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Grand Wayne Convention Center

Grand Wayne Convention Center Grand Wayne Convention Center is the Midwest’s premier, award-winning event facility and destination. 225,000 square feet, including flexible meeting, exhibit and reception space - all luxuriously appointed and techno-savvy to satisfy every event or meeting need.

For your dining requirements we can serve up to 3,000 guests in a single sitting. Our flexible space is individually climate and lighting controlled, assuring your guests maximum comfort. We offer an amazing variety of presentation and event technology to help create nearly any effect, atmosphere, or audio-visual message.

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We had a full house for the Parkview Leadership Institute event! grandwayne.com/
11/03/2022

We had a full house for the Parkview Leadership Institute event! grandwayne.com/

We had a full house for the Parkview Leadership Institute event! grandwayne.com/
11/03/2022

We had a full house for the Parkview Leadership Institute event! grandwayne.com/

We are hosting the 2022 North Central Jurisdictional Conference of The United Methodist Church here at the Grand Wayne C...
11/03/2022

We are hosting the 2022 North Central Jurisdictional Conference of The United Methodist Church here at the Grand Wayne Convention Center. We are having a lovely time serving everyone!

The Alliance of Indiana Rural Water recently chose Fort Wayne as the best-tasting water in Indiana during the organizati...
10/31/2022
Fort Wayne wins award for best-tasting water in Indiana

The Alliance of Indiana Rural Water recently chose Fort Wayne as the best-tasting water in Indiana during the organization’s 2022 Fall Convention at the Grand Wayne Convention Center.

Fort Wayne City Utilities’ water will now be entered into the national “Great American Water Taste Test” competition in Washington D.C. in February 2023.

Save the date for One Elftastic Evening at the Grand Wayne Convention Center!
10/25/2022
One Elftastic Evening at the Grand Wayne Convention Center

Save the date for One Elftastic Evening at the Grand Wayne Convention Center!

We will feature Faith in Motion Dancers, Fort Wayne PHIL’s s combined Junior Strings Ensemble, and Youth Symphony Orchestras. A lot is happening in our lobby, including several photo opportunities, activities, and take-home crafts. An exceptional guest from the North Pole. Holiday crafts with the ...

FortCON 2022 brought together a community of gamers from across the region to play games of all types and to have fun in...
10/21/2022

FortCON 2022 brought together a community of gamers from across the region to play games of all types and to have fun in a social setting. We always love hosting this event!

Book your next event with us: grandwayne.com

Thank you for joining us for "Hocus Pocus Grand Wayne Focus" here at the Grand Wayne Convention Center during Fright Nig...
10/21/2022

Thank you for joining us for "Hocus Pocus Grand Wayne Focus" here at the Grand Wayne Convention Center during Fright Night! We had so much fun with you!

Pick up your Fright Night Survival Guide here at the Grand Wayne Convention Center and join us for  festivities on Satur...
10/14/2022

Pick up your Fright Night Survival Guide here at the Grand Wayne Convention Center and join us for festivities on Saturday, October 15! frightnightdowntown.com/

Don't miss "Hocus Pocus Grand Wayne Focus" here at the Grand Wayne Convention Center on October 15 from 6pm - 8pm!This i...
10/14/2022

Don't miss "Hocus Pocus Grand Wayne Focus" here at the Grand Wayne Convention Center on October 15 from 6pm - 8pm!

This is ideal for families with young children up to age 8 but everyone is welcome! We will be showing the movie Hocus Pocus, the Sanderson Sisters impersonators will be hanging out for photos, and there will be treats, activities, a costume parade, and more!

This event is sponsored by GWCC and Hilton Fort Wayne At The Grand Wayne Convention Center!

The Grand Wayne Convention Center recently received two national awards based on event planners’ nominations!
10/14/2022
Grand Wayne Convention Center receives 2 national awards

The Grand Wayne Convention Center recently received two national awards based on event planners’ nominations!

Each award stemmed from nominations that took various factors into account including the quality of the rooms, services and staff at each contending convention center.

“These honorees and those who precede them have helped make it possible for our community and JA partners to empower you...
10/14/2022

“These honorees and those who precede them have helped make it possible for our community and JA partners to empower youth to be successful in the local and regional economy,” Lena Yarian, President of Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana, said at the Grand Wayne Convention Center. Info: bit.ly/3STe9OP

Weddings are in full swing here at the Grand Wayne Convention Center! We would love to make all of your wedding dreams c...
10/04/2022

Weddings are in full swing here at the Grand Wayne Convention Center! We would love to make all of your wedding dreams come true! More info: grandwayne.com/services/weddings

There are some awesome events coming to Fort Wayne this fall! Many of them are within walking distance of the Grand Wayn...
10/04/2022
Discover the Best October Events in Fort Wayne

There are some awesome events coming to Fort Wayne this fall! Many of them are within walking distance of the Grand Wayne Convention Center!

Check out a few of the amazing festivals, concerts, and activities happening in Fort Wayne this October!

