Major Meeting Venues: Indiana


DoubleTree by Hilton Evansville

In the heart of downtown; sky bridge connects the Old National Events Plaza with the Ford Center; accessible to the riverfront, government offices and local restaurants; pool; 241 guest rooms; 12,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Holiday Inn Evansville Airport

Less than 1 mile from Evansville Regional Airport and near Casino Aztar, Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Gardens, one of the oldest and largest zoos in Indiana; complimentary hot daily breakfast; 199 guest rooms; 8,358 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Tropicana Evansville

Casino resort hotel offers 24 hours of table games, slots and poker; several restaurants, including Cavanaugh’s for steak and seafood; convention service team accommodates a range of groups; 339 guest rooms; over 10,800 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Fort Wayne

Courtyard by Marriott at Grand Wayne Convention Center

Connected to the convention center via sky bridge; restaurants include The Bistro and Champions Restaurant and Sports bar; indoor swimming pool; home theater; Legacy Ballroom seats up to 475; 249 guest rooms; 5,993 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Hilton Fort Wayne at the Grand Wayne Convention Center

Adjacent to convention center; near Embassy Theatre, Parkview Field, Lincoln financial center, Fort Wayne Museum, and Civic Theatre; fitness center; free airport shuttle; 246 guest rooms; 48,600 sq. ft. of event and meeting space.

Holiday Inn Ft. Wayne IPFW & Coliseum

Near Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne; close to Botanical Conservancy, Glenbrook Mall and Allen County War Memorial Coliseum; The Mastodon Grill offers American fare; 151 guest rooms; 6,000 sq. ft. of event space with 6 meeting rooms; the largest accommodates 325.

Ramada Plaza Fort Wayne Hotel and Conference Center

Located near Fort Wayne International Airport; close to University–Purdue University Fort Wayne; fitness center; banquet facility; dining options include Duesy’s Sports Bar & Grill and Red River Steakhouse; 222 guest rooms; 18,000 sq. ft. of event space, with 10 meeting rooms, accommodates up to 1,000 guests.


Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

Connected to the convention center and close to Lucas Oil Stadium; panoramic views from The Eagle’s Nest revolving restaurant; indoor swimming pool; StayFit gym with cardio equipment; 499 guest rooms; 35,000 sq. ft. of meeting space; event space accommodates 15–500; third-floor ballroom has more than 8,200 sq. ft. of space.

Indianapolis Marriott Downtown

Undergoing a complete renovation in 2017 to update guest rooms and event space, and add new dining concepts; 622 guest rooms; 40,000 sq. ft. of meeting space; 33 meeting venues including multiple boardrooms; two ballrooms.

JW Marriott Indianapolis

Blue-glass clad, 33-story downtown hotel with 250 acres of nearby green space; Osteria Pronto (Italian) and High Velocity (American) restaurants; indoor pool; fitness center with cardio equipment; adjacent to Indiana Convention Center; 1,005 guest rooms; 102,755 sq. ft. of event space; 54 event rooms; largest has capacity for 4,200.

Omni Severin Hotel

Offers early-1900s elegance with modern amenities such as videoconferencing; major renovations in 2013 restored the downtown landmark; 424 guest rooms; recent $2 million upgrade to event spaces and meeting facilities; 17,000 sq. ft. of meeting space; 17 meeting rooms, largest meeting room seats up to 2,500.

The Westin Indianapolis

Recently renovated hotel focused on health, wellness and service; 24-hour West Workout Fitness studio features strength-training equipment and free-weights; Capitol Grounds features specialty coffees and pastries; Shula’s Steakhouse provides upscale dining; 575 guest rooms; 39,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

South Bend

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel South Bend

About 10 miles from South Bend International Airport; close to Notre Dame University, Studebaker National Museum and Morris Performing Arts Center; connected to Century Center, with 26,025 sq. ft. of event space; 291 guest rooms; 13,888 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Holiday Inn Conference Center Mishawaka

Located about 9 miles from South Bend International Airport; within driving distance of University of Notre Dame; indoor pool; health and fitness center; 115 guest rooms; 10,000 sq. ft. of meeting space; four meeting guest rooms, with largest having capacity for 800.

Morris Inn at Notre Dame

Set in the heart of University of Notre Dame campus; underwent a $30 million renovation in 2013; connected to the university’s conference center via underground walkway; 150 guest rooms; 20,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, with 12 seminar rooms; 375-seat auditorium; large banquet-style dining facility.

Further Reading:

Meetings of the Heartland: Ohio and Indiana