Why Choose Our Destination?
Pull Up a Chair and host your meeting in welcoming, friendly Pittsburgh – a city unlike any other. Plan a site visit and you’ll certainly find all the key elements that make hosting a meeting in Pittsburgh enticing, including award-winning restaurants, unique attractions and things to do and a variety of world-class, affordable accommodations. And, the Platinum LEED®-certified David L. Lawrence Convention Center blends unparalleled space, functionality and flexibility to offer an extraordinary experience for every meeting. But in Pittsburgh, there’s even more. When you come to Pittsburgh, you become part of our community - part of what makes us so special. Whether you're hosting a small meeting or a city-wide event, the welcoming people and the accepting feeling you get here will certainly leave an impression on you and your attendees. We live and breathe innovation in Pittsburgh. From the city's earliest years as a hub for manufacturing, Pittsburgh has become a leader in major industries, including technology, education and medicine. And these days, sustainability is more than a buzz word. In Pittsburgh, it's what we do. The city's environmental renaissance has made it a top-10 city for certified green building space.
Pittsburgh 2020 Incentive
Pittsburgh is conveniently located within 500 miles of the majority of the U.S. population. This makes for an easy commute for your attendees. Fly into Pittsburgh International, our award-winning airport. A flight to Pittsburgh takes 90 minutes or less for 70 percent of North America's population. Getting from the airport to Downtown Pittsburgh is a cinch with convenient taxi or shared ride services at the ready as well as regular bus service. Whether you travel Downtown by shuttle or bus, be prepared to see why Pittsburgh has been called the only city with an entrance as you emerge from the Fort Pitt Tunnel to find a dazzling view suddenly before you. Flying isn't the only way to get to Pittsburgh. Driving is a convenient option for many. Attendees from nine states, Washington, D.C., and parts of Canada can drive to Pittsburgh in fewer than six hours. Find more details in our Distance and Travel Time Chart. Once here, visitors find plenty of parking at the hotels and Convention Center. Easy and economical, Downtown Pittsburgh is easy to navigate. In fact, with many hotels just blocks from the David L. Lawrence Convention Center and other meeting venues, many visitors are able to walk everywhere they need to go. When needed, we can help you arrange ground transportation.
Distance from airport
- Pittsburgh International Airport
25.75 km from city center