Success starts with great venues.

Explore our variety of venues designed to make every meeting an exceptional experience.

(6) Venues

Fluno Center

A full-service event destination and conference center with well-appointed guest rooms and on-site dining options. With a variety of meeting rooms, event spaces, and guest rooms, Fluno Center offers a total immersion learning environment for individuals, professional groups, and corporate teams.

  • 17,000 sq ft of meeting spaces
  • Largest space has seating for up to 162
  • Restaurant and Bar
  • Lodging accommodations - 100 well appointed guest rooms



Memorial Union

We make it easy to host your event at one of the most beloved places in Madison. From team meetings and private parties to regional conferences and spectacular weddings, we’ve got the rooms, food, and experience to make your event feel effortless and memorable.

  • Beautiful lakeviews over the iconic Memorial Union Terrace
  • Numerous shops and restaurants
  • Amenities including a theater, art exhibits & studios, Outdoor UW, and more
  • Event spaces that accommodate gatherings large and small



Pyle Center

Overlooking the shores of Lake Mendota, Pyle Center offers visitors 135,000 square feet of comfortable meeting spaces, 8-hour chairs, rooftop terraces and more. We offer unparalleled support from professional event planners, in-house catering, registration, and technology specialists who ensure a smooth event.

  • One block from bustling State Street
  • Lake views from most classrooms
  • Close proximity to city bus stops
  • 8 hour chairs specifically designed to ensure comfort throughout daylong events or classes



Union South

Union South is our south campus living room. From meeting rooms to hotel rooms, with recreational amenities galore, Union South is the perfect place to host an unforgettable event.

  • Eco-conscious hotel with 60 boutique-style guest rooms
  • Event spaces that can accommodate gatherings large & small
  • Near Camp Randall Stadium
  • Numerous amenities include a theater, bowling alley, rock climbing, and more



Grainger Hall

Located prominently in the very center of the UW–Madison campus, Grainger Hall is home base for the Wisconsin School of Business.

  • 30 state-of-the-art classrooms, plus meeting & study rooms
  • Three auditoriums equipped with multimedia & broadcast capabilities
  • High-tech learning commons
  • A full-service café and a courtyard perfect for breaks
  • Wide variety of spaces to host conferences, events, and other special occasions



Discovery Building

With 40,000 square feet available, the main floor of the Discovery Building can accommodate up to 1,200 people. The first floor of the building is a central space where campus, community and industry gather to celebrate idea sharing through conferences, poster sessions, banquets, receptions, lectures & more. The Discovery Building is also home to twin research institutes, the private Morgridge Institute for Research and the public Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID). Their private-public collaboration helps facilitate breakthrough discoveries to advance health and well-being.

  • State-of-the-art audiovisual services including projection, sound, live streaming and multimedia capabilities
  • Onsite dining options and catering
  • Flexible, functional spaces with customizable setup options
  • Plants and trees that create a natural ambience