Venue and Lodging

The School Meal Program Training Opportunities will be held at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, in Ames, Iowa.

A block of rooms has been held at the Gateway Hotel & Conference Center, located at 2100 Green Hills Drive in Ames. The conference is also taking place in the venue.

Book your hotel through the online booking link or by calling (515) 292-8600, and mentioning the School Meal Program Training Opportunities.

The Gateway Hotel & Conference Center features free parking, heated indoor swimming pool, sauna, whirlpool, fitness facility, business center with work stations, and the IowaStater Restaurant onsite with room service available.


Gateway Hotel and Conference Center is located in Ames, Iowa, and is just a 10-minute walk from the campus of Iowa State University. From I-35, take the exit for US-30 West followed by the exit onto University Boulevard before turning south and then west onto Green Hills Drive.