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Janesville: Wisconsin’s Park Place (Sponsored)

*This article is sponsored by Janesville Area CVB*

Janesville, Wisconsin’s Park Place, Wisconsin’s Meeting Place features a variety of meeting and banquet spaces, wide selection of hotels with 750 rooms, restaurants, and attractions, with plenty of opportunities unique to Janesville. All offer great value and affordability and include free parking. From intimate meetings in historic locations or award winning botanical gardens, to meetings in a convention center with state-of-the-art audio-visual offerings and space up to 13,000 square feet, Janesville has it all! Easy interstate access from anywhere in the Midwest, the proximity of four major airports and top-notch ground transportation services make your travel trouble-free.


Featured Meeting Spaces

The Armory was originally built in 1930 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, featuring nearly 6,000 square feet of space for groups from less than a dozen to more than 350, it offers a variety of spaces for meetings, breakout sessions and special events. The Drill Hall combines an open atmosphere with warm, stylish decor excellent for dinners, receptions or ceremonies. Sophisticated and contemporary, the Lieutenants is perfect for rehearsal dinners and stylish affairs. In addition, the Patio offers the best in outdoor options.

The Janesville Conference Center provides groups 13,000 square feet of combined meeting, exhibit, event and banquet space. The use of soundproof movable partitions allows the conference center the flexibility to provide groups with several different size meeting rooms, breakout rooms, and meal function rooms. All meeting space is located on the first floor of the complex and is completely handicapped accessible. The conference center is attached to the Holiday Inn Express.

Let the beauty and splendor of the award-winning Rotary Botanical Gardens inspire creativity for your next meeting or retreat. Inside are four breakout rooms with separate access that may be combined to create more space for larger events. The stunning atrium provides natural lighting with a breathtaking view and has direct accessibility to the Gardens. Outside, several garden spaces, including a lovely terrace provide spectacular choices for a very special wedding celebration

The Venue, located in the heart of downtown Janesville, in a charming Second Empire style building from 1870 that was originally a Methodist Church. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Beautifully renovated, the Venue offers balcony seating, original stained glass, hardwood floors and outdoor balconies. Three rooms allow flexibility for events from 25 to 350 people.

After the Meeting

When your meeting is adjourned, we invite you to come out and play. With more than 2,000 acres of parkland and trail systems, over 125 dining establishments, a myriad of historic and other attractions, and plenty of shopping opportunities, you’re sure to enjoy your time in Janesville.

15 area golf courses

30 miles of paved trails

Janesville Jets Ice Hockey

Janesville Performing Arts Center

Northleaf Winery

Rock Aqua Jays Water Ski Shows

Rotary Botanical Gardens

Rock County Historical Society

The Armory Dinner Theatre

The Wisconsin Wagon Company

At the Janesville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, we look forward to helping to make your event will be an unqualified success! Call us today at 1-800-48-PARKS (7-2757).

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