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South Shore Convention & Visitors Authority

Visitors Authority announces winners in writing contest

HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention & Visitors Authority has announced the winners from the 2013 Write a Theme contest.

January 10, 2014 12:00 am

Meetings will begin to discuss issues, contract, for 2014 air show

HAMMOND │ The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority Board of Directors will gather in an executive session Dec. 9 to negotiate a contract between the SSCVA and Fair Oaks Farms regarding a 2014 air show.

December 04, 2013 8:15 pm
Pro Disc World Championships return to NWI

Pro Disc World Championships return to NWI

CROWN POINT | Brian Cummings discussed what sets apart a pro disc golfer from hot-winging amateur.

July 15, 2013 6:30 pm
South Shore Air Show canceled; sequestration blamed

South Shore Air Show canceled; sequestration blamed

HAMMOND | The 2013 South Shore Air Show has been canceled because of the impact of federal budget sequestration.

April 02, 2013 11:30 am
Lemon Lake to hold PDGA World Disc Golf Championships again

Lemon Lake to hold PDGA World Disc Golf Championships again

CEDAR LAKE | If Tiger Woods were a disc golfer, his name would be more par with his sport.

September 17, 2012 10:00 pm

South Shore hotels score big in month of July

HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority has received the Smith Travel Research report for the month of July, showing an increase in occupancy over last year as well as above the national average.

August 21, 2012 1:31 pm
Crowds, organizers keep their cool at 13th annual South Shore Air Show

Crowds, organizers keep their cool at 13th annual South Shore Air Show

GARY | Kevin Reppert had no hesitation about braving predicted triple-digit temperatures Saturday to watch the 13th annual South Shore Air Show.

July 07, 2012 7:15 pm Photos

Photos

South Shore CVA 2012 Board of Directors Meeting June 21

HAMMOND | The SSCVA (formerly the Lake County CVB) Board of Directors will meet on the third Thursday of each month at noon unless otherwise noted. Executive sessions will be advertised at least forty-eight hours before the meeting.

June 18, 2012 11:59 am
Region high school counselors tour the tourism industry

Region high school counselors tour the tourism industry

Region high school counselors toured the tourism and hospitality industry Thursday, gathering information to encourage students to seek careers in the field.

May 10, 2012 6:15 pm
Explore the South Shore slated for May 12

Explore the South Shore slated for May 12

HAMMOND | More than a dozen South Shore attractions will gather for the second annual Explore the South Shore event hosted at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond on May 12 from 11am to 3pm. The event will kick-off the travel season and is held in conjunction of National Tourism Week.

May 01, 2012 1:00 pm

National Tourism Week Luncheon to be held May 9

HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority will hold the annual Tourism Week Luncheon at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond on Wednesday, May 9th.

April 25, 2012 8:00 am
Nominate a hero to fly with the a military flight team

Nominate a hero to fly with the a military flight team

GARY | The US Air Force and the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority are looking for outstanding individuals in the community who exemplify excellence, integrity and commitment, just like the Airmen serving throughout the nation.

April 05, 2012 11:15 am

2012 Photography Exhibit Theme - Horizons

HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority is proud to announce the theme of their annual photography exhibit. All images in the exhibit will be interpretations of Horizons.

March 23, 2012 3:29 pm
Batistatos named to Gary Park Board

Batistatos named to Gary Park Board

GARY | City of Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, announced that Speros Batistatos, President and Chief Executive Officer of the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority, was appointed to the City of Gary Park Board.

February 27, 2012 12:03 pm
Marty Wielgos Appointed to South Shore Promotions Board of Directors

Marty Wielgos Appointed to South Shore Promotions Board of Directors

HAMMOND | The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority has appointed Marty Wielgos to the South Shore Promotions, Inc. (SSP) board of directors. The tax-exempt not-for-profit agency, SSP, was created to receive charitable contributions (services, cash or property) for hospitality specif…

August 25, 2011 4:02 pm
World Renowned Photographer Marc Hauser Featured in Convergence Exhibit

World Renowned Photographer Marc Hauser Featured in Convergence Exhibit

HAMMOND | Internationally celebrated photographer, Marc Hauser as well as photographer and author Gary Cialdella will be featured in the annual photography exhibit at the Indiana Welcome Center in late summer.

August 02, 2011 1:24 pm
South Shore Convention & Visitors Authority Board Meetings

South Shore Convention & Visitors Authority Board Meetings

South Shore Convention & Visitors Authority Board Meetings

July 27, 2011 4:23 pm
Up in the sky: 12th Annual Gary South Shore Air Show adds new twists, surprises

Up in the sky: 12th Annual Gary South Shore Air Show adds new twists, surprises

Pleasing a thrill-seeking crowd of thousands takes practice and planning.

July 15, 2011 12:00 am Photos

Photos

State agencies, visitor's authority partner for summer cleanups

The Indiana Department of Transportation has teamed up with the South Shore Convention & Visitors Authority and Indiana State Police to help clean up Northwest Indiana's state highways this summer. 

May 24, 2011 7:43 am
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