Located conveniently near hotels in Merrillville, just south of Route 30 near I-65, Indiana Wesleyan University's Merrillville Education and Conference Center holds classes on weeknights and Saturdays. This 27,000-square-foot facility also serves as a comfortable conference center for area businesses and organizations that want to reserve a facility for meeting rooms in Merrillville, as well as Merrillville conference rooms, and spaces for training sessions and other activities.

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All of the technology used in our state-of-the-art classrooms is available for rental for your group's convenience, along with access to onsite vending and area caterers.

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IWU's Merrillville conference center is the perfect venue for local business conferences and meeting room rentals for small groups. The staff at the Merrillville Education and Conference Center is ready to meet your group's needs. Please give us a call or email to schedule an appointment for a personal visit and tour, or fill out the request for proposal form.


Centrally located near I-65 and Hwy 30, just 40 minutes from downtown Chicago and 60 minutes from Chicago's Midway Airport, the IWU Merrillville Education and Conference Center houses state-of-the-art classrooms, study rooms, and break areas. These facilities are enjoyed by students and faculty each week and are also available for use as conference space by area businesses and organizations.

We also offer conference space in Naperville, Illinois.

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"The front desk staff members are so helpful and nice. Always respectful even if you are not an enrolled student.The room was set up to our specifications, it was clean and bright. The staff was very friendly and made us feel right at home. Don’t change a thing!" - Bob Discount Furniture

"Convenient parking (no cost), close to restaurants and room temp was comfortable. Very pleasant, clean building with lots of natural light." – Fred Pryor

"Clean, plenty of parking, convenient location, and excellent customer service." -  National Business Institute

"I wanted to let you know that I and my entire team appreciate the partnership we have established. My staff truly enjoyed having the Module Trainings at Indiana Wesleyan. You and your entire staff have been kind, patient, helpful and very respectful. You all have assisted Geminus Head Start with the ability to provide positive learning environments and memorable experiences to our staff. We are looking forward to returning in February." -  Geminus

"On behalf of our INCA administrator and site proctors, thank you so much for all your help and never ending kindness each and every time we come for state testing."

"Extremely positive overall conference experience. Your center met our technology needs, the room was clean, locations was convenient with plenty of parking. Excellent customer service." -  IAEYC Lake Porter

"Very positive overall experience. Excellent customer service, Convenient location, plenty of parking, room was clean and technology met our needs." -  Rogers Supply

"Extremely positive overall experience. Adequately meets the needs of any group size, small or large. Friendly staff, professional yet relaxed atmosphere." - Anonymous

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8415 Georgia Street
Merrillville, IN 46410

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Last updated: 04/17/2017