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When your group is ready to meet, choose Dubuque, IA. A beautiful drive or fly destination, this walkable community offers indoor and outdoor venues ideal for education, networking, exploration, and plenty of space to safely meet.

“Our properties have gone above and beyond to ensure guests’ safety and have remarkable meeting packages for planners,” said Julie Kronlage, Vice President of Sales for Travel Dubuque. “These packages offer plenty of space and can incorporate hybrid options into meetings.

At the Hotel Julien Dubuque, safe meeting options have been in place since the beginning of COVID. From hosting a hybrid meeting in July of 2020 for the Meeting Professionals International Heartland Chapter to hosting the Iowa Knights of Columbus in August of 2020, the team at Hotel Julien has gone above and beyond to ensure safety measures for all guests.

Paul Lee, meeting planner and State Deputy of the Iowa Knights of Columbus shared, “As an event planner during COVID-19, there are many additional factors and considerations to contend with in executing an event. Working with Travel Dubuque and the Hotel Julien Dubuque put our minds at ease. Their staff was up to date with the current guidelines and ensured our event maintained its character and feel while ensuring our safety to the extent possible. The team was responsive to our needs, and the conference attendees felt relaxed and thoroughly enjoyed the conference.”

Dubuque’s Grand River Center continues to exceed planners’ expectations with over 86,000 square feet of space. Group sizes of up to 1,500 can safely meet indoors and network on the patio overlooking the mighty Mississippi River. Nearby activities include the Diamond Jo Casino, National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, and the Stone Cliff Winery, offering great opportunities for evenings when groups are on their own.

Dubuque’s Best Western Plus Hotel & Conference Center, situated in the middle of Iowa’s oldest City, brings groups together to meet in theater-style in their Symposium theater or to gather in their upgraded meeting space. And at the end of the day of meetings, invite your guests to stop into Old Chicago to enjoy dinner and lively conversation.

The Holiday Inn Dubuque is situated on beautiful historic Main Street in downtown Dubuque. The 193-room property features over 9,000 square feet of meeting space with two large ballrooms and an onsite restaurant.

At the Q Casino & Hilton Garden Inn complex, small meetings of up to 40 people are welcomed to dine, meet and place a bet all in one easily walkable campus. This property is also close to the American Lady Yacht, which offers a great opportunity for your guests to get out and explore the river.

Financial incentives, fresh air, and beautiful Mississippi River views await you in Dubuque. Learn more at