Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

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With facilities to host both large and small groups, more than 600 hotel rooms (with 200 more on the way), over 28,000 square feet of meeting space (with 10,000 more to come), three championship golf courses, two full-service banquet properties, and free hotel parking, you couldn’t ask for more in a destination. Then again there’s no need to ask … we’re happy to offer.

Top 5 reasons to book your event in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin


1. It starts with location. Fond du Lac is just about one-hour's drive for over 70% of the population of Wisconsin and just over two hours from the greater Chicago metropolitan area. Meeting attendees will quickly come to value the time not spent in their car when attending an event in Fond du Lac!

2. Never underestimate the power of an awesome value. While it might be the attendees that benefit most from the short drive to Fond du Lac, it is the CFO who will most value the low cost of meeting there. In fact, it’s possible for an offsite meeting in Fond du Lac to cost organizations from 5%-10% less than meetings held at other destinations. Add to that the short travel time for participants, and the savings skyrocket.

3. It’s all about the surroundings. Fond du Lac (loosely translated, meaning “Foot of the Lake”) is nestled at the base of Lake Winnebago, one of the largest lakes in the country. If your group is looking for diversions, the mighty Lake Winnebago provides incredible fishing, power boating, sailing, kiting and recreational opportunities.  And don’t be fooled by the seasons. The lake is as vibrant and alive with activity in February as it is in July.

4. Variety is the spice of life and the hallmark of a great meeting. There are so many ways for meeting participants and spouses to enjoy Fond du Lac. Dine at one of the many Supper Clubs, the quintessential Wisconsin eatery; browse the day away at in one-of-a-kind shops; visit the Wade House, Road America or Air Adventure Museum; take in a winery or an agri-tourisim destination; hike, bike, kayak in the day and then feed your cultural appetite with an evening at the Thelma Sadoff Center for the Arts, where folks enjoy world class visual art exhibits alongside touring national musical acts.

5. C’mon in! Fond du Lac is family friendly. Fond du Lac is well known for a welcoming attitude that is never more prevalent then when they are inviting families to enjoy their community. With a lot of big city attributes presented in a charming small town location, Fond du Lac frequently tops national lists of safe, clean, and friendly communities. C’mon in! You’ll love what you find and your family will feel right at home.

Fond du Lac Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau is a one-stop shopping venue for all meeting planners. For more information please visit us at fdl.com, contact us at 800-937-9123, or email us at cstollenwerk@fdl.com.

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