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Nov6

Philly Bike Expo attracts record exhibitor and attendance count

The Philly Bike Expo attracted a record number of exhibitors and attendees, organizers said, and the show's first attempt at trade-only hours attracted about 150 registered industry members, including retailers and suppliers. The show sold 4,213 tickets and featured 177 booths, including many custom frame builders, along with cycling organizations. 

Oct23

U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions speaks at Pennsylvania Convention Center

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday formally designated the criminal gang MS-13 as a priority for federal law enforcement, vowing to use agencies ranging from the FBI to Homeland Security and the IRS to dismantle what he described as an organization that “threatens the lives and well-being of each and every family and each and every neighborhood [it] infests.”

Oct10

Out & Equal Builds Workplace Diversity

A major conference underway in Philadelphia is designed to foster diversity in the workplace. About 4,000 people are taking part in the Out and Equal summit at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Oct4

10 Michelle Obama Quotes from the Pa. Conference for Women

Former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama and Screenwriter, director and producer Shonda Rhimes spoke on stage during Pennsylvania Conference For Women 2017 at Pennsylvania Convention Center on October 3, 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 
 

Oct2

New comic show expands into Convention Center

ReedPOP is launching a new annual convention in Philadelphia named Keystone Comic Con. Scheduled to debut September 14 - 16, 2018 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Keystone Comic Con is described as similiar to ReedPOP's New York Comic Con, C2E2, and Emerald City Comic Con, but with "a local twist" for Pennsylvania.

Sep15

Tribune Honors Ryan Boyer Among Most Influential Philadelphians

Ryan Boyer, a member of the Board of Directors for the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority, was among the most influential Philadelphians honored by The Philadelphia Tribune on Sept. 14.

Aug24

2017 NFL Draft Exceeded Economic Impact Projections

The NFL draft was a tourism boon for Philadelphia, exceeding expectations and delivering nearly $95 million in economic impact to the city.

Aug21

Sneak Peek: Aloft hotel opens adjacent to Pa. Convention Center

After more than a year of renovations, the historic Liberty Title building returned to North Broad Street as a 179-room Aloft Hotel connected to the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Aug4

How Philadelphia Conventions Impacted History

A lot of people don’t know that Philadelphia has thus far hosted a total of 12 political conventions. Last year’s presidential election also gave Philadelphia the chance to host the Democratic National Convention, so the city certainly has a long history of hosting conventions.

Jul25

Digital Pharma East to be held Oct. 3-6 at the Convention Center

ExL Events is proud to bring the 11th Digital Pharma East conference to the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia on Oct. 3–6, 2017.