The Circle City is teeming with entrepreneurs making an impact Indy's destination appeal. In January 2023, The Mayor’s Office, City-County Council and Visit Indy launched a new initiative to help uncover additional visitor-related businesses to help continue to drive visitors into all neighborhoods across the city. The Visiting All Neighborhoods initiative celebrates artists, storefront owners, business leaders, and restaurateurs - many of whom behind the wheel of women-owned businesses. Meet a few female Indy locals shaking things up in the Circle City.
A furniture, gift, and home décor boutique in downtown Speedway, Indiana, home of the Greatest Spectacle in Racing.
A plant-moms dream, offering a curated selection of high-quality houseplants, lifestyle gifts, and wellness products made by people of color and women-owned businesses.
Housed in a dynamic studio space, Gravesco Pottery serves up pottery gift items, dinner sets, mugs, and even self-care products and stationery.
A new brewery on the city’s East side, celebrating craft brews with a speakeasy vibe and a “groovy” 70’s flair.
A coworking and office space, event space, and community center, representing a collective of many businesses and nonprofits who serve the people of the city’s Eastside neighborhood.
Indy's newest shop and community space for both competitive and casual tabletop gamers, specializing in Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons.
The first Black-owned department store in the Circle City Mall, SHE. Event provides Black business with the “SHE. Xperience” to increase their revenue, connect with other creators, and circulate dollars in to the Black community.
A local theater stage showcasing impactful works by women and underrepresented local playwrights.