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Laporte County Convention And Visitors Bureau

Appeals court denies LaPorte tourism bureau claim to web address

Appeals court denies LaPorte tourism bureau claim to web address

INDIANAPOLIS | A six-year battle over a website address between a LaPorte resort and the LaPorte County Convention and Visitors Bureau appears headed for the Indiana Supreme Court.

July 16, 2014 4:30 pm Related

2nd annual Midwest Brewers Brawl is July 27

MICHIGAN CITY | In partnership with the United Way of La Porte County and the La Porte County Convention and Visitors’ Bureau, The Northwest Indiana Leaders Young Professional Network will be hosting its 2nd Annual Midwest Brewers Brawl event at the Pavilion at Washington Park on Sunday, Jul…

July 03, 2014 5:14 pm
LaPorte tourism chief trades barbs with Lake Co. counterpart

LaPorte tourism chief trades barbs with Lake Co. counterpart

The top tourism official in LaPorte County is throwing darts at Speros Batistatos, comparing the outspoken tourism official from Lake County to a famous comic known for getting laughs with insults.

September 11, 2013 4:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Gambling on host communities' future

Indiana lawmakers are up to their elbows in surgery on casino taxes. They must remember as they do so that the reason for allowing casinos in Indiana in the first place was to benefit the host communities.

February 21, 2013 12:00 am

Inaugural Maple City Grand Prix

LAPORTE | The LaPorte County Convention and Visitors Bureau, along with the Greater LaPorte Chamber of Commerce and representatives of the F1 Prop Tour, will host a press conference on Friday, February 1, at 2 p.m., at The Blue Heron Inn, to announce the inaugural Maple City Grand Prix power…

January 30, 2013 11:38 am
Who is Jack Arnett and what does he want

Who is Jack Arnett and what does he want

LAPORTE | Recently Jack Arnett, executive director of the LaPorte County Convention and Visitors Bureau was elected, the new president of Northern Indiana Tourism Development Commission (NITDC) Board of Directors, and was further honored by being asked to serve on the board of Association of…

January 29, 2013 1:05 pm

Inaugural Maple City Grand Prix

LAPORTE | The LaPorte County Convention and Visitors Bureau, along with the Greater LaPorte Chamber of Commerce and representatives of the F1 Prop Tour, will host a press conference on Friday, February 1, at 2 p.m., at The Blue Heron Inn, to announce the inaugural Maple City Grand Prix power…

January 25, 2013 2:00 pm
Winter Glo 2012

Winter Glo 2012

MICHIGAN CITY | The LaPorte County Convention and Visitors Bureau kicked off the holiday season this week by hosting the 12th Annual Winter Glo. This is a party held each year at the Visitors Bureau office. The event is a time for the Bureau staff, and Board of Managers, to thank all of our …

December 18, 2012 5:22 pm Photos

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Great Lakes Grand Prix continues to benefit community

MICHIGAN CITY | Just two weeks after announcing that the Great Lakes Grand Prix offshore powerboat race had injected more than $7 million into the local economy, the LaPorte County Convention and Visitors Bureau was able to provide a fiscal boost to two local non-profit agencies.

October 03, 2012 8:30 pm

Fireworks convention provides boost for LaPorte economy

LAPORTE | Broken windows at two homes were blamed on last week's fireworks shows at the LaPorte County Fairgrounds, but efforts to bring back a pyrotechnics convention remain at full throttle.

August 20, 2012 6:15 pm
Denis Jedrysek of Microtel Hotal, Michigan City, wins R.O.S.E. award

Denis Jedrysek of Microtel Hotal, Michigan City, wins R.O.S.E. award

MICHIGAN CITY | Denis Jedrysek doesn't get the opportunity very often to make an impression on visitors to his hotel, but when he does, the night auditor at Microtel Hotel in Michigan City makes it pay off.

March 20, 2012 2:38 pm
LaPorte County Convention & Visitors Bureau 2012 Resolution

LaPorte County Convention & Visitors Bureau 2012 Resolution

LAPORTE COUNTY | Often we take time in the early months of the New Year to reflect on who we are and what we believe. We look at our lives: our health, family focus, time with friends, spiritual wellbeing, self-improvement, and professional development. We resolve to affect change, assert ch…

January 04, 2012 10:40 am
Official Visitors Guide of LaPorte County has arrived

Official Visitors Guide of LaPorte County has arrived

LAPORTE | The newly designed guides have arrived at the LaPorte County Convention and Visitors Bureau warehouse, and the first stage of distribution to our partners has begun.

December 20, 2011 9:59 am

Downtown Development Manager Position

LA PORTE- The La Porte County Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Greater La Porte Chamber of Commerce, the La Porte Economic Advancement Foundation, the City of La Porte and the Urban Enterprise Association have formed a partnership to hire a Downtown Development Manager.

December 09, 2011 4:38 pm
Patrick Wright receives R.O.S.E. Award

Patrick Wright receives R.O.S.E. Award

Michigan City | One would think with three R.O.S.E. Awards, each bearing his name, hanging on the lobby wall of the Microtel in Michigan City, that being rewarded for his customer service would be old hat for Patrick Wright.

September 29, 2011 5:18 pm
'Time Travels' art to be featured at LaPorte County Convention Gallery Sept. 9

'Time Travels' art to be featured at LaPorte County Convention Gallery Sept. 9

LAPORTE | "Time Travels" photography and paintings by ANKO (Anneke Dekker-Olthof) will be the next art show at the LaPorte County Convention & Visitors Bureau Gallery.

August 31, 2011 11:49 am
Patrick Wright recognized for his winning personality and expertise

Patrick Wright recognized for his winning personality and expertise

LAPORTE | Patrick Wright said he made lifelong friends with the group of guests that stayed at the Microtel Inn and Suites when he was given the R.O.S.E. Award.

August 01, 2011 11:23 am

Porter, LaPorte County tourism bureaus present service awards

LaPORTE | Indiana Dunes Tourism, Porter County's tourism bureau, joined with the LaPorte County Convention & Visitors Bureau on Wednesday to honor businesses, organizations and people for their outstanding service.

May 11, 2011 3:45 pm
FROM the FARM: Easter and spring means rabbits and sometimes, other animal surprises

FROM the FARM: Easter and spring means rabbits and sometimes, other animal surprises

Phil Potempa's weekly farm column recipe.

April 20, 2011 12:00 am
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