Meetings &

Monona Terrace is not only designed to meet the high-tech demands of today’s convention, trade show and meeting planners, it is also designed for complete accessibility and civic enjoyment. And crowning this jewel is a 68,000-square-foot rooftop garden that celebrates the cityscape. Look out over Lake Monona, the downtown skyline, and the State Capitol dome. You have found the backdrop you need for memorable and effective meetings.

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Step Outside the Expected

Monona Terrace is a convention center like no other, rising from the blue expanse of Lake Monona and just two blocks from the State Capitol and streets full of shops and restaurants. There are nearly one thousand hotel rooms within walking distance of Monona Terrace, including 240 rooms at the adjacent Hilton Madison Monona Terrace. The Hilton features direct access to Monona Terrace in an enclosed, climate-controlled skywalk, and offers an additional 2,400 square feet of meeting space.

For information on additional accommodations in Madison, visit the Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau web site. To book guest room blocks, call them at 800.373.6376.

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Capabilities Brochure

An overview of Monona Terrace

Capabilities Brochure

See why Monona Terrace is a premier destination for conferences, conventions and meetings for businesses and organizations from across the state, region, and world.
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Meeting Services

Everything you need for a successful Event

Meeting Services

Once space agreements are finalized with your Sales Manager, your Event Coordinator will work closely with you in developing event orders and room diagrams for your event. Right up until the event – and every minute during your event – our staff will be available to ensure every detail is attended to.
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A/V Showcase

Technology, Expertise, and Infrastructure

A/V Showcase

From wonderful weddings to weeklong conventions or an outdoor concert for thousands, Monona Terrace has the technology, expertise, and infrastructure to fulfill your creative and educational vision.

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Laura Maclsaac, CMP
Director of Sales

David Olivares
Meetings Sales Manager

Breanne Chase
Weddings and Banquets Sales Manager

Rooms & 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.

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Take a virtual 360 tour of Monona Terrace.

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