Local Information

Conference Venue

The Grand River Event Center is a three-story facility featuring breath-taking views of the Mississippi River and the Tri-State area. The center features an 86,000 square foot conference and meeting space. On the third floor, the River Room is an all-glass enclosure with a balcony jutting over the Riverwalk, which allows the sensation of floating over the river. The convention center located in Dubuque, Iowa. It is on the riverfront of the Mississippi River, and is part of the America’s River Campus at the Port of Dubuque. The center is located at 500 Bell Street.  The Center is conveniently attached to the Grand Harbor resort, allowing for easy access by skywalk between the two facilities.


Grand Harbor Resort
Ideally situated in the Port of Dubuque, Iowa, the Grand Harbor hotel is the headquarters hotel for this year’s conference. The hotel features a winning combination of service, amenities and entertainment, the Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark and is connected to the conference center, you will enjoy scenic views of the mighty Mississippi or the beautiful harbor area from both the conference and the hotel.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the conference hotel and rooms are available at a special rate of $99/night plus tax. To contact the hotel to make your reservations, you can do so by calling 563-690-4000.


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