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Indiana’s famed “Hoosier Hospitality” sounds like a legend sown among the farmlands and grown along the freeways that make up this state known as the Crossroads of America. But for visitors to Downtown Fort Wayne and its Grand Wayne Convention Center, the real-life hospitality here is a primary reason for the nearly 80 percent re-booking rate!

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If you are in Fort Wayne, Indiana for a convention or event at the Grand Wayne Convention Center you are also conveniently placed right in the center of Fort Wayne’s hub for entertainment and activity. With a walkable downtown and countless restaurants, arts, and attractions to explore, you can get a full Fort Wayne experience without ever getting into a car!

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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 January 11, 2019 at 8:00:00 am by Rachel S.

What's New in Fort Wayne, Indiana for Meetings

Groundbreakings on major development projects, openings of new restaurants and coffee shops, and an ever-growing entertainment and tourism scene have made Fort Wayne, Indiana more vibrant than ever before. 

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If you’re attending events at the Grand Wayne Convention Center that run late, don’t worry. There are a number of places nearby where you can still grab a late night bite or drink. Here are 5 places you can try on your next visit to Fort Wayne, Indiana. 

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Posted on January 08, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Sarah D.

12 Breakfast Spots in Fort Wayne

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but can also be the most forgotten meal of the day. Luckily, Fort Wayne has many restaurants that offer breakfast and brunch for when you're near the Grand Wayne Convention Center, the Memorial Coliseum, and many of our sports facilities. 

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There are two kinds of brides, one that knows EXACTLY what they are looking for and one that is totally CLUELESS. Me? I was that clueless bride two years ago; the Bridal Extravaganza is a bridal blessing. This show has vendors galore from photographers, venues, food tasting, invitations, ... More ›

Posted on October 05, 2014 at 10:00:29 am by Holley T.

Brickworld is back in Fort Wayne and you can WIN TICKETS!

Such a simple design - rectangular interlocking blocks in bright primary colors - revolutionized the way many children played. The LEGO quickly became a staple of childhood and now we can't imagine growing up without them. LEGOs are not just for kids anymore, though. People of all ages will ... More ›

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