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Des Moines Meetings & Events


Schedule your next meeting or business event at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites® Des Moines-Northwest. Our newly renovated hotel features 15,000 square feet of modern, flexible meeting space that can handle groups from 5 to 600.

Our 18 separate rooms are ideal for accommodating events of nearly any style.

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Meeting Sets

Classroom Style Seating uses clothed 18" x 8ft tables with 3 to 4 guests per table.

Round or Crescent Round Seating uses clothed 5ft-diameter round tables.

Conference or U-shape Seating uses clothed/skirted 30" x 6ft tables.

Theatre Style Seating uses banquet chairs only.


Speaker and display tables use 30" x 6ft tables clothed and skirted.

Meeting tables are set w/note-taking brochures/pens, mints & ice water.

Staging w/stairs (16"x4'x8'), standing and table-top lecterns, easel stands. US & Iowa Colors.  

Exhibitor Table Top Standard uses 30" x 6ft table with boxed linen, 2 chairs, wastebasket & 110 volt electrical access.

Lobby Pre-Function

Dimensions: 90' x 25'

The lobby pre-function area is a great place for your guests to mingle before and during your event breaks.

Heartland Ballroom

Dimensions: 50' x 90'

The Heartland ballroom features 4,500 square feet of flexible event space. Our banquet style setup seats up to 400 people and is perfect for award dinners, holiday parties, and banquets.

Salons A & B North

Dimensions: 50' x 45'

Salons A & B North are perfect for your next company address with up to 325 guests seated theater style or 165 guests seated classroom style.

Salons B South & C

Dimensions: 50' x 45'

Salon B South and C features 2,250 square feet of event space seating up to 165 people classroom style.

Salon D

Dimensions: 18' x 20'

Salon D is perfect for a smaller intimate gathering, celebrating small family events such as a rehearsal dinner, breakfast gift opening after your wedding, anniversary or baby shower. Seating banquet style will seat up to 24 people.

Bennigan's Meeting Room

Dimensions: 44' x 29'

The Bennigan's Meeting Room features 1,276 square feet of flexible space. Our classroom style setup seats up to 75 people and is perfect for a breakout session or for educational purposes.

Bennigan's East & West

Dimensions East: 21' x 29' - West: 23' x 29'

Bennigan's East or West meeting rooms are perfect for groups up to 50. Families love this casual atmosphere for rehearsal dinners. Our full banquet menu and a limited Bennigan's menu are available.
Colorado, Michigan, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana Rooms

Dimensions: 22' x 25'

These seven event rooms are all newly remodeled and located on our lower level. Perfect for conference breakout sessions or your banquet and rehearsal dinner for up to 40 people.

Wisconsin Room

Dimensions: 51' x 22'

The Wisconsin Room is perfect for hosted receptions or rehearsal dinners for up to 80 guests.

Minnesota Room

Dimensions: 22' x 52'

The Minnesota Room features 1,144 square feet of space perfect for your next small event featuring up to 125 guests theater style and 80 banquet style.

Iowa Boardroom

Dimensions: 45' x 25'

At 1,125 square feet, the Iowa Boardroom and Annex lounge is the perfect spot for your weekly or monthly board of directors meetings, meet and greets, or to prepare your bridal party.


Dimensions: 17' x 21'

The Annex lounge is located adjacent to our Iowa Boardroom and is the perfect spot to greet guests or to prepare your bridal party.

Décor & Centerpieces


Hotel centerpiece items including mirror tiles, votive w/candles, hurricane lanterns w/tapers, and more!

In-House table cloth colors include:  white, black, forest, navy & sandalwood.

In-House cloth napkin colors:  black, white, chocolate & forest.

In-House skirting colors:  white, chocolate, cream & forest. 


Receiving & Drayage


We'll receive and store deliveries for your upcoming trade show or event at no additional charge. 
Just prior to your arrival we'll ensure that these items are waiting in the appropriate conference/exhibit area.
Hotel delivery entrances are all at ground-level (no docks), with ground-floor and lower level entries 6ft wide. 


Lower level deliveries can be made directly to that floor without use of an elevator. 
When your event is over prepared boxes can stay with us until their scheduled pick-up. 
Sorry the Hotel cannot be responsible for packaging or arrangement of items following events.

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Our Des Moines meeting and event space comes complete with complimentary Wi-Fi throughout each room. The Heartland ballroom features a state of the art HD projection system. Audio visual equipment can be rented daily depending on your needs.

  • Wireless Hi-Speed Internet Access throughout Hotel guestrooms, public areas and all conference rooms with 24/7 support.  

  • Hotel LAN is built on fiber-optic feed.

  • Temperature control in each meeting space.  

  • Adjustable incandescent, halogen and flourescent lighting. 

  • Heartland Ballroom offers pre-set wall controls for quick change between presentations and full-light needs. 

  • Telephones in all meeting rooms open to local & toll-free calls.  

  • Heartland Ballroom features house sound system with multiple mic jacks & background music.  


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Des Moines Catering

Our on-site Des Moines, Iowa catering staff provides an assortment of food options for your next meeting or event. 
Offer your guests snacks between breakout sessions, lunch and dinner or choose one of our special meeting packages. 

For a complete list of menu options and pricing, contact our Event Specialists.

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