World Pork Expo
If its about Pork Production, You'll find it at NPPC's World Pork Expo
National Pork Producers Council

Hotel & Transportation Information



For reference, below are links to a list of local motels/hotels with prices, and a map showing where these hotels are located.


Click here for World Pork Expo camping information.


Des Moines Area Rapid Transit 

DART is the largest public transit agency in Iowa, serving 19 cities in and around Polk County, and is at your service for travel between your hotel and World Pork Expo.

Trans Iowa, Iowa's largest transportation provider

Whether you need transportation to/from the airport, transportation between World Pork Expo and your hotel, or transportation for evening outings, Trans Iowa offers a suite of services, including:

Taxicabs are available 24 hours a day. All other services are available by appointment only. Trans Iowa accepts cash and credit cards (MasterCard and American Express) as payment. Taxicab dropoff/pickup at the World Pork Expo is outside Gate 15 (the E. 33rd Ave. Gate) at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. Visit

Yellow & Capitol Cab Company

Call 515-282-8111 and Yellow & Capitol Cab Co. will take you where you need to go. Or, download a free smartphone app at to order your cab.  

Available 24 hours a day, Yellow & Capital Cab Co. accepts cash and credit cards (MasterCard and American Express) as forms of payment. Taxicab dropoff/pickup at the World Pork Expo is just outside Gate 15 (the E. 33rd Ave. gate) of the Iowa State Fairgrounds.

Frequently asked questions for guests traveling to World Pork Expo

For a full list of things to see and do around Des Moines during your stay, please visit the Greater Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau at