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.
Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but taking the time to choose the right venue, caterer, photographer, DJ, and other vendors will help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Read More