Useful city information for Madison:

Country United States of America
State and Capital City Wisconsin, Madison
Voltage/Frequency 120V, 60 Hz
Currency US Dollar
Country Population 310,220,000
GDP per Capita $42,448
British Embassy / Consulate +16082576544


Electrical connections

Madison Airport travel information:

City Airport(s) Dane County Regional Airport (MSN)
Distance from Airport to city 24Km (15mls)
Approx time/cost by Bus 40mins / US$ 12
Approx time/cost by Taxi 30mins / US$ 38
Approx time/cost by Train 30mins / US$ 3
Approx time/cost by Underground-Metro Not available

Business Etiquette Guidance and Tips

  1. When greeting, the hand shake should be firm, brief and confident. In most situations, you can begin calling people by their first names.
  2. Business cards are exchanged without formal ritual and it is quite common for the recipient to put your card in their wallet, which may then go in the back pocket of their trousers. This is should not be considered as an insult.
  3. Americans are direct and value logic and linear thinking. Expect people to speak clearly and in a straightforward manner.
  4. Arrive on time for meetings since time since punctuality is considered important.
  5. Meetings may appear relaxed, but they are taken quite seriously and agendas will be followed.
  6. Emphasis is on controlling time with business conducted rapidly.

6 Day Weather Forecast For Madison

Public Holidays 2015:

Total Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
(9) 1, 19 16 - - 25 - 4 - - 12 11, 26 25

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