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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…


Loretta Swit To Speak At LifeStream’s 16th Annual Aging Well Conference

By: Hannah Downham— Muncie, IN—Loretta Swit, best known as Major Margaret Houlihan on the iconic television series M*A*S*H, will make her first appearance in Muncie, Ind. at LifeStream’s 16th Annual Aging Well Conference on Thursday, June 6 at the Horizon Convention Center. At 81 years old, “Hot Lips” Houlihan, hasn’t stopped. She is an accomplished actress, devoted animal activist, and a talented artist who continues to travel and speak to groups across the U.S. Many would say Swit has aged well….


Mayor Dennis Tyler Presents Final “State Of The City” Address as Mayor of Muncie

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—Muncie Mayor Dennis Tyler presented his 2019 State of the City Address at a breakfast held at the Horizon Convention Center on Tuesday, April 16, 2019. The 2019 address was Mayor Tyler’s final one, after he decided not to run for re-election in 2019. “My family and I want to thank you so much for everything you have given us and allowing me the opportunity to serve you,” Tyler said. “It means a lot to me….


Chamber Of Commerce Presents ‘Chamber Champions Awards’

By: Brenda Brumfield, Director, Community & Government Relations, Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce— Muncie, IN— The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce honored fifteen of its members for their longevity in, and impact on, the Muncie –Delaware County community at the Chamber Champions Award Luncheon at the Horizon Convention Center on March 20.  Among those included, were six who were celebrating over 100 years of continuous existence. They were: Glad Tidings Church Muncie Community Schools Old National Bank The Knapp Supply…