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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 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, boasts 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. 225000
  • Reception Capacity 4500
  • 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
  • 2018-08-04 10:00:00 2018-08-05 10:00:00 Healing Body and Spirit Psychic Expo <p><strong>Healing Body and Spirit Psychic Expo</strong></p> <p><strong>August 4th - 10:00 am - 7:00 pm</strong></p> <p><strong>August 5th - 10:00 am - 6:00 pm</strong></p> <p>Experienced Psychic, Mediums &amp; Holistic Healers from across the US &amp; Canada. Tarot, rune, &amp; angel readers, aura photos, stones, crystals, pet communicators, body workers, crystal healers, spirit artists, numerology, aromatherapy, astrologists, palmistry, essential oils, holistic products, dream catchers, jewelry, mineral and more!</p> <p>Free Lectures and Door Prizes included with admission </p> 120 West Jefferson Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2018-08-28 07:30:00 2018-08-28 17:00:00 Live Healthy Summit <p>Live Healthy Hoosiers is excited to announce The Live Healthy Summit, a day-long event on August 28th at the Grand Wayne Center. Learn how living an optimal lifestyle can promote health and prevent and reverse heart disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes, obesity, and more. <br /><br />National experts Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn of the Cleveland Clinic of Wellness, Rip Esselstyn of the Engine 2 Diet, and Bill McAlpine of Learning Delivery Partners will talk on topics including nutrition, movement, and mindset. <br /><br />Price includes breakfast and lunch.</p> 120 West Jefferson Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2018-10-13 2018-10-14 Brickworld Fort Wayne 2018 &#8211; LEGO® Fan Exposition <p>Saturday, October 13, 2018, 10 am - 6 pm<br />Sunday, October 14, 2018, 10 am - 5 pm<br /><br />Brickworld is excited to be partnering with the Fort Wayne LEGO Users Group to bring their premiere LEGO display and exposition to Fort Wayne for the 8th 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 or at the door.<br /><br />General Admission: $11<br />Military Member/First Responders: $8 (At the Door Only. Must Show ID)<br />Kids 3 &amp; Under: Free</p> 120 West Jefferson Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN America/Indiana/Winamac
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  • 2017-11-02 11:30:00 2018-10-14 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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