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Airport Transfers

Due to insurance restrictions, VGM Heartland is prevented from allowing VGM employees to shuttle conference guests to and from Cedar Rapids. We regret any inconvenience that this may cause.

From Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids (CID)

ANAMAN CONCIERGE SERVICES

  • Anaman will be providing one-way and round-trip airport transfers between the Eastern Iowa Airport (CID), Cedar Rapids Iowa, IA and all VGM Heartland Conference Hotels.
  • Anaman will greet visitors with a VGM Heartland Conference sign with passenger names on the way to baggage claim.  
  • Chauffer will assist with your bags 
  • All vehicles offer free Wi-Fi.
  • Anaman monitors arriving flights for early arrivals or delays and adjust transfers as needed.
  • The rates below are flat rates per round trip:


Shuttle Flat Rates:  Starting at $50 one way or $95 round tripSavings of more than 50% since last year!
Depending on flight arrival, you may be riding with other Heartland attendees.  Rides will be leaving the airport every 30-45 minutes.

Vehicle Flat Rate:
You will be the only person/group in the selected vehicle of choice.
Business Class - Lincoln Town Car (1-4 passengers):  $200 one way or $382 round trip
First Class - Chevrolet Suburban (1-7 passengers):  $350 one way or $636 round trip.
First Class - Mercedes Benz Sprinter (1-14 passengers):  $400 one way or $763 round trip.

Guests returning via the service should coordinate pick-up times and detail at the time of reservation.

Book Now   **Requires 1 day in advance notice for trips to and from CID (Cedar Rapids Airport)**

WALK-UP SHUTTLE SERVICE

The Eastern Iowa Airport also has their own shuttle service, where guests obtain next available shuttle.

If you'd prefer to utilize their services, please call  319-365-0655 or toll-free 800-725-8460 to arrange, at least 24 hours in advance.

One-way rates begin at approximately $100 depending on destination and number of passengers. Guests returning via the service should coordinate pick-up times and detail at the time of reservation.

RENTAL CARS

Avis  319-366-6418
Hertz 319-365-9184
National 319-363-1270
Enterprise 319-366-5522

 

Driving Directions

Area Information

Hotels

We are asking all guests to reserve their own hotel rooms. We have negotiated discounted rates at the following hotels. Transportation will be provided to/from all attendee hotels and all events. Reservations will be accepted directly by the hotels on a first-come, first served basis.

Please call the hotel directly and mention the VGM Heartland Conference to receive the discounted rate.

Attendee Hotels

Hampton Inn

  •  (2.7 mi. to convention center) 319-233-2044
    $129/night 
     
  • The Isle Casino Hotel

    (5.7 mi. to convention center) 319-833-2162
    $139/night (group code:GA60919)
  • Comfort Inn

    (2.6 mi. to convention center) 319-234-5452
    $109/night
  • Quality Inn & Suites 

    (2.7 mi. to convention center) 319-235-7000
    $104.95/night
     
  • Holiday Inn Express 

    (2.8 mi. to convention center) 319-274-7000
    $104/night 

Exhibitor Hotels

  • Hampton Inn - SOLD OUT

    (2.7 mi. to convention center) 319-233-2040
    $129/night
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites - SOLD OUT

    (2.8 mi. to convention center) 319-233-2500
    $152/night
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