Welcome to Monroe Convention Center, a chic event venue located in the heart of Downtown Bloomington, Indiana. The Center not only boasts a beautifully designed contemporary interior, but also showcases an exceptional permanent art collection by local artists. Offering a variety of flexible event space within 24,000 square feet, Monroe Convention Center can accommodate conventions, conferences, trade shows, meetings, weddings, as well as special events. Professional staff will work alongside you in the planning of your entire event, from coordinating details with in-house catering and audio visual services to other rental providers.

In-house catering services are available for all types of events, transforming any event into amazing. Choose from delectable a la carte services to fully plated meal for an impeccable culinary experience for your guests. From menus to decor, professional staff will assist you in creating an experience that matches your vision and unique taste.


Connected to the Courtyard Marriott hotel, the Center is an easy stroll to other nearby hotels and Downtown Bloomington, where you can explore unique shops and boutiques, casual and fine dining, swanky galleries, live music, exciting performances and shows, a vibrant nightlife, cultural events, extensive trails and parks, and so much more.


Bloomington, Indiana is centrally located in the Midwest, about an hour south of Indianapolis, and within a reasonable driving distance from major cities.


Second level loading ramp

Freight elevator

Custom designed diagrams

Marquee, outdoor signage

Free parking


Equipment rental services

On-site caterer

On-site audio visual services

Handicap accessible



Free wireless internet

I wanted to thank you for making last night's meeting a GREAT success! I was told that your facility is absolutely beautiful and the serving staff and caterer did a FANTASTIC job on the food and the ice cream! Also, Markey's did a great job with last minute audio hookup to our laptop. 




Jean Kautt


Monroe Convention Center flexible event spaces
The Perfect Space

Monroe Convention Center offers a variety of room options to best fit your event needs.

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Monroe Convention Center photo gallery
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There are a variety of ways to get around Downtown Bloomington. The city is easy to navigate with a grid street layout and a large number of attractions concentrated in a walkable or driveable downtown.