A Roof Over the Wisconsin Idea

With more than 135,000 square feet of meeting space on the shores of Lake Mendota, Pyle Center is more than your typical conference center – it’s where the Wisconsin Idea comes to life. Everything from multimedia presentations and multi-day conferences to advanced distance education systems and active learning labs happen here. We offer unparalleled support from professional event planners to in-house catering, registration and technology specialists who ensure a smooth event.

FEATURES AND AMENITIES

When you’re hosting a meeting, class or event, little things can make a big difference in enhancing your guests’ experience. That’s why Pyle Center features details you won’t find anywhere else, including:

  • 8 hour chairs specifically designed to ensure comfort throughout daylong events or classes
  • Complimentary filtered water on all floors
  • Free WI-FI access throughout the building
  • One block from bustling State Street
  • Located in the heart of the UW-Madison campus
  • Close proximity to city bus stops
  • Lake views from most classrooms
  • Reserved parking

PYLE CENTER SERVICES

  • Full catering and bar service from breaks to plated dinners
  • Registration Services to assist with booking, enrollment, data collection, rosters and more
  • Guest Services to assist your guests
  • Expert technological assistance provided by Instructional Communications Systems (ICS)

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

MEETING ROOMS

Choose from nearly 30 rooms of varying sizes, for the smallest meetings up to a 300 person lecture.

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PLAN YOUR EVENT

Contact an event planner!

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