Conference Details

HMEC 2017 Hotel and Conference center information.

Hotel:  WaterFront Hotel and Conference Center (

Address:  2930 Waterfront Pkwy W Dr. Indianapolis, IN 46214

Telephone #:  317-299-8400

Room rates is $89/night under HMEC block reservation


Nearest Airport:  Indianapolis International Airport - Click here for driving direction from airport to the hotel

Driving Directions:

  • 465 North, take exit 16A the Crawfordsville road exit, at the bottom of the ramp make a left, third traffic light make a right and the Hotel is on the left.
  • 465 South take exit 16 ..follow to the Crawfordsville Road exit and make a right at the bottom of the ramp. Make a right the second light and the Hotel is located on the left.

Host Temple: Hindu Temple of Central Indiana

3350 N. German Church Road, Indianapolis, IN 46235

Toll Free: (844) INHINDU or (844) 464-4638 Local: (317) 891 9199; Press 1 for Timings; 2 for Directions

Hindu temples and institutions are facing challenges around the globe as technology and social changes affect traditional beliefs and practices. The 12th annual HMEC conference will enable Hindu leaders to look at these trends affecting their institutions and rise to the challenges presented by the digital age in the areas of temple management, religious programs, youth engagement, serving the seniors and the society.


Social Issue (Youth)

Temple Management

Temple Programs

Women’s Participation - Equal roles

Lawsuits and litigation

Priests and Technology

LGBTQ, Marriage, Caste and Equality Issues

Management Software

Counseling Programs

Non-Indian Hindus

Board and EC functions

Mythology vs Reality

Interfaith Outreach

Investment Mgmt.

Making ancient relevant



Priest Outreach


Public relations

Explaining Rituals


Self-serve Kiosks

Hindu Controversies


Security / Theft prevention

Youth Engagement Programs


Immigration Issues

Senior / Retiree Engagement


Priest benefits

Wellness Programs


Human Resources


Election rules


Bylaws design