Fort Wayne , IN Meeting Planning Overview

Fort Wayne , IN | Meeting Planning Overview

With a population of more than 250,000, Fort Wayne is the second largest city in Indiana. Renowned for its affordable cost of living and high quality of life, Fort Wayne's vibrant downtown features the Grand Wayne Convention Center, two adjoined full-service hotels, an easy accessible skywalk system, and 20 restaurants and bars located within four blocks of 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. of exhibition halls, a 13,000-seat arena, new conference center (opened January 2016) and 5,000 parking spaces. Nearly equidistant from Chicago, Cincinnati, and Detroit, it has historically served as a transportation and communications center for Northeast Indiana, and an incubator for many products and companies.
Fast Facts | Fort Wayne , IN
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927 South Harrison Street, Fort Wayne , IN 46802
GSF Exhibit Space Grand Wayne Convention Center 225,000
Meeting Space, Square Feet Allen County War Memorial Coliseum190,000
Largest Ballroom, Square Feet Allen County War Memorial Coliseum108,000
Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel Courtyard by Marriott Fort Wayne Downtown250
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
Additional Cities in the Surrounding Area
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