About Des Moines
Des Moines is the capital city of Iowa, with a city population of 204,192 (2010 census) and metro population of 569,633. The major industries in Des Moines are insurance, government, manufacturing, trade, and health care services. While we have big city bustle, we’re extremely proud of our small town atmosphere. From downtown, you can drive almost anywhere in Des Moines in 20 minutes.
You can expect it to be pleasantly cool during the meeting. The Des Moines’ average high temperatures in October is 63 degrees, the average low is 43. Bring an umbrella because there’s about a 30% chance of rain.