Building Upgrades and Sustainability

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The Pennsylvania Convention Center (PCC) has made a commitment to sustainability, investing in numerous upgrades and initiatives aimed at reducing the building’s carbon footprint, conserving energy and water, and increasing its overall efficiency. As a result of these efforts, the PCC has received Gold Level Certification for the Events Industry Council Sustainable Events Standard, LEED Gold status, and GBAC STAR accreditation.


Host Sustainable Meetings

The Pennsylvania Convention Center is a modern and iconic building that has recently undergone a series of upgrades and renovations to reduce its environmental impact. These upgrades include:

  • Energy saving reflective roof
  • Energy efficient LED lighting
  • Innovative cooling systems
  • Reduced water use
  • Safe cleaning products
  • Expanded recycling initiatives
  • Streamlined management of HVAC, lighting, power, elevators and escalators

ASM Global operates the Convention Center under its best practices for sustainability and green meetings. The team works with meeting planners to identify and achieve sustainable goals for meetings and conventions.

PCC Sustainability Report


The City of Philadelphia has also made a strong commitment to sustainability, with a goal to become a zero-waste city by 2035. The city has implemented various initiatives and programs aimed at reducing waste, increasing recycling rates, and promoting clean energy.

Take the next step toward hosting your green meeting by submitting an RFP or contacting our Convention Sales Team to learn more.

Photo by P. Loftland for PHLCVB


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