Welcome to Archon, we are in our 40th year.

The Gateway Center

"The earth? Oh the earth will be gone in a few seconds...I'm going to blow it up. It's obstructing my view of Venus."
- Marvin the Martian

The Gateway Center is the official convention headquarters for Archon.

One Gateway Drive
Collinsville, IL 62234
(618)-345-8998
info@gatewaycenter.com

ATM Banking Machine

Two (2) ATM's are conveniently located at the East and West Main Entrances to Gateway Center.

Food and Beverages

No Outside Food & Beverage Policy:  No food and beverage shall be brought onto Gateway Center premises except through Gateway Center’s exclusive concessionaire.  Any food and beverage items not approved by Center Management will be removed from the premises.  Arrangements for catering must be coordinated and contracted through the Gateway Center’s exclusive in-house catering provider.

Image of floor plan of Gateway Center.

Parking

All parking is complimentary at Gateway Center.

Directions

Gateway Center is located at One Gateway Drive, Collinsville, IL.

  • Traveling North on Interstate 55/70, take Collinsville Exit 11. At traffic light, turn left onto Highway 157/Bluff Road to Eastport Plaza Drive, turn Left. Continue to Gateway Drive, turn right. Gateway Center is located on your left.
  • Traveling East on Interstate 40 or Interstate 44, Take Interstate 55/70 North, to Collinsville Exit 11. At traffic light, turn left onto Highway 157/Bluff Road to Eastport Plaza Drive, turn Left. Continue to Gateway Drive, turn right. Gateway Center is located on your left.
  • Traveling East or West on Interstate 64, Take Exit 9 and drive North on Hwy 157, approximately 7 miles, to Eastport Plaza Drive which is located off Hwy. 157. Turn left on Eastport Plaza Drive, then right on Gateway Drive. Gateway Center is located on left.
  • Traveling North or South on Interstate 255, take Exit 26, Horseshoe Lake Road, Turn Left. Immediately turn right onto Eastport Plaza Drive and then left onto Gateway Drive. Gateway Center is located on right.

    By Highway:
    Access is remarkably easy and convenient. Five interstate highways, including I-55, I-64, I-70, , I-270 and I-255 intersect in the Collinsville area. Just take exit 11 from I-55/70 or exit 26 from I-255 and you are here!

    By Air:
    Lambert St. Louis International Airport is located about 30 minutes from Collinsville by car, bus or airport limousine. In addition, the new Mid America Airport in southern Illinois is located just 20 minutes away.

    By Mass Transit:
    The St. Louis metro area mass transit district, which includes Collinsville, is served by a combination of light rail, bus and train service. All are easily accessible from Gateway Center with bus stations on site and just minutes away.