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Grand Wayne Convention Center

  • Address: 120 West Jefferson Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN 46802
  • Phone: (260) 426-4100
  • Fax: (260) 420-9080
  • Email: E-mail
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Meeting Facilities

Located in the heart of the downtown Fort Wayne, the Grand Wayne Convention Center welcomes hundreds of state, regional and national meetings, conventions, conferences and trade shows each year. The Grand Wayne Center is the second largest convention center in Indiana, boosts over 225,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, and is adjoined to two full-service hotels, making it a premier Midwest meetings destination.



  • 225,000 sq. feet of meeting space
  • 4 exhibition halls
  • 8 breakout rooms
  • Attached parking by skywalk
  • Beautiful glass enclosed pre-function meeting area
  • Dedicated and award winning staff
  • Free all-access Wi-Fi
  • Easy-access loading docks



  • ISAE Supplier Star Service Award Individual Supplier of the Year
  • Lt. Governors Hoosier Hospitality Award



  • “The most professional, state-of-the-art facility in the state of Indiana.” -Gary M. Bolinger, CAE, President and CEO, Indiana CPA Society “The Grand Wayne Center meeting rooms, including the board room were exactly as advertised and very clean!” -Alec Cawlfield, Non-Commission Officer Academy Graduate Association
  • “The Grand Wayne Center is an excellent facility. Very professional and knowledgeable—they know their business and make a meeting planner's work easy. ” -Dennis Costerison Indiana Association of School Business Officials


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Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Exhibits Space
  • Total Sq. Ft. 12000
  • Number of Rooms 18
Convention Hall
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 48480
  • Width: 179
  • Length: 270
  • Height: 30
  • Booth Capacity: 264
  • Theater Capacity: 4000
  • Classroom Capacity: 2880
  • Banquet Capacity: 3080
1/3 Convention Hall
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 16000
  • Width: 179
  • Length: 89
  • Height: 30
  • Booth Capacity: 85
  • Theater Capacity: 1344
  • Classroom Capacity: 900
  • Banquet Capacity: 980
1/2 Convention Hall
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 24359
  • Width: 179
  • Length: 135
  • Height: 30
  • Booth Capacity: 120
  • Theater Capacity: 2184
  • Classroom Capacity: 1440
  • Banquet Capacity: 1500
2/3 Convention Hall
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 32300
  • Width: 179
  • Length: 180
  • Height: 30
  • Booth Capacity: 175
  • Theater Capacity: 2688
  • Classroom Capacity: 1980
  • Banquet Capacity: 1960
  • SHIFT National Conference

    Grand Wayne Center

    July 11, 2017 - July 13, 2017 (Select Dates)

    2017-07-11 2017-07-13 SHIFT National Conference <p>The Shift National Conference July 11-13, 2017 presents 3 unique events open to the public in conjunction with Trinity Communications.</p> <p>Bob Laurent<br />July 11-7:30pm (Doors open at 7pm)<br /><span style="font-size: 11pt;">$10 Click <a href="https://www.168tickets.com/tickets_section.php">here</a> for tickets</span></p> <p>Vertical Church Band &amp; Lysa TerKeurst<br />July 12- 7:30pm (Doors open at 6:45pm)<br />$10 Groups/ $15 General/$20 Artist Circle<br />Click <a href="https://www.168tickets.com/tickets_event.php?venueID=248&amp;eventCode=16922">here</a> for tickets</p> <p>Larry Osborne<br />July 13-7:30pm (Doors open at 7pm)<br />$10 Click <a href="https://www.168tickets.com/tickets_section.php">here</a> for tickets</p> <p>If you would like to attend ALL 3 SHIFT events, please purchase a COMBO ticket for $30. Click <a href="https://www.168tickets.com/passes.php?venueID=248&amp;passID=24">here</a> to purchase a COMBO ticket.</p> 120 West Jefferson Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Ikasucon 2017- Dungeon Crawl

    July 28, 2017 - July 30, 2017

    2017-07-28 2017-07-30 Ikasucon 2017- Dungeon Crawl <p>Annual convention for fans of Japanese animation/culture, video games, and manga/comics. Join us as we celebrate our tenth year in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Video game tournaments, dances, interactive events, dealer's room, and much more!</p> 120 West Jefferson Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Healing Body And Spirit Psychic Expo

    Grand Wayne Convention Ctr

    August 5, 2017 - August 6, 2017

    2017-08-05 2017-08-06 Healing Body And Spirit Psychic Expo <p><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Healing Body and Spirit Expo</span></p> <p><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Sat Aug 5th 10-7, Aug 6th 10-6</span></p> <p>Experienced Holistic Healers, Mediums and Psychics from across the US &amp; Canada. Offering tarot, rune and angel readers, aura photos, stones, crystals, pet communicators, body &amp; light workers, stone healers, spirit artists, numerology, aromatherapy, astrologists, palmistry, holistic products, jewelry, minerals, pendulums, minerals and more...</p> <p><br /><br /></p> 120 W Jefferson Blvd Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Brickworld Fort Wayne 2017 – LEGO® Exposition

    Grand Wayne Convention Center

    October 14, 2017 - October 15, 2017

    2017-10-14 10:00:00 2017-10-15 17:00:00 Brickworld Fort Wayne 2017 &#8211; LEGO® Exposition <p>Saturday, October 14, 2017, 10 am - 6 pm<br />Sunday, October 15, 2017, 10 am - 5 pm<br /><br />Brickworld is excited to be bringing their premiere LEGO display and exposition to Fort Wayne for the 7th consecutive year!<br /><br />Once again, on Saturday and Sunday of the event, the displayers will put their creations on display in 32,000 square feet of space for the public to enjoy at the Grand Wayne Convention Center.<br /><br />Bring the entire family for an afternoon of fun! See spectacular creations all built from LEGO bricks by local LEGO enthusiasts. Enjoy interactive activities, such as the LEGO and DUPLO play brick areas, fighting robots, seek and finds, etc. Buy your favorite LEGO sets, minifigures, and LEGO accessories from various vendors.<br /><br />Buy public day tickets online at http://brickworld.com/brickworld-fort-wayne/ or at the door.<br /><br /></p> 120 West Jefferson Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • Smart Girls/Brilliant Women Luncheon

    Grand Wayne Convention Center

    Recurring on the 1st Thursday of November

    2017-11-02 11:30:00 2017-10-15 17:00:00 Smart Girls/Brilliant Women Luncheon <p>Each year 300 girls at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne participate in a program called Smart Girls/Brilliant Women which focuses on educational and life skills. The Smart Girl of the Year is honored at the event. Donations support the Smart Girls program.</p> 120 West Jefferson Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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