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This page is dedicated to registered attendees of Heartland Conference 2017. Find answers to your questions about hotels, transportation, courses, social events and a whole lot more. Thanks again for registering for VGM's Heartland Conference!

Before you Head to the Heartland...

  • Hotel Room:

    Don't forget to book a room! Discounted rates available at several local hotels. Rooms fill up fast so make a reservation today. Check out the list of conference hotels.

  • Bring Some Friends:

    The more people you bring, the merrier the time! There is still time to register additional attendees from your company. PLUS, Our multi-attendee discount is a great deal! Register 3 for only $375 each. Register additional staff here.

  • Connect With Us:

    #VGMHeartland on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram! Follow us on social media so you receive the latest Heartland news.

  • Handouts:

    Looking for handouts for your sessions? Visit the agenda page and login to view the handouts. The username is heartland2017 and the password is number16

  • Pack the Right Gear:

    The dress code for the Heartland Conference is "casual" or "business casual." Bring a sweater or jacket because Iowa and meeting room temperatures are unpredictable.

  • Professional Photo Studio:

    Need an updated photo for your online brand or social media pages? Swing by the photo studio and get a professional head shot taken. Pack your business attire for your photo opp.

    Location: Convention Center Lobby Level 1

    Hours: Tuesday: 12:15pm-2pm & 5pm-8pm and Wednesday: 7am-4pm

    Cost: $25 for your headshot


While You Are Here...

  • Check In:

    Stop by the lobby of the convention center and check in at registration. You'll get your Heartland Conference tote bag, program, name tag, shuttle schedule and a bag of homemade cookies.

  • Getting Around:

    While in our hometown, the Heartland Courtesy Shuttle will give you a ride to all conference activities. You don't need to reserve a seat. The shuttle stops at all conference hotels. A transportation schedule will be provided at check in. Look for the Heartland Shuttle stop sign at your hotel. That's where we will pick you up.

  • Name Tag:

    Wear it all the time! You'll need your name tag to get into sessions, social events and to earn CEUs. If you lose your tag while you are here stop by registration for a replacement.

  • Guest Services:

    Twenty-Four-Seven hospitality guaranteed! We're known for our hospitality so if you have any questions call guest services at 855-504-7500.

  • VGM Campus Tours:

    Maximize your VGM membership by taking a tour and learning about all the great services VGM has to offer. You'll leave thinking, "I didn't know they did that!"

    Monday, June 12th 12:30-2:30pm

    Tuesday, June 13th 11:00-1:00pm

    Wednesday, June 14th 3:30-5:30pm

    Thursday, June 15th 8:30-10:30am

    Register in the lobby of the convention center.