Why Choose Our Destination?
"Where entrepreneurs meet artists" —National Geographic Traveler, “Best Trips to Take in 2020.” Philadelphia is the ONLY city in the U.S. to be selected by National Geographic’s travel experts for the 25 most exciting destinations for 2020. Home to iconic, unmatched historical attractions, an award-winning dining scene, world-renowned arts and cultural institutions, and distinct neighborhoods, the publication cites the “glimmer of new possibilities” Philadelphia offers. The city has a genuine energy and spirit that can be incorporated into your next event. • GUIDANCE IN SELECTING THE RIGHT VENUE — Philadelphia has unique and historic special event venues, including the Pennsylvania Convention Center, an ASM Global-managed and LEED-certified facility, with 1 million square feet of saleable space. • INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS — Introductions to potential partners, sponsors and networks to boost attendance. • KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY CONTACTS — Access to industry experts and thought leaders to serve as speakers and panelists to enhance programming. • EXPANDING HOTEL PACKAGE — Philadelphia has one of the most compact housing packages in the country with more than 13,500 hotel rooms within walking distance of the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Philadelphia has big city amenities with an accessible, small-town vibe. Our team and our city stand ready to welcome you and help exceed goals for your event.
Distance from airport
- Philadelphia International Airport
12.87 km from city center