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Ready to begin planning for your event?  We've made it easy for you to complete and electronically submit a Request For Proposal (RFP) to the Porter County Expo Center.  Within three business days of the RFP submission, our event manager will contact you to discuss the options you have chosen, other services or options that you may desire, and to answer any questions. After this follow up discussion, we will prepare an estimate for you. Please note that submitting an RFP does NOT guarantee date availability or costs. It is simply a tool we use to get your event planning started.

Please select from the categories listed below to find your type of event, then click on the corresponding RFP button. If you don't find a category that fits your needs, just call us at (219) 464-0133 because big or small, we do it all!

CLICK HERE if you want to know more about the facility options we offer for your type of event.

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Auctions

Estate Sales? Consignment Auctions? Auto or classic cars? Household goods? Farm implements? We can offer you six different venue options, based on the square footage you require.

CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for your auction
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Awards Dinners

Planning a celebration to honor the achievements of your employees or associates? Whether you are planning for 100 or up to 900 guests, big or small we do it all!

CLICK HERE to complete and electronically submit a request for proposal for your awards dinner
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Bar Service Catering


Let us bring the bar to your next event with four different bar service packages that can be customized for your guests and budget.  Big or small we do it all!
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CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for a business or community meeting

Business & Community Meetings

Business or community meeting? Public hearing? Shareholder meeting? Whatever you are planning, big or small we do it all!

CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for a business or community meeting
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Car & Motorcycle Shows

The Porter County Expo Center is perfect for car and motorcycle shows. With five separate outdoor areas comprising over 20 acres, and five adjacent indoor facilities totaling over 37,000 square feet, big or small we do it all!

CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for a car or motorcycle show
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Circuses & Fairs

As the home of the Porter County Fair, the Expo Center is uniquely suited for circuses & fairs. With three separate outdoor spaces totaling over 22 acres and an outdoor grandstand that seats 2,350, big or small we do it all! 

CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for a circus or fair
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Craft & Artisan Fairs

Craft Show? Artisan Fair? Flea market? From 10 to over 200 booths, big or small we do it all!

CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for your craft or artisan fair
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Dances & Proms

From 100 guests to 900, the Porter County Expo Center offers you nine different venues, from formal to casual to indoor/outdoor, based on the number of guests you are anticipating.

CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for a dance or prom
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Demolition Derbies

As the home of the Porter County Fair, the Expo Center's Grandstand with 2,350 seats, track and infield was designed for demolition derbies!

CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for a demolition derby
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Dog & Cat Shows

With seven different venue options, including both indoor and outdoor space, big or small we do it all! 

CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for a dog or cat show
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Fundraiser Dinners & Balls

If you are planning a fundraising dinner or ball where all guests are guaranteed a seat, this is the most appropriate choice. From 100 to 900 seated guests, big or small we do it all!

CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for a fundraiser dinner or ball
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Fundraiser Fairs & Shows

Craft Show? Artisan Fair? Flea market? From 10 to over 200 booths, big or small we do it all!

CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for your fundraiser fair or show.
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Fundraiser Special Events

If you are planning a fundraising reception, silent auction, food and wine tasting, or any other type of event where all guests are NOT guaranteed seating, this is the most appropriate choice. From 100 to over 900 guests, big or small we do it all!

CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for a fundraiser special event
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Holiday Parties

Holiday parties are a fantastic way to say thank you to your employees or clients! Whatever holiday you want to celebrate, or how you want to celebrate it, big or small we do it all!

CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for a holiday party
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Horse Shows

With a standard size competition arena, separate warm up arena, horse barn, covered bleacher seating, and a two story enclosed judging/announcement stand, the Porter County Expo Center is uniquely suited for your next horse show!

CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for a horse show
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Indoor Music Concerts

Individual recital? Quartet or small jazz combo? Rock or country band? Symphony orchestra? Whatever you are planning, big or small we do it all!

CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for your indoor music concert
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Indoor Sporting Events

Ultimate Fighting? Boxing? Wresting? Roller Derby? Martial Arts? Big or small we do it all!

CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for an indoor sporting event
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Livestock Sales & Auctions

With a 12,000 square foot Livestock Show Arena and adjacent Cattle and Swine Barns, the Porter County Expo Center is uniquely suited to host your next livestock sale or auction!

CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for a livestock sale or auction
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Outdoor Music Concerts

Summer concert in the grass? Regional or national name band? With three separate outdoor spaces totaling over 22 acres and an outdoor grandstand that seats 2,350, big or small we do it all!

CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for an outdoor music concert
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Retirement Parties, Showers & Other Special Events

Retirement, birthday, anniversary, bar mitzvah, holiday & engagement parties. Wedding & baby showers. School and family reunions. Formal or informal dinners. Whatever you are celebrating, or how you want to celebrate it, big or small we do it all! 

CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for your celebration
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Stage Shows & Comedy Acts

Theatrical production? Variety Show? Dance Recital? Comedy Act? Whatever you are planning, big or small we do it all!

CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for your stage show or comedy act
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Tractor Pulls

As the home of the Porter County Fair, the Expo Center 2,350 seat Grandstand, track and infield was designed for tractor pulls!

CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for a tractor pull
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Trade Shows

Trade Show? Health Fair? Job Fair? From 10 to over 200 booths, big or small, we do it all! 

CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for trade shows, craft or artisan fairs.
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Wedding Receptions

Your wedding reception is the first step in your new life as a couple, and we know how important it is for your special day to be perfect! From 100 guests to 900, big or small we do it all!

CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for your wedding reception.
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Workshops & Seminars

Workshop? Seminar? Employee Training? Single Session Programs? Multiple Concurrent Breakout Sessions? Whatever you are planning, big or small we do it all! 

CLICK HERE to complete and submit a request for proposal for a workshop or seminar

Exceptional events happen here because the Porter County Expo Center has over 30 years of experience in planning thousands of events. Our experienced and professional event staff will be with you every step of the way.