Apr 28 / 2016

Commentary: Use Phila.'s strengths to promote further growth

Since the Pennsylvania Convention Center opened, downtown hotel rooms have doubled in number, while hospitality, leisure, and entertainment employment…

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Apr 14 / 2016

Hotels win big during record-breaking Easter Weekend

After two big events in Philadelphia last weekend, the NCAA Men's Basketball East Regional and the ASICS Northeast Qualifier Volleyball tournament,…

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Mar 28 / 2016

Philadelphia: A Great Place to Spend the Weekend

While pics near the Rocky statue after you run up the Art Museum's steps or of a cheesesteak in South Philly will generate the most…

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Mar 18 / 2016

Thousands of teenage girls bring their aces to Pa. Convention Center

Teenage girls from all over the country are in Philadelphia for a qualifying volleyball tournament. The sound of more than 470 teams playing…

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Mar 2 / 2016

Marvel Stars Unite in Philadelphia! Convention Center hosts June 2-5

Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston among Wizard World Guests, June 4-5 This is the only 2016 appearance for Hiddleston as Marvel Universe standouts…

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Feb 25 / 2016

Why The Democratic National Convention Is Coming To Philadelphia

The Democratic National Committee is coming to the City of Brotherly Love for its nominating convention (July 25-28), which is already shaping up to be…

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Feb 5 / 2016

Conventions booked in 2015 to generate $1.1 billion for Phila.

Booking efforts by Philadelphia convention leaders last year set the city and the region up for an estimated $1 billion in economic impact in future…

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Feb 4 / 2016

Auto Show Attracts Big Crowds To Convention Center

More than 700 cars, trucks, SUVs and other vehicles are on exhibit at the 115th Philadelphia Auto Show in the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The…

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Jan 25 / 2016

Pennsylvania Convention Center to save $550,000 on power

The Pennsylvania Convention Center will save up to $550,000 through 2018 under a new electricity supplier agreement with Constellation Inc. to power the…

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Jan 6 / 2016

Phila. CVB appoints new CEO to lead convention efforts

Julie Coker Graham has been appointed president and CEO of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB), the chief marketing agency of the…

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Dec 3 / 2015

Media gets first look at DNC venues; Pa. Convention Center

Planners of the 2016 Democratic National Convention toured venues in Philadelphia. The Pennsylvania Convention Center, which includes the historic train…

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Dec 1 / 2015

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