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2015 Forty Under 40: Elizabeth E. Nelson

Elizabeth E. Nelson, 33, director of catering sales at the JW Marriott, started her hotel career in New Orleans just before Hurricane Katrina hit. She moved to Atlanta and Chicago before coming to Indianapolis.
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Hyatt Regency Indianapolis acquired by joint venture

The city's fourth largest hotel has been acquired by a joint venture of Davidson Hotels & Resorts and Silverpeak Real Estate Partners, the companies announced Monday.
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Indiana lawmakers facing renewed debate over casinos

Proposals aim to help boost Indiana's casinos after they've seen more big declines in revenue in the face of growing competition from neighboring states.
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Visit Indy smashes 12-year-old hotel-booking record

Fueled by exposure from the 2012 Super Bowl and a USA Today article touting the city’s convention prowess, Visit Indy booked nearly 200,000 more hotel rooms in 2014 than it did in 2013.
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Indy lands return of massive NRA show for 2019, 2023

The National Rifle Association's annual convention was Indianapolis' biggest convention last year, and local hospitality leaders expect it to be even bigger in future years.
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Perceptions, plans outlined for this year's Final Four

NCAA Final Four host committee officials said Tuesday that Fan Fest would open April 3; youth clinics and a 5K walk to help support Coaches vs. Cancer will be held April 4; 3,200 children would dribble around town April 5; and the annual March Madness Music Festival will be held April 3-5.
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Fountain Square landlord keeps duckpin bowling alive

The game has become a must-have-reservations attraction in the historic Fountain Square neighborhood and one of Indy's most original activities for corporate team-building, date night or a fun time out with friends.
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Owners of popular Greek restaurant turning 1920s warehouse into event center

Taki and Jeanette Sawi of Santorini Greek Kitchen, in Fountain Square, are branching out to open a large banquet facility in a nearly century-old warehouse on the southwestern edge of downtown just across the White River and not far from Lucas Oil Stadium.
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Key lawmaker introduces bill to allow live dealers at racinos

Two of the state’s largest casinos and horse track betting facilities, Hoosier Park in Anderson and Indiana Grand in Shelbyville, stand to benefit most if the proposed legislation becomes law.
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Eiteljorg Museum sets attendance record

The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art in downtown Indianapolis drew 161,000 visitors in 2014, topping its former record of 141,000 in 2011.
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