June 7 / 2016

Wizard World Comic Con draws thousands of 'big nerds'

Wizard World Comic Con drew tens of thousands of fans, many of them in costume as a wide range of comic-book and anime characters. After waiting…

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June 2 / 2016

"Green Team" launched at Pennsylvania Convention Center

The Pennsylvania Convention Center (PCC) has launched a "Green Team" to complement its existing core of sustainability programs.

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June 1 / 2016

Wizard World Comic Con returns to Pennsylvania Convention Center

Pop culture fans will be able to meet their heroes at Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia that gets underway Thursday afternoon at the Pennsylvania…

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May 18 / 2016

Convention Center to dedicate theater to Michael Nutter

Pennsylvania Convention Center officials will name the facility's multipurpose theater after the former mayor of Philadelphia, whose second…

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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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