The Indiana Convention Center is currently undergoing its fourth expansion since opening in 1972. After the demolition of the RCA Dome, the $275 million project was begun and will be housed on the area that the RCA Dome occupied. The expansion is anticipated to be completed by late December 2010.
The project will add 254,000 square feet of exhibit space, 63,000 square feet of meeting rooms and 100,000 square feet of pre-function space. An indoor, street level, climate controlled connector will link the convention center to Lucas Oil Stadium.
Once completed, the Indiana Convention Center will offer:
Exhibit Halls - 566,600 SF of contiguous space, 11 Exhibit Halls ranging from 36,300 SF to 88,900 SF
Meeting Rooms – 71 totaling 113,302 SF
Ballrooms – 3 various sized totaling 62,173 SF; largest is 33,335 SF
Docks – 48
Airport – 15-minutes drive to Indianapolis International Airport
Lucas Oil Stadium opened in August 2008 and features 182,500 SF of contiguous exhibit space including the stadium floor and exhibit halls. It also has a variety of meeting options including twelve meeting rooms, Lucas Oil Plaza, Quarterback Club and Bud Light Zone.
(Indiana Convention Center Website)