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News from the Wisconsin Center District:

2021

June 17, 2021 – Wisconsin Center District Expansion DEI Process

June 7, 2021 – Miller High Life Theatre Announces King Crimson

April 15, 2021 – Wisconsin Center District Opens RFP Informational Website

April 8, 2021 – Wisconsin Center Announces Becoming Van Gogh: An Immersive Experience

February 2, 2021 – WCD Announces Internal Promotions

January 22, 2021 – WCD Hires Impression Sports and Entertainment 

January 19, 2021 – Wisconsin Center Becomes COVID-19 Vaccination Site

2020

October 30, 2020 – Kitchen Cocktails with Chef Chris Event Recap

October 13, 2020 – WCD Achieves GBAC STAR Accreditation For All Venues

October 8, 2020 – WCD Governance Committee Authorizes Expansion Financing Package

September 28, 2020 – WCD Among First SE WI Businesses to Begin GBAC STAR Accreditation Process

April 17, 2020 – Wisconsin Center District Announces Temporary Layoff

April 2, 2020 – Wisconsin Center District Board Moves Convention Center Expansion Forward

March 27, 2020 – Wisconsin Center District and City of Milwaukee Working Toward PILOT Proposal

March 6, 2020 – Wisconsin Center District Reveals Renderings and Funding Models for Convention Center Expansion


February 27, 2020 – Wisconsin Center District announces $15 per hour minimum wage, effective July 1, 2020

February 11, 2020 – State moral obligation for Wisconsin Center expansion bonds receives Common Council approval

February 4, 2020 -Time Served Tour starring Moneybagg Yo, Yo Gotti and guests, Wednesday, April 15, Miller High Life Theatre

January 31, 2020 – All Elite Wrestling brings “DYNAMITE” to UWM Panther Arena April 1

January 10, 2020 – Wisconsin Center District Announces Construction Manager for Wisconsin Center Expansion

2019

December 19, 2019 - Wisconsin Center District announces architectural team for Wisconsin Center expansion

December 16, 2019 - 9th Annual Milwaukee Blues Festival bringing Pokey Bear, Sir Charles Jones, Bobby Rush, Calvin Richardson, Tucka, Lenny Williams, and Lacee to the Miller High Life Theatre

December 9, 2019 - Legendary Rocker Alice Cooper Coming to the Miller High Life Theatre

December 6, 2019 -- 90s Kickback Concert Part 2 will bring Jagged Edge, Avant, Case, Hi Five, Michel’le, Kut Klose, and Changing Faces to the Miller High Life Theatre

December 2, 2019 -- Millennium Tour 2020 will bring Omarion, Bow Wow, Ashanti, Pretty Ricky, Ying Yang Twins, Soulja Boy, Lloyd and Sammie to the UW-M Panther Arena on Sunday, April 26th

November 15, 2019 - Toby Mac's 2020 Hits Deep Tour schedule affirmed; coming to UWM Panther Arena March 6th

November 1, 2019 - Newsboys bring Greatness Of Our God Tour to Miller High Life Theatre April 19, 2020

October 14, 2019 - Fabulously Funny Comedy Festival will bring Mike Epps, Kountry Wayne, Earthquake and Jess Hilarious to the Miller High Life Theatre March 20, 2020

October 7, 2019 - Miller High Life Theatre presents global smash The Choir of Man on Saturday, March 7, 2020

October 2, 2019 - Dracula Productions presents the 15th Annual Valentine’s Weekend Laugh-A-Thon at the Miller High Life Theatre on Saturday, February 15, 2020

September 24, 2019 - Radiance NYE returns to the Wisconsin Center on New Year’s Eve with DJ and producer EXCISION

September 20, 2019 - Toby Mac's popular "Hits Deep Tour" returns to the UW-M Panther Arena Friday, March 6, 2020

September 9, 2019 - Matthew & Gunnar Nelson in Christmas With The Nelsons, coming to the Miller High Life Theatre December 20th

August 16, 2019 - Wisconsin Center District Board Unanimously Passes Resolution Regarding Exposition Center Expansion


August 2, 2019 - JoAnne Sabir Appointed to WCD Board

July 30, 2019 - Cirque Musica Holiday Wishes coming to the Miller High Life Theatre December 1st

July 3, 2019 - Wisconsin Center District Announces New Beverage Partnership

June 24, 2019 - Elvis Costello and The Imposters hit the road again in October, come to Miller High Life Theatre November 26

June 17, 2019 - National Ballet Theatre of Odessa, Ukraine presents Romeo and Juliet at the Miller High Life Theatre January 23rd, 2020

June 14, 2019 - Wisconsin Center District Board Approves Security Provider (Security Services Contract and RFP)

June 3, 2019 - Mystery Science Theater 3000 Live Coming to Miller High Life Theatre

May 10, 2019 - Wisconsin Center District Updates Timeline for Completion of the Wisconsin Center

April 23, 2019 - Put Your Hair in the Air with Trolls LIVE! in Milwaukee

April 17, 2019 - Brewcity Bruisers Will Restructure League, Retire Home Teams

April 1, 2019 - WE WILL ROCK YOU: North American Tour of Queen-Inspired Rock Musical Coming to Miller High Life Theatre Friday, September 20

