Wisconsin Exposition Center

Wisconsin Exposition Center

The Wisconsin Exposition Center is the largest single exhibit hall in Wisconsin, and one of the largest facilities of its kind in the Midwest. The facility is located on the grounds of Wisconsin State Fair Park, six miles west of downtown Milwaukee.

The facility replaces five smaller exposition buildings on site that were in varying stages of disrepair. The Center can accommodate smaller trade shows that were using the State Fair facilities and attract larger commercial trade shows.

Each exhibit hall is equipped with a show office, restrooms, and concession stands. There are four combinable meeting rooms and two boardrooms. The facility has five ground level drive-in bays, ten truck dock spaces, 30-foot clear ceilings, and 450 pounds per square foot floor load. There are full utilities throughout and a permanent box office with a computerized ticketing system. The site is easily accessible and boasts over 8,000 on-site parking spaces.

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Project Data

$36 Million Project Cost
275,000 Square Feet


GRAEF Services

Civil Engineering
Structural Engineering

Wisconsin Exposition Center Contact

Senior Structural Engineer