In The News
May9

Pennsylvania Convention Center Touts A Banner Year

The Pennsylvania Convention Center hosted 221 conventions, meetings, and trade shows in 2016, attracting 1.1 million attendees, who stayed 365,000 nights in hotel rooms and spent $256 million, according to a report released by the Convention Center Tuesday.

May5

Runners pick up race bibs at Convention Center

Forty thousand runners registered for Sunday’s 38th annual Broad Street Run, and many of this year’s participants picked up their race bibs Friday, at a health and fitness expo in the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Apr26

Live from Philly: Day Two of RIMS 2017

The second full day at RIMS 2017 was full of educational sessions, productive meetings and lots of fun on the exhibit hall floor at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Apr21

Actor Charlie Sheen will attend Wizard World Comic Con June 3-4

Hollywood headliner Charlie Sheen, whose dozens of topline film and TV credits include hits “Two and Half Men,” “Anger Management,” Wall Street and Platoon, will appear at Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia on Saturday and Sunday, June 3-4.

Apr19

Museum of the American Revolution Opens in Philadelphia

Within walking distance of the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, the Constitution Center, the Pennsylvania Convention Center and the First Bank of the U.S., the Museum of the American Revolution resides in the heart of historic Philadelphia. 

Apr14

Black History & Culture Showcase Held At PA Convention Center

It’s Easter weekend, which means it’s time for the Black History and Culture Showcase at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Apr11

SMG Celebrates 40 Years of Facilities Management

Four decades after signing the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, SMG is celebrating its 40th anniversary as one of the world’s leading private management companies with over 230 facilities including the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Mar10

Philadelphia Breaks Convention Bookings Record

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

Mar6

2016 Was The Best Booking Year Yet

The city booked 713 events and more than 900,000 hotel room nights including two major conventions at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Feb16

Major customer returns to 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.