In The News

New SMG Regional General Manager discusses promoting PHL

Kelvin D. Moore, CMP, SMG Regional General Manager at the Pennsylvania Convention Center (PCC), sat down with the PHL Diversity Podcast to discuss his new role in promoting Philadelphia as a top U.S. meetings destination.


Pennsylvania Convention Center launches art website

The Pennsylvania Convention Center has launched a new website to serve as an online platform for the public and art lovers to discover and learn about 131 pieces of fine art installed throughout public spaces within the facility's 2011 expansion. 


PA Convention Center Enhances Guest Experience With Daktronics LEDs

Daktronics of Brookings, South Dakota, in conjunction with SMG, was asked by the Pennsylvania Convention Center to provide seven new LED video displays to amplify the guest experience during more than 200 annual events hosted by the facility.


MEDTECH Conference Achieves Double-Digit Growth

The MedTech Conference wrapped up its 12th annual edition boasting double-digit growth in attendance and partnering meetings. Held Sept. 24-26 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the three-day gathering of executives attracted more than 1,000 companies.



Pennsylvania Convention Center welcomes Kelvin D. Moore as GM

SMG's Kelvin D. Moore took on his duties as the new general manager of the Pennsylvania Convention Center in the summer. Moore, a former Chicagoan, recently spoke with the Philadelphia Business Journal about his goals and how the meetings market has changed


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.