Des Moines Sees Economic Benefit During Men's Volleyball Championship

Des Moines Sees Economic Benefit During Men's Volleyball Championship

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The inaugural NAIA Men’s Volleyball National Championship was hosted in Des Moines, Iowa and created a surge in the local economy.

The NAIA Men’s Volleyball Championship brought in eight teams and their fans to Des Moines from anywhere between one-to-six days. Over the course of the Championship, teams and fans not only occupy the hotels of the Des Moines region but patronize local restaurants and attractions.

  • Overall Economic impact estimated at $320,000
  • Impact compiled considering factors such as dates, hotel rates, number of teams, expected visitors and travel
  • Attendance over the entire championship: 3,150

“We have a great relationship with the NAIA and being able to host the Men’s Volleyball National Championship is a great honor,” said Ryan Vogt, Catch Des Moines national sales manager. “The event has a large impact on our community and the athletes get to experience first-class hospitality that makes for an unforgettable championship week in Greater Des Moines.”


For more information:

On the NAIA Men’s Volleyball National Championship CLICK HERE

On hosting a championship CLICK HERE


Championship Information

April 30 - May 4, 2024
Alliant Energy PowerHouse
Cedar Rapids, Iowa