We invite you to consider Gateway Center as the location for any events that you might be planning in the St. Louis region.  Gateway Center is a multi-purpose convention center located in center of the Metro East Area in Collinsville, IL We offer delicious in-house catering, affordable pricing, experienced staff, complimentary parking, and a convenient location that will make your next event a success.  Event planners choose Gateway Center to host their conventions, wedding receptions, banquets, trade shows, consumer shows, public shows and meetings. 

Your attendees will love the convenience of our location, our complimentary parking, delicious catering, and our customer centered approach to customer service. 

You will love our affordable pricing, customizable menu options, and our attention to detail. 

• Convenient Location
• Affordable Pricing
• Delicious In-House Catering
• Experienced Staff
• Flexible Event Space
• Complimentary Parking
• Close Proximity to Hotels and Attractions



Those who plan business meetings large and small have found that Gateway Center accommodates their gatherings in more ways than one. Our 17 flexible meeting rooms, reasonably priced and efficient in-house catering, convenient access to five major interstate highways, and modern technology and amenities are just some of the reasons meeting groups choose us time and time again.

  • Business Meetings like yours thrive in our contemporary, well-appointed convention facility.
  • The adaptable floor plan accommodates meetings of all sizes from general sessions, breakout meeting rooms, banquets to registration simultaneously for groups from 10 to 3,500.
  • Meeting Rooms Starting at $165* priced efficiently for business meetings
  • Business Office on Site to assist you with any additional needs you may have
  • The attendees of your meeting  will appreciate the ample free parking
  • Safe small-town atmosphere and friendly service
  • A full range of audio-visual communication services and technicians to assist you with your meeting
  • Exclusively awesome and affordable Decor Packages (see link below for more info)
  • Our delicious, exclusive, in-house caterer, Spectra Food Services & Hospitality, can provide everything from discrete break service to working lunches to elaborate banquets themed to your company or message.
  • Whether it's before or during your event, our professional staff is always available at a moment’s notice through our in-house phone system.
    *Meeting Room rental of our smallest room that is 609 square feet.

If meeting attendees or speakers require sleeping rooms, a choice of lodging is accessible within walking distance of the convention center. Overnight guests can choose from economy to full service properties, with a variety of price ranges and amenities.

We recognize that your event is more than meetings and meals. We provide a professional setting with the support services you need to achieve your goals successfully.

Click here to learn about Gateway Center's exclusive & affordable new Decor Packages!

Come see why Gateway Center is the great way to gather for meetings!

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Partners in Parkinson’s conference provided new educational tools and resources for the Parkinson’s community that will help patients optimize their care from diagnosis through advanced disease. Combining virtual and face-to-face opportunities, Partners in Parkinson’s event empowered patients and families to “discover the benefits of team” by connecting them with information and resources that are crucial in developing a plan of care specific to their Parkinson’s. This event was free and open to the public for anyone suffering from Parkinson’s disease. The Partners in Parkinson’s event, which was sponsored by The Michael J. Fox Foundation and AbbVie, brought nearly 500 attendees to Gateway Center for this prestigious event. Members of the group generated hotel room nights, ate in Collinsville and most importantly educated our local and St. Louis community.

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