among 12 hotels, all of which are connected to the Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium via climate-con- trolled skywalks. The world’s largestJWMarriott made its debut in Indi-
anapolis in February 2011. The 1,005-room hotel offers 103,000 square feet of meeting space, 54 meeting rooms, and the 40,500-square-foot Grand Ballroom, which served as the media center for 5,000 journalists during Super BowlXLVI. TheJWMarriott Indianapolis Downtown is the latest addi- tion to Marriott Place Indianapolis, a seven-acre complex consisting of five Marriott properties with a total of 2,248
CONVENTION CENTER HIGHLIGHTS The Indiana Convention Center, Lucas Oil Stadium, and 12 hotels with a total of 4,700 hotel rooms— all of which are connected via climate-controlledskywalks— make up their own “convention city” in downtown Indianapolis. These facilities are adjacent to a new, three-block outdoor plaza, Georgia Street, with plenty of spe- cial-event space options.
aren’t the only new experiences in Indianapolis. The Indianapolis International Airport, which opened in 2008, is ranked No. 1 in customer satisfaction by J.D. Power and Associates, and offers 150 daily departures to 35 nonstop destinations. Also, more than 50 percent of the country’s population is less than a day’s drive from Indianapolis.
Combined, the Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium provide 749,000 square feet of exhibit space, 83 meeting rooms, and three ballroom spaces, includ- ing the 33,000-square-foot Sag- amore ballroom, which can accom- modate up to 3,400 guests in a theater-style setting.
The Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium are within walking distance of more than 200 restaurants and50 attractions, including Union Station, Circle Cen- tre shopping andentertainment complex, Victory Field, and the 250- acreWhite River State Park, a mix of greenspace andcultural attractions surrounding the Central Canal.