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Dec7

Get Ready for the New Year at Hijinx 2018 with Bassnectar

On December 28-29 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, gear up for 2019 at HiJinx! Featuring appearances from Big Gigantic, Ganja White Night, and many more.

Dec6

GQ names Philadelphia "City of the Year"

Suddenly, Philadelphia has become a model city, with a Super Bowl-winning NFL team and a new radical political class. Oh, and Meek Mill is finally free. We asked some of our favorite locals why they're celebrating 2018.

Nov29

Philadelphia hosts 2018 Irish Travel Agents Association

Philadelphia will serve as the first-ever U.S. host city for the 2018 Irish Travel Agents Association (ITAA) Annual Conference. The group visited the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Nov9

Conventional Wisdom...Pennsylvania Convention Center

Exhibitor magazine took a snapshot of the Pennsylvania Convention Center and where to eat and sleep near the nation's 14th largest such facility.

Nov5

Boy Scouts Honor Pennsylvania Convention Center

On Thursday, Nov. 1, in front of 200 guests, the Cradle of Liberty Council, Boy Scouts of America, hosted the 33rd Annual Hospitality “Good Scout” Award dinner presenting honors to the Pennsylvania Convention Center. 

Oct22

New SMG Regional General Manager discusses promoting PHL

Kelvin D. Moore, CMP, SMG Regional General Manager at the Pennsylvania Convention Center (PCC), sat down with the PHL Diversity Podcast to discuss his new role in promoting Philadelphia as a top U.S. meetings destination.

Oct16

Pennsylvania Convention Center launches art website

The Pennsylvania Convention Center has launched a new website to serve as an online platform for the public and art lovers to discover and learn about 131 pieces of fine art installed throughout public spaces within the facility's 2011 expansion. 

Oct5

PA Convention Center Enhances Guest Experience With Daktronics LEDs

Daktronics of Brookings, South Dakota, in conjunction with SMG, was asked by the Pennsylvania Convention Center to provide seven new LED video displays to amplify the guest experience during more than 200 annual events hosted by the facility.

Sep27

MEDTECH Conference Achieves Double-Digit Growth

The MedTech Conference wrapped up its 12th annual edition boasting double-digit growth in attendance and partnering meetings. Held Sept. 24-26 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the three-day gathering of executives attracted more than 1,000 companies.

 

Sep19

Pennsylvania Convention Center welcomes Kelvin D. Moore as GM

SMG's Kelvin D. Moore took on his duties as the new general manager of the Pennsylvania Convention Center in the summer. Moore, a former Chicagoan, recently spoke with the Philadelphia Business Journal about his goals and how the meetings market has changed