Placemaking Super Panel: The Indy Narrative 

Built on big events and a strategy to use sports as an economic driver, Indianapolis has developed into a destination unlike any other. With its sports facilities and hotels are largely in downtown, coupled with hundreds of the largest sports events on the planet, Indianapolis is a placemaking legend. Join the panel to understand what makes a city a star, and how your own should take note.

  • Rob Hunden, Owner, Hunden Strategic Partners (Moderator)
  • Allison Melangton, Sr Vice President, Penske Entertainment
  • Jimmie McMillian, Senior Corporate Counsel, Chief Diversity Officer, Indianapolis Motor Speedway
  • Patrick Talty, President, Indiana Sports Corp 
  • Mel Raines, President & COO, Pacers Sports & Entertainment
  • Yogi Stephens, District Manager, Lucas Oil Stadium & Indiana Convention Center, Sodexo Live!
JW Grand Ballroom, Salon 4, Floor 3
Start Time
3:30 p.m.