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Dec8

Pa. Convention Center is the Heart of Reinvigorated Exhibition Industry

The Pennsylvania Convention Center’s extended wing overlooks a statue of state founder William Penn. Penn established the diverse city in 1682 to uphold ideals of liberty and free trade championed by John Locke. These principles are at the forefront of the Center's agenda as its management navigates the demands of unions and free market enterprises.

Dec5

Mentorship plays key role for Pennsylvania Convention Center Staff

The Pennsylvania Conference for Women doesn’t just inspire attendees. It has also inspired the staff members of the Pennsylvania Convention Center (PCC), which has hosted the Conference for 11 years. Here are reflections about mentoring and supportive networks from several PCC women employees:

Nov7

Pennsylvania Convention Center and Philadelphia CVB host Washington, D.C. Town Hall

On Wednesday, November 2, the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) hosted a live town hall for meeting professionals in Washington, DC, titled “It’s Time to Cast Your Vote for Philadelphia.”

Oct21

Philly-area Auto Dealers give school children a warm start

Automobile dealers in Philadelphia had some warm thoughts on their minds as they distributed winter coats to students. Regional dealers donated a coat for every car sold in September. The collection of warm winter wear was handed out recently to several thousand children at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Oct10

Students Attend Young Women's Program at Convention Center

The Pennsylvania Conference for Women's program helps shape future female leaders.

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.