Downtown is short of the four- and five-star hotel rooms preferred by National Football League sponsors and partners for a 2018 Super Bowl host, but local tourism officials are hesitant to add more hotel space just to secure a second Super Bowl.
Officials are emboldened by the financial results of the city’s first time hosting the NFL championship game in February, which produced a direct economic impact of $176 million, according to a study commissioned by the Indianapolis Super Bowl Host Committee.
Officials for the city and the state are expected to announce plans to bid on another Super Bowl for Indianapolis, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday, citing anonymous sources.
An Indianapolis judge has ordered a Phoenix-based home rental company to pay nearly $218,000 for not providing promised services before the Super Bowl last February.
CIB and city tourism leaders say that the money was well spent considering the game could translate to $300 million in direct visitor spending over the next several years.
Allison Melangton, who led organizing efforts for the 2012 Indianapolis Super Bowl, will succeed Susan Williams as president of the Indiana Sports Corp., the organization announced Friday.
On a recent list of great sports venues, The Indianapolis Motor Speedway was not included. Are you kidding me?
The Super Bowl generated more than $1 million in merchandise sales at Indianapolis International Airport and brought 528 additional aircraft to the facility and its regional reliever airports.
After winning national praise as the host of Super Bowl XLVI, Indianapolis has a shot at four major conventions planned for next year and beyond.
Allison Melangton and her Super Bowl Host Committee staff helped turn a one-day football game into a 10-day celebration that attracted 1.1 million people downtown and millions in visitor spending. But with the game over, Melangton, doesn’t know where her own career path will lead.
Host Committee CEO Allison Melangton opens up about the last three years. Why is she called "The Binder Whisperer"? How did she react to pushback against "super scarves"? When did she need to get tough with the NFL?
Barely a week has passed since Indianapolis hosted America’s most popular sporting event, and already the Indiana Sports Corp. is retooling its playbook.
Passenger traffic on IndyGo buses rose nearly 40 percent during a 10-day span leading up to game, thanks to free rides on fixed routes during four of the days.
The first live stream of the Super Bowl was the most-watched single-game sports event online, according to NBC.