Why Fort Wayne

Why bring your meeting to Fort Wayne? Let us tell you.

From our great central location to our affordable prices, Fort Wayne is a great fit for any group. Big or small, we can do it all!

Our vibrant downtown features an easy accessible skywalk system and recently-renovated Grand Wayne Convention Center with two adjoining hotels. For larger groups and tournaments, the massive Allen County War Memorial Coliseum is the best option for multi-day events, featuring thousands of attendees, vendors and more.

There are so many more reasons why to choose Fort Wayne, but we've narrowed them down for you. Here are the great reasons why the Summit City is perfect for you and your group!

We're Affordable
Fort Wayne is 15% more affordable in expenses across the board than you'll find in Indianapolis and other major cities. Our hotel, parking and venue fees are all considerably less than you'll find elsewhere.
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Best Customer Service
As Indiana's second largest city with over 250,000 citizens, Fort Wayne is a growing and progressive city, but we haven't forgotten our roots. Hoosier Hospitality is evident every day in our community.
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Heart of the Midwest
Located in the heart of the Midwest, Fort Wayne offers easy access to and from major Midwest cities, making it an attractive regional convention destination. In fact, we are located within 500 miles of half the U.S. population!
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Feel Like a Rockstar
Fort Wayne's media enjoys covering meetings and sporting tournaments in our city. Visit Fort Wayne offers assistance in distributing news releases and setting up on-site interviews.
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Downtown Package
Over the last decade, downtown Fort Wayne has experienced an explosion of new restaurants, trails, hotels and sporting venues.
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Do it BIG
As the second largest city in Indiana, Fort Wayne has all the amenities to make your meeting a big success!
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Sales Team
With over 30 years of experience, Visit Fort Wayne's sales team is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable in the industry. Get to know our team!
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Community Experts
With the support and experience of our Convention Services Department at Visit Fort Wayne, you will never feel alone planning or running your meeting.
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Past Meetings Success
Don't just listen to us. Find out what past meeting planners had to say about hosting their meetings in Fort Wayne.
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Entertainment Central
There is so much to do in Fort Wayne! From live music and sporting events to historic attractions and shopping malls, meeting attendees will expect a memorable experience in our city
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Contact Our Professional Sales Team Today!  From start to finish, Visit Fort Wayne's professional sales staff has the expertise and knowledge to make your meeting the best it has ever been. Contact us today and we'll help you plan a memorable experience for your attendees. Contact Us Email Us

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927 South Harrison Street
Fort Wayne, Indiana 46802
Phone: (260) 424-3700
Toll-free: (800) 767-7752
Fax: (260) 424-3914
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