The Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia stands as a monumental symbol of the city's dynamic energy and historical significance. Established in 1993, this sprawling venue covers four city blocks and encompasses over one million square feet of space, making it one of the largest convention centres on the East Coast. Its distinctive architecture blends modern design with nods to Philadelphia's rich heritage, providing a versatile backdrop for a wide range of events, from corporate conferences to cultural exhibitions.

With its striking architectural design and modern amenities, the Pennsylvania Convention Center provides a distinctive backdrop for events of all sizes and scopes. Boasting 80 meeting rooms, 4 main halls, and 93,000 square metres of exhibition area, the venue offers unparalleled flexibility to accommodate gatherings ranging from intimate meetings to large-scale conventions. Its blend of historic charm and contemporary functionality reflects Philadelphia's unique blend of tradition and innovation. With over 250 events every year, one of the most famous ones is PACK EXPO East.

The Pennsylvania Convention Center is great for both abroad visitors and local attendees, as it is close to the Philadelphia International Airport and has great public transportation connections. Located in the centre of the city of Philadelphia, the venue is within walking distance. Many people are even visiting the Pennsylvania Convention Center as an attraction itself because it is incorporated into a historic Victorian building that once hosted the Reading Railroad Train Shed.

How to get to the Pennsylvania Convention Center?

โœˆ๏ธ Closest Airport: Philadelphia International Airport - 15.7 km

๐Ÿš‰ Closest Railway station: 30th Street Station - 2.5 km

๐Ÿš‡ Closest Subway station: 13th Street - 0.48 km

Directions to the venue:

๐Ÿš† By Rail

 - There are a few lines servicing the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Jefferson Station is connected to the venue.

 - Airport Line, Chestnut Hill East Line, Fox Chase Line, Lansdale/Doylestown Line, Manayunk/Norristown Line, Media/Elwyn Line, Paoli/Thorndale Line, Trenton Line, Warminster Line,West Trenton Line and Wilmington/Newark Line to Jefferson Station

 - Metro line MFL to 13th Street Metro Station

๐Ÿš˜ By Car

 - The venue is a few minutes away from I-95 Highway. You can reach the venue via Vine Street, 12th Street and Arch Street. There are multiple parking options in the vicinity of the convention centre.

GPS Coordinates: Latitude 39.9551149; Longitude -75.160286913561

Facilities and Amenities

The Pennsylvania Convention Center had a renovation and a massive expansion in 2011 when it became the 14th largest facility of its kind in the USA. The venue offers a comprehensive suite of facilities and amenities designed to meet the diverse needs of event organisers and attendees. With 80 meeting rooms and 93,000 square metres of exhibit hall space, the venue provides ample room for gatherings of all sizes. State-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, high-speed Wi-Fi, and ergonomic furnishings ensure that events run smoothly and comfortably. 

On-site catering services offer a variety of culinary options to suit every taste, while dedicated event planning teams are available to provide personalised support and assistance throughout the planning process.