The ANFP Annual Conference & Expo (ACE) is being held June 10-13 at the JW Marriott Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN. Make sure you stop by Booth #102 to say hello.

To make your time in the city more fun and your dollar go further, you can find discounts and coupons on deals to be found at

Here are a few ways you can make the most of your stay in Indy:


You can fill any free time you might have visiting Lucas Oil Stadium, touring downtown by trolley, bike or Segway, checking out the Western art collection at the Eiteljorg Museum, or visiting the Indianapolis Zoo. To see the full list of attractions awaiting you, check out

If your prefer serenity to sight-seeing, go for a relaxing massage at the No. 7 Salon and Spa. Visit their website.


The Circle Centre Mall is big but friendly, with multiple circular levels containing all types of stores, restaurants and a movie theater – all of it a short walk from the hotel. Visit the Circle Centre website to see what stores they have.


Visiting a new city offers a great opportunity to sample local restaurants that you do not have in your own town. Some good ones close to the JW Marriott include:

St Elmo Steak House – This restaurant has been a landmark in downtown Indianapolis since 1902 and known for its steaks, seafood and chops. Visit the St Elmo website.

Oceanaire Seafood Room – The menu is based on market availability, therefore the menu selections change each day, but you can get a sense of the venue and the food choices on their website.

Morton’s The Steakhouse – Located in the heart of downtown’s bustling Wholesale District at 41 E. Washington Street. Visit the Morton’s website.

Palomino – Located at 49 West Maryland Street, this restaurant offers artisan pizzas, soups and salads, pasta dishes, seafood, and meat/poultry items. Visit the Palomino website.

Hard Rock Café Indianapolis – Get dinner served up with rock n roll memorabilia from artists ranging from Elvis to Michael Jackson. Visit the Hard Rock Café Indy website.

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood – Fresh fish prepared simply grilled, broiled or pan seared. Visit the McCormick & Schmick’s website.

Weber Grill – Delicious food prepared on authentic Weber Charcoal Kettles. Visit the Weber Grill Website:.

Yard House – The kitchen prepares over 100 items from scratch daily, including Vegetarian options, operating as a modern public house. Visit the Yard House menu website.

Find great deals on other fun dining experiences in Indianapolis at