Think Iowa City

When planning your next meeting, event, wedding or reception, think of Iowa City. Yes, Iowa City is warm, welcoming and fun to be around, but there are a more reasons why Iowa City is an impressive host city. If you don't believe us, check out the accolades from others.

Literary Heritage. The Iowa Writers Library in the Coralville Marriott houses a collection of approximately 800 books written by former students, graduates, and faculty of the nationally renowned Iowa Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa. Iowa City is the only North American city to be designated as a UNESCO City of Literature, a feather in the cap it has held since 2008.

Education. The University of Iowa and its research, people and ideas are at your fingertips.

Creative Spaces. Breakouts can be in a ballroom or in a bar, just steps away. In the heart of downtown, a playground and stage are in your backyard. A beautiful performing arts venue or historic building becomes a refreshing space to spur on new ideas.

Complementary Activities. Group activities like yoga or painting and wine can be customized to your group and are extremely accessible from meeting facilities.

Sophistication. Farm to table restaurants, live music of any genre and new, unexpected experiences will make you want to bring your guests here for a taste of it all.

Walkability. Boutique shopping, dining and services are within easy reach in both the Iowa City downtown and Iowa River Landing district.

Personal Welcome. A dedicated staff and concierge group will assist you along the way.