The 5 Best Corporate Event Venues in Indianapolis

February 21, 2024

Indianapolis is a vibrant Midwest city with a multitude of venues near downtown and within different pockets of the city. Whether you’re hosting a holiday party, conference, gala, or another type of corporate function, the Circle City offers unique event spaces for every occasion.

Planning a successful corporate gathering largely depends on the functionality of the venue. To simplify your search and help you find the right venue, we’ve compiled a list of the five best event spaces in Indianapolis. These venues are located in the heart of Indy, but provide conveniences such as parking, and blend sophistication with functionality. Spoiler: We didn’t include any hotel ballrooms!

Indianapolis Art Center

Located along the banks of the White River in Broad Ripple Village, The Indianapolis Art Center offers a scenic space for your next corporate meeting or special event. Choose from the center’s many options for corporate functions, including eight art galleries, 14 studios, a 218-seat auditorium, and more.

Indiana State Museum

Marvel in the state’s history and culture during your private event at Indiana State Museum. Located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis, this venue features a delightful setting for a gathering large or small. Large groups can opt for the full museum experience, white includes most rental spaces, as well as access to the museum galleries.


Just minutes from downtown Indianapolis and blocks from Lucas Oil Stadium, INDUSTRY is a versatile event venue with an open floor plan. Step away from the traditional conference room, and start planning your event in a space your guests will remember! 

Corporate event at INDUSTRY

INDUSTRY offers 6,800 square feet of event space, and can accommodate up to 300 guests for a seated event, or many more for a cocktail reception. Your rental includes tables and chairs, wifi, an open vendor policy, complimentary parking, gorgeous natural light, and more. Plus, we have a selection of in-house decor items available to enhance your event.

Have a vision for the perfect event but aren’t sure you can pull it off alone? INDUSTRY offers professional event planning services throughout Indianapolis to help you through the planning process. INDUSTRY’s in-house beverage service is also available to create unique cocktails or mocktails surrounding to make your event even more memorable!

Learn more about INDUSTRY, including our 24-hour rentals, here.

INDUSTRY set up for a conference

The Crane Bay

The Crane Bay Event Center is a contemporary venue with gorgeous views of the downtown Indianapolis skyline. A state-of-the-art sound and lighting system, plus draping, a private patio, multiple fireplaces and more, add to Crane Bay’s ambiance. 

Dallara Indycar Factory

This multi-room event venue offers 30,000 feet of event space. Dallara IndyCar Factory is located down the road from Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and is one of Indy’s best party venues for rent in Indianapolis. For large events, consider Interactive Hall: A glass-encased space that can accommodate up to 300 people seated, or 700 standing.

Book Your Corporate Event Venue in Indianapolis Today

INDUSTRY is one of the best spaces for corporate events in Indianapolis for many reasons. Our flexible floor plan, proximity to the convention center, and professional event planners make planning fundraising events, company birthday parties, and all other types of events simple. 

Skip the traditional meeting room and contact our events team today to learn more about how to host your next event at INDUSTRY.