Philadelphia in the News

Philadelphia is always making headlines – and for good reason.

News outlets across the world are covering exciting stories about Philadelphia. Visit the articles below to read about the city’s upcoming events, prominent conventions, and important announcements.

Philadelphia CVB Expects Overseas Visitation Will Continue To Rise In 2023

Association Conventions & Facilities
February 7, 2023

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Philadelphia flying, as new travel marketing campaign launched

Conference & Meetings World
February 2, 2023

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Photo by R. Kennedy for VISIT PHILADELPHIA.

Center City hotel room revenue expected to surpass pre-pandemic levels in 2023

Philadelphia Business Journal
February 1, 2023

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Photo by Emma Lee, WHYY.

Citywide specials and Harriett’s Bookshop star in Philly’s new tourism campaign

Billy Penn
February 1, 2023

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Photo by Steven M. Falk, Staff Photographer at The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Philly tourism is likely to bounce back to pre-pandemic levels this year, officials say

The Philadelphia Inquirer
January 31, 2023

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Visit Philadelphia, Convention and Visitors Bureau launch $6.5M joint advertising blitz ahead of 2026

Philadelphia Business Journal
January 31, 2023

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Democratic National Convention reception at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Credit: Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Philadelphia Serves Up a Feast of Eats & Arts for Groups

Meetings Today
January 23, 2023

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Her Philadelphia Story

Northeast Meetings + Events
January 16, 2023

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Philadelphia meetings and conventions attendance expected to fully recover in 2023

Philadelphia Business Journal
January 10, 2023

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Rocky Statue. Photo courtesy of Skift.

Sports Events Winning Big for Philly

Skift
January 4, 2023

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Philadelphia World Cup 2026 Viewing Party. Photo courtesy of Philadelphia Business Journal.

2022 in Review: Phillies' World Series run, Sixers' arena bombshell and World Cup fever shake up the region

Philadelphia Business Journal
December 30, 2022

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Photo by Doug Mills, New York Times

2022 in Review: 'Big wins' from sports industry gave Philadelphia tourism industry needed boost

Philadelphia Business Journal
December 19, 2022

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Honoring Nick DeBenedictis

USAE
December 19, 2022

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Photo from The National Coalition of Black Meeting Professionals

PHL Diversity is Honored by the National Coalition of Black Meeting Professionals

Meetings Magazine
December 12, 2022

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Army-Navy weekend underway in Philadelphia

6ABC
December 10, 2022

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Army-Navy Game is a win-win situation for the US and our city

CBS Philadelphia
December 10, 2022

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Army-Navy game 2022: Weekend kicks off with pep rally, friendly competition between the academies

Fox 29 Philadelphia
December 9, 2022

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Army-Navy game "1 of the biggest weekends" for Philadelphia

CBS Philadelphia
December 9, 2022

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Philly Ready to Welcome Back Army-Navy Game

NBC10 Philadelphia
December 8, 2022

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Philadelphia's CVB Hosts Its Annual Luncheon

Meetings Magazine
November 29, 2022

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Philadelphia brings hospitality and business together at Annual Luncheon

Conference & Meetings World
November 29, 2022

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Photo from The National Coalition of Black Meeting Professionals

PHL Diversity Receives 2022 Corporate Award from the National Coalition of Black Meeting Professionals

Black Meetings & Tourism

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Philadelphia's tourism industry celebrates a faster-than-expected pandemic recovery

KYW Newsradio
November 23, 2022

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Photo by Jon Hicks, Getty Images

10 European-style Christmas Markets in the USA You Can Experience

Travel + Leisure
November 23, 2022

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Photo by Ryan Mulligan

Phillies playoff games generated $78M in economic impact for Philadelphia

Philadelphia Business Journal
November 16, 2022

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Philadelphia Continues to Lead the Way in DEI

Prevue Meetings + Incentives
November 8, 2022

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PHLCVB’s Maria Grasso Named Woman of Distinction

Exhibit City News
November 8, 2022

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Philadelphia entering global stage for sporting events and development

Capital Analytics Associates
November 2, 2022

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Photo by Ryan Mulligan

'A total unicorn moment': 2022 World Series will provide priceless exposure to Philadelphia, experts say

Philadelphia Business Journal
October 28, 2022

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Photo by Matt Rourke, AP

The ‘inexact science’ of measuring the World Series’ impact on Philly’s bottom line

WHYY
October 28, 2022

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Life-Science Planners Come Together at IMEX America

MeetingsNet
October 19, 2022

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Meetings Industry Influencers 2022

Northstar Meetings Group
October 18, 2022

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ANCC Kicks Off Conference in Philadelphia with Giving Campaign to Support PHLCares and the American Nurses Foundation

Nursing World
October 13, 2022

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The Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau continues to expand its team with the addition of our new hires to its sales, content, and finance departments.