Members of the team from the Community Foundation were in attendance at the Grand Wayne Convention Center for the Junior...
10/03/2022

Members of the team from the Community Foundation were in attendance at the Grand Wayne Convention Center for the Junior Achievement BEL Awards! What a great evening!

To recognize leadership and dedication to entrepreneurship, each year Junior Achievement's BEL (Business, Education, and Leadership) Awards event honors business leaders. These men and women are creating jobs, encouraging employee growth and shaping the successful companies that are essential to a community's economy.

Find out more: bit.ly/JA-BEL22

We loved hosting the Junior Achievement BEL Awards!To recognize leadership and dedication to entrepreneurship, each year...
10/03/2022

We loved hosting the Junior Achievement BEL Awards!

To recognize leadership and dedication to entrepreneurship, each year Junior Achievement's BEL (Business, Education, and Leadership) Awards event honors business leaders. These men and women are creating jobs, encouraging employee growth and shaping the successful companies that are essential to a community's economy.

Find out more: bit.ly/JA-BEL22

Want to throw a PARTY? We are here to help! Thank you to Trilogy Health Services, LLC for letting us host their Glow Par...
09/23/2022

Want to throw a PARTY? We are here to help! Thank you to Trilogy Health Services, LLC for letting us host their Glow Party! We couldn't stop smiling as we were watching you have so much fun! grandwayne.com

Connectors allow guests at the Grand Wayne Convention Center to access the Civic Center Parking Garage, the Hilton (and ...
09/23/2022

Connectors allow guests at the Grand Wayne Convention Center to access the Civic Center Parking Garage, the Hilton (and Starbucks), the Conservatory, the Embassy, and Courtyard by Marriott (and Conner’s Kitchen + Bar) without having to go outside! Info: bit.ly/GWCCconnector

We hosted the Four Star Veterinary Service Conference at the Grand Wayne Convention Center! It was a full house full of ...
09/23/2022

We hosted the Four Star Veterinary Service Conference at the Grand Wayne Convention Center! It was a full house full of old and new friends! grandwayne.com/

Pack up the car and hit the road to discover Fort Wayne, Indiana’s true fall colors!
09/23/2022
Your Fall Foliage Guide to Fort Wayne

Pack up the car and hit the road to discover Fort Wayne, Indiana’s true fall colors!

Pack up the car and hit the road to discover Fort Wayne, Indiana’s true fall colors. Discover the best time to visit for peak color, the best fall foliage spots, and more. Get swept away with the leaves in Fort Wayne, Indiana with a budget-friendly Midwest weekend getaway!

Happy 95th Birthday to Gil Meseke! He is one of the incredible hosts that you will find here at the Grand Wayne Conventi...
09/22/2022

Happy 95th Birthday to Gil Meseke! He is one of the incredible hosts that you will find here at the Grand Wayne Convention Center, and he even worked on his birthday. We love you, Gil!

On your next visit to Fort Wayne in the fall, here’s a bucket list of activities you will not want to miss!
09/22/2022
Fort Wayne Fall Bucket List

On your next visit to Fort Wayne in the fall, here’s a bucket list of activities you will not want to miss!

Fall is a great time to visit Fort Wayne, Indiana with many of the fall festivals and orchards opening, plus some of the great summer attractions are still open and available to enjoy. Plan your fall family getaway with our can't miss Fort Wayne, Indiana activities!

The American Co****le Organization held a co****le tournament at the Grand Wayne Convention Center! The tournament is pa...
09/22/2022

The American Co****le Organization held a co****le tournament at the Grand Wayne Convention Center! The tournament is part of the ACO’s 18th Majors season and offered over $5,000 in prize money between the tournament’s divisions and events.

To know Stacey Paunovich is to love her, and our clients agree. After a recent trade show, one of our awesome clients dr...
09/20/2022

To know Stacey Paunovich is to love her, and our clients agree. After a recent trade show, one of our awesome clients dropped off flowers and candy to thank her for all of her hard work. Great job, Stacey! You are definitely part of what makes the Grand Wayne Convention Center so grand!

Get to know our team: grandwayne.com/forms/contact

We loved hosting the HT Hackney Food Service Show! It was filled with delicious food, great people, and an enjoyable sho...
09/18/2022

We loved hosting the HT Hackney Food Service Show! It was filled with delicious food, great people, and an enjoyable show!

We've loved hosting the Harris Boats Dealer Meeting this week and checking out all of these incredible boats!
08/30/2022

We've loved hosting the Harris Boats Dealer Meeting this week and checking out all of these incredible boats!

Our professional kitchen is enormous (12,000 square feet, to be exact!) and fully equipped and staffed to serve up to 3,...
08/29/2022
Venue Rental with Event Catering | Grand Wayne Convention Center

Our professional kitchen is enormous (12,000 square feet, to be exact!) and fully equipped and staffed to serve up to 3,100 guests in a single banquet setting.

As you're looking for venue rental options in Fort Wayne, Indiana, choose an event center with in-house event catering for your corporate or private event.

