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Rent Our Conference Rooms

Our conference rooms support our mission

Goodwill of Central Iowa, located right off I80 in Johnston, opens its doors to the community. Whether it’s a corporate meeting, a company retreat or a non-profit gathering, our state-of-the-art conference rooms are available for use as an opportunity to support our mission. Revenue from our room rentals provides paid job training opportunities to people with barriers entering the workforce.

Enhance your experience at Goodwill of Central Iowa with a free tour through our facility before, after, or during your event to see our mission work in action.

Rentals are available from 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. After hours rates apply for events held from 5 – 10 p.m. Breakfast meetings prior to 8 a.m. are scheduled according to staff availability. Please reach out to confirm.

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Amenities – All-Inclusive Experience

Our conference room experience is one-of-a-kind. We provide full custom room set-up and tear down, janitorial services, and best of all, on-site catering services provided by our Food Skills Program job trainees. Your catering orders directly provide them paid training as they work toward their ServSafe Food Service Certifications.

  • Custom room set up and tear down
  • Variety of room sizes and capacities
  • Parking for more than 200 vehicles
  • Catering options for breakfast, lunch, beverages and snacks
  • Large meeting space with state-of-the-art A/V equipment
  • Room setup and tear-down included in hourly rate
  • Wi-Fi is available upon request

Technology

Our conference rooms are equipped with in-wall touch panel controls running projection systems with audio connections, two lapel microphones and two hand-held wireless microphones that can be used simultaneously. High speed wi-fi is available and our on-site technology team will work with you to customize your needs. We supply HDMI cables but do ask that you bring any necessary adapters for your equipment.

Catering

From an afternoon snack to a four-course meal, our on-site catering staff from the Smilin’ G Cafe will work with you to plan your event menu. Catering orders provide real-world training opportunities for individuals with barriers seeking future employment in the food service industry.

Under the direction of the culinary and catering manager, Chef Joe Cross, trainees learn food preparation, customer service, cash register, safety and sanitation skills. Goodwill has first right of refusal for all catering events happening on site. To learn more about Goodwill’s catering services click here. For a printable menu, please click here.

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Looking for a conference room? Contact us today!

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  • Goodwill of Central Iowa has first right of refusal for any catering needs inside our facility. Please be advised that alcohol is not permitted.
  • This form submits your request, but space is not confirmed until approved by Goodwill of Central Iowa. A deposit of 20% of total rental fee will be required. If there is no damage to the facility, this will be applied toward the total fee.