Indianapolis has made headlines by recently investing $3 billion in first-rate tourism infrastructure to ensure the 13th largest city in the country is a vibrant destination for you to host your next meeting. Lucas Oil Stadium, home of Super Bowl 2012, was built as a multi-purpose facility connected to the Indiana Convention Center. The center was nearly doubled in size to make it the 17th largest in the country. Together they offer 749,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space in the heart of Indianapolis with direct connections to 4,700 hotel rooms.
Indiana Convention Center:
The Indiana Convention Center offers excellent configuration flexibility, efficient set-up and load-out, and the latest in technology. Exhibit halls are virtually column-free, and the largest of the ballrooms, the Sagamore, offers 33,335 sq. ft. of flexible space capable of hosting 3,400 theatre style.
Lucas Oil Stadium:
The award-winning Lucas Oil Stadium is capable of hosting a range of world-class events year round, from marching band competitions and concerts to opening sessions, VIP events, and trade shows.
|Total Sq. Ft.||Room Size||Ceiling Height||Classroom||Theatre||Banquet 8/10||10x10s|
|Sagamore Ballroom 1-7|
|Sagamore Ballroom 1, 2, 6 or 7|
|Sagamore Ballroom 3, 4, 5|
|Sagamore Ballroom 1-2, 6-7|
|500 Ballroom Reception Room|
|Wabash Ballroom 1-3|
|Wabash Ballroom 1 or 3|
|Wabash Ballroom 2|
A successful meeting is mostly about servicing meeting planners and delighting attendees—but it’s also a successful meeting if its environmental impact is kept at a minimum.
Food. An Indianapolis-based organization called Second Helpings reclaims food after a banquet and takes it to kitchens at their facility to be distributed to homeless shelters and missions, reducing waste and feeding the community.
Recycling. Aluminum cans, palettes, paper, and cooking oil used at the Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium are recycled.
Paper Products. We’ve created our own line of biodegradable, disposable serviceware products. Also, paper towels and tissues are 100% recycled material.
Cleansers. Green Seal-certified cleaning products are used throughout the facility.
Sustainability. Catering uses milk, cheese, and yogurt from a local organic dairy farm, as well as local produce.
Energy Savings. We reduce lighting and HVAC in unoccupied areas of the building and in exhibit halls during move-in and move-out. Meeting rooms and lobby areas use compact fluorescent lamps, and exhibit halls provide more efficient lower-wattage lamps with the same light output. And Lucas Oil Stadium saves energy with CPI Daylighting system and fans designed to move the maximum amount of air with minimal energy consumption.
Water. We provide water stations in place of bottles for attendees. Sink faucets and low-flow toilets also reduce water waste. For clean-up, all parking lots are swept—not sprayed.
Ground Transportation. Having your meeting in Indianapolis means less shuttling, less commuting, less time stuck in traffic idling car and bus engines. Less exhaust puffing out of vehicles stuffed with impatient attendees reduces your carbon footprint.