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Gateway Convention Center 

In accordance with the Restore Illinois Plan, the
Gateway Convention Center reopened on June 1, 2020 and can host gatherings of 50 people or less. Site tours are available with an appointment.  We look forward to the day we can host all size gatherings again!

Our venue is a multi-purpose convention center that is located in Collinsville,  IL just 10 minutes from downtown St. Louis.  We offer beautiful event space that is accessible and flexible with ample free parking. Planners enjoy our venue's close proximity to hotels, restaurants, and attractions and so do their attendees and exhibitors. With in-house catering, decor packages, and audio visual production services, event planners have all the elements they need for an excellent event experience.

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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, scrapbooking, gymnastics, dance, cheer, indian artifacts, wedding shows, educational conferences, bicycles, health and baby fairs, and that is not all! Visitors come to Collinsville, IL to stay, play, and visit.  Gateway Convention Center hosts a wide range of entertaining events. Attending events at Gateway Convention Center is convenient, affordable, and fun. We hope to see you soon!


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

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