Baird Center Opening

Apr 9, 2024 | Event Photography, Uncategorized

A New Convention Center

Milwaukee eagerly awaits the grand opening of the newly expanded Baird Center. Thevenue is currently undergoing a $456 million expansion, set to double its size to 1.3 million total square feet. Heralding an era of accessibility, innovation, and extraordinary event experiences that will shape Milwaukee’s cultural and economic landscape for years to come.

One of the most exciting aspects of the Baird Center‘s expansion is its increased capacity to accommodate multiple, simultaneous, and overlapping events. With double the space, the center is poised to host diverse gatherings, from conventions and trade shows to galas and concerts. This versatility enhances the city’s infrastructure providing opportunities to showcase Milwaukee as a vibrant and dynamic hub for innovation and culture.

Embracing a New Era: The Grand Opening of the Baird Center

To celebrate this occasion, the Baird Center will host a spectacular gala in its new, state-of-the-art rooftop Baird Ballroom on May 16, 2024. An all-star production team, including Dynamic Events by David Caruso, Ambrosia Events, Samantha Starr Events, Underwood Events, and Levy Restaurants, is orchestrating the event, ensuring an unforgettable experience.

Marty Brooks, president and CEO of the Wisconsin Center District, expressed his enthusiasm for the event, stating, “This gala is going to mark the beginning of a new chapter for our city and our industry. For me, it was essential to assemble the best possible production team to not only make the evening spectacular but also to showcase, embrace, and celebrate all that Milwaukee is.” With such a diverse and experienced production team at the helm, the Grand Opening Gala of the Baird Center promises to be a highlight of the city’s social calendar.

Anticipation for the grand opening of the Baird Center continues to build. This expansion represents more than just physical growth; it symbolizes Milwaukee’s unwavering commitment to progress, innovation, and inclusivity. So mark your calendars and prepare to witness history in the making as the Baird Center unveils its magnificent new chapter to the world. This is more than just a grand opening – it’s a celebration of Milwaukee’s bright and promising future.

Front Room is excited to be a part of the Grand Opening Gala and has been capturing the new venue since the topping-off ceremony one year ago.