While Wisconsin may conjure thoughts of forests and farmland, the state is no slouch when it comes to living large and luxuriously either. It boasts a range of high-end hotels to fit the ambiance of your event — from the swanky vibe of Hotel Goodwin in Beloit to the traditional elegance of The Edgewater in Madison and more. The following are just five examples of the more sophisticated properties the state has to offer.

The Trade, Milwaukee

Just opening this summer, The Trade aims to merge modern convenience with timeless luxe, and promises to be a major attraction for meetings and events with 8,274 square feet of total event space. As the official hotel of the increasingly popular Deer District in the bustling heart of downtown Milwaukee, it is situated court-side in Cream City’s dynamic hub of sports, culture and entertainment, with 207 luxurious rooms and suites plus a rooftop restaurant and lounge. The hotel boasts more than 9,000 square feet of sophisticated indoor/outdoor meeting and event spaces for groups up to 300.

Hotel Goodwin, Beloit

If you’re in the market for a chic, classic venue, Hotel Goodwin is a tasteful mixture of history and modern luxury. It also has the only rooftop in downtown Beloit where you can host a group of 60. The State Room is a refined space for smaller events of about 14. Each of the 34 guest rooms in this boutique hotel is distinctive with art, turntables, unique record collections and glass showers.

The Edgewater Hotel, Madison

Located in the heart of downtown Madison, The Edgewater Hotel acts as an urban resort within walking distance from eclectic shops and a vibrant downtown. In addition to its location on Lake Mendota, it offers 202 rooms. With 14,500 square feet of indoor space (plus an additional 34,500 square feet of outdoor space), modern amenities and world-class services, The Edgewater has everything you need for your next meeting or event.

The Ridge Hotel, Lake Geneva

Just off the shores of Lake Como is the 146-room Ridge Hotel, overlooking acres of secluded and wooded shoreline, and the award-winning Geneva National Golf Club. The chic hotel’s restaurant, cocktail lounge, outdoor poolside terrace, and flexible meeting and banquet spaces offer panoramic views of the property. With a total of 10,