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  • Hotels

    Des Moines Marriott    
    700 Grand Avenue | Des Moines, IA  50309 | 515.245.5500
    http://www.marriott.com/hotels/maps/travel/dsmia-des-moines-marriott-downtown/
    The AAMVA room rate is $139.00 + taxes. Reservations can be made online at the Marriott website or by calling 228-9290 or 515-245-5500. Be sure to ask for reservations and indicate the block is listed as AAMVA.

    Holiday Inn Downtown
    1050 6th Avenue | Des Moines, IA  50314 | 800.315.2621  
    The AAMVA room rate is $119.00 + taxes. Reservations can be made on line or by calling 515-283-0151 or 800-465-4329.  The AAMVA group code is MVD. 

    Embassy Suites Des Moines – Downtown  
    101 East Locust | Des Moines, IA  50309 | 515.244.1700
    The AAMVA room rates are $169.00 + taxes for single/double, $179.00 + taxes for triple, and $189.00 + taxes for quad.
    Reservations can be made online through the Embassy Suites website  and selecting "Attendee" in the drop down box or by calling 800-EMBASSY. Be sure to reference code AAMVA 2015 AIC.

    We will provide shuttle service between the hotels and the Iowa Events Center. AAMVA shuttle information will be available at each hotel upon check-in.


    Getting to Des Moines

    The Des Moines International Airport is located three miles from the Des Moines business district and serves approximately two million passengers per year. 


    Airport Transportation

    All three hotels (Holiday Inn, Embassy Suites, and Marriott) are approximately 6 - 7 miles from the airport and provide complimentary transportation to and from the airport Transportation can be arranged upon arrival in one of two ways:

    1. Accessing the hotel phones in the hallway leading to the baggage claim area.
    2. Visiting the Greater Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau (GDMCVB) Information Booth located in the lobby of the airport.  A GDMCVB staff member will contact the hotel shuttle on your behalf. The booth is staffed 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Monday - Saturday and 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Sunday.

    In addition, taxis are available and are approximately $15/one way.



  • Law Enforcement Travel Funding

    AAMVA is providing funding for eligible law enforcement executive and command level officers to attend the AIC.  The grant allows for two people from each state law enforcement agency — one should be the Chief Executive OR an executive/command level designee and the second person should be the commander of the commercial vehicle enforcement operations. You can apply for funding by downloading and submitting the application. Applications are due by June 10, 2015. Please contact Brian Ursino if you have any questions.