2024 Congress of Counties

The Indiana Republican Party will be hosting the bi-annual Congress of Counties event in Indianapolis in 2024. Congress of Counties is a two-day networking and training event for Indiana Republicans. Whether you are a party leader or want to get more involved, Congress of Counties provides you with a great opportunity to meet your fellow Hoosier Republicans!


Dates: February 23 - 24, 2024

Location: Crowne Plaza Downtown Union Station, 123 W Louisiana St, Indianapolis, IN 46225

Hotel Booking: Hotels for this event are sold out

Event Registration: Located at the Union Station Event Center on Illinois Street. If you are checked into your hotel at the Crowne Plaza, there is a bridge that connects to the event center. 

Parking Information:

Onsite Parking - Crowne Plaza Hotel offers onsite overnight valet parking at $50 with in and out privileges. Valet spaces are limited on a first come, first serve basis.

Parking Garage - Self park garages are located within walking distance of the hotel. We recommend the World of Wonders and Moon Garages at Circle Centre Mall which are located close to the hotel. These Garages are not owned or managed by the hotel and rates may vary.

For a helpful map of parking in the area, Click Here!

Schedule of Events


Friday, February 23, 2024

9:00am - Registration Opens

11:00am - Vendor Booths and Networking Lounge Open

1:00pm - Opening Session

1:45pm - Breakout Session 1

  • Campaign Fundraising
  • Understanding Diversity
  • Social Media, Digital Advertisement and Texting for Local Candidates and County Parties
  • Grassroots Workshop

2:45pm - Break

3:00pm - Breakout Session 2

  • Making the Decision: Recruiting Candidates & Launching a Campaign
  • Election Integrity and Voting in Indiana
  • Data Center: The Basics & How to Create Walkbooks & 50%+1
  • Campaign Finance and Reporting

4:00pm - Break

4:15pm - Breakout Session 3

  • Building the Message and Media Interaction
  • Direct Mail
  • County Chairs Only: Trials, Tribulations, and Best Practices

6:00pm - Reception

7:30pm - Hospitality Suites

Saturday, February 24, 2024

8:00am - Registration Opens

8:00am - Vendor Booths and Networking Lounge Opens

8:30am - Breakout 4

  • Data Center: The Basics & How to Create Walkbooks & 50%+1
  • County Officer Training
  • Grassroots Workshop
  • Women in Politics

9:30am - Break

9:45am - Breakout 5

  • Direct Mail
  • Campaign Fundraising
  • Election Integrity and Voting in Indiana
  • Building the Message and Media Interaction

10:45am - Break

11:00am - Breakout 6

  • County Officer Training: The Roles & Responsibilities
  • Campaign Finance & Filing
  • Social Media, Digital Advertising and Texting for Local Campaigns and Count Parties
  • Young Republican Panel - Activating Young Republicans in Your County

12:00pm - District Lunches


Registration for Congress of Counties is now closed