Rooms and Spaces

Whether you´re planning a gathering for 40 or 4,000, Monona Terrace offers the best space to meet in one of the Midwest´s most vibrant cities.

Each level is made up of multiple meeting places. From formal board rooms to a 37,000 square foot exhibition hall to a stunning rooftop terrace, there is a space for every one and every event at Monona Terrace. Take a virtual tour or come in to tour the facility in person.

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Level 1 – Lakeside

All maximum capacities are based upon tables and chairs only. The addition of A/V equipment, staging, buffets, bars or similar items will reduce the maximum capacities. All classrooms are 4 people per 8′ table.

40,000 square feet of essential convention amenities, including a show manager office, a concession area, seven loading bays and a truck wash bay comprise the Exhibition Hall.

Exhibition HallHall A & B each
Total Sq. Feet37,20018,600
Dimensions310’x120′155′ x 120′
Ceiling20′20′
Banquet Capacity2,0001,000
Classroom Capacity1,856928
Theater Capacity3,3001,600
Reception Capacity3,3001,600
10″x10″ Booths212106
8″x10″ Booths230115
An open and engaging space, perfect for registration, or small displays.

Lakeside Commons
Total Sq. Feet3,500
Dimensionsmulti-dimensional
Ceiling11′
Banquet Capacity200
Reception Capacity250

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Level 2 – Mezzanine

All maximum capacities are based upon tables and chairs only. The addition of A/V equipment, staging, buffets, bars or similar items will reduce the maximum capacities. All classrooms are 4 people per 8′ table.

An executive boardroom with stunning lake views for 15 people

Wisconsin Room
Total Sq. Feet493
Dimensionsmulti-dimensional
Ceiling12′ – 16′
Perfect for meetings, receptions and banquets, the Community Terrace hovers above the main Exhibition Hall Space on one side and looks out toward the majestic Lake Monona on the other.

Community Terrace
Total Sq. Feet5,500
Dimensionsmulti-dimensional
Ceiling11′ – 16′
Banquet–Rounds of 8
288
Banquet–Rounds of 9
324
Reception400
An executive boardroom with stunning lake views for 15 people.

Dane Room
Total Sq. Feet493
Dimensionsmulti-dimensional
Ceiling12′ – 16′
Be inspired by some of Madison´s most successful and inspiring athletes in this dynamic mid-sized meeting room. Qualifying nonprofit organizations may use the Hall of Fame room free of charge, up to three times per calendar year, pending availability.

Hall of Fame Room
Total Sq. Feet600
Dimensions30′ x 20′
Ceiling8′
Banquet–Rounds of 8
24
Banquet–Rounds of 9
27
Classroom35
Theater48
Reception48
Conference24
Hollow Square24
U-shape20

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Level 4 – Main Level

All maximum capacities are based upon tables and chairs only. The addition of A/V equipment, staging, buffets, bars or similar items will reduce the maximum capacities. All classrooms are 4 people per 8′ table.

A stunning 14,000 square feet of space adorned with Wright-inspired chandeliers make the Madison Ballroom one of the city´s premiere spaces for events of all kinds. This room can be divided into two or four sections.

Full BallroomBallroom – A & B eachBallroom – C & D each
Total Sq. Feet13,5243,822 each2,940 each
Dimensions138′ x 98′78′ x 49′60′ x 49′
Ceiling16′16′16′
Banquet–rounds of 8
832208160
Banquet–rounds of 9
936234180
Classroom832224176
Theater1,518418330
Reception1,400384275
10″x10″ Booths671913
8″x10″ Booths842318
Overlooking Lake Monona, the Grand Terrace is a breathtaking venue for social functions, breaks, registration or gathering areas.

Full Grand TerraceHalf of the grand terrace
Total Sq. Feet7,0003,500
Dimensionsmulti-dimensionalmulti-dimensional
Ceiling16′16′
Banquet–Rounds of 8
360176
Banquet–Rounds of 9
405198
Reception600300
10′ x 10′ Booths2812
8′ x 10′ Booths3415
The Hall of Ideas is 6,840 square feet of versatile function space.

Hall of ideas combinedHall of ideas E -J each
Total Sq. Feet6,8401,140
Dimensions90′ x 76′38′ x 30′
Ceiling16′16′
Banquet–Rounds of 8
40064
Banquet–Rounds of 9
45072
Classroom44872
Theater792112
Reception700104
Conferencen/a28
Hollow Shapen/a40
U-shapen/a32
Semi-Circlen/a54
10′ x 10′ Booths32n/a
8′ x 10′ Booths37n/a
The Meeting Rooms provide an additional 3,680 square feet of multi-functional meeting space.

Combined Meeting RoomsMeeting Rooms k – r each
Total Sq. Feet3,680460
Dimensions80′ x 46′23′ x 20′
Ceiling12′12′
Banquet–Rounds of 8
19224
Banquet–Rounds of 9
21627
Classroom21021
Theater38040
Reception38040
Conferencen/a18 – 22
Hollow Shapen/a22 – 24
U-shapen/a18 – 20
10′ x 10′ Booths15n/a
8′ x 10′ Booths19n/a
The 315-seat Lecture Hall is the perfect setting for breakout sessions, research presentations, corporate training… the sky’s the limit.

Lecture Hall
Total Sq. Feet5,540
Dimensionsmulti-dimensional
Ceiling16′
Theater315

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Level 6 – Rooftop Gardens

All maximum capacities are based upon tables and chairs only. The addition of A/V equipment, staging, buffets, bars or similar items will reduce the maximum capacities. All classrooms are 4 people per 8′ table.

West CircleCenter CircleCenter and West CircleOlin Terrace
Total Sq. Feet40,1605,000
Dimensionsmulti-dimensionalmulti-dimensional
Banquet1,1761,376
Banquet–Rounds of 91,3231,548
Reception3,0003,043
Center Circle
Total Sq. Feet5,000
Dimensionsmulti-dimensional
Banquet–Rounds of 8
1,376
Banquet–Rounds of 91,548
Reception3,043
Center and West Circle
Total Sq. Feet40,160
Dimensionsmulti-dimensional
Banquet–Rounds of 81,376
Banquet–Rounds of 91,548
Reception3,043
Olin Terrace
Total Sq. Feet5,000
Dimensionsmulti-dimensional
Banquet96
Reception150
10′ x 10′ Booths34

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