Annual Fraternal Order of Police
83rd Annual State Conference


Join us in Fort Wayne, Indiana for the 83rd annual state conference for the Fraternal Order of Police, June 5-9, 2018. Fort Wayne is a three-time All America City winner, and is consistently sited for high quality of life, low cost of living and warm Hoosier Hospitality. Your meetings will take place in our top-notch facilities at the Grand Wayne Convention Center, conveniently attached to two hotels with parking garages. Enjoy Fort Wayne's world-class attractions and dozens of restaurants, all within walking distance from your conference. Fort Wayne is a destination for the entire family!

Fort Wayne prides itself on being a fun and affordable destination to spend the weekend. In fact, we've recently been named one of the top "Budget-Friendly Vacation Destinations," according to Looking for something to fun to do? Explore some of our outdoor activities, attractions, and museums. The perfect way to end your conference is at a Fort Wayne Tincaps baseball game in the heart of our downtown. Home games are held on June 8 and June 9, with tickets starting at just $5.

When it's time for dinner, downtown Fort Wayne has over 20 options of local dining establishments within walking distance of the convention center. From casual pubs, to farm-to-fork, there's a plate for every palate. If you're in the mood for steak, try our new Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, opening at the end of May. Also be sure to check out Fort Wayne's outdoor dining options. Looking to unwind at a winery or brewery? Head over to for a extensive list of wineries, breweries and dining options with home brews on tap!

Explore more great trip ideas on the Fort Wayne Insider Blog.

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