Sporting Event Planning FAQ's
Richmond is located on the border of eastern Indiana, just 30 min from Dayton, Ohio and approximately one hour east from Indianapolis, Indiana. RWC is surrounded by both nearby Indiana and Ohio attractions.
Our event sales department is here to make your event planning less time-consuming and more streamlined. We will assist and direct you with planning that accommodates your organization’s budget and overall event experience goals.In addition to connecting you with appropriate event venues, lodging facilities, caterers, rental equipment companies, etc. for your participant’s off-site leisure time activities, RWC CTB can provide you with self-guided participant maps highlighting local flavor dining, attractions, shopping, wine tasting, etc. or arrange a personalized group touring during your event.
Attendance Builders/Pre-Event Area Teasers
- Bid Proposal Services
- Community Welcome Services
- Convention Planning Services
- Event Group Touring
- Event Promotion/Media Assistance
- Event Rental Supplier Information
- Event Staff & VIP Accommodations
- Event Venue/Lodging Facility Site Visits
- Lodging and Event Venue Coordination
- Onsite Tourism Information Booth
- Personalized Area Maps and Information on Attractions and Unique Dining
- Personalized Event Rates & Lodging Reservation Flier
- Registration Bags and Name Tags
- Social Media Support
- Wayne County Discount Cards for All participants (featuring over 47 dining, shopping & travel discounts)
Dayton, Ohio International Airport - 36 miles Airport Administration: (937) 454-8200Indianapolis, Indiana International Airport - 89 miles Airport Administration: (317) 487-5954
There are approximately (900) hotel/motel guest rooms in the RWC area in addition to a variety of local bed & breakfasts specializing in unique accommodations and (4) campgrounds offering over (330) site accommodations.
RWC has a wide selection of both traditional and non-traditional event facilities to accommodate anything from small retreats to large conventions. (300-person capacity for professional events at Holiday Inn and the Quality Inn Conference Center to thousands at our Wayne County Fairgrounds First Bank facilities. Additionally, there are both large and intimate recreational and sports facilities (indoor and outdoor) to host a variety of sporting competitions including baseball, basketball, bowling, golf, skating, volleyball, wrestling, pool, BMX races, swimming, and more.
Richmond Wayne County has a variety of lodging options to choose from.Hotel/Motels: Over 800 guest rooms at standard hotel/motel chains.Unique Lodging/Bed & Breakfasts and Cabins: over 55 guest roomsCamping/Campgrounds: Over 400 campsites available in the area.From economy to luxury, Richmond Wayne County has accommodations to please all of your guests.