IBJ’s can’t-miss list curated by those of us living and working in the Circle City.
FFA convention arrives downtown this week with expected 70K visitors
The four-day event is expected to generate nearly $40 million in economic impact, according to Visit Indy.Read More
Rally conference pitch contest selects five startup winners
The five winners—three startups from California and one each from Kentucky and Massachusetts—are now eligible for up to $1 million in investment funding, provided they commit to establishing a presence in Indiana for at least a year.Read More
Former Colts great Peyton Manning discusses football, business success at Rally
In a conversation with former Indiana Gov. and Purdue University President Mitch Daniels, Manning discussed his career, family, leadership and post-football business endeavors.Read More
Signia, convention center expansion clear early design hurdle
The plan allows for a 468-foot-tall hotel tower—which would make it the tallest hotel in the state, and the fourth-tallest building overall.Read More
Membership at the Society of Professional Journalists has fallen from more than 10,000 a decade ago to about 4,100 this year.
“Not a month next year is going to go by where we don’t have something significant happening in our city from a tourism perspective, whether that’s a large annual conference that’s coming back, or something new,” said Chris Gahl, executive vice president of Visit Indy.
It will be only the second time the event, which attracts about 2,500 entrepreneurs, investors and startup ecosystem builders from around the world, has been held in the U.S. since 2009.
Rally roundup: Photo gallery, pitch contest winners and Manning says he’s a ‘big deal in Omaha, Nebraska’
Indianapolis was the rallying point for a new, multimillion-dollar conference that brought together entrepreneurs, executives, investors and others in Indiana’s strongest industries. Here’s a look at this week’s three-day event, which began Tuesday and wrapped up Thursday.
But the Indiana Economic Development Corp., which provided $1.5 million for this year’s conference, hasn’t yet decided whether to invest in a 2024 event.
Their conversation touched on topics ranging from leadership advice to Indiana’s entrepreneurial climate to Purdue University’s plans to expand its Indianapolis presence.
Media personality Guy Raz, host of the podcast “How I Built This,” addressed a range of topics on Wednesday as a keynote speaker at the Rally innovation conference in downtown Indianapolis.
A panel of business owners shared their thoughts on launching a company in the state at the Indiana Technology and Innovation Association event held in conjunction with the Rally innovation conference.
During a panel discussion held in conjunction with Elevate Ventures’ Rally innovation conference, panelists emphasized the need to invest in the people and innovation necessary to advance Indiana’s economy.
The Percussive Arts Society International Convention has been presented each November in Indianapolis since 2009, aside from a few exceptions.
Fresh off a record year for attendance, the Seattle-based tabletop gaming convention has signed a four-year extension to its contract with tourism agency Visit Indy.
The 2024 presidential hopeful is set to speak at the National Conference of State Legislatures conference at the Indiana Convention Center next month.
The vice president delivered remarks to the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority at their national convention in Indianapolis.
Manning is the fourth and final keynote speaker announced for Rally, which is scheduled for Aug. 29-31 at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis.
Basketball-star-turned-entrepreneur Earvin “Magic” Johnson will be among the keynote speakers at the Rally innovation conference in August, event organizers announced Tuesday.
Indianapolis-based Elevate Ventures, which is organizing the first-time event, announced Guy Raz on Tuesday as the first keynote speaker for the event.
The vote was a crucial step in advancing the development of an 814-room Signia by Hilton hotel on Pan Am Plaza. The measure allows the city to take out up to $625 million in municipal bonds for the project.
Marketing guru, public speaker and entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk, who is Indianapolis this week for his VeeCon convention, is bullish on NFTs.
The May 18-20 event will feature more than 175 speakers and panelists, incluing actors Neil Patrick Harris, Drew Barrymore and Jessica Alba, as well as rapper Busta Rhymes and music producer Timbaland.