Gillespie Conference and Special Event Center

53995 Indiana S.R. 933 South Bend, IN
Max Capacity: 650 people
The right location. The right design. The right staff. The Gillespie Conference and Special Event Center is designed for any event and dedicated to your event. Encompassing 15,000 square feet of elegant event space, easy to get to and with experienced event planners, our versatility creates the desired atmosphere for weddings, and corporate and social events of any size. Attending a multi-day event at the Gillespie Conference and Special Event Center is convenient and enjoyable with two adjacent, well-appointed hotels: the Inn at Saint Mary's Hotel and Suites; and the Hilton Garden Inn South Bend, which is attached to the Gillespie Center. You'll find both hotels offer the latest in luxury accommodations and upscale amenities. They're conveniently located just off the Indiana Toll Road and centered in the collegiate splendor of Saint Mary's College and the University of Notre Dame.
Package Pricing
Event Spaces
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 650
  • Nearest Airport: 11-15 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: Less than 1 mile
  • Nearest Public Transportation: 11-15 miles
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 21
  • Number of On-Site Restaurants: 1
  • Parking: Complimentary Parking
  • Proximity of Neighboring Golf Course: 1-5 miles
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 17,000
  • Total Number of Guest Rooms: 250
  • Year Built: 2008
Plymouth, IN  
Capacity: 700
As one of the premier wedding and conference facilities in Indiana, Swan Lake Resort & Conference Center offers one of the most inviting meeting spaces in the Midwest. Featuring over 30,000 square feet of highly versatile event space, our meeting venues can accommodate any function for any sized group – from a weekend team-building retreat for 8 people in our smaller business meeting rooms to a wedding reception for 700 guests in our grand ballroom. Swan Lake Resort is perfect for weddings and social occasions. In a picture perfect rural Indiana setting, Swan Lake delivers a fabulous setting with all of the services and space to make your occasion the most wonderful celebration. A unique and pleasant feature of Swan Lake Resort is the diversity of our accommodations, including deluxe hotel rooms and suites, fairway villas, beautiful log cabins, quaint cottages, a spacious fairway house, plus complete recreational vehicle pads. If you are in need of catering, our full-service kitchen and banquet staff will prepare and serve outstanding meals and tempting treats. Swan Lake Resort’s Executive Chef has developed diverse banquet and restaurant menus that will fit your budget.