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92nd Iowa Power Farming Show

Download a copy of the 2018 Iowa Power Farming Show Fact Sheet

January 30-31 & February 1, 2018
Iowa Events Center | Des Moines, IA

The Iowa Power Farming Show – the third largest indoor farm show in the United States – will host nearly 1,952 booths spanning 7.7 acres, 3 buildings and 7 floors across the Iowa Events Center. This pure ag show will feature the best ag has to offer, from big iron, precision ag, aerial imaging and livestock production, to inputs, data management and more.

The Facts:

  • 3rd Largest Indoor Farm Show in U.S.
  • 760 companies represented from 29 states and 4 Canadian provinces
  • Established in 1910

Attendees:

  • Average farm acreage: 1,160 acres
  • Crop profile: Corn – 97.5% | Soybeans – 92.6% | Hay – 35.6%
  • Livestock profile: Cattle – 30.2% | Hogs – 9.3% | Dairy – 2.9%
  • From Iowa, northern Missouri and southern Minnesota

Pure Ag:

  • Major manufacturers: Case, AGCO, John Deere, New Holland and Kubota
  • Shortline manufacturers: tillage, planting, hay & forage, sprayers, seed handling and grain handling equipment
  • Livestock equipment
  • Agricultural buildings
  • Precision ag electronics
  • Ag service providers: commodity brokers, farm management, insurance and more


Hours:

Tuesday & Wednesday | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thursday | 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Admission:
$8 with a $5 discount available at iowapowershow.com

Parking:
FREE parking and shuttle
Iowa Cubs Principal Park (9 blocks south of Wells Fargo Arena on 3rd St.)

Paid parking
Vets Parking Lot (entrance off 3rd St. or 5th St. from I-235)
7th St. Parking Ramp (exit 7th St. from I-235)
5th Ave. & Keo (exit 5th St. from I-235)

Website:
IowaPowerShow.com

Contacts:
Tom Junge, Show Director | 515.223.5119
Annmarie McGowan, Show Assistant | 515.223.5119
Cindy Feldman, Marketing Director | 515.223.5119

Q. Is there an admission fee to attend the Iowa Power Farming Show?

A. Admission to the Iowa Power Farming Show is $8.00 for adults [register online at iowapowershow.com and save $5.00 off admission]. Admission is FREE for students showing a valid student ID and all children under 14 years of age.

Q. What are the hours of operation for the Iowa Power Farming Show?

A. 9:00 am – 4:00 pm [Tuesday and Wednesday] and 9:00 am – 3:00 pm [Thursday]

Q. Where can I park?

A. Park for FREE at the Iowa Cubs-Principal Park [1 Line Drive] with FREE shuttle service to the show! Paid event parking is available in the parking lot north of the Community Choice Convention Center, the 5th Street parking ramp, and the 7th Street parking ramp.

Q. Is handicapped parking available? 

A. Yes. Handicapped parking is located in the parking lot adjacent to the north side of the Community Choice Convention Center.

Q. Is there RV parking?

A. RV parking is allowed in the far lot north of the Community Choice Convention Center. Contact the Iowa Events Center at 515.564.8000 for specific details and fees.

Q. Is shuttle service provided?

A. The Iowa Power Farming Show runs a FREE shuttle service every 10-15 minutes from Iowa Cubs-Principal Park to Wells Fargo Arena all three days of the show.

Q. Are student groups welcome to attend the Iowa Power Farming Show? 

A. Absolutely! Plus, high school students (and younger) get in FREE. Feel free to call 800.622.0016 to let us know your group is coming to the show. We recommend that buses drop students off at Wells Fargo Arena at the 2nd Street entrance.

Q. Can I bring my pet to the Iowa Power Farming Show?

A. No pets are allowed except service animals, which must be leased at all times.

Q. Can I rent a scooter and/or wheelchair at the Iowa Power Farming Show?

A. Scooters and wheelchairs are not available to rent. However, you are welcome to bring your own to the show.

Q. What food is available on site?

A. There are a variety of food options available in each building, ranging from BBQ sandwiches, pizza and taco salads, to chicken strips, hamburgers and more. Stop by any information booth for a complete listing of food options and locations at the show.

Q. Is first aid available on site?

A. First aid stations are located at the northeast corner on the main level of the Convention Center, northeast corner of Wells Fargo Arena and the Hy-Vee Hall pre-function area.

Q. What is the cost of a show program?

A. Iowa Power Farming Show programs are FREE and are available at the main entrance of every building, as well as each information booth.

Q. Where do I find information and maps at the Iowa Power Farming Show?

A. Visit iowapowershow.com for the latest maps and show information. In addition, four information booths stocked with show programs, maps and information will be dispersed throughout the show grounds. Any last minute changes can be found at these information booths as well.

Q. What do I do if have lost something during my visit at the Iowa Power Farming Show?

A. All items found and turned in to the Iowa Power Farming Show staff will be taken to the Iowa Event Center’s main office located in the skywalk level of Hy-Vee Hall. Call 515.564.8000.

Q. How do I find a lost child?

A. Report a lost child to the Iowa Power Farming Show office located in Room 321 in the main level of the Convention Center. Staff will then work diligently using phones and radios to locate the child.

Q. How many exhibitors will be at the 2018 Iowa Power Farming Show?

A. More than 700 companies will be participating in the 92nd Iowa Power Farming Show.

Q. Where can I see a current exhibitor location map?

A. A map of the exhibitor locations can be found in pdf form and interactive at iowapowershow.com, in the show program and at each information booth.

Q. What type of exhibitors will I see at the show?

A. This pure ag show features the best ag has to offer, including big iron, precision ag, aerial imaging, livestock production, inputs, data management and more. A full list of exhibitors and product directory can be found in the show program and at iowapowershow.com.

Q. Where can I find additional information about the Iowa Power Farming Show?

A. Visit our show website at iowapowershow.com.

Q. I’m interested in exhibiting at the Iowa Power Farming Show. What should I do?

A. Fill out an exhibitor application at iowapowershow.com. This will get your business on the waiting list for future shows. Questions? Call 800.622.0016.

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