Location and Travel


The striking Indiana War Memorial Plaza, on the north side of downtown, showcases a breathtaking number of memorials.
Photo Courtesy of Carl Van Rooy Photography 


Event Venue

The National Conference and Leaders Institute: Change in Action will be held on the Indiana University-Purdue University Campus, home of the presenting sponsor, Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.


IUPUI - Campus Center (Leaders Institute - Saturday & Sunday)

420 University Blvd.
Indianapolis, IN, 46202


IUPUI - Campus Center (National Conference - Sunday Afternoon)

420 University Blvd.
Indianapolis, IN, 46202


IUPUI - Hine Hall (National Conference - Monday)

875 W North Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202


The official conference hotel where overnight accommodations can be made is:

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

One South Capitol Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204


Getting to Indy

Downtown Indy is located 20 minutes from the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) and a quick road trip from many midwestern cities.

Those traveling by air can either take an Uber/Lyft from the airport or the GO Express Shuttle.  Both the shuttle and shared ride services pick-up in the Ground Transportation Center located in the building across from baggage claim on the first level.

Train and bus services (Amtrak, Greyhound and Megabus) are also available and are stationed in downtown Indianapolis.


Hotel Accommodations

YNPN will provide accommodations for Chapter Leaders at the Hyatt Regency. Please register to confirm your reservation. If you have any questions, please read the Travel Support section of the Leaders Site for more information. There is no need to contact the hotel directly.  

If you are not a Chapter Leader and are interested in staying overnight at the hotel or you will not be staying in the room provided by your chapter, you can indicate this on your registration form. You will be redirected to a website where you can make a reservation directly with the hotel at the group rate that YNPN has secured at the Hyatt Regency. The rate is $129 per night for a Standard King room plus taxes currently at 17%.


Discounted on site parking is available for conference attendees at IUPUI for $7 per day.  Overnight parking is $35 per day for guests at the Hyatt Regency.

Pre-purchase the discounted parking passes with your registration.  The pass is valid in the Vermont Garage (1004 West Vermont Street) best for Sunday, July 29 or the Hine Hall underground Tower Parking (875 W. North Street) and the surface level North Street Garage (819 W. North Street) best for Monday, July 30.  More information about Visitor Parking and rates can be found on IUPUI's website here.


Things to Do

Downtown Indy features many things to do from educational and historic museums, sporting events and arenas, walking and biking trails, bars and restaurants and easy access to fun neighborhood spots like Fountain Square and Mass Ave.

Check out these sites for things to do, see and eat while you’re in Indy:

Indianapolis Top Ten List of Top Ten Lists

Nuvo All Things to Do Calendar

Indianapolis Monthly Dining Guide: The Dish