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Today at Monona Terrace – July 20, 2016

Building open 8:00am-5:00pm
Rooftop open 8:00am-10:00pm

Daily Tour Information

Lake Vista Café open 11:00am-8:00pm

Upcoming Events

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Wed, Jul 27, 2016

Lakeside Kids!- Music & Laughter for Kids - David Landau

11:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Thu, Jul 28, 2016

41st Annual International Herpesvirus Workshop (IHW 2016)

11:59 PM - 11:59 PM
Sun, Jul 31, 2016

"RIDE THE DRIVE" - John Nolen Drive will be closed to motorized vehicles during this event. Monona Terrace will be accessible from Wilson St.

3:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Sustainability

Sustainability

In September 2015, Monona Terrace was certified as a “green building” at the Gold Level by the U.S. Green Building Council’s prestigious LEED program.

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Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright originally proposed a design for a “dream civic center” in 1938—his architectural vision for the City of Madison—Monona Terrace.

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Monona Terrace Video

An inspiring event starts with an inspiring location, one that opens up possibilities—both for your event and your attendees.

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WRIGHT-INSPIRED GIFTS

Gift Shop

From traditional home decor to stunning new jewelry, we have over 1,500 items, so you are sure to find something special for everyone. With our extensive line of ties, scarves, stained glass window hangings, clocks, pillows, vases, throws, and coasters, we have the perfect gift for you.

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THOUGHT STARTERS & TRIED-AND-TRUE TIPS

Monona Terrace Blog

Five Questions Your Venue Rep Will Ask

By | July 15th, 2016|Location Considerations, Meeting Services and Coordination|

Five Questions Your Venue Rep Will Ask Planning the perfect event begins with finding the perfect venue As a meeting or event planner, you know that finding a sales representative who asks the right questions—and actually listens to your answers—can save you countless hours and headaches. […]

A Healthy Obsession with Quality

By | March 8th, 2016|Location Considerations, Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Monona Terrace earns prestigious Wisconsin Forward Award Sometimes good enough is good enough. But not if you’re aiming for excellence.

Going Green Earns a Gold

By | February 4th, 2016|Sustainability|

Monona Terrace is recognized with the second highest LEED rating Before the world was talking about green buildings, Monona Terrace architect and visionary, Frank Lloyd Wright, pioneered an organic approach. By focusing on construction that [...]

Everyone’s Mad for Madison

By | January 8th, 2016|Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Our recommendations of what to do when you come here to explore You know how every once in a while you discover a town that stays with you long after you return home? Our visitors frequently tell us that Wisconsin’s capital city of Madison is one such spot. If you’ve been here for a convention and are longing for a return visit, consider this your official invitation to come back and stay awhile, no matter the time of year. We’ve even made it easy to plan your itinerary by sharing our personal recommendations of “must-do’s” and favorite activities—straight from people who live and work here. So welcome to Madison. Enjoy your stay. […]

It’s Party Time!

By | September 10th, 2015|Location Considerations, Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

Five new twists on the year-end office bash Oh, the office holiday party—and the resulting images in your mind. Off-tune karaoke perhaps? What about that time your boss over-eggnogged? Or channeled the Seinfeld show and danced like Elaine? […]

Building Excitement Before Your Event

By | July 14th, 2015|Location Considerations, Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

How to use simple tactics to fire up the crowd Attendee engagement. It’s a phrase you hear—and most likely repeat—with every event you plan. With good reason. “You need to grab attendees’ attention before they even step foot inside your venue so that they arrive already excited for the event itself. They’ll come ready to learn, network and contribute. But maybe even more importantly, long after they return home, they’ll remember how they benefited,” offers Meg Statz, CMP, event services manager for Monona Terrace. “That makes for happy customers—and ones who will likely want to return to a future event that you plan,” she says. […]

From A to V: Five Audio/Visual Must-Haves When Planning Your Event

By | June 17th, 2015|Meeting Services and Coordination|

In today’s wired world, technology goes hand in hand with effective gatherings. In fact, nine out of 10 events at Monona Terrace require some kind of technical support, says John Klingelhoets, an audio/visual technician with Monona Terrace. “Technology, requirements and equipment change so rapidly nowadays that it’s not just nice to have audio/visual support—it’s imperative,” he says. […]

Planning the Perfect Sales Meeting

By | May 27th, 2015|Meeting Services and Coordination, Tips For A Successful Meeting|

There are two kinds of meetings: important ones and really important ones. And considering that your entire sales team may get together only once a year or more, the sales conference is often the highest-profile meeting you plan.

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