Visit Fort Wayne

500 hotel rooms within one mile of convention center

Why host your meeting to Fort Wayne, Indiana? Let us tell you. From our convenient central location to our affordable prices, Fort Wayne is a great fit for any group. Big or small, we can host them all! Our vibrant downtown features the Grand Wayne Convention Center, two adjoined full-service hotels, an easy accessible skywalk system, and 20 restaurants and bars located with four blocks the convention center. For larger groups and tournaments, the massive Allen County War Memorial Coliseum is the best option for multi-day events, featuring 1 million sq. feet of meeting space, 152,000 sq. ft. exhibition halls, a 13,000-seat area, new conference center (opening January 2016) and 5,000 parking spaces.

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Visit Fort Wayne
927 South Harrison Street, Fort Wayne , IN 46802

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Type of Destination Experience:

GSF Exhibit Space (Grand Wayne Convention Center): 225,000

Meeting Space, Square Feet (Allen County War Memorial Coliseum): 190,000

Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (Allen County War Memorial Coliseum): 108,000

Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel (Courtyard by Marriott Fort Wayne Downtown): 250

Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes

Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 500

Fort Wayne International Airport

Miles to downtown 7

Cities with non-stop flights12

International cities with direct flights0

Geographic Areas Served:

Visit Fort Wayne works with state, Midwest and national meeting planners and groups.

Why Meet in Fort Wayne

First-Class Facilities. Fort Wayne offers two technology-advanced facilities; The Grand Wayne Convention Center and Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. Each building serves to accommodate any requirements and specifications from meeting planners and event attendees.

Best Customer Service. As Indiana's second largest city with over 250,000 citizens, Fort Wayne is a growing and progressive city, but we haven't forgotten our roots. Hoosier Hospitality is evident every day in our community.

We're Affordable. 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.

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Relationship with the Convention Center

The CVB represents the convention center

Request for Proposal (RFP) Distribution Method

The CVB is mandated to send leads to all hotels

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