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Pennsylvania Convention Center

The East Coast’s Premier Venue

When you hold a meeting, convention or trade show at the Pennsylvania Convention Center (PCC), you are not just investing in a building or floor space, you are investing in an experience.

Reasons to Book

  • Walkability – the Pennsylvania Convention Center sits in the heart of Philadelphia, in walking distance to the city’s attractions, restaurants and hotels.
  • Hotel Rooms – there are 13,500+ hotel rooms in walking distance of the center, with two attached, including the Marriott Philadelphia Downtown, the largest hotel in Philadelphia with 1,400+ rooms.
  • Unique off-site venues – Philadelphia has over one hundred unexpected and interesting event venues in close proximity to the center.
  • Customized experiences – with well-appointed amenities, one of the largest ballrooms in the northeast, high-tech capabilities, and flexible meeting space, the center offers a blank canvas to create memorable experiences.
  • Cost transparency – enhanced policies and procedures continue to provide the finest customer service and address specific needs of customers.
  • The Convention Center is committed to providing a healthy environment for meetings and requires all its employees to vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus by October 1st.
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Reactivation Plan & Upgrades

Clean & Safe

The Pennsylvania Convention Center received Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR accreditation and the PCC’s Deep Clean program addresses high traffic and touch areas, hand hygiene, team training, employee personal protective equipment, contactless entry, and housekeeping staff dedicated to increased sanitization efforts.

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PCC Digital Signs and Escalator photo by C. Cooper for PHLCVB

Building and Technology Upgrades

• Advanced air purification technology
• KONE UV Light Sanitization escalator handrail
• Ongoing replacement of higher efficiency air filters
• Wireless connections in place of touch points


PCC, Pennsylvania Convention Center, interior

Food Service Enhancements

Aramark EverSafe™, developed through a partnership with Philadelphia’s Jefferson Health, is a multi-dimensional platform providing safety protocols in accordance with recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO) and other leading health organizations, to provide the most hygienic, safe environments for employees, clients, customers, and guests.

Food Service

A Safe Return to Travel and Safe Meetings

The PHL Health Pledge is an initiative that aims to ensure a safe return to travel and safe meetings by aligning expertise and guidance to establish best practices for reopening.

PHL Health Advisor Resources

The PHLCVB tapped leading population health experts to provide guidance to meeting planners on best practices for safe and healthy events. Resources include, interviews, webinars and podcasts.

Advisor Resources

Tips for Meeting in Philadelphia Right Now

The Pennsylvania Convention Center, along with other meeting venues and hotels throughout Philadelphia, has implemented new solutions to ensure a healthy, safe, and successful meeting or event experience.


COVID-19 Travel Resources

View resources for safely visiting and doing business in Philadelphia.

Travel Resources

Attendee Experiences

Dynamic Space Centrally Located in America's Birthplace

When you hold a meeting, convention or trade show in Philadelphia, you are not just investing in a building or floor space, you are investing in an experience.

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