Conference Center Reservations and Policies
Iowa State Bar Association Building is used primarily by The ISBA in
serving its members through continuing legal education seminars and the
meetings of committees, sections, executive boards, etc. On a
space-available basis, with ISBA activities having priority, the ISBA
has space available for rent to other organizations. Rates established
by this policy will be followed in all instances unless modified in
writing, and on an a special exception basis.
South Conference Room - 8 people
CLE Center - 72 people classroom style and 96 people theater style North Conference Room - 12 people
Lower Level Conference Room - 16 people
ISBA BUILDING ROOM RENTAL TERMS AND POLICIES
at The ISBA building is generally available between the hours of 8:00
a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Reservations will only be
considered final upon the receipt of a completed reservation rental
must include a start time and end time for the event. Requests for
start times prior to 8:00 a.m. and/or ending times after 4:30 p.m. will
be honored only if an ISBA staff person is available to be on-site for
the extra time requested and at an additional charge of $50 per hour,
with a minimum of $50 to be paid.
ISBA CLE Center has microphones, a sound system, PC, DVD/VCR, LCD
projector, screen, laptop connections, and wireless internet connection,
which are available for use and included in the rental fee.
ISBA can provide beverage service to your group during your event. This
consists of unlimited coffee, soda, and water. The charge for this is
ISBA is not responsible for the personal property of persons using the
building, or for any property left on-site during or after the event.
representative from the group must be present at all times during the
meeting and will be responsible for coordination with the Group’s
caterer, food service, set-up and clean-up.
ISBA does not have restrictions on caterers that can be used. However,
there are not to be open flames (candles), chocolate fountains, or
consumption of alcoholic beverages is allowed in The ISBA building,
however, the sale of any alcoholic beverages is prohibited. The
consumption of alcohol by minors will absolutely not be tolerated.
is responsible for leaving the ISBA building in the condition in which
it was found and disposing of all trash/garbage in the receptacles
Group will be responsible for reimbursing the ISBA for any damage to
premises or equipment by attendees and other persons associated with the
group. No taping, tacking or pinning is allowed on walls. Any signage
needed for your meeting must be placed on floor easels and not attached
to any walls.
printed materials identifying the location of your event shall not
indicate that The ISBA is co-sponsoring your event unless prior written
approval has been granted.
fees will be charged if extraordinary costs are necessitated for
custodial services caused by spillage, or maintenance/repair services
are needed because of damage caused by Group or its guests.
of cancellation must be given. No call/no show will result in
forfeiture of the rental fee and may result The ISBA’s refusal to book
future meetings for the Group.
- The ISBA has free on-site parking for up to 70 vehicles.
- The ISBA reserves the right to refuse use of our facilities at our complete discretion.
cannot be held liable for compensation of any kind for loss or damage
due to circumstances beyond its control, to include, but not be limited
to, mechanical failure of The ISBA building systems and equipment, fire,
weather, war, states of emergency, labor strikes, failure of utilities,
or of Acts of God.
will not hold user responsible for causes beyond their control which
may preclude the use of the ISBA building after a reservation rental
agreement has been signed.
user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless The ISBA for all claims that
might be asserted against The ISBA or any of its employees or agents
for any property damage, bodily injury, or death, including reasonable
attorney fees incurred in the defense or payments reasonably made to
satisfy such a claim, including any claim arising out of the serving to
or consumption of alcoholic beverages by any attendee at the event.