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Special Events

The Indianapolis Prize creates conservation conversations within communities, locally and globally. Special events connect world renowned conservationists with influential individuals, emerging leaders, prospective scientists and youth. All with a singular goal in mind: To empower people to advance animal conservation.

The Indianapolis Prize team looks forward to seeing you at one of our special events. Please use the menu on the left or links below to learn more.


Stay tuned for special event information, dates and details.​

Girls in Science​​

This intimate program provides young girls, ages 10 to 14, with a special opportunity to meet leaders in science and learn about the animals they are protecting.

Indianapolis Prize Gala​

A black-tie celebration honors some of wildlife's greatest heroes.

Leadership Forum​

Emerging leaders learn about the accomplishments of the Prize winner and how leadership can shape businesses, politics, policy and communities on a local and international scale.

Lecture Series

The winner tours local and national colleges to share their story with students.

Meet a Hero

Zoo visitors meet the finalists and winners as they learn how everyone can help save wildlife.

WTHR-TV Special​​

An exciting hour-long program celebrating conservationists of the Prize.


If you or your organization is interested in sponsoring one of these events please click here.​