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Scheman Building

Located on the campus of Iowa State University in Ames, IA, the 43,000 square foot Scheman Building is equipped for conventions, trade shows, banquets, meetings and receptions. The venue features 25 flexible conference rooms, a 450 seat theatre, an executive boardroom and full-service catering by VenuWorks.
The venue is part of the Iowa State Center which also includes the 450 seat Fisher Theater as well as the 2,729 seat Stephens Auditorium. All of these venues sit by one another and share on-site parking and staff. VenuWorks assumed management of the Iowa State Center on August 1, 2015.
  • Business Meetings
  • Conventions
  • Corporate Retreats
  • conferences
  • Banquets
  • Receptions
PHYSICAL ADDRESS:
Scheman Building
(Located on Lincoln Way between Beach Ave and University Blvd.)
Ames, IA 50011
MAILING ADDRESS:
Iowa State Center
Scheman Building, Suite 102
Ames, IA 50011

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Tammy Koolbeck
(515) 294-8809

MARKET INFORMATION

MSA DEMOGRAPHICS
TOTAL POPULATION 89,542
MEDIAN AGE 26.7
20-24 YEARS 21.05%
25-34 YEARS 14.26%
35-44 YEARS 9.31%
45-54 YEARS 10.43%
55-64 YEARS 9.20%
TELEVISION & RADIO

TELEVISION

ABC (WOI-5)
NBC (WHO-13)
CBS (KCCI-8)
FOX (KDSM-17)
CW (KCWI-23)
Independents (WBXF-4 and KRPG-43), local affiliates.
Cable provider: Mediacom

RADIO

KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
K269EJ (101.7 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
KJMC (89.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: MINORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
K288DX (105.5 FM; DES MOINES, ETC., IA; Owner: POWER DU PREE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
KDFR (91.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
KJJY (92.5 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
KVJZ (106.3 FM; ANKENY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
KDPS (88.1 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES INDEP. COM.SCHOOL DIST.)
KHKI (97.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
KWDM (88.7 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: W. DES MOINES COMM. SCHOOL DISTRICT)
KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
KLRX (96.1 FM; MADRID, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
KZZQ (99.5 FM; WINTERSET, IA; Owner: POSITIVE IMPACT MEDIA, INC.)
MARKETING RESOURCES

Venue Marketing Resources

  • Outdoor Marquee
  • Advertisement on signage at ISU basketball and football games
  • Emails to ISU Students
  • Flyer Distribution
  • Advertising around ISU campus
  • Mail distribution to Broadway subscribers
EMPLOYERS, COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

MAJOR EMPLOYERS

Iowa State University: 15,211 employees
Mary Greeley Medical Center: 1,376 employees
City of Ames: 1,161 employees
Iowa Department of Transportation: 962 employees
McFarland Clinic: 925 employees

LOCAL COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY: 34,732 students

EVENT SPACE SEATING CAPACTIY
THOMAS H. BENTON AUDITORIUM 450
EVENT SPACE SQUARE FEET
EXHIBITION SPACE 8,000
COVERED OUTDOOR SPACE 2,600
TOTAL EVENT SPACE 43,000
TICKETING SYSTEM TICKETMASTER
CITY DISTANCE
DES MOINES, IA 35 MILES
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA 108 MILES
OMAHA, NE 170 MILES
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 215 MILES
KANSAS CITY, MO 225 MILES
CHICAGO, IL 360 MILES
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