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PA Convention Center will host the Northeast’s largest indoor music festival

For the first time, HiJinx festival will be take place right in the center of the City of Brotherly Love. Occupying four city blocks, Philadelphia’s Pennsylvania Convention Center will host the Northeast’s largest indoor music festival on December 28th and 29th 


Hundreds celebrate pop culture as their favorite characters

Pop culture is being celebrated all weekend long during Keystone Comic Con at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. It’s called cosplay, it’s a thing at comic cons, where attendees dress like their favorite characters from comics, television and film.


Hey Philly! Big Jay Oakerson & Ron Bennington are Coming to Keystone Comic Con

On Saturday, September 15th, join Ron Bennington and Big Jay Oakerson for a special Keystone Comic Con event at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.


Pennsylvania Convention Center & Partners Donate 40,000 Books

The Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority (PCCA) and its hospitality and business partners donated a truckload of more than 40,000 books to children in need during a three-day community service project that commemorated the facility’s 25th anniversary.


Free Books for Kids In Need

In honor of their 25th anniversaries, the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority (PCCA) and Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit social enterprise First Book will bring 40,000 brand-new books to children from low-income families in Southeastern Pennsylvania. 


How the PA Convention Center's Expansion snagged a new show

Natural Products Expo East has announced it will pull out of Baltimore and head to the expanded and updated Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia after 2019.


City block will be marketed to the events industry

Philadelphia restaurant group Craft Concepts Group — opening its newest eatery near the Pennsylvania Convention Center — will focus on growing its events business and going more local with its menu offerings.


Netroots Nation 2019 to be held at PA Convention Center

America’s largest annual gathering of progressives will be heading to the Pennsylvania Convention Center next year for its fourteenth meeting, said Philadelphia City Councilmember Helen Gym during the Netroots Nation 2018 closing keynote.


Rare nickel worth $5 million to be auctioned at World's Fair of Money

One of the rarest nickels to be ever made, worth an estimated $5 million, is coming to Philly next month for the American Numismatic Association's World's Fair at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. This coin, called the Eliasberg 1913 Liberty Head Nickel, is only one of five ever produced. 


SMG names new general manager for PA Convention Center

SMG, the world’s leader in public facilities management, has selected a new top executive to lead the helm of its operations at the 2 million-square-foot Pennsylvania Convention Center. Kelvin D. Moore, CMP, will serve as General Manager beginning July 16.