Meet the Venue Gillespie Conference & Special Event Center

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Savannah Hope
July 20, 2018

When it comes to finding the perfect, classically beautiful venue, South Bend brides don't have to look any further than the Gillespie Special Event & Conference Center. This venue combines elegance with modern amenities for an atmosphere unlike any other. Gillespie will help any bride's dream wedding come to life with their reputable service and alluring event spaces! 


Read on to hear from their Area Business Development Manager, Micheal Staszewski!


Please tell us a little more about your business.

"The Gillespie Conference & Special Events Center is a beautiful ballroom attached to a full service hotel that includes an onsite chef and dedicated catering service staff."


What sets you apart from others? Why should a bride choose you?

"Location! We sit on the campus of Saint Mary’s College and are adjacent to the University of Notre Dame, making us perfect for destination weddings. There is also the convenience of being an all-inclusive venue. We have the ballroom that can be designed for either a reception and/or ceremony, an outdoor space called The Garden that is perfect for an outdoor ceremony or cocktail hour and an attached restaurant for catering or rehearsal dinners. We also provide a dedicated special events manager who will provide unmatched attention to ensure that every detail is perfect. Plus, you have the flexibility to use any vendor!"

Do you have anything else exciting that you would like to share?

"We will be offering 20% off any Friday or Sunday wedding booked in 2019."


 What inspires you as a venue?

"Creating memorable moments with attention to detail and the latest food trends to ensure our brides have the happiest of days."

What do you love most about hosting weddings?

"We love creating the perfect space for the bride and groom to celebrate the happiest day of their lives with all of their family and friends."




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Great blog Savannah! We are so happy to be featured on such a great site!

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