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.
Maximum Capacity: 650 Ballroom
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Ballroom | Maximum Capacity: 650 | 8700 sq ft | 790 sq m
Welcome to Pottawattomie Country Club, where the staff wants your wedding to not only be a special day, but a once-in-a-lifetime event filled with cherished memories. Our member-hosted weddings offer many amenities, coupled with a beautiful, spacious, and elegant wedding and reception venue. Your guests can lounge in the banquet rooms on comfortable furniture while they take in the sweeping views of the golf course. These picturesque views are ideal for your cherished wedding photos. The friendly staff takes a hands-on approach, and will be there to assist you or your guests in any way needed - from the incredible chef and your food selection, to room set-up, to all the small last minute details that make your event perfect and truly unique. At Pottawattomie, the staff can walk you through those wedding planning details you might not have even thought of, or that you might not know exactly how to execute. If you want an event that you and your guests will remember forever, Pottawattomie will help make your wedding dreams come true
Carved from woods and wetlands, Whittaker Woods offers both spectacular golf and immersion in nature, nurturing your love of the game and delighting all your senses. Whittaker Woods is located in southwest Michigan's charming Harbor Country and is a "must play" on your pure Michigan golf adventure. Yet Whittaker Woods is definitely part of the Chicagoland golf scene at just 90 short minutes from downtown Chicago and literally steps from the Indiana state line.
Remarkably, fabulous golf is only part of the draw at Whittaker Woods. The stunning clubhouse is worth the trip in and of itself. It has the woodwork and stonework one might expect from its origins as a 1920s farmhouse and an amazing and eclectic assortment of memorabilia and sculpture displayed inside and out. Golfers and visitors alike may enjoy a full bar and a terrific dining atmosphere with delicious fare and friendly hospitality. A separate and stunning banquet facility, Fairway Hall, can accommodate groups up to 300.
The Landing Banquet and Conference Center, conveniently located on the Southside of South Bend, is close to all major highways, top rated hotels and the University of Notre Dame.
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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.
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