The AnimeIowa Staff is the dedicated group of people that makes AnimeIowa possible year after year. There is a large amount of work both during the convention and throughout the year. As such, we are always looking to recruit dedicated individuals to help.

Staff members receive many benefits for their hard work including:

  • Advanced hotel booking
  • Free registration
  • Access to the Recharge Room, where you can relax and get free meals
  • Early entry to the Dealer’s Room
  • Volunteer experience for your resume or scholarship application
  • And a variety of other perks!

How to Join

You can join AnimeIowa Staff by attending one of the Staff meetings held throughout the year at the convention hotel. There you can speak with the department heads and decide where you would like to help.

If you cannot make it to our staff meetings, please feel free to write to us through the contact form below and we’ll be happy to get you on board that way as well.

For more information on being staff, please check our our [url=,23.0.html]Volunteers & Staffing board[/url] on the forums. You can find more details on perks, expectations, and other announcements there.

Staff Meeting Dates

(meeting at 2pm unless otherwise noted)

  • October 10, 2015
  • November 7, 2015
  • December 12, 2015 (at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines)
  • January 9, 2016  (New Staff Recruitment Meeting)
  • February 13, 2016
  • March 12, 2016
  • April 9, 2016
  • May 7, 2016
  • June 11, 2016
  • June 25, 2016
  • July 16, 2016  (Final Pre-Convention Meeting)
  • July 29-31, 2016  AnimeIowa 2016 Convention!
  • August 20, 2016  (Post-Mortem Meeting)

Meeting Location

Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
300 East 9th St.
Coralville, IA 52241


If you are interested in join Staff or have any questions, please e-mail or use the following contact form.

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