Meeting and event planning in Brookfield, a town that's nestled between the western fringe of Milwaukee and the rolling hills of Wisconsin's Kettle Moraine region, offers the perfect meeting destination for enjoying urban amenities at a suburban price. Brookfield sits just 10 minutes outside of downtown Milwaukee and its many museums, attractions and unique venues. But don't think that Brookfield is just a Milwaukee suburb; it's also a thriving destination all its own. Brookfield event venues include culture, performing arts, outdoor recreation, and endless shopping and dining options, as well as a wide variety of meeting spaces.
The perfect blend of urban and suburban, Brookfield is located just 20 miles away from Milwaukee's General Mitchell International Airport. The airport provides nonstop service in the U.S. and Mexico. Brookfield travelers can easily reach Milwaukee's Amtrak station, which is located along the western edge of the airport grounds, via free shuttle from the airport terminal. They can also access the Waukesha Metro Transit bus system, which provides service throughout the area, including direct service to the popular Brookfield Square Mall.
Located adjacent to Brookfield Square Mall and just minutes from downtown Milwaukee and the General Mitchell International Airport, the sleek Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield features 19,000 square feet of flexible meeting space throughout 21 renovated meeting spaces and ballrooms, including pre-function space. Meeting amenities include a full team of sales and catering managers, convention services staff, complimentary Wi-Fi, full audio-visual and production services, catering capabilities and ample free parking. The 389-room hotel also features an indoor and outdoor pool, sundeck, fitness center and on-site restaurant and lounge, as well as free shuttle service to and from the General Mitchell International Airport. In addition to the Brookfield Sheraton are 12 hotels with a variety of amenities and spaces for group needs, including the Brookfield Suites Hotel & Conference Center, the Country Inn & Suites, Best Western Plus Midway Hotel & Suites, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Milwaukee - Brookfield, Courtyard by Marriott, Hampton Inn, Extended Stay America, LaQuinta Inn, Motel 6, Quality Inn, Residence Inn by Marriott and the TownePlace Suites by Marriott.
Brookfield event venues include the popular Marcus Majestic Cinema, where meeting participants can enjoy films in state-of-the-art auditoriums with digital sound and plush stadium seating for up to 500 people. The 16-theater cinema features two 72-foot-wide, three-stories-tall UltraScreens. Groups can gather in the cinema's boardrooms, banquet rooms or flexible event space. The Brookfield landmark Dousman Stagecoach Inn Museum is a Greek Revival-style museum furnished with authentic period antiques and equipped for private events and tours of up to 20 guests. Among Wisconsin's premier attractions, the Milwaukee County Zoo is home to more than 2,275 animals representing 330 species, ranging from the giant Pacific octopus to the snow leopard. The zoo features a variety of both indoor and outdoor private event spaces, with such options as outdoor picnic areas for up to 5,000 people and the Peck Welcome Center, with large glass windows, terrazzo floor and capacity for 500 guests. Brookfield's beloved Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts offers artistic and enrichment programming through multi-disciplinary arts offerings to the public. The center's "lodge in the park" design places arts in a natural setting within Mitchell Park. Private event spaces at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center include its 619-seat performance theater, Grand Hall with soaring 40-foot limestone fireplace, art gallery, music and art classrooms and studios.
Many dining venues in Brookfield feature private event and dining space. Brookfield's Cooper's Hawk Winery location serves a modern menu created with its own handcrafted wines in mind, and offers a 50-person private dining room. Brookfield's Melting Pot is known for its interactive fondue experience and relaxed atmosphere; the Melting Pot is perfect for group events, thanks to its private tables and private rooms for 6 to 36 guests. The Brookfield Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar location is a stylish, comfortable eatery with private dining space for up to 70 guests, while Mitchell's Fish Market serves an ever-changing menu of the freshest and best seafood available, and features a private dining room for 36 guests. Mr. B's—A Bartolotta Steakhouse is a classic Italian steakhouse featuring juicy steaks, chops and fresh seafood, offering the best ingredients and service to create an unparalleled dining experience. Finally, Brookfield's own Venice Club serves delicious Italian-American fare and features several banquet rooms for 20 to 300 guests.