Tourism is a big industry comprised of many small businesses that provide positive and significant contributions to Indiana’s economy. Annual spending from more than 62 million visitors exceeds $10 billion in Indiana. The industry generates more than $1 billion in local and state tax collections from visitor expenditures. It also creates one in 10 jobs and employs approximately 257,000 Hoosiers.
The HHC 2012 App highlights speakers – including links to their websites, social media, and other info and media clips – an interactive schedule of events that allows users to mark favorites and link directly to speakers and venue info, and tips on nearby places of interest including restaurants and bars. The app also includes social media features such as Twitter, event hash tags, and push notifications for special events and alerts.