Whether Seattle-based Gen Con and local officials can now reach an understanding on technology could spell the difference between Indianapolis’ hanging onto its most prized convention and potentially losing it to another city.
Local hoteliers and hospitality officials are bracing for a soft 2018. And some in the industry are pointing to the fallout from a controversial 2015 law as the culprit responsible for an expected one-year downturn.
More than 30 foreign ambassadors—representing countries across four continents—are scheduled to be in Indianapolis to learn about Indiana’s economy and explore potential business relationships with Hoosier firms.
The impending arrival of the full-service Embassy Suites with convention and banquet facilities may have attracted yet another hotelier to the critical mass of operators just west of Indianapolis International Airport.