PHL Congresses and more

PHLCVB's dedicated special-interest resources ensure your visit is focused on your needs.

Specialized Services to Maximize Your Philadelphia Meeting

The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau offers planners and attendees three niche congresses with networks of experts and resources available to increase your show attendance and grow sponsorship opportunities.

Each congress works seamlessly with the PHLCVB and Convention Center staffs to provide access to industry experts and speakers, and connect conventions with off-site networks, venues and regional attendees.

PHL Life (formerly the Greater Philadelphia Life Sciences Congress - GPLSC)

This congress is comprised of the region’s life sciences leaders representing academic medical centers, hospitals, biotechnology and pharmaceutical firms, venture capitalists and the regional business community.

Life sciences leaders connect you with:

  • Nationally-recognized industry experts and speakers
  • Off-site networks
  • Medical venues
  • Area attractions
  • Leaders of academic institutions
  • Similar customers who have had successful Philadelphia meetings

PHL Diversity (Formerly the Multicultural Affairs Congress - MAC)

Philadelphia is proud to represent many multicultural communities and their diverse influence. The first of its kind in the nation, PHL Diversity promotes the city’s diversity and encourages multicultural business and social responsibility.

PHL Diversity leaders connect you with:

  • The region's multicultural community, resources and suppliers
  • Media, political, civic and business communities
  • Expert speakers, multicultural programming ideas
  • Committee development resources

PHL Sports (Philadelphia Sports Congress - PSC)

When it comes to sports and the spirit of competition, there are few cities as passionate as Philadelphia. One of the first sports commissions in the country, PHL Sports provides the expertise and resources needed to make any sporting event or sports-centered meeting, convention or tradeshow a success in Philadelphia.

PHL Sports leaders assist you with:

  • Services and site visits
  • Hotel and venue selection
  • Event marketing, consulting and staffing
  • Securing permits and street closures and coordinating vendors, without the red tape

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