Ideas in Motion Media announces a partnership with the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority that will showcase the many attractions and initiatives that draw tourism to Northwest Indiana, and provide fun and educational activities throughout the year that our region can enjoy.

The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority highlights ome of Northwest Indiana's biggest attractions and events each year, from local museums to bike trails to casinos. Through it's R.O.S.E. Awards, meetings and conventions, South Shore sports, and all the information available at www.southshorecva.com, the SSCVA is a resource for the region to seek out what makes Northwest Indiana unique.

According to Speros Batistatos, president and CEO of the SSCVA, the partnership with Ideas in Motion Media will be extremely beneficial to both organizations.

"Ideas in Motion Media has b een one of the preeminent catalysts of getting community-related information out to he public. With this partnership, there will b e greater wareness of the attractions, events and other hospitality and tourism-related businesses the South Shore offers," said Batistatos.

Ideas in Motion Media will highlight the initiatives and events of the SSCVA through articles, videos, photo galleries, stories and event partnerships through it's four online communities' websites, social media outlets, and email newsletters.

"The SSCVA is responsib le for bringing so many positive things to Northwest Indiana, whether it's people, tourism dollars, or fun events, so teaming up with the organization makes a lot of sense for us," said Chris Mahlmann, Publisher of Ideas in Motion Media. "We are especially excited to have an organization like the SSCVA on board with us as a partner ahead of our full launch of NWIndianaLife.com."

About the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority

The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority is a sales and marketing organization that leads the hospitality industry and aids its partners through the development and support of attractions throughout the region. The SSCVA markets the South Shore as a centrally located, reasonably priced destination for business and leisure travelers. The organization also draws conventions, meetings, sporting events, and group tours from around the nation and has maintained the image of the ideal "weekend getaway" for those traveling within a 250-mile radius.

About Ideas in Motion Media

Started in Northwest Indiana, Ideas in Motion Media Inc. creates hyper-local, positive news-minded, community-based networks. They look to bring these networks to every city, township, county or region that wants a vibrant alternative to
the traditional cycle of negative news in media. Utilizing a real-time news mentality, web publishing tools, social media networks like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn, as well as a strong, mission-based editorial and publishing management team, IIMM is able to create a positive impact with communication of good articles, editorials, photos, videos, events, and stories related to each community. IIMM develops networks of engaged, active, online, positiveminded people and organizations in each community they serve.