Host an engaging event in eclectic Bloomington.

Located just 45 minutes south of the Indianapolis International Airport and within a day's drive of over half the United States population, Bloomington is the perfect place to host a small-to-mid-size meeting, convention, or conference. Offering unique and flexible venues available to groups of up to 7,000 people, as well as big city attractions, a hub for higher education at Indiana University, a nationally-revered culinary scene, and natural wonders like the Hoosier National ForestMonroe Lake, Bloomington is sure to wow your guests during and after your event.

Below you'll find informational and inspirational content regarding convention planning & hosting in Bloomington, as well as our guide for meeting planners, and a list of complimentary services we provide. If you have questions about the area or are ready to move forward with hosting your event in Bloomington, we're happy to help in any way we can, from assisting you in selecting a date that corresponds well with other area happenings to contacting hotels & facilities on your behalf. Send us an email, and we'll be in touch.


Meeting Planner Guide



Let Us Assist You

We're here to help you plan and execute your meeting every step along the way. To get started, submit an RFP — we'll follow up shortly.

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If you'd like to reach out directly to our Convention Sales Manager, Shaun Ballard, contact him at or 812-330-4304. He'll be able to answer your questions, coordinate site visits, and provide formal, written & verbal bid presentations as needed.


Complimentary Services

If you've officially booked your event in Bloomington and are now ready to embark on the planning and execution process, we're here to help with that as well. Our Visitor Services Manager, Teal Strabbing, can provide assistance with any of the following to ensure you have a successful meeting:

  • Press releases
  • Charter transportation assistance
  • Registration bags and nametags
  • Leisure, family, and spousal activities
  • Registration and welcome table services
  • Promotional materials to increase attendance
  • Convention planning and committee assistance
  • Letters of welcome and mayoral welcome addresses
  • Entertainment, decoration, and A/V supplier information
  • Silent auction gift baskets and VIP & speaker gifts from the B-Town Store
  • Maps, event calendars, and information on local attractions & restaurants

To reach out to Teal directly, send an email to or call 812-355-7725.