Latest News from Visit Hendricks County

The Visit Hendricks County communications team distributes a number of press releases annually providing the latest news and information. If you are a member of the media and wish to be added to our media distribution list, please contact us:

Josh Duke, Communications Manager 
Phone: (800) 321-9666 

Press Releases

Published: 07/26/2016
PRESS RELEASE   - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Contact:  Josh Duke DANVILLE, IN (July 25, 2016) – Just 60 days remain until the Indiana Bicentennial Torch... More
Published: 02/12/2016
Today, the Hendricks County Tourism Commission in partnership with Sun Companies announced a multi-million-dollar agreement that will bring an Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center to Plainfield's I-70 interchange... More
Published: 08/25/2015
A Hendricks County resident who serves in the hospitality industry in Plainfield and has become known for her positive energy and welcoming attitude received statewide recognition for her service to Indiana tourism last... More
Published: 04/27/2015
Visit Hendricks County will join the tourism industry May 2-10 to celebrate, educate and promote National Travel & Tourism Week by providing a number of prize giveaways and other activities to shine a light on what... More
Published: 04/20/2015, which debuted last summer after months of work by Visit Hendricks County staff and Arizona-based site designer Simpleview, has won an Outstanding Website award. The Internet Advertising... More
Published: 02/26/2015
Welcoming and entertaining more than 4,000 visitors over two days last year, the first-ever Mayberry in the Midwest proved to be a rousing success. Expecting more visitors in its second year, organizers want to do even... More
Published: 02/12/2015
Whether it's enjoying a meal at Perillo's Pizzeria, running through a corn maze at Beasley's Orchard, floating on a tube at Splash Island Family Waterpark or experiencing high-speed action at Lucas Oil Raceway, tourism... More
Published: 01/15/2015
A 7-year-old grant program to fund local projects that attract visitors to Hendricks County has some changes in store for 2015 including a non-matching grant for the first time in its history. Visit Hendricks County's... More
Published: 09/25/2014
PRESS RELEASE 8 West Main Street, Danville, IN 46122 317.718.8750    - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Contact: Josh Duke DANVILLE, IN (September 25, 2014) -... More
Published: 09/04/2014
From a documentary detailing a day in the life of a homeless man from Montreal to a film featuring an android on the run, 47 films made the cut to be shown Oct. 10-11 on the big screen at the Royal Theater in Danville... More
Published: 08/21/2014
A Hendricks County individual who has become known for her tireless work in overseeing highly successful festivals and a thriving downtown received statewide recognition for her service to Indiana tourism last week.... More
Published: 06/20/2014
Hendricks County will once again host one of the nation's biggest events promoting awareness and education of the American Indian culture. National Powwow XVI, which has been held every three years since its inception in... More
Published: 06/18/2014
The first phase of a multi-million dollar facility that will bring thousands of visitors to Hendricks County is completed and a July 12 grand opening has been set. The first phase of the Hoosier Athletic Center includes... More
Published: 06/05/2014
Five Hendricks County organizations received more than $9,500 in grant money this spring through the Visit Hendricks County's Tourism Enhancement and Development Fund. In its sixth year, the fund is used to promote... More
Published: 06/03/2014
Visit Hendricks County has another tool available for travelers planning their next summer, fall or even holiday getaway in 2014. Visit Hendricks County's 36-page, 2014 Visitor Guide is loaded with all the information a... More
Published: 04/30/2014
When Plainfield town leaders and the Plainfield Optimist Club partnered to build a youth sports facility, they had their eyes on one particular event that would draw thousands of visitors and significantly impact the... More
Published: 03/24/2014
Visit Hendricks County has added four new bloggers to assist in experiencing and writing about county attractions, festivals and other fun activities to promote Hendricks County as a visitor destination. Visit Hendricks... More
Published: 02/28/2014
A popular, cultural experience in Central Indiana has added three new locations to an already stellar lineup that includes 30 destinations in two counties. The Rural Routes to Main Street Cultural Trail, a self-guided,... More
Published: 02/11/2014
Continuing a service that many engaged couples don't even know exists, Visit Hendricks County recently released its 2014 Hendricks County Bridal Services Guide. Full of useful information any couple would need to plan a... More
Published: 02/06/2014
The Hendricks County Tourism Commission - the governing body for Visit Hendricks County - has approved new officers for the next two years including turning the gavel over to a first-time Commission President. Lance... More
Published: 01/28/2014
When Jaime Bohler Smith arrived at Visit Hendricks County in November 2002, she joined recently retired Executive Director Emory Lencke and two college students that shared front-desk duties as the organization's entire... More
Published: 07/02/2012
2012 Mid Year Report: Including a 2011 Overview The Hendricks County Tourism Commission d/b/a the Hendricks County Convention and Visitors Bureau (HCCVB) has been diligently promoting our community as a destination while... More
Published: 01/16/2012
TOURISM AND TRAVEL INDUSTRY – 2009 AND 2011 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY A detailed examination of the expenditure, employment, and tax impacts generated by the Hendricks County tourism and travel industry, as well as the industry... More
Published: 01/05/2009
Feasibility Analysis of a Potential New Hotel/Conference Center in Hendricks County, Indiana Conventions, Sports & Leisure ("CSL") has completed a report related to a feasibility study concerning the potential... More
Published: 09/26/2008
Ideas to increase tourism spending In June and in September of 2008, a Community Assessment of Hendricks County, Indiana, was conducted, and the findings were presented in a threehour workshop in late September. The... More

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