5 Indianapolis Conferences That You Cannot Miss in 2018

Indianapolis plans to host a large number of professional conventions in 2018. Before you pack your bags for a business trip to Indianapolis, review the following five conventions so you can choose an option that matches your career goals.

Indiana Green Expo

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January 15-17, Indiana Convention Center

The Indiana Green Expo is a conference organized by the Indiana Nursery and Landscape Association. For 2018, the three-day event will take place from January 15 to 17 at the Indiana Convention Center.

The 2018 Indiana Green Expo will include a variety of seminars and educational workshops designed to give attendees the latest information about agriculture and green technology. When you register to attend the convention, part of your fee goes toward supporting future research and educational programming that will make next year's event even more informative.

Indianapolis Tech Summit

April 4, The Westin Indianapolis

The 2018 Indianapolis Tech Summit held on April 4 brings together some of the country's most influential business leaders and technology experts to help you learn about the latest trends.

Some topics covered at the conference will include new networking and wireless technologies; data backup and disaster recovery; mobile app development and application trends; and BYOD implementation and management.

The Indianapolis Tech Summit has very limited seating, so you should register as soon as possible.

Reset Conference

April 7-8, Sheraton Indianapolis City Centre

2018's Reset Conference will take place from April 7 to 8 at the Sheraton Indiana City Centre. The conference aims to help creative professionals hone their skills and find new ways to grow career opportunities. Many of the people who attend the conference work in photography, branding, videography and similar creative fields.

The Reset Conference has an impressive lineup of speakers for the 2018 event. Expect to hear insights from professionals like Kellie Bieser, owner of Shutter & Glass Photography; Ashley Cow, owner of sproutHR; and Joey Vitale, owner of Indie Law, LLC.

Registering for the 2018 Reset Conference will also give you plenty of opportunities to meet other people who share your passion for creativity and business.

Indy Big Data Conference

September 13, Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium

The 2018 Indy Big Data Conference will take place on September 13 at the Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium. The event's organizers expect more than 1,000 attendees to come to Indianapolis to learn more about applying data science to various industries.

The Indy Big Data Conference lets you choose between eight tracks, including data management, internet of things, marketing technology, security, and disruptive consumerism.

The conference will also have a career expo where you can discover emerging career options in big data. Keynote speakers include thought leaders from Salesforce, Google and Elanco Animal Health.

You can register for the event by going to the Indy Big Data website or sending an email to [email protected]

HR Indiana Annual Conference

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August 20-22, JW Marriott Hotel and Indiana Convention Center

The HR Indiana Annual Conference will attract several world-class keynote speakers for its 2018 event held from August 20 to 22. Some speakers from the 2017 conference include Peyton Manning, winner of two Super Bowl championships; Cy Wakeman, a New York Times best-selling author; and Ken Yerkes, chairman of the Labor and Employment Department.

During the convention, you can visit exhibitions that feature a range of HR products and services that you may want to use within your company. You also get to meet other people in your industry and discover how they have adjusted to recent HR trends. Since this convention will take you to the Marriott, you should try some of the area's best local restaurants, including Louie's Wine Dive and Cerulean.

Register now to reserve your spot at the 2018 HR Indiana Annual Conference.

Make sure you explore the city when visiting Indianapolis for business. Indianapolis has impressive parks, museums, restaurants and breweries that you can enjoy during breaks in your business travel itinerary.

Are you planning to attend any of these conferences in 2018? Let us know in the comments below!