We look forward to seeing you in Madison, Wisconsin. The conference will be held at the The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club in downtown Madison. The Madison Concourse Hotel has received numerous awards for their outstanding service. The hotel has been named Best Hotel by the readers of Madison Maagazine, BRAVA, Madison.com and Hotel with the Best Service and Best Conference Center by the readers of Wisconsin Meetings.
You will find the best of all worlds in Wisconsin’s vibrant capital city and picturesque surrounding towns: natural beauty and outdoor recreation, stimulating cultural offerings, distinctive restaurants and shops, and an irreverent spirit of fun.
Downtown Madison is known for easy walkability, bike paths for miles, delightful festivals, an awe-inspiring farmers’ market, dozens of live music venues, world-class restaurants and art museums; all nestled on an Isthmus between two sapphire lakes and steps from our front doors. Built on an isthmus between lakes Monona and Mendota, Madison is renowned for its beautiful scenery. A total of five area lakes and over 200 parks provide an abundance of year-round outdoor activities, from hiking, biking, swimming and sailing along with cross-country skiing, snow sailing, and ice fishing.
Madison offers a variety of things to do before and after the conference sessions. Within blocks of the conference hotels is the iconic State Street. After checking out the State Street shops and restaurants, take time to stop by and tour the beautiful Wisconsin State Capitol. Tour the Capitol on your own or by guided tour to experience this stunning icon. In addition to the scores of shops, restaurants, coffee shops and bars, you find The Overture Center for the Arts and Madison Museum of Contemporary Art.
To search for other activities while in Madison view the Calendar of Events.
Madison is in Central Standard Time (CST)
Wisconsin weather in July is usually sunny and warm with temperatures averaging between 75 and 85 degrees. For current weather information, visit The Weather Channel site for Madison:http://www.weather.com/weather/right-now/53717:4:US
Getting Around Madison
Madison offers several ways to get around and explore the city while you’re here. If you’re not quite up to walking down State Street or up Bascom Hill there are other modes of transportation to get you where you need. Madison Metro Bus System travels throughout downtown Madison including routes to and from the UW campus area to the Capitol. Biking is also a very popular mode of transportation and Madison offers bicycle rental stations, several shops that rent bicycles, and extensive bike trails within the city and into surrounding areas.