Why Fond du Lac and the Lake Winnebago Region?
What makes Fond du Lac, Wisconsin and the Lake Winnebago Region ideal for your next meeting, conference, reunion, corporate retreat or sporting event? Let us count the ways.
With its easy-to-reach location at the base of Lake Winnebago, there’s no more convenient meeting location in Wisconsin than Fond du Lac — within an hour for 70% of the state’s major populations and just over two hours from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. That makes the journey rewarding with more time for work and play.
And Fond du Lac isn’t just meeting, it’s exceeding — with a newly-expanded Conference District that features more than 24,000 square feet of flexible function space and almost 700 guest rooms in the region.
Of course, after-hours events and entertainment are just as important to meeting success, and Fond du Lac has it all. One of the largest fresh water lakes in America for fishing, boating, sailing and other water sports. Kettle Moraine State Forest. Horicon Marsh. Spectacular golfing. Scenic biking and hiking trails. Boutique shopping. Adventurous and delicious dining. A reinvigorated downtown of entertainment, arts and nightlife. Plus some of the friendliest folks you’ll meet anywhere.
And yes, these same delightful experiences also await business travelers, traveling tournament teams, family reunions and wedding parties.
Looking for a fresh place for your next conference? Look no further — and drive no further, either. C’mon in to Fond du Lac!
Safe Community – A safe community translates to peace of mind for all who call it home, and for those who live in Fond du Lac County, peace of mind is in great supply. Fond du Lac County is consistently rated in the top 30 safest metropolitan statistical areas in the country, according to CQ Press.
According to the 2013 Metropolitan Crime Rate Rankings from CQ Press, the Fond du Lac Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which encompasses all of Fond du Lac County, is ranked as the 27th safest MSA out of 350 with rankings. Wisconsin proudly holds four of the top 30 spots in the rankings. These are the most up-to-date figures for crime rate rankings.
Fond du Lac – 2015 One to Watch – We are pleased to announce that Downtown Fond du Lac Partnership is the recipient of our 2015 “One to Watch” award. This award recognizes exceptional communities working on very innovative projects poised on the cusp of major transformation. They exemplify the idea that any great Main Street is an ever-evolving work in progress—and offer inspiration for fledgling Main Streets and longstanding Main Street groups alike. Source: Main Street America.