Bring Your Meeting or Convention to Madison, WI
Successful planners know that memorable meetings go beyond the conference venue, and many have discovered Madison. This vibrant city, situated between two sparkling lakes, is home to award-winning amenities and a college town culture that's beyond compare.
The GMCVB is your resource for tips and tools that will help you plan your next event:
• Submit an RFP form to begin the planning process
• Find a facility that's a perfect fit
• Meet our convention services team
• Discover details on resources from tool kits to parade permits, maps and more!
In the News
Meet in Madison: We just launched a brand-new video that showcases the people and places that promise to make your next meeting memorable. Watch it now!
Proud of our people: The readers of Wisconsin Meetings magazine honored the Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau by voting us "Most Helpful CVB in Wisconsin."
Keen on Green: The Monona Terrace® Community & Convention Center was recently recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its commitment to using green power.
Behind the Scenes
Monona Terrace®: Just when you thought you couldn't top the storied past and stunning views ... artists and architects are collaborating on renovations that will reveal new carpeting, a gallery space, a museum quality exhibit and more!
Alliant Energy Center: Dane County is moving forward on construction of new multi-use pavilions as part of the Alliant Energy Center expansion. The addition will create 290,000 square feet of multi-use space for longtime clients World Dairy and Midwest Horse Fair, along with attracting new events.
Dane County Regional Airport: A 250,000 investment means more local food and beverage offerings for travelers. DCRA has recently added Local To Go—a mini-Metcalfe's market that offers everything from soups and salads to Sprecher's sodas—and a rebranded and expanded Ancora Coffee, including a second unit located pre-security.
In Their Words
Our Going>Beyond>VisitTM philosophy means more than helping you find a facility and executing your event. It also means we work to gain insights after each event so we can continue to make the Madison experience memorable. Here's what meeting planners are saying about their recent event experiences:
"We had a great experience in Madison. The city is very walkable and easy to manage. The convention services staff was a delight to work with."