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Caesars Entertainment Expands Portfolio to Include Premier Midwest Meeting & Convention Center

Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa offers nearly 64,000 square feet of meeting and exhibition space with exclusive benefits for planners


Dec 6, 2012

LAS VEGAS and COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA (December 3, 2012) – Caesars Entertainment has announced that it is now managing and operating the Mid-America Center, located in Council Bluffs, IA, adding to the company’s meetings and events portfolio of nearly 40 properties across the United States.


Conveniently located in the growing city of Council Bluffs and within five minutes of Omaha, Nebraska, the Mid-America Center combines big-city facilities and attractions with Midwestern hospitality. Featuring nearly 64,000 square feet of spacious exhibition and meeting space, the Mid-America Center also offers easy access to more than 200 guest rooms and exceptional dining, entertainment and shopping options at neighboring Harrah’s and Horseshoe Council Bluffs.


The 24,000-square-foot convention center features two ballrooms and eight individual breakout rooms with banquet seating capacity of up to 1,500. In addition, the Mid-America Center offers 24,500 square feet of exhibition space and 15,000 square feet of pre-function space. The multi-purpose facility also includes a state-of-the-art, pillar-free 30,000 square foot arena with a maximum capacity of 9,000 for general sessions and special events. The arena also offers 12 luxury suites ideal for intimate gatherings.


Planners who book their meetings or events at the Mid-America Center will enjoy exclusive benefits offered across the entire Caesars Entertainment U.S. portfolio, including:


Meeting Diamond Program

Meeting and event planners who book a group at any Caesars Entertainment U.S. property receive automatic Diamond status, providing VIP check-in, access to private Diamond lounges, complimentary use of fitness facilities and guaranteed priority services at business centers, restaurants and more.


Total Rewards Meetings & Events

With Total Rewards Meetings & Events – a fully-integrated extension of Caesars Entertainment’s award-winning Total Rewards loyalty program – planners can earn Reward Credits for their meetings and events held at any Caesars Entertainment U.S. property, and redeem them for something they’ve always wanted, or apply towards future group bookings.


Mix and Match

Mix and match properties and meeting spaces within a destination, under a single contract and minimum. There’s no need to negotiate them all separately; it’s conveniently consolidated and all counts toward a single food and beverage minimum, on one master bill. You can also hold your opening reception in a nightclub, your general session in a ballroom and dinner in a restaurant, and apply a portion of your spend toward your catered food and beverage minimum.


To book a meeting or special event at the Mid-America Center, call 1-855-MEET-CET (855-633-8238) or email For more information about meetings and events at Caesars Entertainment, visit


About Meetings and Events at Caesars Entertainment Corporation

As world’s most geographically diversified casino-entertainment company, Caesars Entertainment offers meeting and event planners one dedicated team, united nationwide, committed to providing the most successful meeting experiences possible. With one call or email, planners have access to nearly 40 properties in 20 unique destinations, with 1.5 million square feet of meeting space and more than 42,000 guest rooms. Mix and match properties and venues within a destination under a single contract and minimum. Enjoy elite perks and privileges with the exclusive Meeting Diamond program. Reward yourself with Total Rewards Meetings & Events. Be environmentally responsible and feel good knowing that you’re working with an organization with an extensive commitment to environmental stewardship.


About Caesars Entertainment Corporation

Caesars Entertainment Corporation is the world's most diversified casino entertainment company. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada, more than 74 years ago, Caesars has grown through development of new resorts, expansions and acquisitions, and now operates casinos on four continents. The company's resorts operate primarily under the Harrah's®, Caesars® and Horseshoe® brand names. Caesars also owns the World Series of Poker® and the London Clubs International family of casinos. Caesars Entertainment is focused on building loyalty and value with its guests through a unique combination of great service, excellent products, unsurpassed distribution, operational excellence and technology leadership. Caesars is committed to environmental sustainability and energy conservation and recognizes the importance of being a responsible steward of the environment.  For more information, please visit



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