The race—rescheduled for Aug. 23—is on an otherwise open weekend in the city’s summer event calendar, which could fill hotel rooms at a time they would otherwise have been empty.
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NCAA had been pondering for years the unthinkable of canceling March Madness
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IndyHub, working with Leadership Indianapolis, plans to host digital book clubs, panel discussions and virtual meet-ups, replacing their traditional event and program schedules with opportunities to convene remotely.
The trade-only event scheduled for March 14-17 had been expected to draw 60,000 visitors and 2,200 exhibitors from 45 countries.
The $1 million initiative was announced in October as a legacy project tied to next year’s All-Star festivities, with each group receiving up to $50,000 in funding for youth-serving projects.
Carmel’s proposed film and music festival didn’t receive as much funding as organizers hoped for, but dates are set and a not-for-profit has been formed to run it.
The state plans to welcome hundreds of business and economic development leaders to Indianapolis in the spring for its first-ever Indiana Global Economic Summit.
Teachers say they are rallying for better working conditions, higher pay, increased funding for public school classrooms, less emphasis on standardized testing and more respect.
Carmel’s City Council members decided Monday to rework a proposed compromise between early-bird parade enthusiasts and businesses that are tired of dealing with the unintended impacts of their clutter.
Event-only facilities are typically on the small side (at least compared to the convention center), located in or near downtown, and often reside in old industrial or warehouse structures.
Local trade show producer Renfro Productions & Management Inc. has expanded its reach into Ohio by acquiring two longtime outdoor-sports trade shows in Cincinnati.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday ruled against Karma International LLC, which in 2016 hosted a Maxim men’s magazine-themed party for the 2016 IndyCar race that lost more than $420,000, according to the court.
This is the first year that Las Vegas is eligible to bid after the governing body for college sports indefinitely suspended a ban last year that prevented events from being hosted in states that accept wagers on single games.
Storms and severe weather warnings held back crowds at the Indiana State Fair on closing weekend.
The downtown event, which is billed as “Indy’s original craft beer festival,” had been scheduled to take place for the 24th year on Aug. 3.
Visit Indy has held preliminary talks with the NFL about the city’s hosting the three-day event as soon as 2024.
National Rifle Association insiders and longtime observers describe an organization at war with itself over a central question: Has it strayed too far from its original mission of gun safety and outdoor shooting sports and become too political?
Businesses near the Grissom Air Reserve Base in north central Indiana already are gearing up for its air show later this year.
The Indy Eleven would likely need the $150 million soccer stadium proposed by owner Ersal Ozdemir for only about 20 matches a year.
In its sophomore year, Carmel’s Christkindlmarkt drew 328,000 people to Carmel’s Center Green. Sales revenue also jumped significantly.