Changes in the union workforce at the Convention Center have dramatically lowered the cost of putting on an event there, an internal analysis shows.
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With the almost simultaneous addition of higher-end retail stores like The Gallery’s Century 21 and Nordstrom Rack on Chestnut Street, and the affordable international chain Uniqlo, it’s not hard to recognize Philly as a shopper's paradise.
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Working together, the Board of Directors, SMG and the trade unions at the Pennsylvania Convention Center achieved a remarkable turnaround in just seven months that resulted in the booking of new shows that will generate more than $350 million in economic impact for the Philadelphia region.d