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Tourism Industry Information

PHLCVB is helping media and industry officials define the impact of conventions and visitors on the Philadelphia region.

Travel Means Jobs
Hospitality is the Philadelphia region's 3rd largest industry. This job map shows total jobs and wages by City Council District and suburbs. Click here

The Power of Travel in Philadelphia and U.S. Travel Answer Sheet
This fact sheet gives key stats on the power of travel in the Philadelphia region, and is accompanied by data on the industry’s impact on the U.S. economy.   
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Philadelphia: Smart City. Smart Choice for Hotel Investment
The Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) and the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PCVB) have prepared a resource to highlight opportunities for prospective hotel developments within the City of Philadelphia. Download Report

The Power of Philadelphia
The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau, the newly expanded Pennsylvania Convention Center and EXPO magazine are pleased to announce "THE POWER OF PHILADELPHIA." This special new report covers the strength and value of Philadelphia as a major convention, exhibition and meeting host city and provides event producers with analysis of current site-selection trends and best practices. Download Report

The PHLCVB's Annual Report
Our latest annual report includes statistics and facts about our organization as well as the region. Learn more

Major Conventions Serviced and Economic Impact for FY12
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PHL Airport Facts
PHL Facts provides key statistics from the Philadelphia International Airport.  
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Why You Matter
A video on the importance of travelers.

Vote Travel
A video from the U.S. Travel Association that aims to show every candidate the power of the travel industry.

Independence Visitor Center Corporation 2011 Annual Report
Read this annual report from our partners at the Independence Visitor Center.  
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Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation
Check out additional research from our partners at GPTMC
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Expo Magazine: Attending Conventions and Trade Show Study
A survey was done of a wide cross-section of convention and trade show attendees and the outlook for attendance is good.   
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Philadelphia Region Information

The Greater Philadelphia Life Sciences Cluster 2009: An Economic and Comparative Assessment
The report compares Greater Philadelphia to 10 other metropolitan areas considered to be the leading life sciences clusters in the U.S. and ranks them based on employment, research and development capacity, output, work force, investment and dozens of other measures. View Report

Select Greater Philadelphia's 2011 Regional Report
Offers a comprehensive analysis of Greater Philadelphia’s 11-county region. The Report includes information about the region and how it compares to other markets on a number of key areas of interest, including: talent, regional assets, industry clusters, support for business innovation, the value of the region, market access and quality of life. View Report

2013 State of Center City Philadelphia
Center City District’s annual report, designed to measure the progress of Philadelphia's downtown, to document its challenges and to help those who seek to develop, locate, lease, invest, or meet in Center City. Learn More

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