2016 Conventions and Conferences


Philadelphia is proud to host the following groups (some of the larger conventions coming to the City of Brotherly Love through the end of 2016), which showcase the exciting momentum around changes at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. For a complete list of upcoming meetings and events in the city, please contact us.

PHLCVB members may view extended convention profiles and details here.


Career Communications Group Become Everything You Are STEM ConferenceFeb. 18-20

East Coast Volleyball Northeast QualifierMarch 18-28

NCAA Men's Basketball TournamentMarch 25-27

Urban Land Institute, April 16-22

Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America, May 3-6

American Institute of Architects, May 19-21

NCAA Men's and Women's Lacrosse Championships, May 28-30

Special Libraries Association, June 12-14

National Retail Federation Loss Prevention Conference, June 14-16

Drug Information Association 52nd Annual Meeting, June 26-30

African Methodist Episcopal Church 50th Quadrennial Session, July 6-13

American Podiatic Medical Association Annual Scientific Meeting (The National), July 14-17

AVID Center Summer Institute, July 18-20

Democratic National Convention, July 25-28

American Association of Clinical Chemistry Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo, July 29-Aug. 5

American Chemical Society, Aug. 21-25

American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Sept. 1-4


Philadelphia Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon Weekend, Sept. 16-18

Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers Cable-Tec Expo, Sept. 26-29

Philadelphia Advanced Manufacturing Expo, Oct. 12-13

CoreNet Global Summit, Oct. 16-19

National Funeral Directors Association International Convention & Expo, Oct. 20-26

Society of Women Engineers, Oct. 24-30

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics,Oct. 30-Nov. 3

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual ConventionNov. 15-19

Philadelphia Marathon Weekend, Nov. 17-20

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