“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.
Rally conference pitch contest selects five startup winners
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Former Colts great Peyton Manning discusses football, business success at Rally
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Signia, convention center expansion clear early design hurdle
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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.
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 ceremony follows months of construction work beneath the plaza to stabilize certain structures, like Pan Am Tower, and prepare the site for a three-year buildout.
The vice president delivered remarks to the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority at their national convention in Indianapolis.
Speakers for the summit include Indiana Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, Indiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush and local sports greats Peyton Manning and Tamika Catchings.
Basketball-star-turned-entrepreneur Earvin “Magic” Johnson will be among the keynote speakers at the Rally innovation conference in August, event organizers announced Tuesday.
But Mayor Joe Hogsett, a Democrat seeking a third term, says the plan will ensure Indianapolis’ hospitality industry remains nationally competitive by making room for larger events.
Control of the Pan Am Plaza site would allow the city to move forward with its plans to redevelop the property with the 40-story Signia by Hilton hotel.
Republican Jefferson Shreve said he disagrees with the decision by Mayor Joe Hogsett’s administration to take over financing and ownership of the $510 million Signia by Hilton—a key part of the city’s convention strategy.
Former President Donald Trump tells the National Rifle Association convention in Indianapolis that he once again will be its “loyal friend and fearless champion” with members’ support in 2024.
Donald Trump, Mike Pence and other prominent Republicans are set to take part in the National Rifle Association annual event starting Friday at the Indiana Convention Center in downtown Indianapolis.
One of Indianapolis’ largest trade shows abruptly fired its top executive this week without explanation, just days after welcoming 50,000 attendees to its show at the Indiana Convention Center.
The CIB expects installation to begin in June and to be finished by the end of the year. The carpet should last at least seven to nine years, though the current carpet has lasted for 11 years and convention center officials believe they can match that with proper maintenance.
Officials in Nashville say they plan to pursue some of the events that take place in Indianapolis now that the city is planning to build a $2.1 billion, 60,000-seat enclosed stadium.
Kite Realty Group Trust and Capital Improvement Board of Marion County officials said they’re on track to meet a deadline to finish all pre-construction and financing work by the end of 2022. They also released new images for the proposed development.