Travel and Accommodation


Flights should be reserved to Des Moines, IA (DSM) to arrive in time for the 7 pm reception on Wednesday, October 14, and to depart no earlier than 2 pm on Friday, October 16.

Hotel Accommodation      

A block of rooms is being held at The Gateway Hotel, 2100 Green Hills Drive, Ames, IA, until Wednesday, September 23, 2015.

Hotel reservations can be made at this link; use the following instructions:

  • Select the appropriate check-in and check-out dates
  • Click on Enter your access or promotional code
  • Select GROUP CODE (not DISCOUNT CODE) and enter CAMTECH
  • Click UPDATE to apply the group rate to the reservation
  • You should be charged $104/night

Or, call 800-FOR-AMES (800-367-2637) and identify your affiliation with the CAMTech meeting to receive the group rate.

Group rate rooms are $104 per night for a single or double, plus tax, which is currently 12%. This rate includes complimentary Wi-Fi in the guest rooms and free parking.

Check in time is 4 pm; Check out time is 12 noon.

It is approximately a 30 minute drive between the Des Moines airport and the Gateway in Ames. In the past, attendees have rented vehicles. We will help arrange car pools or we can pick you up – email us at