2013 – Elevator U Conference Update


UPDATE 5-31-2013 – The Gateway Hotel and Conference Center is fully booked for the conference. Please make your reservations at one of the overflow hotels noted below. 

Conference Will Be Held At The Gateway Hotel & Conference Center at Iowa State

2100 Green Hills Drive | Ames, Iowa 50014 | 515-292-8600 | Fax 515-268-2224

Overflow hotels if the Gateway has no vacancies

Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center

Best Western University Park Inn &Suites (across the street)

Getting to Ames, Iowa

Best Airport to Fly To:
Des Moines International Airport in Des Moines, IA (DSM)—www.dsmairport.com
The Des Moines Airport is approximately at 30 minute drive south of Ames

Shuttle Service:
There is a shuttle that travels between Des Moines and Ames regularly throughout the day.  It’s called Executive Express. If you are interested in using the shuttle please contact them directly. To make a reservation click the following link.  https://executiveexpress.hudsonltd.net/res (round trip is approximately $55-63 depending on the surcharge). You can also call in to the company directly to make reservations at 888-522-9899.

The Elevator U Conference Committee is excited to announce the opening of the 2013 online registration site. To register please click the following link.  We look forward to seeing you June 18,19 and 20 in Ames, Iowa!

Click the following link for the agenda; EU-Handout-2013-Web.pdf

Exhibitor Shipping and Other Information Updated: 5/13/13

Elevator U Exhibitor Shipping Information.pdf

Thank you for planning to attend The Elevator U Conference at the Iowa State Center. Your support and exhibits are valuable assets to the conference. We have been asked to coordinate the receiving and handling of display materials. We hope to make the process of sending your exhibit to and from the show easy and efficient as possible.

The Iowa State Center Scheman Building’s event schedule requires that we request exhibitors to ship display materials to arrive no earlier than 2 working days prior to the conference.

If you are bringing your display and products, you can park on the north side of the Scheman Building and unload there. We have carts inside on the ground floor that you can use to bring your items to your booth.
You may start setting up on Tuesday, June 18th 10am – 4pm. Tear Down will be Wednesday, June 19th 9pm – 12am.

If you will be shipping display equipment to the conference site, please use the following address to prevent lost displays and for security:

HOLD FOR: The Elevator U Conference
C/O Pat Dennis
AMES, IA 50011

Please use the attached shipping log form if you are sending any display equipment prior to the event.
The receptionist at the ground floor desk will be responsible for receiving and shipping all equipment. All equipment being shipped from the Scheman Building must have all paperwork attached to the equipment, and the carrier notified of the pickup.

All questions regarding displays or shipping should be directed to Iowa State Center, at 515-294-3347.


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