Handicap Accessibility

We want your MEC experience to be top notch.  If you need any additional assistance just give us a call at 260-768-3300 prior to your visit and we will do our best to make the necessary accommodations.  See all of our accessibility information below.  


+ ADA Accessibility

The Michiana Event Center strives to accommodate the needs of individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

+ General Accessibility

Both the Coliseum and Trade Show areas of the Michiana Event Center have locations near the entrance where wheelchairs and mobility accessories may be dropped off. There are sloped curbs to allow for ease of access. There are no steps into either building, all sloped surface. The public access portion of the Trade Show Building is all one ground level. The Coliseum has two levels. The upper level may be conveniently accessed by elevators located on the east and west side of the lower concourse. Restrooms are all located the ground level, as is access to food service areas.

+ Parking

There are numerous designated handicap parking spaces located in our parking lot located closest to the building. Sidewalk access and level, paved ground provides access from those spots to the entrances to both the Coliseum and Trade Show areas.

+ Elevators

There are passenger elevators located in the Coliseum on both the east and west sides of the lower concourse, near the restrooms. The elevators provide access to the upper concourse of the Coliseum and are fully compliant with all safety guidelines.

+ Restrooms

All restrooms located throughout the facility are fully accessible to persons with disabilities and comply to ADA guidelines.

+ Service Animals

Trained service animals are allowed in the Michiana Event Center.

+ Wheelchairs/Mobility Scooters

Wheelchairs and mobility scooters are allowed in the Michiana Event Center for all events. The Michiana Event Center does not have either for use or rent, but does allow them. If you have any further questions, feel free to call ahead prior to attending the Michiana Event Center, 260-562-9187.