About Us/Our Mission
Indiana Sports Corp,
a not-for-profit organization, was founded in 1979 as the nation’s first sports commission. Our events are broadcast around the world and bring national and international attention to the area.
To inspire and advance Indiana communities through sports.
: To create positive impact by hosting world-class sporting events that enhance vibrancy in the community, build civic pride, drive economic impact and media exposure, and encourage opportunities for youth.
An unmatched history of successfully staging sporting events, including:
Super Bowl XLVI in 2012
Seven NCAA Men’s Final Fours (1980, 1991, 1997, 2000, 2006, 2010, and 2015; event returns to Indianapolis in 2021)
Three NCAA Women’s Final Fours (2005, 2011 and 2016)
Five Big Ten Football Championship Games (event returns through 2021)
Ten Big Ten Men’s Basketball Tournaments (event returns in 2020 and 2022)
19 Big Ten Women’s Basketball Tournaments (event returns through 2022)
1982 National Sports Festival
1987 Pan American Games
1991 World Gymnastics Championships
2002 FIBA World Basketball Championship
2004 FINA World Swimming Championships (25m)
2005 Solheim Cup
18 U.S. Olympic Team Trials
...and many more. Central Indiana sporting events history – By year | By event
Some of our upcoming events include:
Indiana Sports Corp is located in the Pan American Plaza office building at the corner of Capitol and Georgia in downtown Indianapolis.
Pan American Plaza
201 South Capitol Avenue, Suite 1200
Indianapolis, IN 46225-1069