Pacers Sports & Entertainment on Wednesday unveiled a concessions menu that includes some of the most diverse food options in the history of Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Indianapolis officials say they’re up for the challenge of hosting the eighth annual College Football Playoff National Championship in January 2022, even as they’re planning six other big sporting events that take place within a 13-month stretch.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Lucas Oil Stadium was “briefly considered” as the site of the 2021 NBA All-Star Game. But a desire to have the game in a more intimate facility led the league and team officials to choose the 18,165-seat Bankers Life Fieldhouse to host the game.
Pacers Sports & Entertainment finished a record year this summer—not on the court but in its management of Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
A spokeswoman for the Texas-based chain says a franchisee is set to open later this year in Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Pacers President of Basketball Operations Larry Bird on Monday delivered the city’s bid to host the 2021 NBA All-Star Game to NBA executives in New York City in a specially-themed IndyCar.
The NBA All-Star Game is broadcast to 215 countries and territories in 49 languages, according to NBA officials. In China alone, nearly 40 million people watch the game and another 10 million do so in Europe.
The team is working with a startup called WaitTime, which will use cameras and artificial intelligence to send fans to the shortest lines. If it works, the Pacers could stand to make a lot more money.
A local marketing and technology firm is putting its name on an upscale club area that team officials expect to debut near the beginning of the upcoming season in Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Indiana Pacers are set to unveil a revamped floor-level restaurant inside Bankers Life Fieldhouse—and a new naming rights deal to go along with it.
The city’s Capital Improvement Board approved and will pay for the $2.8 million project at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The decision to play the Division I, II and III women’s basketball championships at one site drew praise from coaches and players. The NCAA will evaluate whether it was a one-time thing or something it should do again.
The University of Connecticut has qualified for the ninth consecutive season, joining newcomers Oregon State, Washington and Syracuse.
Indianapolis hasn’t hosted the NBA All-Star Game since 1985—when it was in the Hoosier Dome—something the league’s commissioner, Adam Silver, wants to change. But local officials haven’t pulled the trigger on a bid.
Sales of season tickets, merchandise and sponsorships are all up. Attendance is expected to match—or even exceed—the 2013-2014 season. And the stadium deal the Pacers struck with the city’s Capital Improvement Board last year has freed the franchise to make investments it hopes will pay dividends long term.
The section of Georgia Street west of the fieldhouse was conceived as a way to create an eye-catching Super Bowl pedestrian zone in 2012. The challenge since has been to find a sustainable role for the venue.