Mar. 6th - 8th , 2020
The greatest show in the country for trophy whitetail
Apr. 21st - 22nd , 2020
Come see the premiere of "The Veil Removed" with Father John Riccardo on December 7th. Buy your tickets today✝️
Congrats to October's Employee of the month, senior catering sales manager Calli! 💯 Calli had a busy and productive month handling the catering logistics for large events such as PEO and Iowa Tech Summit. Keep up the hard work, Calli, and thanks for being one of our #SpectraGreats! ⭐
When former Iowa Events Center marketers get married at the Iowa Events Center, you put it on Instagram. @spectraexperiences brought all of us together. Love you @ecara204 and @mcalvagna! ❤️ #spectraexp #spectrafam
JUST ANNOUNCED: @lanadelrey added NEW DATES to the NFR Tour and she's coming to Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center Ballroom on November 10! Tickets go on sale 10/11 at 10am.
This is what a sold out crowd looks like. 💯 Thanks for an amazing night @lukecombs, @morganwallen and @jamesonrodgers! For more photos from tonight’s show visit @wellsfargoarena_ia 📷: @reesestrickland
We are only a few months away from an Evening with Father John Riccardo! Buy your tickets today for this extraordinary event http://bit.ly/2N79FWB
We wanna Rock and Roll all night with @kissonline! Visit @wellsfargoarena_ia for more photos from tonight show! ⚡️
@spectraexperiences, operators of the Iowa Events Center, presented a check for $1,909,147 to the Polk County Board of Supervisors from fiscal year 2018-19. For the 14th consecutive year Spectra exceeded their budget, hosting 1.1 Million guests and over 467 events. Special thanks to Polk County for allowing us to manage this facility and bring great events to the community! 👏
We want to congratulate the $1,000 Slide into #MyIEC winner, Dolly! Dolly entered after hearing about the contest through our Cyber Club. 👏 You can still enter to win a Thomas Rhett VIP Concert Experience at our link in bio! @karlchevrolet #attherock
You've got a little over a week to enter our latest Slide into #MyIEC contest presentd by @KarlChevrolet #attherock! Enter to win a Thomas Rhett VIP experience for the #VHSTour at #WellsFargoArena September 6! 🎉 Experience includes tickets, parking and a backstage tour. To enter upload a photo to social media using #MyIEC and tag us @iaeventscenter or sign up at link in bio. Contest ends Aug. 30! Thanks to the @iabarnstormers Storm Chasers for helping us announce this fun promo!
It was so great to visit with national associations who have just booked future events in #CatchDSM, talk to those that have never considered Des Moines before, and chat with those who stopped by to give our city some love. ❤️ Thanks for a great week @ASAEannual, we had a great time! 👏 #ASAE19
Chef Chad always has time to smile for the camera, even when he's in the heat of competition at the 3rd annual @spectraexperiences Culinary Innovation Summit! 🔥🍴The winning team's dish will be featured on Spectra menus across the country. Way to represent #MyIEC Chef Chad! 👊 #SpectraGreats
So much meaningful conversation and energy in the room on Saturday. Thanks @chrispee_bacon for this shot of the ballroom at the Presidential #GunSenseForum
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Congrats to Karla Jorgensen, August’s Employee of the Month! Karla has been going above and beyond to prepare front of house staffing to ensure they are always proving our clients with the #SpectraGreat experience. Thanks for setting the ⭐️ standard! #MyIEC
Have you followed our new Iowa’s Premier Beer, Wine & Food Expo Insta? You should probably get on that —-> (@iowabwf) “Not to be Cheesy but nothing to Wine about when hanging with the boys. 🧀🍷#NationalWineandCheeseDay”
#ThrowbackThursday to ridin' on the Honkey Tonk Highway with Luke Combs last year. Who else is ready for October?! 🎵 🎤
⭐ Congrats to our employee of the month for July, Sous Chef Raul Murillo! A big part of our client's happiness is the food, and Raul delivered on so many big convention center events this past month! 🔪 🍽️ We asked him if he could pick up a new skill in an instant what would it be, and he replied "If I have to pick a new skill it would be be an auto mechanical engineer because I enjoyed working on cars" 🚗 Thanks for being one of our #SpectraGREATS! Keep up the good work! #MyIEC ⭐
Happy Retirement to Executive Assistant Linda Heck! 🎉Today is her last day after 33 years with The Iowa Events Center. She has had a hand in almost every event that came though and kept our office running smoothly. The phrase, “I don’t know, go ask Linda” was common among staff. Congratulations on a great career, Linda, we couldn’t be more excited for you as you enter this next phase in your life! 💕
Posted Sep 30, 2019
Jeff Dunham returns to Wells Fargo Arena April 1DES MOINES, IA – For the past twelve years, Jeff Dunham and his somewhat-inappropriate-proteges, Peanut, Walter, José Jalapeño, Bubba J. and Achmed the Dead Terrorist, have filled arenas across the U.S. and the world with their multiple, blockbuster tours. This fall, Dunham…
Posted Aug 28, 2018
Spectra Announces Iowa Events Center Financial Results from 2017-2018 Fiscal YearIowa Events Center hosts 1.1 million guests over 476 events during fiscal year 2017-18, culminating in a $1,700,816 profit to Polk County.
Posted Feb 12, 2018
IOWA WILD ANNOUNCES FIVE-YEAR LEASE EXTENSION WITH POLK COUNTY AND SPECTRA BY COMCAST SPECTACORDES MOINES, IOWA – Iowa Wild has agreed in principle with Polk County and Spectra Venue Management, operators of Wells Fargo Arena, on a five-year lease extension, beginning with the 2018-19 AHL season. In addition to the lease extension, the National Hockey League’s (NHL) Minnesota…