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Address: 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, WI 53713-1400
Phone Number: +1 608-267-3976
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Our premier downtown multi-venue complex features four unique and versatile...

Our premier downtown multi-venue complex features four unique and versatile venues: Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Exhibition Hall, the New Holland Pavilions, and Willow Island. A top choice for expositions, conventions, meetings, concerts, sporting events, ag events, and much more, the Alliant Energy Center complex is a one-stop-shop for all your events. Ample parking, mouthwatering catering, dedicated staff, and a full range of rental equipment & high speed internet make AEC an event planners delight!

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Nice place for an event

Was there for an event, food (from outside caterer) was good, lots of room, banquet hall was cavernous, not luxurious, but very functional.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
peterglassman
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Schaumburg, Illinois
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Schaumburg, Illinois
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25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was there for an event, food (from outside caterer) was good, lots of room, banquet hall was cavernous, not luxurious, but very functional.

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Lansing, Michigan
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing and fun. So much horse stuff to do! Was there all 3 days and never got bored. The rodeo is a must see event. Large barns with good ventilation. Wasn't a fan of the stalls for the horses myself but was still a great experience and will go again! If you are going on a Saturday leave early and... More 

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Thank stacy839
Madison, Wisconsin
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26 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

fun will be had at these events . there is also dairy expo, circus, madison capitols hockey, and monster trucks to enjoy! HAVE FUN!!!

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Thank johnbI3489UO
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

its fun for the whole family and fun for kids. It has reasonable prices and deals. It was excellent.

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Thank Shy E
Wisconsin
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336 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

I've been to everything from meetings, to funeral visitations, to proms, to home shows. It is a great place for big crowds. A comfortable environment.

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Thank RetirementTime
Wisconsin
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60 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

We attended the Midwest Horse Fair at this facility. In the past few years the have upgraded the buildings and other facilities on the grounds. We attended a rodeo in the center, and honestly there isn't a bad seat in the house since this isn't a large venue. Nice grounds and buildings for a variety of events.

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Thank WisTrippers
Gladstone, Michigan
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Had a wonderful time attending the PRCA Rodeo during the Midwest Horse Fair in Madison. This stadium is not that large so you are never that far from the action. Plenty of entrances and exits so the flow of people in and out moves along rather quickly. The Rodeo was very exciting and very well produced. Would definitely go again.

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Thank Jeffmx64
Waupun, Wisconsin
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Womens game was a winner. Center was awesome. Friendly staff and reasonal prices. Good seats at reasonal prices for them.

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Thank Michael D
Dorset, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

I attended the WDE15 and it's always a great show which is very well run. The centre is perfect for it and is in a great location.

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Thank Moowell M
De Pere, Wi
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31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

This center is designed for easy navigation among large weekend crowds. The exhibit center offered roomy exhibitor stations and ample room to walk the floor as a visitor. Seminar rooms were laid out well to accommodate visitors and presenters. Seminar rooms became quite warm, however. Lots of food options and parking space.

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