In The News
Jan6

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 Pennsylvania Convention Center, following the retirement of hospitality veteran Jack Ferguson.

Dec3

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 shed of the former Reading Railroad terminal, will host various caucus meetings, speeches and other events during the convention week, which begins July 25.

Dec1

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Nov25

BIO International returns to Pa. Convention Center for 2019

Philadelphia's convention business has landed a big return customer. The Biotechnology Industry Association has rebooked the Pennsylvania Convention Center for its 2019 convention, just six months after having its 2015 convention in town. The convention will bring a big economic impact to the city, 27,000 thousand hotel room nights and it will generate $47 million.

Oct20

Convention Center hosts "secret" Paul McCartney show

Sir Paul played a two-hour set at the Convention Center last night, as part of a customer appreciation dinner held by a trucking company.

Oct9

Convention Center earns good report after papal visit

The building is doing better since a labor agreement designed to make it easier for convention planners took effect, experts say.

Sep22

Part Of Pa. Convention Center Transformed Into Church For WMOF Mass

Convention Center is transformed in a church for the World Meeting of Families Conference.

Aug7

Forbes' speed networking to debut during PCC event

Forbes teams up with Tinder for ‘speed networking’ app, debuting in Philly for Under 30 Summit

Jul8

Pa. Convention Center selects new Wi-Fi provider

Pa. Convention Center selects new Wi-Fi provider; why attendees should care

Jul7

PCC hosted ISTE, the nation's largest ed-tech conference

How ISTE evolved into the largest ed-tech conference