The ICC is located in a six-block area in the heart of downtown Indianapolis, bordered by the State Capitol, Pan American Plaza, Union Station, Capitol Commons, Circle Centre shopping and entertainment complex, Victory Field (Triple A Baseball) and several major hotels. 3,200 hotel rooms connect to the Center with a total of 5,156 rooms within a six-block radius. There are 3,300 committable group rooms in the downtown area. By 2010, projected downtown hotel rooms within six blocks of the ICC: 7,100 with 4,700 of these rooms connected to the facility. Since opening in 1972, there have been three major expansions of the Indiana Convention Center. The new expansion is scheduled for completion late 2010.
Currently, seven exhibit halls can be divided or combined. For added convenience, utilities are located in floor pockets on thirty-foot centers and each hall is adaptable for theatrical lighting. Twenty-five docks and four drive-in ramps are located at the rear of the exhibit halls with the entrance off West Street.
The Sagamore, a 33,335 square foot ballroom of column-free space, can seat 2,300 for a meal function and 3,400 for a general session. It was designed with excellent acoustics, a sophisticated sound system plus an extensive theatrical lighting system, and it can be divided into seven sections. The 500 Ballroom has 13,536 square feet with a general session capacity of 1,500 or 1,040 for a banquet. The 500 Ballroom also has an adjoining reception room. The 10202 square foot Wabash Ballroom features a 24 ceiling. It has banquet seating for 700 and theater style seating for 1100 and may be divided into three separate sections.