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Mid-America Center- Iowa Meetings & Convention Space


The Mid-America Center offers over 78,000 square feet of total meeting space, including the 30,000-square-foot, pillarless Arena that can accommodate up to 9,000 guests, and the 24,000-square-foot Convention Center with two ballrooms and eight individual breakout rooms with banquet seating capacity of up to 1,200. An additional 15,000 square feet of pre-function space is also available.

The Mid-America Center’s climate-controlled rooms, with their state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems, abundant utility hook-ups and stylish décor, can be arranged in a variety of combinations to accommodate all types of functions, from simple business conferences and special events to lavish banquets, complex trade shows and conventions with multiple sessions running simultaneously.

The MAC also offers a host of services and amenities, from impeccable catering to 2,600 adjacent spaces of free parking.

Meeting Highlights

  • The 30,000-square-foot, pillarless, fixed-seat Arena accommodates approximately 3,160 guests for a reception and 2,500 for a banquet. 12 luxury suites on the upper level can be used together or individually for more intimate gatherings.
  • The Exhibit Hall offers 24,500 square feet of space and can accommodate up to 150 trade show exhibits and convention displays.
  • The MAC offers 10 additional meeting rooms, the largest five of which can be combined for a total of 18,518 square feet, accommodating up to 1,642 guests.