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Ron Stallworth, guest speaker. Photo provided.

NAACP 2018 State Convention To Be Held At Horizon Convention Center

By: Joseph Anderson, President, Muncie NAACP Branch— Muncie, Indiana—The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will hold their 2018 State Convention, October 25 thru 28, 2018, at the Horizon Convention Center, 401 S. High Street, Muncie, IN 47305. The State Convention provides a vehicle to train and empower our membership and to make policy on state and national levels….


The Horizon Convention Center in downtown Muncie. Photo courtesy of Horizon Convention Center

Behind the Scenes in Horizon Convention Center Sales

By: Mike Rhodes— An inside look at how the Horizon Convention Center attracts out-of-town business. Muncie, Indiana— Have you ever wondered how out-of-town prospects are located, sold, and booked for conventions at the Horizon Convention Center? Convention Sales Manager, Laura Rowe has that responsibility, and it’s one she loves. Rowe graduated from State University of New York Empire State College with…


Dale Basham is pictured making remarks after taking the oath of office as the 2018-2019 Rotary International District 6560 Governor. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Horizon Convention Center Hosts Inauguration Of Rotary District Governor

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—On June 19th, hundreds of people attended a ticketed event at the Horizon Convention Center to celebrate the inauguration of Dale Basham as Rotary District 6560 District Governor for 2018-2019. Basham is the 7th person to represent Muncie as District Governor in the 100 year history of Rotary in our community. District 6560 encompasses 44 service clubs and…


(L-R) Lindsay Huffman and Liz Valpatic are pictured with the flowers they collected during Flower Hour. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Horizon Convention Center Holds Fundraiser For Erskine Green Training Center

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—During April’s First Thursday, the Horizon Convention Center raised awareness and funds for the Erskine Green Training Institute during their “flower hour” fundraiser. Flower Hour was a progressive walk of downtown Muncie where participants collected a flower at various stops,  finishing the tour at the Courtyard Marriott Muncie to receive a vase and attend a complimentary reception. Flowers were…


Lions are pictured singing the National Anthem at the beginning of the business meeting on Friday, April 27, 2018. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Horizon Convention Center Hosts 2018 Lions Club State Convention

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—The 2018 Lions Club State Convention was held at the Horizon Convention Center, April 27-29th in downtown Muncie. Approximately 320 members and friends from across the entire state attended the convention. “One of the purposes of our state convention is to conduct the business of the Lions Club in an open manner, so club members can…


Dale Basham is pictured at the podium making remarks after receiving the Edmund F. Ball Lifetime Achievement Award. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

2018 VIVA Award Winners Recognized At Horizon Convention Center

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN – The Muncie Rotary Club, Muncie Sunrise Rotary Club and United Way of Delaware County recognized 8 individuals at the 26th annual VIVA Awards luncheon, held on April 17th at the Horizon Convention Center. The VIVA Awards recognize individuals who have demonstrated the highest level of volunteer activity to serve the civic and social needs of…


Culinary Arts students present their entry as a judge for the culinary competition listens to their presentation. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Horizon Convention Center Hosts 2018 FCCLA State Conference

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN— The  Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)  2018 State Leadership Conference was held at the Horizon Convention Center on March 8-10 in downtown Muncie. Over 1,000 student members from across Indiana attended the conference. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a non-profit national career and technical student organization for young men…


Wednesday, February 21st keynote speaker, Dr. Jason Henderson is pictured during his presentation, "Positioning Agriculture For Success in the Next State of the Cycle." Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Horizon Convention Center Hosts 2018 Midwest Women in Agriculture Conference

By: Mike Rhodes— The Horizon Convention Center hosted the 2018 Purdue Extension Midwest Women in Agriculture Conference on February 20-22. Approximately 175 women attended the conference as well as an additional 90 8th-12th graders who attended during the Young Ladies in Agriculture portion of the conference. Attendees came from Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky and Illinois. Dr. Jason Henderson, a nationally recognized expert…


Deborah Jones-Buggs. Photo provided.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority to Host Statewide Event at Horizon Convention Center

By: Andrea Wells— Muncie, IN – The Anderson-Muncie Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will host the 2018 Indiana Statewide Founders Day Weekend Celebration on March 2-3 at the Horizon Convention Center in Muncie.  The public is invited to a Welcome Reception at 7:00 p.m. on Friday evening followed by “Club Delta” line dancing and strolling ($10 admission).  On…


The Rose Gate Bridal booth at the East Central Indiana Bridal Show. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

The Horizon Convention Center: Bridal Show, Softball and Economic Development

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—The 19th annual East Central Indiana Bridal show was held in Delaware Hall at the Horizon Convention Center on Sunday, January 28th. 43 vendors participated and exhibited a wide variety of wedding-oriented products and services to attendees.  The East Central Indiana Bridal show was produced by AMS Entertainment and Audio Visual of Muncie and was additionally…