Looking for just the right place to host an unforgettable company event, association show, or banquet?
Monroe Convention Center is located in a place that has been said to have “the soul of a big city but the heart of a small town.” And, if you’re considering group excursions or how your guests will spend their free time, we’re an easy stroll to Bloomington’s unique shops and cultural events, or a short drive to Lake Monroe and area wineries.
Oh, and flexible space, catering, technical support, design, and amenities? Relax and let our professional and experienced staff take care of those details.
Located in downtown Bloomington, Indiana - conveniently located off Highway 37 24,000 sq ft accommodating up to 800 people Free wireless internet Video conferencing On-site catering On-site audio visual services Banquet facilities and private rooms Along the B-Line Trail Lots of free parking Adjacent to Courtyard by Marriott Hotel
Our professional staff is here to assist you with the planning of your event in our multi-functional meeting space
OUR PERMANENT ART COLLECTION
Monroe Convention Center houses an exceptional permanent display of varied artwork by local artists. Stop by to take a tour Monday-Saturday 8am-5pm and Sunday 8am-2pm. Closed on holidays.
Monroe Convention Center participates as an auxiliary gallery with the DOWNTOWN BLOOMINGTON GALLERY WALK. Located in the Ralph Rogers Room of the center, this exciting new gallery features the walk of artists from Monroe County. Join us the first Friday of February, April, June, August, October and December.
Not only does the Convention Center provide exceptional meeting space, our professional staff will assist you with the planning of your entire event. We will coordinate the details of your event with our in-house catering and audio visual companies as well as other rental providers. Whether the event is a large trade show or an intimate wedding reception, our staff will add a professional touch to your event.
DIRECTIONS: Bloomington is 50 mi. south of Indianapolis.
From the Indianapolis Airport Take Col. H. Weir Cook Memorial Dr. and Ameriplex Pkwy to IN-67 S/Kentucky Ave. Continue on IN-67 S. Take IN-37 S to N State Rd 37 Business/N Walnut St in Bloomington. Take the Walnut St N exit from IN-37 S. Continue on N Walnut St. Drive to N College Ave in Bloomington. Follow N College Ave to the Bloomington/Monroe County Convention Center, corner of 3rd Street + College Ave.
From the North: Take Hwy 37 South to College Ave. exit. Take College Ave. to 3rd and College. Continue straight thru the intersection. The Convention Center is on the right
From the South: Take Hwy 37 North to the 3rd St. exit. Turn right onto 3rd St. It will become 5th St. Follow 5th St. to College Ave. Turn right on College Ave. Go straight thru the 3rd St. intersection. The Convention Center is on the right.
From the East: Enter Bloomington on Highway 46 (going west), which will become 3rd Street. Follow to 3rd and College Ave. Turn left on College Ave. The Convention Center is on the right.
From the West: From Hwy 45 (Bloomfield), take Hwy 37 N to the 3rd St. exit, and turn right onto 3rd Street. From Hwy 46 (Ellettsville), take Hwy 37 South to the 3rd St. exit, and turn left onto 3rd St. Highway 48 (Whitehall) will become 3rd St. 3rd St. will become 5th St. Follow 5th St. to College Ave. Turn right on College Ave. Go straight thru the 3rd St. intersection. The Convention Center is on the right.