Nestled at the crossroads of Collinsville, Illinois, Gateway Center provides a neighborly sense of comfort and Midwestern hospitality for any event.

Surrounded by popular historic sites and attractions, the facility is conveniently located just minutes from St. Louis, Missouri, which offers all the culture and excitement of a metropolitan city.

The Great Way to Gather

In 1990, the elected officials of the City of Collinsville, Illinois set out to construct a premier multi-purpose event facility and they did just that when they opened Gateway Center. Each year more than 600 different event planners choose Gateway Center to host their weddings, conventions, tradeshows, public shows and meetings. Our Illinois conference center is centrally located in the center of the United States, only 11 miles from downtown St. Louis. Wedding venues, convention centers, banquet and meeting facilities find it hard to compete with the exceptional service Gateway Center has become known for over the years. In Illinois, weddings, meetings, banquets, tradeshows and public shows have found Gateway Center to be the dependable and affordable location of choice time and time again.

We invite you to fill out an online RFP for more information, or give us a call at 800-289-2388 to speak to one of our friendly representatives today. We want you to find out why our customers say that Gateway Center is the "The Great Way to Gather" for any kind of event!

Gateway Center, Your Gateway Conference Center!

Gateway Center, Your Gateway Conference Center!

Our Collinsville convention center is easily accessible from anywhere within the region as we are surrounded by five major interstates and we are located only 30 minutes from Lambert International Airport. Not only is our Gateway conference center just 10 minutes from St. Louis city excitement, we are minutes from hundreds of southern Illinois attractions too. Your group will find that there is so much for them to do while they are in Collinsville; they will want to stay in the area for several days. Our close proximity to St. Louis, MO, hotels with a wide variety of rates and amenities, our 50,000 square feet of flexible event space, exceptional catering services and our experienced staff make Gateway Center the best facility for the event you are planning!

Upcoming Events

St. Louis Woodworking Show - Feb. 12-13-14

St. Louis Blues Blood Drive - Feb. 17

Pokemon Regional Championships - Feb. 19-20-21

CARD Daddy Daughter Dance - Feb. 27 

IL Arch Society - March 11-12-13

American Indian & Ethnographic Show - March 12 & 13

For a list of upcoming events, please click here.