Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Tag - Meetings and Conventions

Posted on January 11, 2019 at 8:00:00 am by Rachel S.

What's New in Fort Wayne, Indiana for Meetings

Groundbreakings on major development projects, openings of new restaurants and coffee shops, and an ever-growing entertainment and tourism scene have made Fort Wayne, Indiana more vibrant than ever before. 

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Adaptive sports are big business in Fort Wayne, and the upcoming 2018 Junior Nationals are evidence of Fort Wayne’s growing connection to the industry. Whether you’re a competitor, year-round spectator, or brand-new fan, one thing’s becoming clear: adaptive sports are taking the Fort Wayne, Indiana sports market by storm.

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Posted on December 07, 2016 at 12:00:00 am by Jessica B.

Get Your Meeting Attendees Excited Using Social Media

You've invested in an offsite meeting, now it's time to promote. Social media is a great way to market your event and engage with attendees. Read on for simple action steps that will help you market your meeting.

Items to Consider Before the Meeting

Create an event-specific hashtag and start
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Posted on October 14, 2016 at 3:00:00 pm by Jessica B.

Why A Meeting Planner Should Work with Visit Fort Wayne

Planning a meeting is a big deal. You have to consider transportation, lodging, cost, space, socializing, food, drinks, and a host of other incidentals that come up along the way.

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could focus instead on the content of your meeting? That’s why the Group Sales Department at Visit Fort Wayne is here: We do our job so you can focus on yours.

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Summer is always a busy month for meetings, conventions and sports tournaments in Fort Wayne.

Many national, regional and state groups choose to host their annual event in Fort Wayne due to its easy accessibility, affordability, premier venues, and famous Hoosier hospitality. Fort Wayne offers all the big city amenities without the big city price tag - and the reasons go on

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Posted on July 21, 2016 at 12:00:00 pm by Lauren W.

At Your Service: Take a Taxi, Uber Around Fort Wayne

Trying to find ways to get around Fort Wayne without having to drive your own car? In need of transportation to places such as the airport so you can skip paying that long-term parking fee? Look no further because Fort Wayne has plenty of highly rated taxi companies and local Uber drivers to suit all of your needs.

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Planning a meeting or convention can be a stressful experience for any meeting planner. From coordinating schedules and booking speakers, to planning social activities and exciting your attendees– and everything in between – there is a lot that goes into making your meeting run successfully. This is why Visit Fort Wayne has a dedicated Group Sales Department

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Posted on April 19, 2016 at 3:00:00 pm by Katie R.

Meet Fort Wayne: Creating an Engaging Millennial Experience

Millennials. You've heard of them, and have more than likely encountered one or two in your family or the workplace. To some, the term "Millennial" simply highlights a generation of people, but to others even saying the word "Millennial" is enough to elicit panic. There are a lot of misconceptions and unknown about this generation that is taking the world by storm.

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