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Address: 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way, Madison, WI 53713-1400
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+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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Garden Expo visit

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 February 2016
JudyH492
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De Pere, Wi
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Waupun, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 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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Dorset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 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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De Pere, Wi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 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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Madison, Wisconsin
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38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

I attend various "happenings" at the Alliant Energy Center. Most recently attend the wonderful workshops of the Wisconsin Public Television Garden Expo with hundreds of exhibitors, Educational Seminars and demonstrations plus the on site farmer's market. Walked away with good info on gardening. The place accommodates for extensive activities, plenty of parking, much walking. They provide for food, and places... More 

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Green Isle, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

The huge cattle shows were wonderful to see. The best of North America's dairy cattle were exhibited. Thousands of people from around the world attended this event.

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Thank mms288
Monona, WI, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

My husband & I were just here for The Harlem Globetrotters on Dec. 28, 2015. We like that they have parking close by, it's gotten pricey though @ $7 a vehicle. Our seats were excellent & comfy w/lot's of leg room. We've also been here for concerts & hockey games & really love the building. I've been coming here since... More 

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Watertown, Wisconsin
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107 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

I thought the Alliant Energy Center was a great place for a hockey game. Like most any place, they need some upgrades but for a USHL game, but you get your money worth (which isn't much because most everything is reasonably priced) and you can see some good hockey.

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Thank Dave F
Stoughton, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

A large variety of events are held here. Easy parking, handicap accessible, children friendly & perfect size so there are no bad seats.

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Thank Bob P
Neenah
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

First time our State competition has been held here. Other than some minor problems with sound system and not having much room/time for warm-up, it was great! Nice to have the horse stalls directly across from the arenas, no need to go outside in nasty weather. Healthier selections in the food service area would be nice though.

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Thank Dana K
Janesville, Wisconsin
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

There seems to be something new going on all the time at Alliant Energy Center. Check out their events page. Lot's of onsite parking and several different Venus at this location.

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