Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau

1045 hotel rooms within one mile of convention center

Go beyond the fact that we have 400,000 sq. feet of some of the most stunning meeting space in the world and 8,000 guest rooms. Go beyond the fact that we're home to a world-class research university, breathtaking Capitol, and dynamic downtown built upon an isthmus. The fact that this is a place inspired by the visions of Frank Lloyd Wright, Georgia O’Keefe and Aldo Leopold and today is home to Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners, Thespians and Olympians, Scientists and Senators. The fact that we are hosts to conventions ranging from the World Stem Cell Summit and World Dairy Expo to the ESPN Great Outdoor Games and Ecological Society of America and the fact that The Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau is 1 of 58 bureaus in the world to be awarded certification from the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program from Destination Marketing Association International. Our Sales & Marketing Team embodies our Going Beyond Visit philosophy to ensure that we go beyond the expected for Meeting and Event Planners to ensure a successful and memorable convention, conference or event. From site selection, online-housing, to transportation, and vendor referrals, our team of meeting planning professionals are ready to go beyond for you. We're the Greater Madison Convention & Visitor Bureau - Going Beyond Visit.

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Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau
615 E. Washington Ave., Madison, WI 53703

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Type of Destination Experience:
Capital City, College Town, Urban

GSF Exhibit Space (Alliant Energy Center): 166,885

Meeting Space, Square Feet (The Lowell Center - Conference & Lodging Facility): 50,000

Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (Alliant Energy Center): 100,000

Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel (Super 8 - Madison South): 356

Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes

Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 1,045

Dane County Regional Airport

Miles to downtown 5

Cities with non-stop flights12

International cities with direct flights0

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Why Meet in Madison

Groups that convene in Madison exceed both net income and attendance from the previous year.

Attendees love Madison because it is clean, safe and beautiful. Conference and event visitors enjoy a fantastic and inexpensive meeting experience in quality facilities. Planning an event here is easy and successful.

From site selection to online housing, transportation to vendor referrals, our team of meeting planning professionals is ready to go beyond for you. We're the Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau - Going Beyond Visit.

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Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau is an accredited destination marketing organization

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Relationship with the Convention Center

The CVB represents the convention center

Request for Proposal (RFP) Distribution Method

Sends leads to only qualified or requested hotels and venues

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