Savor Fort Wayne 2024 is Underway
Savor Fort Wayne restaurant week continues through Sunday, January 28!
Taste the best cuisine the city has to offer during the 12 days of dining deals January 17-28. More than 90 Fort Wayne restaurants are providing special three-course meals at value prices to encourage diners to taste all that our city has to offer!
Take a look at participating restaurants and their special menus at SavorFortWayne.com.
Request Your 2024 Fort Wayne Visitors Guide
Visit Fort Wayne is pleased to announce the publication of our 2024 Official Fort Wayne Visitors Guide, featuring 108 pages about our community's many attractions, museums, festivals, and arts & sports venues.
New this year, a Dining Guide accompanies the Visitors Guide as a separate publication featuring the diversity and caliber of Fort Wayne's dining scene.
70,000 copies of the guide will be distributed from our Visitors Center to people who contact us, or through one of the hundreds of distribution locations in our region. The guide is also added to relocation packets used by area businesses and real estate agents.
The Visitors Guide is just one of the many ways we promote Fort Wayne. Our website hosts 1.5 million visitors annually, our social media reaches tens of thousands every week, and our advertising campaign is viewed over 30 million times annually - all inviting people to visit Fort Wayne.
Thank you for helping us promote Fort Wayne to attract over 7 million visitors annually, who put $800 million directly into our local economy, sustaining over 14,198 jobs for our residents.
Resident Sentiment Survey
Visit Fort Wayne wants to hear from you! Please take this brief survey to share your thoughts about the value of tourism to our community, and the ways that we can improve as we look to the future of tourism in Allen County.
Please share your thoughts through this 5-minute survey here. (Survey closed)
Jill Boggs on TravelAbility's Accessibility Champions to Watch List
TravelAbility named 24 Accessibility Champions to Watch in 2024 calling out industry leaders dedicated to creating a more inclusive future.
Visit Fort Wayne's President & CEO, Jill Boggs was named among the list as a leader who has, "made inclusion and accessibility a fundamental principle of their work."
With the launch of the Tourism Master Plan, accessibility will be a foundational goal Visit Fort Wayne will address and support.
Watch for feature interviews with two of these Champions each month in TravelAbility Insider.
Visit Fort Wayne Group Sales Marketing Campaign
The Visit Fort Wayne Group Sales department launched a new marketing campaign in 2023 to increase exposure of Fort Wayne as a meetings and sports destination.
The marketing campaign provided additional exposure through tradeshow sponsorships, new marketing collateral including booth materials, sales videos, printed pieces, custom gifts, and digital assets, as well as paid digital marketing through google, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and geo fencing during tradeshows.
The two videos created as part of the campaign are being used in the prospecting and sales phase. View the Fort Wayne, Indiana Destination Sports video here and the Meet Fort Wayne, Indiana video here.
See the full 2023 marketing wrap up here.
Visit Fort Wayne Quarterly Sales Meetings
Visit Fort Wayne holds quarterly meetings with sales teams at hotels and venues in Allen County to discuss industry updates, best practices, and Visit Fort Wayne resources as well as to provide a place for sales teams to collaborate, brainstorm, and network.
Two meetings are held via zoom and two are in person throughout the year. The next meeting is Thursday, February 22 at 2:00PM via zoom.
If you would like more information, reach out to Nicolle Campbell, Director of Sales at email@example.com, or RSVP here.
Get Your Tickets for NCAA DIII Men's Basketball in Fort Wayne!
Welcome to the Championship! Experience the 2024 NCAA Division III Men's Basketball National Championship back in Fort Wayne this March!
Tickets are on sale now for the two-day finals being held at the Memorial Coliseum, March 14 & 16, 2024. All Session tickets start at $40 for adults to be a part of the full tournament action.