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“Our entire team is focused on providing a safe environment for our clients and their guests. We are creating a Custom Safety Plan for each event that outlines the precautions in place to reduce risks and to create safe event spaces. Some precautions include requiring facial coverings, temperature taking upon entry, social distanced diagrams, implementation of new health and safety protocols, and revamping our cleaning processes and procedures to decrease contact with high-touch surfaces.” - Jamie Lane, Director of Sales & Marketing at Gateway Convention Center

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We host a variety of events that offer something for all ages and every interest. We have events that feature jewelry, woodworking, trains, fishing, eSports, science fiction, Anime, scrap-booking, dance,  Indian artifacts, wedding shows, educational conferences, health and baby fairs, and that is not all! Attending events at Gateway Convention Center is convenient, affordable, and fun. To see which events are coming soon, please visit our Calendar of Events Page.


Gateway Convention Center's central location is in the center of the Metro East St. Louis region, is conveniently accessible from 5 Interstates, and is just 10 minutes from downtown St. Louis.  From magnificent receptions and cultural galas to corporate functions and national consumer shows, our center is adaptable to the needs of most any event planner. The center has approximately 50,000 square feet of flexible space. Our space can be open to accommodate one large expo show floor or it can be divided up to accommodate general sessions, breakout rooms, expos, and banquets.

Upcoming Gateway Convention Center Events