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Connect Marketplace
27-29 August, 2024
Baird CenterMilwaukee, WI

Connect Marketplace 2024 is Coming to Milwaukee, WI!

No longer a city on the rise, Milwaukee has arrived as a premier events destination.

Meet in Milwaukee

One of National Geographic’s Best of the World. Midwest Living’s Culinary Capital of the Midwest. An Emerging City for Meetings and Event Destinations. These are just some of the headlines touting Milwaukee as a top-tier destination and world-class setting for events. And, after a full suite of fresh renovations more than doubled the spaces inside Baird Center to 1.3 million square feet, Milwaukee is poised to be “The Big Cheese” of meetings and conventions!

A photo of the Milwaukee skyline during sunset.


Baird Center

This world-class convention center just completed a massive $456 million expansion, doubling its size to 1.3 million sq. ft. The result: An exciting new era of accessibility, innovation and unrivaled event experiences.

What to do in Milwaukee

Looking to bond with your team, treat your clients, or immerse yourself in all that Milwaukee has to offer? Check out the calendar of events happening in Milwaukee.

From concerts and museums, tours, and nightlife, there's always something exciting going on in Milwaukee!

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Whether you're seeking cultural enrichment, culinary delights, or simply a night out on the town, Milwaukee promises to ignite your passions and create memories to last a lifetime.

Sporting Events

There’s no denying that Milwaukee is a sports town! Grab your foam finger, put on your game face, and come check out Milwaukee’s pro sports teams.

History & Museums

Make your trip to Milwaukee educational and fun with stops at these popular local museums. Experience interactive exhibits, touch live butterflies, and step back into the past and forward into the future.

Get a Taste of Milwaukee

Wondering where to eat in Milwaukee? From Wisconsin favorites like a fish fry and cheese curds to authentic Indian, Italian, and more, Milwaukee's restaurants are as diverse as its people. With James Beard Award-winning restaurants, specialty foods made in Milwaukee, and a farm-to-table community that will satisfy even the most devout locavore, Milwaukee offers a place and a flavor for all visitors.

A man at a restaurant holding a cheese burger and smiling.

Fun Facts About Milwaukee

Dive into Milwaukee's rich culture with these fun facts!