Motorcycles and mopeds

2018 Motorcycle Safety Forum

2018 Motorcycle Safety Forum

The 2018 Motorcycle Safety Forum will be held on Friday, May 11 at the Holiday Inn Des Moines – Airport Conference Center! 

Come share your experiences with other riders and hear from experts. As always, exhibitors will be on hand to discuss what's new in motorcycle riding and to answer your questions.

Date: Friday, May 11, 2018


8:15 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Holiday Inn Des Moines – Airport Conference Center
6111 Fleur Dr
Des Moines, IA 50321


Register for the Safety Forum



Cost for the forum is $20 through April 20th and $25 between April 20th and May 3rd. Registration will close on May 3, and there will be no registration available on the day of the event.


Overnight Accommodations

For your convenience, the Iowa DOT has reserved a block of rooms at the following hotels on Thursday, May 10, 2018, (the evening before the forum):

Holiday Inn Des Moines - Airport
6111 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, Iowa 50321

To book a room, please call 515-287-2400 and make sure to mention the Iowa DOT event to receive the discounted rate.
Hampton Inn Des Moines - Airport
5001 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, Iowa 50321

To book a room, please call 515-287-7300 (x0) and make sure to mention the Iowa DOT event to receive the discounted rate or use the online booking link.
Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown
120 SW Water Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309

To book a room, please call 515-244-1650 and make sure to mention the Iowa DOT event to receive the discounted rate or use the online booking link.

In order to ensure that you receive the discounted group rate, please make reservations by April 10, 2018. Please make note of each hotel’s cancellation policy.

If you have any questions, please contact Kala Shipley (515-237-3220 or kala.shipley@iowadot.us) or Kathleen Meradith-Eyers (515-231-1230 or kathleen.meradith-eyers@iowadot.us).