Garden Expo is held in Madison, Wisconsin, a fun and friendly city surrounded by lakes and farmland. Madison is home to the state capitol, the University of Wisconsin-Madison and many other unique attractions. For more information on Madison’s hospitality, look to the following resources.
Great Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau
Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce
Driving Directions:The Alliant Energy Center is located on the southern edge of Madison, just off Hwy. 12 & 18 (Beltline), at 1919 Alliant Energy Center Way on John Nolen Dr. between Olin Ave. and Rimrock Rd. From the Beltline, the big white dome roof of the Coliseum building is easy to recognize.alliantenergycenter.com
From the north on I-90/94:
Where I-90 and I-94 split, stay on I-90 to Chicago and Janesville
— not I-94 to Milwaukee. After four miles, take exit #142A onto Hwy. 12/18 (Beltline) west to Madison. After five miles, take the John Nolen Dr. exit (#263). Proceed as above.
From the south on I-90:
Exit #142A onto Hwy. 12/18, proceed as above.
From the east on I-94:
At Madison, take I-90 to Janesville and Chicago; then proceed as above.
From the west:
Take Hwy. 12/18 (Beltline) going east. Exit at Rimrock Road (#262).
Garden Expo 2014 Hotel Block Information
To receive special Garden Expo rates, you must book through the Garden Expo online housing system, Meetingmax. Reservations WILL NOT be accepted directly through the hotels.
Step 1: Make your reservation online by clicking on the following link: GARDEN EXPO HOTEL BLOCK
Step 2: Obtain Meetingmax confirmation. Once you have made your reservation it is a confirmed reservation. However, it may take several days for the hotel to process your reservation. Once that occurs, you will receive an e-mail confirmation via Meetingmax.
Step 3: If you need to cancel or make a change to your reservation, please do not contact the hotel directly unless it is within 72 hours of your arrival. For changes and cancellations on an existing reservation, please refer to the link provided at the bottom of your Meetingmax confirmation e-mail.
Step 1: Mail or fax your request to the Garden Expo Housing Bureau by January 8, 2014*
*Please note: Online housing reservations have first priority. Forms will not be processed for 24-48 hours.
Step 2: Click on the following form: RESERVATION FORM
Complete all fields and mail or fax to:
Mail: Garden Expo Housing Bureau
c/o Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau
615 East Washington Avenue, Madison, WI 53703
Step 3: Check your e-mail for a hotel confirmation. Once your reservation has been made by the GMCVB, it is a confirmed reservation. However, it may take several days for the hotel to process your reservation. Once that occurs, you will receive an e-mail confirmation via Meetingmax.
If you have any questions about the Garden Expo hotel block, please call 800.373.6376 and ask for Garden Expo Housing or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org