Why Choose Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the clear choice for your next meeting. With a state-of-the-art Convention Center located in the heart of the city (boasting the largest ballroom on the East Coast), plus world-class shopping, nightlife, culture, dining and thousands of hotel rooms all within a few blocks, there is nothing missing to make your next great meeting here.

Add in the city’s excellent off-site venues and our award winning hospitality industry, and you’ll see that the list of all Philadelphia has to offer within a compact, walkable downtown is as long as our history.

The second-largest city on the East Coast and fifth largest in the United States, Philadelphia is within 200 miles of 46 million people. It’s the cradle of liberty, a city of medical firsts and the only UNESCO World Heritage City in the nation. It’s home to James Beard Award-winning chefs, was named one of the most walkable cities in the nation and lies less than 2 hours from New York City and Washington, D.C., by Amtrak’s Acela Express. See more of Philadelphia By The Numbers here.

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