From intimate board meetings to expansive trade shows to full service banquets, we stand ready to make your next event a grand experience!
If you haven’t visited us lately, you’re in for a nice surprise. There’s more to see and do, and a short walk delivers you to sidewalk cafés, eateries, fine dining, nationally acclaimed museums and art galleries, a vibrant nightlife, live music, stage shows, botanical gardens, an internationally recognized library, and an extensive parks and trails network along Fort Wayne’s three rivers. It’s all part of a reimagined downtown where business, sports, and culture thrive.
“I received more comments from attending members about the friendly, courteous service given by the folks of Fort Wayne. Fort Wayne is a big little town with safe streets, good eats, and neat things to see and do. It is amazing how many people participated in making this show such a joyful experience.”
— Gibby Gibson, NFLCCStart Planning Your Next Event
In Fort Wayne, the "welcome" mat is always out and we always have a friendly "hello" waiting for every guest.
Dennis Costerison Indiana Association of School Business Officials
The Grand Wayne Center is an excellent facility. Very professional and knowledgeable—they know their business and make a meeting planner's work easy.
Gibby Gibson NFLCC
I received more comments from attending members about the friendly, courteous service given by the folks of Fort Wayne. Fort Wayne is a big little town with safe streets, good eats, and neat things to see and do. It is amazing how many people participated in making this show such a joyful experience.
Grand Wayne Center Guest 2012 NFLCC Nationals
My 18th Nationals, and it doesn't get any better than this. The host, the hotel, and all who had a part did an outstanding job. Thanks to all involved—you did yourself proud!
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Individual room climate control keeps your guests comfortable.
Our $40 million expansion project means we're even better equipped to host your events!
Banquet capabilities of serving 3,100 in the Convention Hall alone.
Create a great first impression when your guests are greeted with our $1.8 million-landscaped convention center.
Minimize time in line with 6 main restrooms in convenient locations for a total of 122 restroom stalls.
You have a vision—we’re ready to help you plan and run the whole thing from start to finish. Ready to go Grand?Let's get started