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Address: 302 S College Ave, Bloomington, IN 47403-1509
Phone Number: +1 812-336-3681
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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The Bloomington Monroe County Convention Center offers 24,000 square feet...

The Bloomington Monroe County Convention Center offers 24,000 square feet of meeting space with 10 spacious, private meeting rooms and banquet facilities. The layout is perfectly suited for anything from a small meeting to a large gathering with breakout space. Our staff will coordinate the details of your event with our professional in-house catering and audio visual companies as well as other rental providers, ensuring the success of your event.

Centered in the heart of Bloomington's Historic Downtown District and the Bloomington Entertainment and Arts District, we are only steps away from all that Downtown Bloomington has to offer. We are conveniently connected to the Courtyard by Marriott and within walking distance to Indiana University and the Historic Courthouse Square.

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Wedding event

We had a wedding here and we're more than pleased. The staff was attentive and friendly. The food was amazing. The cake was from an outside source. The only thing that needed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
colfal8
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Jonesborough, Tennessee, United States
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Jonesborough, Tennessee, United States
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150 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wedding here and we're more than pleased. The staff was attentive and friendly. The food was amazing. The cake was from an outside source. The only thing that needed improvement was the coffee.

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Thank colfal8
April W, Sales Manager at Monroe Convention Center, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience with us and others. I apologize the coffee wasn't on par for you. We've experienced some brewing issues with equipment and have upgraded to resolve this problem. Best wishes to you on this new journey! More 

Caracas, Venezuela
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

My son and his now wife had their reception upstairs in the largest room, it was wonderful. The staff was helpful, food was good, restrooms and facility were clean and modern.

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Thank janas584
April W, Manager at Monroe Convention Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. It is wonderful to hear you enjoyed your experience with us. Congrats to you on your son's marriage! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Love the conference rooms and the food. We epecially loved the food, and the chef can cater to custom menus(like vegetarian) if told in advance, one of the participant was a vegetarian, and they specially made veggie dishes for her for the entire training--and didn't even charge us extra. Lets just say they go the extra mile!!

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Thank Guddi N
April W, Manager at Monroe Convention Center, responded to this review

It is wonderful to know you enjoyed your time while at our facility. I agree our catering staff does a phenomenal job of accommodating dietary needs and restrictions. I appreciate you sharing your experience with others. More 

Bloomington
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Went here for a seminar. While Bloomington is exceptional I found this to be same 'ol, same 'ol. Not bad, mind you, but not memorable either.

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Thank LDesignerArtist
April W, Manager at Monroe Convention Center, responded to this review

I appreciate your feedback and would I'd like to share some information with you. Our building dates to 1923 when it was originally designed and built by Henry Ford as Model T assembly plant and showroom. It was the largest garage in the state at the time and quickly become a gathering place in downtown Bloomington. In 1991, the building... More 

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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

This had lots of room for any type of event. We attended a wedding and reception there and it was great

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Thank Megan L
Bloomington, Indiana
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78 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Beautiful court house but not much going on during the week. On weekends often site of art fairs and other fun stuff. Close to the most amazing Farmer's Market (one of the top ten in the country). So check it out on a Saturday morning. Lights up beautifully at Christmas time.

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Thank Cox-Thurmond
Bloomington, IN
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89 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Offers excellent rooms for large or small group training sessions. Excellent onsite catering, and sound systems support. One of the few, and best places to host organizational events.

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Thank Rick B
Bloomington, Indiana
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The space is ok, adequate for our city, I guess. The food is usually a disappointment and the hotel is very dated. Needs a face lift. But access to the trail and downtown is fantastic!

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Thank Nancy M
Bloomington, Indiana
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

After many different events in almost every space available in Bloomington, I'd give the Convention Center a hard 5 out of 10. Its very droll atmosphere combined with a lackluster staff make it seem like they really don't want you to use their space. Food was okay but with the high quality restaurants that could have catered it was a... More 

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Thank prbro
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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100 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This old factory building has been repurposed in to a modern convention space. Well located to historic downtown and connected to a quality hotel. Is host to not only business events but showcases many local events throughout the year.

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Thank Kathy T

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