With 9,300 square feet, the Expo East is a more minimalist design in grey tones with exposed beams and a concrete floor, providing a relaxed and casual atmosphere. The Expo East will accommodate up to 550 guests.
The first question we are always asked is "how much". The Expo offers ala carte pricing so that you can customize your dinner to meet your budget. To assist you, we have estimated costs per guest based on most frequently requested options.
Prices quoted below INCLUDE a 20% Non Profit Discount on room rental.
Dinners With Full Meal Service From One Of Our Approved Caterers*
Without Bar Service
Approximately $5 Per Person For 250 Guests to $3 Per Person For 550 Guests.
Includes Room Rental; All Necessary Tables & Chairs; Tablecloths (Ivory, White, Black); Cloth Napkins (Array Of Colors Available); Table China, Flatware & Stemware.
With Cash Bar Service
Approximately $7 Per Person For 250 Guests to $5 Per Person For 550 Guests.
Includes Room Rental; All Necessary Tables & Chairs, Tablecloths (Ivory, White, Black); Cloth Napkins (Array Of Colors Available); Table China; Flatware & Stemware; Bartenders, Bar Set Up; Required Security.
With Bar Package 2
Approximately $25 Per Person For 250 Guests to $23 Per Person For 550 Guests.
Includes Room Rental; All Necessary Tables & Chairs, Tablecloths (Ivory, White, Black); Cloth Napkins (Array Of Colors Available); Table China; Flatware & Stemware; Bartenders, Bar Set Up; Required Security. Bar Package 2 Includes House Mixed Drinks (Tito's, Bacardi, Captain Morgan, Malibu, Dewars, Jim Beam, Seagrams 7, Jose Quervo, Bombay Sapphire, Schnapps, Amaretto); Choice Of Two Bottled Beers (Coors Light, Miller Lite, Miller Genuine Draft, Budweiser, Bud Light, Yuengling); Choice Of Four House Wines (Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, White Zinfadel, Moscato) and Soft Drinks (Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Mist Twist).
*Estimated costs do NOT include food and catering costs. The quoted price per person is just an estimate and will change if additional options are added. Seating capacity does not include space for serving tables, stages, dance floor, reception tables or head tables. Approximate cost per person will increase if seating capacity is decreased.
Our Approved Caterers
The Expo is proud to offer a wide variety of caterers who represent some of the finest culinary establishments in northwest Indiana. Our approved caterers will work closely with you and our staff to help create an exceptional event for your guests. All of our food caterers are experienced and licensed. Please contact them for their menus and pricing.
The Porter County Expo offers a wide variety of choices of bar service packages for your event. Our event specialists will work with you to choose a bar package that fits your needs. These packages can be customized to suit the tastes of your guests and your budget.
We know that planning a Non Profit Event can be stressful, so the Expo has made it easier for you to get started with your planning! Just click on the icon below to submit a request for proposal and tell us a little bit more about what your needs are. Our event planner will contact you within two business days to answer your questions and further discuss your plans so that we can determine venue availability and estimated cost.
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