The 43rd Annual Governor’s Conference on Substance Abuse will be held at HyVee Hall in Des Moines, Iowa.

Des Moines is the capitol and largest city in Iowa and can be easily accessed by I-35 or I-80. HyVee Hall is part of the Iowa Events Center, and is located across the street from the Wells Fargo Arena. Parking is available north of the Iowa Events Center with entrances off 3rd street, 5th avenue, and Crocker street. Parking fees will paid by the conference for all registered attendees.

Iowa Event Center Map

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There is a room block for the Annual Governor’s Conference on Substance Abuse at the Hilton Des Moines Downtown. We have been able to reserve a small block of government rate rooms so please book early if you are eligible for those rates. The hotel is conveniently connected to the Iowa Event Center which makes attending the conference a breeze when April weather can be hard to predict. Please make your own reservations using the block information below.

Hilton Des Moines Downtown
(connected to HyVee Hall)
435 Park Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
Rate: $149 per night plus tax
Cutoff to book: March 20, 2020 or when filled
Book online – group rate
Book online – government rate (quantity is limited and valid for April 21)

Hilton Des Moines Downtown is Des Moines’s newest grand hotel with an onsite restaurant, bar, business center, pool, fitness facility, and conference facility. Check-in is at 3:00pm and check-out is at 12:00pm. There is self-parking available for $18.00 per day or valet available for $25.00 per day. Suites are available with Iowa State Capitol views or a corner suite overlooking downtown. The hotel is part of the Des Moines Skywalk system which gives you convenient all-weather access to Des Moines growing restaurant and nightlife scene. Located just blocks from Interstate 235 and just 5 miles from the Des Moines Airport, the hotel provides complimentary shuttle service to the airport; see the front desk for more details or to arrange a ride in advance. Enjoy the convenience of the Hilton Des Moines Downtown when you attend the 43rd Annual Governor’s Conference on Substance Abuse.