Delaware County, PA Meeting Planning Overview
The fifth most populous and third most compact county in Pennsylvania, Delaware County sits a short drive east of Center City Philadelphia, and features a variety of historic, cultural, and scenic attractions and venues within easy reach of the city. Named for the Delaware River that defines its southeastern border, Delaware County is also a destination for higher learning, as it's home to 11 colleges and universities, including Villanova University and Haverford College.
Thanks to its renowned historic sites, breathtaking gardens, wine trails, fantastic dining, and much more, Delaware County is one of the most popular day trips from Philadelphia, as well as a meeting destination that puts attendees within easy reach of the city but worlds away from the hustle and bustle. Meeting attendees can fly into the area via the major Philadelphia international Airport (set about 15 minutes outside of Delaware County), or access Delaware County via Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) or Amtrak service. Meeting and event venues include the spacious Drexelbrook Catering & Special Event Center, a premier corporate gathering space that features a variety of ballrooms, meeting rooms, and unique spaces (including a wine cellar), all in a quiet setting.