Choose 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! 

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!

Heart of the Midwest

Located in the heart of the Midwest, Fort Wayne offers easy access to and from major Midwest cities like Chicago, Indianapolis and Detroit, making it an attractive regional convention destination. In fact, we are located within 500 miles of half the U.S. population!

And getting to Fort Wayne could not be easier. Drive in on conveniently accessible I-69 and I-80, US highways 30 and 24 or state highways 27 and 3. Or fly into the Fort Wayne International Airport located just eight minutes from our downtown.


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. In fact, the highest rate for parking in Fort Wayne is only $8!

Fort Wayne meeting venues never "nickels and dimes" clients. Our venues are upfront with event costs, leading to zero surprises for meeting planners.

Helpful Sales Team

One of our professional sales representatives is ready to speak with you right now about your event, starting from the beginning with the bidding process to venue and hotel selection. We work one-on-one with meeting planners, providing detailed information on size of venues and hotel rates to availability of meeting dates and city events. Learn More

Convention Services

The Visit Fort Wayne Convention Services Department is the eyes and ears of your conference, convention, trade show, or small meeting. We will work with you and your group every step of the planning process and make sure your attendees enjoy a memorable experience in Fort Wayne! Learn more 


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