Midwestern Engineers, Inc. Renews Presenting Sponsorship of the 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard

November 2, 2016

Wed, 2016-11-02

INDIANAPOLIS (November 2, 2016)The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization providing life-enriching events for Indiana and celebrating the legacy of the Indianapolis 500, today announces that Midwestern Engineers, Inc. has renewed its multi-year agreement to serve as presenting sponsor of the Breakfast at the Brickyard through 2018. Midwestern Engineers, Inc. has served as presenting sponsor of the event since 2014.

“The Breakfast at the Brickyard celebrates Indiana’s mayors and the communities they represent,” said Mark M. Sullivan, CEO, Midwestern Engineers, Inc. “Our team works with Indiana’s best civic and governmental leaders on a daily basis, so the relationship has been a natural fit from the beginning. The 500 Festival’s events and programs enrich the lives of the cities and towns in nearly every Indiana county and we’re proud to continue our partnership.”

Established in 1959, Midwestern Engineers, Inc. provides engineering and consulting services to local government, public utilities, and the private sector. With offices in Loogootee and Indianapolis, the firm specializes in the planning, design, and inspection of drinking water, wastewater, stormwater, building, and other infrastructure projects across the State of Indiana.

The 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, presented by Midwestern Engineers, Inc., honors Indiana’s mayors and attracts race fans and civic leaders from all corners of the state. Held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, attendees will enjoy a hearty breakfast and hear from a racing legend. IMS and 500 Festival executives will also provide remarks before the coronation of the 500 Festival Queen. Ticket holders will have the opportunity to drive their car around the famed oval track and tour the garages before enjoying the afternoon qualifying session for the 2017 Indianapolis 500. As presenting sponsors, Midwestern Engineers, Inc. plays an active role on the event’s planning committee, contributing insight and connections.

“Like the 500 Festival, Midwestern Engineers, Inc. has a rich history of enhancing Indiana’s communities and the lives of Hoosiers,” said Bob Bryant, president and CEO, 500 Festival. “This shared commitment between both organizations has strengthened our partnership as well as the quality of the 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, presented by Midwestern Engineers, Inc. We’re looking forward to continuing our relationship as we work together to celebrate the month of May across Indiana.”

The 2017 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard, presented by Midwestern Engineers, Inc., will be held on Saturday, May 20, at 8:30 am. Tickets to the event will go on sale in March 2017. For more information about the event, please visit https://www.500festival.com/other-events/breakfast or call (317) 614-6400.

About the 500 Festival

Founded in 1957, the 500 Festival is a not-for-profit organization that produces more than 50 life-enriching events and programs while celebrating the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500® and fostering positive impact on the city of Indianapolis and state of Indiana. One of the largest festivals in the nation, each year more than half a million people attend an event or program produced by the 500 Festival. Since its founding, the 500 Festival has contributed more than $400 million in economic value to Indianapolis. To learn more about the 500 Festival, please visit www.500festival.com, follow us on Twitter @500festival, or on Facebook.

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