The Center of it all.

Indiana is known as the "Crossroads of America" for a good reason. One day's drive connects Fort Wayne and the Grand Wayne Convention Center with nearly a third of the U.S. population.

Within a few hours from several major Midwest hubs—Chicago, Detroit, Indianapolis, Columbus, Cleveland, Louisville, St. Louis, and Des Moines to name a few—most highways and skyways point directly to Fort Wayne. Indiana's second largest city is chock full of hospitality, amenities, and creativity with a reputation as a destination for great gatherings and awesome guest experiences.

The Grand Wayne Convention Center is In the very heart of Fort Wayne, surrounded by and connected to 20 restaurants, 13 pubs, multiple entertainment venues. Life is easy and good here—and on average, meeting planners save 15% compared to other cities.

Easy directions to Grand Wayne Center are found on the Directions & Parking page. If you're arriving by air, please use the information for Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) at fwairport.com. Once here, complimentary hotel shuttles, buses, taxis, and Uber provide plenty of transit options. Downtown Fort Wayne is extremely walkable with many amenities and dining experiences within a few blocks.


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Fun Facts
  • Wall-to-wall premium carpeting in every meeting room.

  • 8 easy access loading bays widen your event's setup possibilities.

  • Your event without the buffering: GWCC features 20,000 feet of data cable, keeping your presentations running smoothly.

  • Luxurious 30,000 square feet of pre-function space with polished terrazzo floors.

  • Greet guess with abundant natural light shining in from 1,830 exterior windows.

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