.
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