Meetings & Events

We have events down to a science!

Whether you’re hosting a lunchtime board meeting or a week-long conference, SCI provides a variety of customizable spaces and accommodations, including flexible menu options, A/V capacity and more. Looking for a unique team-building activity? Try our SCI Challenge and work in teams to complete tasks throughout SCI.


SCI’s meeting spaces accommodate groups from 10 to 200, creating a unique opportunity for you and your company to connect and grow.


From award ceremonies to holiday parties, schedule your event after-hours and reimagine SCI's experience platforms as dynamic spaces to collaborate outside the workplace.

For more information on pricing and SCI’s meeting spaces, contact our Rental Team.


SCI is located in the heart of Downtown Des Moines, a short walk to bustling Court Avenue, a number of hotels and plenty of parking. We offer:

  • Small classrooms with seating for up to 25 people
  • Large halls with seating for up to 300 people
  • After-hours facility buyouts
  • On-site event staff
  • Group admission for daytime rentals
  • Free Wi-Fi

Optional Add-Ons

  • Audio/visual support
  • Hosted parking
  • Live science programming & demonstrations
  • Team-building SCI Challenge

Contact our Rental Team at rentals@sciowa.org.