PHL Diversity

Why Choose Philadelphia

Philadelphia has always enjoyed a reputation as a city overflowing with history and culture. In addition to the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, visitors and locals alike experience our rich, diverse history that underlines the very fabric that helped build Philadelphia.

Come explore our dynamic neighborhoods and attractions, world-renowned restaurants and eclectic shopping (clothing and shoe purchases are tax-free!). From one of the country’s oldest and largest “Gayborhoods” to thriving African American, Latino, Native American and Asian communities, our city is open and welcoming to visitors of all backgrounds and cultures.

Best of all, Philadelphia’s compact downtown places all of this and so much more within a short walk or cab ride from the Pennsylvania Convention Center and any downtown hotel.

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PHL Diversity raises Philadelphia’s profile as an ethnically diverse convention and visitor destination by showcasing our city’s vibrant multicultural communities, and by encouraging social responsibility in the hospitality industry. We understand that, in order to be a leader, we must go beyond simply accepting “equal opportunity” – we must value and embrace diversity as a strategic competitive advantage.


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PHL Diversity celebrates 30 years of building more than great conventions — we celebrate and accelerate cultural diversity and intentional inclusion. Watch our video celebrating diversity, multiculturalism and Philadelphia.


PHL Diversity Podcasts

Listen up, Philadelphia! We’re back with Season 3 of the PHL Diversity podcast series. (Click for all podcasts.) From best practices to emerging trends, our podcast allows listeners to gain a deeper understanding of how Philadelphia’s hospitality leaders are reshaping the industry, while learning about developments, initiatives and major meetings and conferences that may benefit their own business or organization. Happy Listening! (And don’t miss our past episodes here.)

Chellie Cameron, Chief Executive Officer of Philadelphia International Airport, chats with the PHL Diversity podcast to discuss her role and impact at the helm of Philadelphia’s Division of Aviation. After highlighting some of the airport’s newest updates, she goes on to discuss the omnipresence of diversity in all facets of life and share her views and tactics on inclusion for all of her employees.


Anuj Gupta, General Manager of Reading Terminal Market, joins this edition of the PHL Diversity podcast. During his time with us, Anuj focuses on how Reading Terminal Market truly personifies the concept of diversity. Featuring over 80 merchants from all backgrounds, and attracting an even more diverse customer base, Reading Terminal Market is able to transcend cultural, economic and socioeconomic differences.


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