|Missouri Convention Center Choices For Your Next Event|
If your mind is not yet made up concerning the destination for your next important event, conference or wedding, we encourage you to do your homework as convention centers in the St. Louis area can also be found just a short distance away in Illinois, just across the river from St. Louis. If you are not familiar with this region the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Bureau can provide information on virtually any topic of interest. But while doing your research we bet you will stumble upon Gateway Center as a good alternative to using a Missouri convention center as we are located just 11 miles outside the St. Louis city limits on the east side of the Mississippi River. If your group prefers not to get lost in the shuffle of big city business, and they prefer to feel as if their event is center stage; then, Gateway Center in Collinsville, Illinois is perfect for your group. Being a community of only 25,000 people our entire hospitality district will know when your group comes to our town. Our convenient Collinsville location will prove to be a benefit to your group as you will be able to take advantage our all of our suburban charm while just being a stones throw away from the big city excitement available in St. Louis. If you have other questions please give us a call and we can help. We want your next event to be as fun and easy as possible and we are here to help make sure that you have everything you need,and then some.
Gateway Center, Collinsville, Illinois convention center, has partnered with the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Bureau over the years to produce large scale event that have had a positive impact on the entire metropolitan area in both Illinois and Missouri. We maintain membership in their organization because we understand that conventions in the metropolitan area east of St. Louis can be a benefit to businesses on both sides of the river.
Because of our close proximity to downtown St. Louis, many meeting planners consider our Illinois location to be synonymous with St. Louis and some planners who want a Missouri convention center will choose Gateway Center, an Illinois convention center, as suits their needs just as well as any they would find in St. Louis. The close distance ensures that you can still enjoy all the downtown treats, without all the hassle.