2017 Iowa Registration Archive

Early Bird Registration Rates End March 31st

Registration Closes on April 13th


Full Conference Thursday or Friday Only
Central States Member

$275 ($375)

$200 ($300)

Non Member

$375 ($475)

$275 ($375)


$75 ($100)

$65 ($90)

Student Non-Member

$125 ($175)

$115 ($140)

Awards Lunch Only


Vendors *


* Does not provide access to education sessions (only Exhibit Hall) and Conference events



Participating Hotels

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The Des Moines Marriott Downtown, located at 700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA  50309, (515) 245-5500, has agreed to host an ASLA Iowa Room Block. They are committed to meeting your needs, delighting their guests, and providing high quality service and attention to detail during your stay.  They have set aside 20 rooms on the evening of the 19th and 20 rooms on the evening of the 20th at $125 per night for a standard guest room.  Rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes (currently 12.0%) in effect at the time of check out.  To reserve a room call Marriott Reservations at 1 (800) 228-9290 or (515) 245-5500 on or before Friday, March 31, 2017.  Please identify yourself as being part of the ASLA Iowa Room Block group staying at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown, located at 700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA  50309.  All reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card. The hotel will not hold any reservations unless secured by credit card.  The Marriott offers shuttle service to/from the airport and can provide transportation to the World Food Prize.


The Staybridge Suites Des Moines Downtown located at 201 E. Locust St | Des Moines, IA 50309, (515) 280.3828 has set aside 5 King Studio Suites, Checking-In on Wednesday 4/19/17, Checking-Out Friday 4/21/17.  King Studio Suites are priced at  $119/night.  Some value-added amenities include: Complimentary Daily Hot Breakfast, Social M-W, All-Suite Style Rooms, Full Pullout Sofa Sleeper, Adjacent Guest Parking Garage ($15 daily), Full Kitchenettes, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Complimentary Guest Laundry, 24hr. Fitness Center and Indoor Pool/Whirlpool.  They do not have shuttle service to/from the airport but are just a two block walk to the World Food Prize.   Click to place reservations in the block, or to direct to the Hotel website.  Select the correct check-in/check-out dates, hit “Check Availability” button, and the remaining room-types with the discounted Group Rate should be offered.

You may also place your reservations over the phone by calling their Central Reservations Office at: 1-877-238-8889, and referencing the American Society of Landscape Architects-IA Division, or Group Code ALA.  The reservation Cutoff Date is 3/31/17.  If this is your hotel of choice you are encouraged to get reservations placed early, prior to the Cutoff Date, to better ensure availability and rates.





2017:  World Food Prize – Des Moines, IA details
2016:  Little Rock Marriott – Little Rock, OK details
2015:  Skirvin Hilton Hotel – Oklahoma City, OK details
2014:  Durham and Joslyn Museums – Omaha, NE details
2013:  Millenium Hotel – St. Louis, MO details
2012:  Marriott Country Club Plaza – Kansas City, MO details
2011:  Hy-Vee Conference Center – Des Moines, IA details
2010:  Skirvin Hilton Hotel – 
Oklahoma City, OK details
2009:  Doubletree Hotel – 
Omaha, NE
2008:  EPNEC Center, Washington University – 
St. Louis, MO
2007:  Embassy Suite Hotel – 
Kansas City, MO
2006:  Hotel Fort Des Moines – 
Des Moines, IA