We loved hosting the Indiana Water Environment Association Annual Conference here at the Grand Wayne Convention Center! ...
08/23/2022

We loved hosting the Indiana Water Environment Association Annual Conference here at the Grand Wayne Convention Center! This year, their theme “50 Years of the Clean Water Act” not only celebrated this amazing milestone, but also highlighted the people and processes that have led to monumental improvements in water quality around the nation.

Whether you want to spend the almost-last days of summer outside on the rivers, browsing antique cars, or exploring the ...
08/23/2022
Celebrate Labor Day Weekend in Fort Wayne

Whether you want to spend the almost-last days of summer outside on the rivers, browsing antique cars, or exploring the arts, there’s something for anyone to do in the first week of September!

Add these events to your Labor Day weekend in Fort Wayne, Indiana. From once-a-year events to summer classics, there is something for everyone on your next Fort Wayne getaway.

The Grand Wayne Convention Center is committed to making sure every guest’s experience is great! To create this level of...
08/17/2022

The Grand Wayne Convention Center is committed to making sure every guest’s experience is great! To create this level of hospitality, we offer the best equipment and services. Find out more: bit.ly/GrandFW

No matter when you visit us, there is always something to do!
08/17/2022
Seasonal Sights of Fort Wayne

No matter when you visit us, there is always something to do!

Fort Wayne, Indiana offers getaway fun in all four seasons! Check out these fun activities to start planning your getaway today.

We enjoyed hosting the Global Leadership Summit! It was definitely a full house at the Grand Wayne Convention Center!
08/17/2022

We enjoyed hosting the Global Leadership Summit! It was definitely a full house at the Grand Wayne Convention Center!

We had a great time hosting the Fort Wayne Tattoo Festival over the weekend! We are truly amazed by the love and creativ...
08/16/2022

We had a great time hosting the Fort Wayne Tattoo Festival over the weekend! We are truly amazed by the love and creativity of all of these artists!

“I can see folks getting off a train here, getting on a Fort Wayne Citilink bus, going to our airport, and catching a pl...
08/16/2022
Most Fort Wayne Leaders Support Amtrak Service Idea

“I can see folks getting off a train here, getting on a Fort Wayne Citilink bus, going to our airport, and catching a plane out of Fort Wayne – a lot of transportation connectivity with this plan. It will have more tourism and more transportation. This transportation benefits all people,” said Paddock.

FORT WAYNE, Ind.–Leaders in Fort Wayne want an Amtrak line through their city. On Tuesday night, the Fort Wayne City Council voted to endorse a proposal that would run a train from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio. Fort

Nearly 2,000 leaders gathered at the Grand Wayne Convention Center as part of the Global Leadership Summit. The annual c...
08/11/2022
Thousands of area leaders improve at Global Leadership Summit

Nearly 2,000 leaders gathered at the Grand Wayne Convention Center as part of the Global Leadership Summit. The annual conference is broadcast to hundreds of sites across the world. Fort Wayne’s gathering is traditionally among the largest.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — Nearly 2,000 leaders gathered at the Grand Wayne Center Thursday as part of the Global Leadership Summit. The annual conference is broadcast to hundreds of sites acr…

We loved hosting the Inaugural Dealer Council for RVs at the Grand Wayne Convention Center! We really can fit anything i...
08/11/2022

We loved hosting the Inaugural Dealer Council for RVs at the Grand Wayne Convention Center! We really can fit anything inside our Convention Halls! http://grandwayne.com

There are so many delicious, new places to dine within a short distance of the Grand Wayne Convention Center!
07/31/2022
Newest Restaurants in Fort Wayne: Summer 2022

There are so many delicious, new places to dine within a short distance of the Grand Wayne Convention Center!

See what's new this summer in Fort Wayne, Indiana, nicknamed the City of Restaurants for a reason!

We were honored to host the recent "All In Allen Comprehensive Plan" meeting here at the Grand Wayne Convention Center! ...
07/25/2022

We were honored to host the recent "All In Allen Comprehensive Plan" meeting here at the Grand Wayne Convention Center!

The All In Allen Comprehensive Plan is in draft form and will be undergoing revisions as they work through the input they received from the community during the open houses. If you missed them, you can view them at: AllInAllen.org/

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From our Sales Team here at the Grand Wayne Center. It has been a unique 2020 but our hope and wishes for all of our friends and clients remain the same. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. We can't wait to see you all again!
Is there any info on the tat convention it is always a good time.
Special announcement! Tell you Munsters fan friends! Pop Culture Icon, Butch Patrick will be making a special celebrity guest appearance at PopCon Fort Wayne on December 29-30, 2018 at the Grand Wayne Convention Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana!

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Special announcement! Tell you Munsters fan friends! Pop Culture Icon, Butch Patrick will be making a special celebrity guest appearance at PopCon Fort Wayne on December 29-30, 2018 at the Grand Wayne Convention Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana!

Please share....

Anyone have any John Edward tickets available for tomorrow night?
Thanks for a great opportunity to use my creativity. The snowman project. XOXO
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, am loving this convention!
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