March 28, 2019 - deadmau5 announces cube v3 tour; coming to the Wisconsin Center Saturday, December 14

March 11, 2019 - Maker Faire® Milwaukee Announces 2019 Dates and New Wisconsin Center Location

February 20, 2019 - Wisconsin Center District Names Sarah Maio Vice President, Marketing and Communications

February 11, 2019 - Beatles vs. Stones - A Musical Showdown Tribute Battle will Celebrate Fan Rivalry at the Miller High Life Theatre on April 12

February 8, 2019 - Grady L. Crosby Appointed to Wisconsin Center District Board

February 4, 2019 - George Clinton To Embark On Final Tour With Parliament Funkadelic; launches May 30 at Miller High Life Theatre

January 22, 2019 - Miller High Life Theatre and Alternative Concert Group present MOTT THE HOOPLE ‘74, April 1, 2019

2018

December 11, 2018 - Live Nation and Crown Publishing Announce 2019 Dates for Final Leg of Michelle Obama’s Book Tour

November 29, 2018 - Wisconsin Center District Names Megan Seppmann Vice President of Sales

November 12, 2018 - “Weird Al” Yankovic Announces the Strings Attached Tour, coming to the Miller High Life Theatre July 27, 2019

October 22, 2019 - Mariah Carey's World Tour Coming to Miller High Life Theatre March 15, 2019

October 22, 2018 - Chris Tomlin's 2019 “HOLY ROAR TOUR” Tour comes to the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena Sunday, March 24, 2019

September 21, 2018 - James Kanter Elected Chairman of the Wisconsin Center District Board

September 10, 2018 - Monty Python's SPAMALOT coming to the Miller High Life Theatre, March 2 & 3, 2019

August 14, 2018 - Broadway's Best Party - ROCK OF AGES - announces 2018 tour casting

July 17, 2018 - Wisconsin Center District Names Steve Marsh Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

June 26, 2018 - Miller High Life Theatre joins Hip-Hop Week MKE celebrations

June 15, 2018 - Wisconsin Center District Benchmarks Wisconsin Center Expansion Plans

June 14, 2018 - Wisconsin Center District Names MJ Gilfillan Vice President, Human Resources

June 4, 2018 - Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA is coming to the Miller High Life Theatre, November 10-11

June 1, 2018 - Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky & Mike (RBRM) coming to the Miller High Life September 13

May 31, 2018 - FLAT OUT FRIDAY returns to the UWM Panther Arena, August 31, for the Harley-Davidson 115th Anniversary Celebration

May 31, 2018 - Chrome Entertainment presents the Hip Hop Royalty Tour featuring Rakim, Big Daddy Kane, Slick Rick, Doug E. Fresh and Roxanne Shanté

April 23, 2018 - ROCK OF AGES, Broadway's best party, returns to the Miller High Life Theatre November 16

March 20, 2018 - Wisconsin Center District Names Doug Johnson New Vice President of Entertainment and Sports

February 27, 2018 - "King of the Waltz" André Rieu will launch fall U.S. & Canada tour at UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena, Sep. 15

January 17, 2018 - USA Badminton 2018 Junior National Championships coming to Wisconsin Center

January 8, 2018 - 94.5 KTI Country presents Granger Smith with guests Runaway June

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Wisconsin Center District Board of Directors Meeting Agendas

NOTE: If you are planning to attend a WCD Board of Directors or Committee meeting in person, please enter through the employee entrance at 750 N. 6th Street

2021

June 18, 2021 Board of Directors Agenda

May 21, 2021 Board of Directors Agenda

May 13, 2021 Finance & Personnel Committee Agenda

May 13, 2021 Governance Committee Agenda – CANCELLED

April 16, 2021 Board of Directors Agenda

April 8, 2021 Finance & Personnel Committee Agenda

April 8, 2021 Governance Committee Agenda

March 11, 2021 Governance Committee Agenda

February 19, 2021 Board of Directors Agenda

February 11, 2021 Finance & Personnel Committee – CANCELLED

February 11, 2021 Governance Committee Agenda

January 22, 2021 Board of Directors Agenda

January 14, 2021 Finance & Personnel Committee Agenda

January 14, 2021 Governance Committee Agenda

2020

November 12, 2020 Governance Committee Agenda

October 16, 2020 Board of Directors Agenda

October 8, 2020 Finance & Personnel Committee Agenda

October 8, 2020 Governance Committee Agenda

September 18, 2020 Board of Directors Agenda

September 10, 2020 Governance Committee Agenda

September 10, 2020 Finance & Personnel Committee Agenda

May 21, 2020 Board of Directors Agenda

May 14, 2020 Finance and Personnel Committee Agenda

May 14, 2020 Governance Committee Agenda

April 2, 2020 Board of Directors Agenda

March 30, 2020 Finance & Personnel Committee Agenda

March 30, 2020 Governance Committee Agenda

March 6, 2020 Board of Directors Agenda  (Note: this meeting will be held in Room 102C of the Wisconsin Center. Enter the main entrance at Vel R. Phillips and Wisconsin Avenues.)

February 27, 2020 Finance & Personnel Committee Agenda

February 27, 2020 Governance Committee Agenda

January 24, 2020 Board of Directors Agenda

January 24, 2020 Governance Committee Agenda

January 22, 2020 Finance & Personnel Committee Agenda



 

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