Iowa Events Center
730 3rd Street
Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, 50309
The Iowa Events Center is a public events complex located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa. It consists of the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center, the Polk County Convention Complex, Hy-Vee Hall, and the Wells Fargo Arena.
Named for title sponsor Wells Fargo Financial Services, Wells Fargo Arena has been the Des Moines area's primary venue for sporting events and concerts since it opened on July 12, 2005.
Hy-Vee Hall, which the Hy-Vee supermarket chain (based in West Des Moines) owns the naming rights to, is the Iowa Events Center's new exhibition hall. It features 100,000 square feet (9,000 m²) of space for trade shows, conventions, and other major events.
Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center was renovated and reopened as a convention hall in January 2012.
Nicknamed "The Plex" the Polk County Convention Complex opened in 1985. It features 60,000 square feet (5,600 m2) of exhibition space on two levels and 27 meeting rooms.
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