About

About

FEATURING OVER 100,000 SQUARE FEET OF CONVENTION SPACE

The Century Center is owned by the City of South Bend. It is governed by the Century Center Board of Managers and funded by the Saint Joseph County Hotel/Motel Tax Board. It is proudly managed by ASM Worldwide and catering is provided by SAVOR… South Bend.

ASM & SAVOR… took over operations and food services at the Century Center in the summer of 2013 and made many improvements to the space. These upgrades have led to improved customer service, new business, and re-introduced the Century Center to the world!

Historical event at Century Center

FEATURING OVER 100,000 SQUARE FEET OF CONVENTION SPACE

The Century Center is owned by the City of South Bend. It is governed by the Century Center Board of Managers and funded by the Saint Joseph County Hotel/Motel Tax Board. It is proudly managed by ASM Worldwide and catering is provided by SAVOR… South Bend.

ASM & SAVOR… took over operations and food services at the Century Center in the summer of 2013 and made many improvements to the space. These upgrades have led to improved customer service, new business, and re-introduced the Century Center to the world!

Building
Details

The Century Center was designed by renowned Philip Johnson and John Burgee. The building features a three-story Great Hall window wall, skylight-covered walkways, and 100,000 square feet of flexible event spaces, which include a convention hall and ballroom, an island park and pavilion, 18 meeting rooms, and two theaters, including the Bendix Esports Arena.

25,000 Sq. Ft. Exhibit Hall
16,640 Sq. Ft. Great Hall
Island Park & Pavilion
12,000 Sq. Ft. Discovery Ballroom
2 Theaters
18 Meeting Rooms

Amenities

The Century Center aims for outstanding effort and unparalleled service by providing you with a one-stop-shop venue that provides food, beverages, media services and utilities.

SAVOR… South Bend is the Century Center’s exclusive food and beverage provider. Catering and event managers will guide you through menus, pricing, beverage and wine selections.

Our chefs will work with you to create the perfect menu within your budget. We will take care of all the details and you can relax knowing that your event will be seamlessly executed!

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There is a full-service media team from Markey’s Rental and Staging accommodates any audio or visual needs for any event. Equipment includes tripods, screens, projectors, microphones, sound systems, lighting and scenic packages. An on-site technician is available to service every event to make sure that it runs correctly and effortlessly.

Our proven customer service and competitive prices make our media services the optimal choice for your audio / visual needs!

The Century Center offers free WiFi throughout the facility. Clients are provided with lightning-fast fiber-optic connectivity internet services with speeds up to a gigabit. If faster speeds are needed, ask your event manager for pricing details.

Century Center staff is available to sell tickets, check badges, security, EMT, general labor and more!

Our preferred vendor for event rentals is Always At Your Service Event Rentals. With over five decades of providing rental items for events, AAYS provides items for catering and dining essentials, drapery and decor, tents, tables and seating, and so much more!

Building
Details

The Century Center was designed by renowned Philip Johnson and John Burgee. The building features a three-story Great Hall window wall, skylight-covered walkways, and 100,000 square feet of flexible event spaces, which include a convention hall and ballroom, an island park and pavilion, 18 meeting rooms, and two theaters, including the Bendix Esports Arena.

25,000 Sq. Ft. Exhibit Hall
16,640 Sq. Ft. Great Hall
Island Park & Pavilion
12,000 Sq. Ft. Discovery Ballroom
2 Theaters
18 Meeting Rooms

Amenities

The Century Center aims for outstanding effort and unparalleled service by providing you with a one-stop-shop venue that provides food, beverages, media services and utilities.

SAVOR… South Bend is the Century Center’s exclusive food and beverage provider. Catering and event managers will guide you through menus, pricing, beverage and wine selections.

Our chefs will work with you to create the perfect menu within your budget. We will take care of all the details and you can relax knowing that your event will be seamlessly executed!

Learn More

There is a full-service media team from Markey’s Rental and Staging accommodates any audio or visual needs for any event. Equipment includes tripods, screens, projectors, microphones, sound systems, lighting and scenic packages. An on-site technician is available to service every event to make sure that it runs correctly and effortlessly.

Our proven customer service and competitive prices make our media services the optimal choice for your audio / visual needs!

The Century Center offers free WiFi throughout the facility. Clients are provided with lightning-fast fiber-optic connectivity internet services with speeds up to a gigabit. If faster speeds are needed, ask your event manager for pricing details.

Century Center staff is available to sell tickets, check badges, security, EMT, general labor and more!

Our preferred vendor for event rentals is Always At Your Service Event Rentals. With over five decades of providing rental items for events, AAYS provides items for catering and dining essentials, drapery and decor, tents, tables and seating, and so much more!

Sustainability

We believe that events should bring people and ideas together! Our events are produced with environmentally conscious practices and we provide education on sustainable practices to clients, contractors, event attendees and staff.

We have also implemented a multi-million dollar renovation plan to continue to reduce energy and maintenance costs, which will produce 1.5 million dollars in energy savings throughout the course of a 15-year program. Renovations include replacing the roof, installing solar panels, updating lighting with LED and high-efficiency lights, and updating the HVAC system.

SAVOR… South Bend shares our pledge to environmental responsibility. Their sustainability practices include a thorough recycling and compost program, purchasing green and compostable products, and providing menus that utilize locally grown produce.

Entrance to Century Center
Entrance to Century Center

Sustainability

We believe that events should bring people and ideas together! Our events are produced with environmentally conscious practices and we provide education on sustainable practices to clients, contractors, event attendees and staff.

We have also implemented a multi-million dollar renovation plan to continue to reduce energy and maintenance costs, which will produce 1.5 million dollars in energy savings throughout the course of a 15-year program. Renovations include replacing the roof, installing solar panels, updating lighting with LED and high-efficiency lights, and updating the HVAC system.

SAVOR… South Bend shares our pledge to environmental responsibility. Their sustainability practices include a thorough recycling and compost program, purchasing green and compostable products, and providing menus that utilize locally grown produce.

Your Vision, Our Team,
One Unforgettable Event!

Full-service Flexible Event Space Located on the Riverfront in Vibrant Downtown South Bend, IN
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Your Vision, Our Team, One Unforgettable Event!

Full-service Flexible Event Space Located on the Riverfront in Vibrant Downtown South Bend, IN
Plan Your Event

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The Century Center is located in the heart of downtown South Bend, Indiana. Click below for details about upcoming events, hotels & accommodations, parking, and dining in the area!

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Visiting for a special occasion?

The Century Center is located in the heart of downtown South Bend, Indiana. Click below for details about upcoming events, hotels & accommodations, parking, and dining in the area!

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Employees

Careers

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Employees

Careers

The Century Center was designed by renowned Philip Johnson and John Burgee. The building features a three-story Great Hall window wall, skylight-covered walkways, and 100,000 square feet of flexible event spaces, which include a convention hall and ballroom, an island park and pavilion, 18 meeting rooms, and two theaters, including the Bendix Esports Arena.

Learn More
Century Center Drone Shot

A-Z Guide

Already know exactly what you are looking for? Use our A-Z guide to quickly navigate the parts of our website that are most important to you and your event. Here, you can find all of our services listed alphabetically for easy navigation.

Learn More