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Trade Shows Overview

Those who plan Trade Shows both large and small have found that both the city of Collinsville and Gateway Center accommodate their gatherings in more ways than one. Whether it’s the 50,000 square feet of flexible exhibition and meeting space, the modern technology and amenities, or the convenient access to five major interstate highways, these are just some of the reasons consumer and trade shows choose us time and time again.

We recognize that your show is more than pipe, drape and vendors. We provide a convenient location with the support services and affordable amenities you need to put on a successful, well-attended event.

Gateway Center RFP
Our expert staff and proficient customer service representatives can provide answers to all of your questions or needs. Services provided at the Gateway Center are consistently delivered at the highest level.

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Great events start with Gateway Center:

  • Contemporary, well-appointed convention facility for Trade shows
  • 40,000 square feet of contiguous space under one roof accommodates crowd flow so your vendors receive maximum exposure.
  • Affordable pricing space starting at 7 cents per square foot
  • Many spacing options for seminars or more vendors 17 additional meeting rooms
  • Over 800 free parking spaces available
  • Delicious in-house catering that will impress your guests
  • State-of-the-art trade show housing reservation services available at no cost to associations
  • Business Office on Site to assist you with any additional needs you may have
  • A population of 2.5 million located within one hour’s drive
  • Access to media, attendees and corporations in a major metropolitan market ensure your business-to-business or consumer event has the financial potential you seek.

Because our staff can handle your requirements with efficient planning and extensive resources, your budget dollars are maximized, leaving more for promotion, programming or profits.

Vendors who require sleeping rooms will find a choice of accessible lodging within walking distance of the convention center. They can select from economy to full-service properties, with a variety of price ranges and amenities.

Come see why Collinsville is the great place to gather for conventions!