The city will make its case at the May 19-21 owners’ meeting in Atlanta, alongside fellow finalists New Orleans and Minneapolis.
League sources say Indianapolis and Dallas will be among the finalists announced Tuesday for the 2018 Super Bowl. That will pit Colts owner Jim Irsay against powerful Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.
Indianapolis officials hope to include plans for a new downtown luxury hotel in their bid for the 2018 Super Bowl, but they’re not sure all the pieces for a deal—potentially on Pan Am Plaza—can be put together before a bid presentation for 32 NFL owners in May.
Indianapolis-based MainGate beat out more than a dozen bidders to sell merchandise at 40 NFL-sanctioned hotels during the 10-day Super Bowl festivities next season.
Allison Melangton, CEO of the city’s 2012 Super Bowl Host Committee and leader of the 2018 Super Bowl Bid Committee, is promising to come up with another attention-grabber to deliver the bid early next May—if the city proceeds with a bid as expected.
Pregame emergency plans help MainGate Inc. go into scramble mode and keep Super Bowl merchandise shops at the Superdome open even while the lights were out.
Attendance this year for the Super Bowl-related NFL Experience and downtown village in New Orleans fell far short of what was achieved in Indianapolis last year.
Asking prices for tickets on the secondary market for Sunday’s Super Bowl in New Orleans are dramatically lower than they were last year when the game was in Indianapolis.
The 1985 NBA All-Star Game remains the only all-star game the league has held in Indianapolis—a curious omission given the city’s propensity for landing big-time events.
I must admit feeling a little wistful as I watched the run-up to Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans.
Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance will unveil two new ads during game-day coverage Sunday as part of its successful “Stop Knocking on Wood” marketing effort.
Thinking that brothers Jim and John Harbaugh might go head to head in this year’s Super Bowl, Roy Fox last year filed applications to register “Harbowl” and “Harbaugh Bowl” as U.S. trademarks.
In many ways, our schedule of events defines Indiana Sports Corp. That—along with our youth initiatives that will touch 185,000 young people throughout Indiana this year—is what separates us from our competitors in 500 other markets throughout our country.
A pair of Indianapolis-based companies recently scored the largest single-event deal in the world of U.S. sports licensing, unseating 24-year incumbent Facilities Merchandising Inc. to win lucrative deals at the 2013 Super Bowl in New Orleans.
Perhaps its easier to hit the ground running when you never slow down.