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Horizon Convention Center Has Busy November

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—The Horizon Convention Center was bustling with convention activity from all over the state during the month of November. The Indiana Association of Behavioral Consultants (IN-ABC) held their 10th Annual Conference at the Horizon Convention Center on November 2nd and 3rd. Over 220 participants attended the conference. The IN-ABC Annual Conference focuses solely on issues that may impact, or have impacted, and individual with disabilities who display maladaptive behaviors.  IN-ABC is the primary trade association in…

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Horizon Convention Center Hosts Special Olympics Indiana State Conference and Indiana CPA Society

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—The Horizon Convention Center hosted the Special Olympics Indiana State Conference on October 27-28 in downtown Muncie. Over 300 people from all over Indiana attended the conference. The annual conference is primarily for Special Olympics Indiana volunteers, leaders, staff, board members and county/management teams from across the state. In addition to numerous break-out sessions, an important component of the conference was the “Spirit of Special Olympics” luncheon held on Saturday. Awards in five categories were presented. Carl…


Horizon Convention Center Hosts Indiana Association of School Psychologists Fall Conference

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN— The Horizon Convention Center hosted the 2017 Indiana Association of School Psychologists Fall Conference. The 3 day conference brought over 120 IASP members from across the state to Muncie. The members of IASP apply expertise in mental health, learning, and behavior to help children and youth succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally. School psychologists partner with families, teachers, school administrators, and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments that strengthen connections between home,…


Horizon Convention Center Hosts 99th Annual Indiana Kiwanis District Convention

By: Mike Rhodes— The 99th Annual Indiana Kiwanis District Convention was held at the Horizon Convention Center August 18th through the 20th. Approximately 250 members of the Indiana District of Kiwanis International attended the convention. Indiana is one of 44 districts in the Kiwanis International organization. Friday night’s activities kicked-off with a free event for families. The Kiwanis clubs of Muncie and West Anderson worked together on a community outreach project that offered free admission to the Muncie Children’s Museum. Tours…


Horizon Convention Center Hosts Indiana Sheriffs’ Association 87th Annual Conference

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—The Indiana Sheriffs’ Association (ISA) held their 87th Annual Conference at the Horizon Convention Center, July 14th through the 16th. According to Delaware County Sheriff Ray Dudley, “The Indiana Sheriffs’ Association is represented by 92 sheriffs for all 92 counties in the State of Indiana.  I was proud to invite them here, particularly because of the way we’ve redone our downtown and the convention center and the hotel. I think everyone in the county, as a…


Horizon Convention Center Hosted Three Conventions in September

By: Treva Bivens— Muncie, IN— This past month, the Horizon Convention Center hosted the Indiana State Building and Construction Trades Council, IN Society for Respiratory Care, and Association of Indiana Solid Waste Management Districts conferences. Throughout the month of September, the Horizon Convention Center had over 500 convention attendees. Most of these attendees came from all over Indiana due to the conferences being the state wide associations. “Convention business is good business for Muncie and Delaware County” said Joann McKinney, president/CEO…


Horizon Convention Center Gearing up for Busy September

By: Treva Bivens— Muncie, IN – The month of September is a busy one for the Horizon Convention Center in Muncie. The Center will be hosting three conventions in addition to the usual heavy September schedule of meetings, weddings, social, and not-for-profit events. New to Muncie is the Indiana State Building and Construction Trades Council here for their annual conference September 14 – 16, followed by the Indiana Society for Respiratory Care hosting their 42nd annual convention on September 21 –…


Horizon Convention Center to Host Vital Records Convention in October 2016

Muncie, IN – The Horizon Convention Center recently signed a contract to host the Indiana Vital Records Convention in October, 2016. Attendance for the two-day event is expected to be over 100 with delegates coming from most Indiana Counties. This will be the first time for the event to be held in Muncie. “On behalf of the entire city, we welcome the Indiana Vital Records Convention to the Horizon Convention Center and the city of Muncie,” said Joann McKinney, president/CEO of…


Innovation Connector to Host the 6th Annual BIG Idea Pitch Competition for Local Entrepreneurs

By: Alexis Dishman— Muncie, IN – The Innovation Connector of Muncie, Indiana is hosting the sixth annual BIG Idea Pitch competition for local entrepreneurs and innovators to “pitch” their business, business concepts, product or invention to a panel of judges from the business and investment community. There are many very creative and interesting concepts from people in our region, and this competition will showcase those ideas and offer what it takes to advance them. This event is for individuals in all…


NAACP To Host 2019 Freedom Fund Banquet on September 20th

By: George Foley— Muncie, IN—The 3rd Annual NAACP Muncie Freedom Fund Banquet will be held Friday, September 20, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at the Horizon Convention Center located at 401 S. High Street, Muncie, Indiana 47303. As always, we have an exciting dinner planned to include great food and a dynamic speaker. This year’s keynote speaker is Carolene Mays-Medley, Executive Director-White River State Park and Motivational.  Carolene Mays-Medley has overseen a rapidly increasing event lineup as well as an infrastructure…