Welcome to Indiana. Here you will find a state that proudly showcases its rural landscapes, bustling cities and rich history. From the tranquil shores of Lake Michigan to the roar of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to the state’s vibrant art scenes, Indiana offers a wealth of amenities that delight both meeting and event attendees.

Indianapolis is home to the state-of-the-art venues that have put the Hoosier State on the map of great Midwest locations to host meetings and events. In fact, you might say that the city is the epitome of Hoosier hospitality. In Indianapolis, attendees can revel in an awe-inspiring architectural and arts scene, while enjoying farm-to-table cuisine at gatherings. Some of the city’s largest venues include the Indiana Convention Center & Lucas Oil Stadium, Gainbridge Fieldhouse and the Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center.

Throughout Indiana, meeting and event attendees will discover that it’s a great place to relax and listen to great music, enjoy a sporting event, partake in eclectic home-style cooking and simply get away from it all — all while getting down to business.

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6 Places to Check Out

  1. Indianapolis Canal Walk, Indianapolis
    Dug in the early 1800s to facilitate interstate commerce, the Indianapolis Canal Walk is a 3-mile loop along the Central Canal that runs from White River State Park up to 11th street. It serves as a waterside promenade for the downtown community and visitors.
  2. Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, Auburn
    The museum exhibits an average of 120 automobiles and related artifacts on three floors of the historic building. The automobiles on exhibit are a combination of cars owned by the museum and cars on loan. The museum also has space for your next conference, meeting or event.
  3. Marengo Cave U.S. National Landmark, Marengo
    Designated as a National Natural Landmark in 1984, Marengo Cave offers two tours and other activities. The easy, 40-minute Crystal Palace tour is packed with formations. The 60-minute Dripstone Trail tour is known for delicate soda straws, totem pole stalagmites and Penny Ceiling.
  4. Long Center For The Performing Arts, Lafayette
    On the National Register of Historic Places, the center is currently home to the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra and the Long Center Theatre Organ Society’s Mighty Wurlitzer theatre organ. Other arts organizations frequently perform, including Purdue bands and musical organizations, The Lafayette Ballet and more.
  5. Paoli Peaks, Paoli
    Gather coworkers or team members at Paoli Peaks for a memorable group trip. Whether it’s their first time on snow or seasoned skiers looking to refine their skills, there’s a small group lesson available. Or, for all ages and ability levels, try Arctic Blast Snow Tubing, the ultimate activity for some serious group fun.
  6. NCAA Hall of Champions, Indianapolis
    From a 10-person meeting to a 350-person formal dinner, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Hall of Champions conference center has space, providing rooms for dining and two floors of interactive exhibits. The venue also offers a scavenger hunt-like challenge.