Hotel Information

Complete Hotel List

Here is a complete list of hotels where we have Show room blocks established.

Please do not book your reservations at multiple hotels. This causes considerable hardships for those attending who are trying to find housing.

Remember to ask for the Bead&Button Show room block by name; otherwise, you might be quoted a higher rate!

Let your preferred hotel know if you require a room with disability access.

If you encounter difficulties booking a room or finding housing, please e-mail Customer Service or call 
800-554-0197 for assistance.
Hyatt Regency

Book online Hyatt reservations

Added Plus:
Show Host Hotel - most convenient hotel to the Show
Skywalk connects DIRECTLY to the Wisconsin Center.
Room Rate: $152.00 (plus applicable taxes) for Single, Double, Triple, or Quad
(Request king-size bed or two double beds in a room.)

Phone: 888-421-1442
Ask for Bead&Button Show Rate.

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Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Added Plus:
Skywalk connects DIRECTLY to the Wisconsin Center
Starbucks right in hotel - street level
Art Deco elegant, old-world style hotel

Discounted daily parking for registered hotel guests: $18

Room Rates (plus applicable taxes):
$152 per night for Single and Double
$162 per night for Triple
$172 per night for Quad

Phone: 414-271-7250 - Only use local number for reservations.  Ask for Bead&Button Show Rate. Rooms must be cancelled 7 days prior to arrival date to receive refund of deposit.

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Added Plus: DELICIOUS Chocolate Chip Cookies!

Room Rates:

Standard King or Two Double Bed Room: $149 per night based on single/double occupancy.
Additional guests in room are charged at a rate of $10.00 per person.

A 15.1% room tax is also applied to any reservation.

Phone: 414-273-2950 - Only use local number for reservations. Ask for Bead&Button Show Rate.


Ramada Inn City Center

Added Plus:
Easy one and a half block walk to the Wisconsin Center
Free parking with room
Room Rate: $118 per night (plus applicable taxes) up to four persons

Phone: 414-272-8410 - Only use local number for reservations and be sure to ask for the Bead&Button Show Rate.  Reservations must be placed before April 28, 2014, to secure this rate.

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Hampton Inn and Suites - COMPLIMENTARY "HOT BREAKFAST" WITH ROOM plus: free high-speed internet, free coffee and tea in the lobby.

Added Plus:
Easy two-block walk to the Wisconsin Center

Room Rates: $149/night (plus applicable taxes) for Single
Double Double: $159
In/Out privileges: $25.00
City Lot: $14.00 No In/Out Privileges

Phone: 414-271-4656 - Only use local number for reservations. When calling the Hampton Inn and Suites, please use Group Code BUT. To obtain this rate, reservations must be placed no later than April 7, 2015. 

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Fairfield Inn Milwaukee
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott - Guest rooms are equipped with complimentary high-speed Internet. Each room is complete with a refrigerator while the suites provide extra space to spread out along with the convenience of a microwave and other upgraded amenities. Start your morning off right with a complimentary hot breakfast buffet at the Fairfield Inn & Suites Milwaukee Downtown. Close to restaurants, the Art Museum, and many more area attractions. Click on the links below to book your reservation today.

Additional amenities being offered include:
Complimentary use of business center

Room Rates (plus applicable taxes):
King: $149 per night
Queen/Queen: $159 per night

Book your group rate: Bead and Button

• Check-in: Wed May 27, 2015
• Check-out: Tue Jun 9, 2015
• Special rate available until: Mon Apr 27, 2015

$12/night/per car

You can also place reservations by calling 414-224-8400. Ask for the Kalmbach Publishing Bead&Button Show group rate.

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Ambassador Hotel 

Considered one of Milwaukee’s premier art deco style hotels, the Ambassador has been meticulously restored combining historic character and all the services you could possibly ask for in travel lodgings. It is located less than 10 minutes from downtown Milwaukee. The rooms are large, bright, beautiful, and newly decorated. If you would consider a hotel a short distance from the downtown area, book the Ambassador.

Amenities include:

Complimentary shuttle to convention center/downtown (operates 7:30am-11:30pm)

  • Free WIFI on all floors
  • Envoy Restaurant – Fine dining at affordable prices
  • Caffé Deco – Starbucks coffee and many to-go items
  • Fitness and Spa Services

Show Room Rates:
Single Queen Non Smoking: Single/Double: $129; Triple: $139; Quad: $149
Queen Queen Deluxe Non Smoking: Single/Double: $129; Triple: $139; Quad: $149

$20 per each 24 hours for the hotel and $10 for the Inn with in/out privileges.

Reservations: 414-345-5000 -- Always ask for Bead&Button Show rate which is available through
May 1, 2014.

Book online.


 days until the show

Important Dates:

Bead&Button Show 2015
January 6, 2015:
Online Registration Opens
May 27 - June 2, 2015:
Camp, Prelude, Fundamental in Techniques and Workshops
May 31 - June 5, 2015:
Master Classes
June 2, 2015:
Moonlight Madness
June 3, 2015:
Meet the Teachers Reception
June 3 - 7, 2015:
General Education Classes
June 5, 2015:
Lampworking Madness
June 5 - 7, 2015:
Bead&Jewelry Marketplace Shopping
June 6, 2015:
Bead Social and Auction Night
June 8, 2015:
Bead&Button Show E-mail Newsletter