Learn how Philadelphia is preparing to welcome back visitors with the PHL Health Pledge.

The City of Philadelphia announced that it is canceling all large public events on public property like parades and major outdoor concerts through February 2021. Public events do not include private meetings, conventions or events held in controlled environments and venues like hotels or the Pennsylvania Convention Center. It also does not include sporting events held at sports stadiums. The PHLCVB is in close contact with the City of Philadelphia and its public health officials regarding all event regulations and will provide regular updates to its customers and members as the situation evolves. Please contact the PHLCVB sales team with any questions.

Helpful links: COVID-19 Travel Resources

Philadelphia stands ready to welcome you.

Learn about our new initiative to safely reopen — the PHL Health Pledge — leveraging the expertise of Philadelphia’s robust life sciences industry to deliver guidance for vigilant sanitation, cleanliness, and increased public health awareness.


America’s Home for Big Ideas Including Yours

Philadelphia is the ONLY city in the U.S. to be selected by National Geographic’s travel experts for the 25 most exciting destinations for 2020. Home to iconic, unmatched historical attractions, an award-winning dining scene, world-renowned arts and cultural institutions, and distinct neighborhoods, the publication cites the “glimmer of new possibilities” Philadelphia offers. The city has genuine energy and spirit that can be incorporated into your next event.

  • GUIDANCE IN SELECTING THE RIGHT VENUE– Philadelphia has unique and historic special event venues, including the Pennsylvania Convention Center, and ASM Global-managed and LEED-certified facility, with l million square feet of saleable space.
  • INDUSTRY CONNECTIONS – Introductions to potential partners, sponsors and networks to boost attendance.
  • KNOWLEDGE ECONOMY CONTACTS– Access to industry experts and thought leaders to serve as speakers and panelists to enhance programming.
  • EXPANDING HOTEL PACKAGE – Philadelphia has one of the most compact housing packages in the country with more than 13,500 hotel rooms within walking distance of the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Philadelphia has big city amenities with an accessible, small-town vibe. Our team and our city stand ready to welcome you and help exceed goals for your event. Contact the meeting sales team and start planning.

We founded a nation. So yeah, we can handle your event!

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Philadelphia Is Easy To Access

Philadelphia is the most conveniently accessible city in the Northeast.

Navigating by foot is a cakewalk. We’re one of the world’s most walkable cities thanks to founder William Penn’s smart, simple grid street design.

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