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Muse-Norris Conference Center

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Conference Facilities

North Iowa Area Community College Muse Norris Conference Center, dedicated in 1990, is named after Will F. Muse and his daughter, Elizabeth Norris, who have supported numerous local organizations through the Elizabeth Muse Norris Charitable Fund.

The Conference Center is one of North Iowa’s greatest assets. Conveniently located just 2 hours from Des Moines, 2 hours from Minneapolis, and 90 minutes from Waterloo, our facility offers a variety of options to accommodate small group meetings of 8 – 10 people up to and including conventions of 200 -300 people. Rental fees vary on the type of event, number of rooms required, technologies and technical assistance required.

We Set the Atmosphere……You Bring the Event!

North Iowa Area Community College Muse Norris Conference Center is North Iowa’s greatest asset for your convention, meeting and celebration needs. Our facilities provide versatility so we can create the atmosphere you need for learning, professionalism, convenience, service and affordability. We are here to fulfill your vision so every event becomes a success! No worries and no regrets!

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Planning Services

Our main focus is customer service. We will help determine which facility best meets your needs. We also will assist in conference planning, coordination services, and appropriate room set up services based upon the facilities and services you require.

Catering Services

We will arrange for catering services through our NIACC Food Service. For reservations: estimate the number of guests; give two weeks advanced notice when possible; a 72 hour guarantee is required; the caterer does not prepare foods over the guarantee; and invoices are sent after the event.

Service options include a basic buffet with pricing based on disposable products; deluxe buffet requires additional charges based on the number of guests attending and type of table ware.

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Tours/Site Visits

To schedule a visit or learn more about NIACC’s conference facilities or rental/co-sponsorship arrangements, contact:

Kathy Foster
NIACC Event Manager
500 College Drive, Mason City, IA 50401
Ph: 641-422-4336 or 1-800-GO-NIACC
Fax: 641-422-4309
fostekat@niacc.edu