Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp. & Investment Advisors Corp.

Sponsors and Exhibitors

Hotel Accommodations:
Note: Sponsors and exhibitors must make their own room reservations at Iowa Events Center/Hilton Des Moines Downtown Hotel. To make your reservation, call (800) 774-1500 or (515) 241-1456 or at A group code will be available by mid-January 2018 for discounted rooms.

Exhibit Rules and Guidelines:
The enforcement and interpretation of the following rules/regulations are the responsibility of the Conference Coordinators.

Installing, Display and Dismantling:
Installation starts at 6:30 a.m. and must be completed by 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 28, 2018. Exhibits and supplies may be shipped to arrive no sooner than June 24th to Iowa Event Center, Attn: BDFS/IAC Conference, 730 Third Street, Des Moines, IA 50309. All exhibits will be in place from 7:30 a.m., Thursday, June 28 until after the morning or noon break on Friday, June 29. Arrangements for shipping from Iowa Event Center should be made prior to the conference. There is no regular pick-up. Exhibitors are responsible for bringing return shipping supplies. All storage and handling charges for failure to remove exhibit material from the conference center are the responsibility of the exhibitor.

Eligible Exhibits:
BDFS reserves the right to control or prohibit any exhibit deemed not appropriate.

Charges & Expenses:
The exhibitor assumes all charges and expenses in connection with shipment, set-up, and dismantling of exhibit materials.

Insurance & Liability:
Insurance and liability are the sole responsibility of the exhibitor. The exhibitor assumes the entire responsibility for exhibitor’s display, equipment, and other property brought to the conference premises and shall indemnify and hold harmless The Iowa Event Center, its employees, and agents from any and all such losses, damages and claims.

Damage to Property:
The exhibitor agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless BDFS/IAC and its officers, agents and employees from and against all loss, claims, demands and causes of action, including reasonable attorney’s fees, arising out of or resulting from any breach of this Contract or any damage to property. Exhibitors are liable for any damage caused to the building walls, floors, columns, or other facility property by installation, use or dismantling of their exhibit.

Fire, Safety, Health:
The exhibitor agrees to accept full responsibility for compliance with the conference center, city, and state fire, safety, and health ordinances regarding the installation and operations of equipment. This includes the safety guards and devices necessary to prevent personal accident to the spectators. Only flame-retardant materials shall be used in displays. Combustible decorations are prohibited by law.

This Contract shall be governed by the laws of the State of Iowa as to all matters, including but not limited to matters of validity, construction, performance and remedies. Any suit or action arising out or relating to this Contract shall be brought in Polk County, Iowa, and the exhibitor hereby waives any and all objections to jurisdiction or venue.

Requirements: Due Date:
Signed application and fee must be received by BDFS May 15, 2018
E-mail a copy of your company logo (high-resolution, JPG format preferred) to May 15, 2018
Provide presentation titles, description and CE information (if applicable) to June 1, 2018
Send your door prize(s) to Broker Dealer Financial Services
Attn: Annual Conference, 140 South 68th St., Ste. 2200, West Des Moines, IA 50266
June 15, 2018

  • Conference schedules and attendee list will be provided to exhibitors/sponsors upon check-in at the Registration Table at 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 28.
  • Exhibitors are responsible for staffing their exhibit space during all designated exhibit times.
  • Exhibitor/sponsor prizes will be given as part of the Door Prize Drawing on Friday, June 29.

Conference Coordinator:
If you have questions, please contact or phone: 515-727-6700.


BDFS/IAC Annual Conference, Altoona Iowa

2018 BDFS / IAC Annual Conference

June 27 – 29, 2018
Iowa Events Center &
Hilton Des Moines Downtown



Current exhibitor layout for 2018 
2018 BDFS/IAC Annual Conference, Altoona, Iowa

2018 Sponsor-Exhibitor Application Agreement 

Make Checks Payable To:
Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp.
Attn: AR - Jessica Pudenz
140 South 68th St., Ste 2200
West Des Moines, IA 50266

We are committed to providing our financial advisors with an exceptional partnership to ensure they have the support and resources needed to assist their clients in achieving their financial goals.

Broker Dealer Financial Services Corp.
Investment Advisors Corp.

140 South 68th Street
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266


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