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Sep20

7 Sessions you don't want to miss at the Pa. Women's Conference

On Oct. 6, the highly anticipated Pennsylvania Conference for Women will gather some of the country’s biggest names to talk women’s empowerment at rhe Pennsylvania Convention Center.

 

Aug24

13th Annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women

The Pennsylvania Convention center will host the 13th annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women on Oct.6. Nearly 9,000 will attend this day of networking, inspiration, development and growth, featuring over 150 speakers. 

Aug23

$10 million conference for Women in Engineering coming to PCC

The world's largest conference of female engineers will land in Philadelphia in October, and bring an estimated economic impact of at least $10.1 million with it. The Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau expects 5,000 attendees at the Society of Women Engineers, or SWE, annual conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Oct. 26.

Aug17

Philadelphia hospitality industry’s $500 million summer

Philadelphia's hospitality industry had a gangbusters summer this year. A $500 million summer, that is, due in part to the Democratic National Convention and a hefty convention calendar. The DNC, eight citywide conventions and major sporting events have contributed to the Philadelphia's hospitality industry's blockbuster summer..

Aug10

Pennsylvania Convention Center contributes to rise in hospitality jobs

The city’s hospitality industry had about 72,800 jobs in June, an increase of nearly 5 percent over last year, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The preliminary figures represent the most jobs held in hospitality in a single month in more than a decade.

Jul23

Road to the White House leads through Philadelphia

Philadelphia is expected to make history as it welcomes thousands of visitors for one of the nation’s most significant political conventions. An estimated 50,000 attendees are expected to turn out for the Democratic National Convention, which will be held Monday through Thursday at the Wells Fargo Center and the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Jul6

Q&A: Pennsylvania Convention Center’s John J. McNichol

Thanks to Pope Francis, the Philadelphia region has received its fair share of international attention in the past year. It will continue this month when the Democratic National Convention comes to town. Looming large in all of this is Drexel Hillnative John J. McNichol.

Jun8

When, where is the 2016 Democratic National Convention?

The Democratic National Convention this July is expected to attract more than 50,000 people to the Philadelphia region for the four-day event.

Jun7

Wizard World Comic Con draws thousands of 'big nerds'

Wizard World Comic Con drew tens of thousands of fans, many of them in costume as a wide range of comic-book and anime characters. After waiting in lines, attendees arrived excited for photo-ops with celebrities, rows of comic-themed merchandise, costume contests, and more.

Jun2

"Green Team" launched at Pennsylvania Convention Center

The Pennsylvania Convention Center (PCC) has launched a "Green Team" to complement its existing core of sustainability programs.