Historic Information

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 The following information is being provided as a historical reference only.  For current project information click here

Fox Cities Exhibition Center, Inc., was established as a not-for-profit corporation for the specific purpose of planning and constructing an Exhibition Center in downtown Appleton as outline in the Convention Center Community Coalition Report on December 2, 2010.



Below are links to documents outlining periodic updates regarding project status over time.  Also included is a Prospectus.  An Exhibition Center for the Fox Cities Now: A Prospectus Offered by Walter Rugland (12/20/10)

Project Status Updates:



Following are a variety of items that provide background information related to progress for the Fox Cities Exhibition Center project.

Project Information:

Summary of Room Tax Accounts for PAC - October 16, 2015 (pdf)

Hotel-Motel Room Tax Rates - October 16, 2015 (pdf)

Financing Scenarios - October 16, 2015 (pdf)

Fox Cities Exhibition Center Information Packet Fall 2015 - September 9, 2015 (pdf)

Updated Market & Economic Impac Analysis Related to the Proposed Fox Cities Exhibition Center - April 2014  Prepared by: Conventions, Sports & Leisure International

Fox Cities Tourism Development Grant Application

Excerpts of CVB Grant Application for Design Support - December 2, 2010 (pdf)

Floor Plans Draft - May 5, 2011 (pdf)

Initial Conceptual Development Drawings - February 9, 2011 (pdf)

Convention Center Community Coalition Report to the Community - December 2, 2010

Convention Center Community Coalition Presentation - December 2, 2010 (Power Point presentation)

Feasibility Study summary Memo - July 17, 2009 (pdf)

Feasibility Study of a Potential New Convention Center in the Fox Cities - September 8, 2008 (pdf)