David Letterman at the Madam Walker Legacy Center for the 2020 Visit Indy State of Tourism Rob Banayote


From connecting with meeting planners, convention attendees, and leisure travelers to customized listings in our publications that reach millions, our partners receive numerous benefits.

Creating awareness and reaching a new audience is great for the bottom line, but being a partner is much more than smart marketing. Visit Indy partner businesses directly support an industry bringing $4.5 billion to Indianapolis each year and sustaining more than 75,000 jobs locally.

Visitor Guide: Partners receive a customized listing in our semi-annual print publication, which is placed in visitor centers and hotels around the city. Click for digital version.

Web Site Listing: Partners get a customized business listing with photos, video, coupons, and other information. Our website currently averages more than 200,000 visitors each month.

Convention Calendar: Plan ahead for every event in Indianapolis with this exclusive partner resource. You’ll know who is coming to the city, where they will be, and when they’re coming (as far as a decade out). Learn how to engage with these convention attendees, and how to encourage them through your doors with our new tip sheet. Please download the pocket version of the calendar here including highlights for the year, then print and share with your entire team.

Industry Research: Access local tourism trends in our annual Community Report and get national perspective at our annual Hotel Symposium where you'll get data from national experts to forecast and plan for the future.

Networking Events: Receive exclusive invites to 5-6 partner events each year (no charge), where our 600+ partners celebrate the fact that we are the capital of hospitality (and Indiana).

eNewsletters: Becoming a Visit Indy partner gets you access to our quarterly Partner Update. Partners can also get our Ask Indy Concierge News. Email John Mellinger to request access.

Welcome Program: To welcome visiting groups, select partners receive customized table-top signs, window clings, and banners as a means of extending hospitality to meetings and conventions.

Super Service: This hospitality training program, originally developed for the Super Bowl, sets standards for guest service. Click to take the training course and receive certification.

Visit Indy on the Radio: Looking for another way to promote your business? Visit Indy goes on-air with regional radio stations to uplift everything to see/do in the city. Contact Liza Girton at lgirton@VisitIndy.com to learn more.

Deals and Coupons

As a partner, you have the opportunity to extend discounts to visitors and exclusive deals for convention attendees. To get started, email Liza Girton.

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