Organization Event Arrival Departure Attendees Venue
Iowa State Fair -None- 8/8/2013 8/18/2013 1,000,000 Iowa State Fairgrounds
Knoxville Raceway 53rd Annual Knoxville Nationals 8/7/2013 8/10/2013 75,000 Knoxville Raceway
North American Fast Pitch Association (NAFA) World Series 8/7/2013 8/18/2013 5,000 Des Moines Softball Complex, Walker Johnston Softball Complex
United States Tennis Association - Adult League Sectionals Missouri Valley Adult League Sectionals 8/8/2013 8/11/2013 2,100 Waveland Tennis Courts
School Administrators of Iowa Annual Conference 8/7/2013 8/8/2013 1,750 Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
Iowa Hawkeye Horseshoe Pitchers Association IHHPA State Championships/Iowa State Fair 8/8/2013 8/18/2013 1,000 Iowa State Fairgrounds
Amateur Softball Association (ASA) Men's Class D & E Slow Pitch 8/9/2013 8/10/2013 1,000 Raccoon River Park
Iowa Association of Health Underwriters Healthcare Symposium 8/7/2013 8/8/2013 750 Prairie Meadows
Hott Horse Shows Two Rivers Summer Festival I 8/7/2013 8/11/2013 750 Maffitt Lake Equestrian Center
Iowa State Fair FFA Sheep Show 8/7/2013 8/9/2013 500 Iowa State Fairgrounds
Iowa State Fair FFA Swine Show 8/8/2013 8/9/2013 500 Iowa State Fairgrounds
Kiwanis International 2013 Nebraska-Iowa District Convention 8/9/2013 8/10/2013 350 Prairie Meadows
Iowa State Fair FFA Horse Show 8/7/2013 8/8/2013 200 Iowa State Fairgrounds
National Association of Rural Rehabilitation Corporations National Association of Rural Rehabilitation Corporations and National Council of State Agricultural Finance Programs 2013 Joint Annual Conference 8/10/2013 8/14/2013 150 Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
Iowa Telecommunications Association ITA-Unification Update Meeting-August 2013 8/5/2013 8/6/2013 100 Stoney Creek Inn & Conference Center
Source: Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau