2016 was a good year for convention business in the City of Brotherly Love. According to the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB), it marked ithe highest convention booking year ever, with 713 events using 903,199 hotel room nights secured for future years
The city booked 713 events and more than 900,000 hotel room nights including two major conventions at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, joining with the American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators, booked its 2022 annual symposium and Congress at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Philadelphians will be transported to the Netherlands next month when the Philadelphia Flower Show sets up the North American debut of a massive Dutch sustainability project, and a brand-new species of tulip named for the City of Brotherly Love, March 11 to 19 at the Convention Center.
The Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention descended upon the Convention Center for three full days of ink and entertainment.
Whether you drive or not, the allure of the Philadelphia Auto Show is undeniable. The cars are always sleek and beautiful with design elements reminiscent of fine sculpture. Returning to the Pennsylvania Convention Center this weekend, the Philadelphia Auto Show has long been one of the biggest auto shows in the country, drawing crowds of 250,000
Tattoo artists from around the world will be at the Pennsylvania Convention Center the weekend of Feb. 10. For the 19th year, the Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention will draw crowds hoping to get inked.
British-born Ghanaian-American philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah, renowned playwright Anna Deavere Smith and award-winning Jamaican poet Lorna Goodison will be among those taking center stage this week when 7,000 participants gather in Philadelphia for the 132nd Modern Language Association Convention at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) announced Thursday that it has appointed tourism agency Atlantic Link to represent Philadelphia in the Danish city of Copenhagen in hopes of expanding international tourism to and from the Nordic region. Growth in the market could bring more attendees to the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Anchored by strong activity in both the leisure and meetings and conventions sectors that reinforced Philadelphia’s image as a destination, Center City is set to close out the year with record hotel occupancy once again.