EntreFEST has a place for everyone. No matter the level or role you have in your company, your industry, or your specialty, EntreFEST has become one of the top conferences in the Midwest where individuals can come together, meet world class keynotes, and continue to drive their professional careers forward.
Who Should Attend
Business Leaders & Executives
Non-Profits & Community Enthusiasts
Professionals & Teams
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Hotel & Travel
Double Tree by HILTON
350 First Avenue NE, Cedar Rapids
NewBo City Market 0.8 mi
Make reservations here for a special EntreFEST rate!
The DoubleTree by Hilton is conveniently located in downtown Cedar Rapids, with a straight shot down third street to conference headquarters. From your room, you will have a beautiful view of Cedar Rapids and the Czech Village/New Bohemia neighborhood.
Amenities of the hotel include valet parking, onsite dining at 350 First, indoor pool, workout facilities, and don’t forget the famous DoubleTree cookies!
Country Inn & Suites
Stay at Country Inn & Suites by Radisson. This 4 star hotel comes with free WI-FI, great service, complimentary hot breakfast, heated indoor pool, 24-hour convenient store, guest laundry and exercise room.
The Hilton family of hotels brings us Tru by Hilton and Hampton Inn in Cedar Rapids. Each of these hotels is slightly outside of the EntreFEST footprint, but each within 10 minutes of all the action.
The Hotel at Kirkwood Center
The Hotel at Kirkwood Center welcomes you with contemporary elegance, award-winning facilities and exceptional service. You’ll find our AAA Four Diamond hotel in Cedar Rapids, just a few minutes from The Eastern Iowa Airport; over 100 pieces of local and artisan art are dotted throughout our accommodations and public spaces, lending a sense of uniqueness and modern charm.
Unwind in rooms and suites offering floor-to-ceiling windows, complimentary Internet access, 50-inch flat-screen TVs with Google Chromecast and marble bathrooms featuring plush robes. Indulge in perfectly prepared cuisine at The Class Act Restaurant, one of Cedar Rapids’ most renowned dining destinations. Or host your next business or social function in our 19,000 square feet of meeting and event space, and see why we were recently voted the area’s Best Banquet/Event Facility by readers of the Corridor Business Journal.
The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) is located 13 miles south of downtown Cedar Rapids. Head north on I-380 and you will be at the conference hotel in less than 15 minutes.
You will receive free parking in Lot 44, located in the NewBo District, as part of your EntreFEST ticket. Additional parking options in Downtown Cedar Rapids can be found on the Park Cedar Rapids website.
Enjoy walking? The NewBo District is located 1 mile down 3rd Street SE from the DoubleTree by Hilton. Get those steps in!