Become a Member: Top 10 Reasons

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Top Reasons to Choose PHLCVB

1. Connect with convention decision makers who bring millions of dollars of economic impact to our city: Reach meeting, convention and tradeshow planners who bring millions of dollars of economic impact to our City and attract new meeting-related business and attendees.

2. Listings in the city’s Official Visitors Guide, website and more: Receive a company listing in the Philadelphia Official Visitors Guide™, Professional Planners Guide and on the City’s official global convention and visitor website,

3. Members Only content: The password-protected Members Only section on (and our monthly member email newsletter) provides access to sales leads, member-related news, updated convention listings, the upcoming convention calendar and much more.

4. Convention Calendar: The regularly updated Convention Calendar provides details on definite meeting and convention bookings, meeting planner contact information, dates and expected attendance figures. Reach out directly to the meeting planners who can benefit from your services.

5. Member networking events: Make valuable connections with fellow members at our business-building, educational and social events throughout the year, including the largest hospitality networking event of the year — the PHLCVB Annual Luncheon. Generate new ideas for success while meeting industry colleagues.

6. Tradeshow opportunities: Join our convention and tourism sales teams at events throughout the world as they cultivate relationships with meeting planners, tour operators, journalists and other decision makers in the lucrative convention and tourism business.

7. International Familiarization Tours: As a member, you can host and be a part of International Familiarization Tours where we show off Philadelphia and member businesses when tour operators, international journalists and meeting planners come to visit Philadelphia.

8. Advertising and Promotional Opportunities: Enjoy exclusive advertising opportunitiesin the Philadelphia Official Visitors Guides, Professional Planners Guide, on, on our official city map and in co-op advertising nationally and internationally. Only members can advertise!

9. Access to the PHLCVB Video and Image Library: Our members have access to thousands of Philadelphia photos, plus logos, videos and b-roll (free of charge) for your promotional materials and on your website to help you promote our great city.

10. Expanded Social Media Access: We love bragging about Philadelphia! We ask members to send us updates on events, news and special offers for us to feature.


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