Facilities & Destinations
October 5, 2022

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Image credit: ABA

Philadelphia Named Site for 2025 ABA Convention

Metro Magazine
September 26, 2022

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Photo by Yong Kim, Philadelphia Inquirer Staff Photographer

Union goalkeeper Andre Blake wins this year’s Wanamaker Award

The Philadelphia Inquirer
September 21, 2022

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Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau Announces Karen Dougherty Buchholz as New Board Chair

Facilities Media Group
September 16, 2022

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Sheila Alexander-Reid named executive director of PHL Diversity

The Philadelphia Tribune
August 13, 2022

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Photo by Ryan Sharrow

Why hosting WrestleMania 40 is a 'no-brainer home run' for Philadelphia, and why the deal took 20 years

The Philadelphia Business Journal
July 29, 2022

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Philadelphia To Host WrestleMania 40 At Lincoln Financial Field In 2024

CBS Philadelphia
July 28, 2022

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Photo by Chip Fox

WWE WrestleMania returns to Philadelphia in 2024 at Lincoln Financial Field

The Philadelphia Inquirer
July 27, 2022

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WrestleMania40 in Philadelphia: Lincoln Financial Field to host historic WWE extravaganza

Fox 29 Philadelphia
July 27, 2022

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Photo from The Philadelphia Tribune

Zeta Phi Beta 2022 Grand Boulé coming to Philadelphia this week

The Philadelphia Tribune
July 16, 2022

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Cities That Made Us

Select Traveler
July 15, 2022

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Meet the 2022 ALDÍA 40 Under Forty honorees: Group 4

ALDÍA News
July 12, 2022

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Photo by Laura Smythe, Philadelphia Business Journal

Meet the local team charged with coordinating Philadelphia's 2026 FIFA World Cup matches

Philadelphia Business Journal
July 5, 2022

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Dozens of Meeting Planners Tour Philly

Meetings Magazine
June 28,2022

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What winning the World Cup bid means for Philadelphia

Capital Analytics Associates
June 21, 2022

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Photo by Yong Kim, Philadelphia Inquirer Staff Photographer

Philly celebrates win as World Cup host: ‘The world is coming to Philadelphia and we are ready’

The Philadelphia Inquirer
June 16, 2022

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Photo by Elizabeth Robertson, Philadelphia Inquirer Staff Photographer

Philly celebrates win as World Cup host: ‘The world is coming to Philadelphia and we are ready’

The Philadelphia Inquirer
June 16, 2022

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Philadelphia250 is leading a coalition of stakeholders making preparations for a region-wide celebration of America’s semiquincentennial in 2026 — and time is shorter than you think

Philadelphia Business Journal
June 9, 2022

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A Sprawling New Outdoor Restaurant Opens in Philly

Meetings Magazine
June 6, 2022

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Photo from Meetings Today

Philadelphia Opens New Waterfront Restaurant

Meetings Today
June 1, 2022

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Photo by Rich Barnes, AP

‘This area’s exploded with lacrosse’: Philadelphia hopes to capitalize on hosting NCAA men’s Final Four again in 2023 and 2024

The Philadelphia Inquirer
May 27, 2022

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Philadelphia travel could return to full strength by late 2023

Capital Analytics Associates
May 25, 2022

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Photo from Philadelphia Business Journal, Getty Images

40 Under 40: Joe Heller, Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau

Philadelphia Business Journal
May 19, 2022

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Photo from The Philadelphia Business Journal, iStock

U.S. lands 2031, 2033 Rugby World Cups with Philadelphia vying to host matches

Philadelphia Business Journal
May 12, 2022

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Philadelphia Tourism Bouncing Back From Pandemic Lows

CBS Philadelphia

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Photo by Mark Henninger, Imagic Digital

Philly tourism is up, but not to pre-pandemic levels yet

WHYY
May 4, 2022

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Philadelphia sees tourism rebound

The Bond Buyer
May 4, 2022

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Philadelphia's Largest Outdoor Restaurant Liberty Point Opens At Penn's Landing

CBS Philadelphia
May 3, 2022

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Photo by Matt Slocum, AP

March Madness tourism expected to boost Philly’s recovering hospitality industry

WHYY
March 25, 2022

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NCAA Tournament

6ABC
March 25, 2022

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March Madness in the Wells Fargo Center Helps Philly Businesses

NBC10 Philadelphia
March 24, 2022

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After 2 Years Of COVID, Philadelphia Throwing 'Coming-Out Party' As NCAA Tournament Comes To Wells Fargo Center

CBS Philadelphia
March 23, 2022

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Philadelphia ready for a full slate of meetings and conventions for 2022

Conference & Meetings World
March 8, 2022

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Photo by Alejandro A. Alvarez, Philadelphia Inquirer Staff Photographer

Philadelphia’s conventions are recovering, and hotel owners are optimistic about the future

The Philadelphia Inquirer
March 7, 2022

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Photo by Robert Norwood, U.S. Army

Many large events and conventions, including the Army-Navy Game, are returning to Philadelphia in 2022

Philadelphia Business Journal
March 7, 2022

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The 2022 Power 100: Meet the business leaders shaping Greater Philadelphia, Nos. 1-25

Philadelphia Business Journal
February 22, 2022

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