Meeting Professionals

The Pennsylvania Convention Center offers meeting professionals a world-class facility for hosting national and international conventions and trade shows. Its location in the center of Philadelphia offers America’s most historic square mile, world-renowned shopping, 11,000+ hotel rooms within walking distance of the Convention Center, arts and cultural institutions, universities and colleges, a walkable downtown and premier dining experiences.

Town Hall for Meeting Planners

The Pennsylvania Convention Center, its operations company, SMG, and the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) hosted a live town hall for convention, trade show, and meeting industry professionals on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015. Moderated by Julie Coker Graham of PHLCVB, the town hall incorporated live discussions as well as short video messages from local partners invested in the success of convention customers and the hospitality community. Pennsylvania Convention Center President & CEO John J. McNichol and General Manager Lorenz Hassenstein of SMG, the facility management company, kicked off the event with a progress report regarding the differences on the show floor at the Center over the last year as well as their commitment to continued improvement. Click here to view the 2015 Town Hall for Meeting professionals.