Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Category - Meetings

Posted on March 26, 2019 at 10:00:00 am by Grand Wayne Convention Center

The Upside of Downtown Connectivity

There’s a lot of buzz about connectivity, and it’s alive and well in downtown Fort Wayne! That’s good news for event planners and their guests as they actively seek destinations with easy experience add-ons to help boost attendance and interest. As one of the Midwest’s most desirable event

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Recognized as one the Midwest’s premier event venues, downtown Fort Wayne’s Grand Wayne Convention Center continues its commitment to raising the standards — and the expectations — for event planners seeking a destination with a difference. 

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Posted on September 19, 2018 at 8:00:00 am

The Turnstone Experience in Fort Wayne, Indiana

No one expects to have a child with special needs. I certainly didn’t. But when it happens, it quickly becomes clear that this world can seem like an unfriendly place for people with disabilities. Parents fight battles every day to make services available and accessibility a priority, so when those things are wrapped up with a bow and handed to you, well…it’s magic. 

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Adaptive sports are big business in Fort Wayne, and the upcoming 2018 Junior Nationals are evidence of Fort Wayne’s growing connection to the industry. Whether you’re a competitor, year-round spectator, or brand-new fan, one thing’s becoming clear: adaptive sports are taking the Fort Wayne, Indiana sports market by storm.

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Posted on September 27, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Jamie S.

DeBrand Fine Chocolates - Event Space in Fort Wayne

Last week I attended a friend’s shower at DeBrand Fine Chocolates on Auburn Park Drive. I had passed the building before but had no idea that they held events. Upon arrival, I was greeted by a friendly staff and was instantly hit by the irresistible aroma of chocolate. My friend called me over and pulled me into a beautifully arranged event space. I gazed around and saw a tower of chocolates and menus delicately placed at each table.

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