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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Trade Show Displays & Trade Show Information
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Philadelphia is known as "The City of Brotherly" love and is the home to Independence Hall where the founding fathers signed the Declaration of Independence.  It was one of the nation’s capitals during the American Revolution and served as a temporary capital while Washington, DC was being constructed.  Today it is the largest City in Pennsylvania and the second largest City on the East Coast of the U.S. When you head to Philadelphia, Monster Displays will be there for you to help you with trade show and exhibit needs whether that’s a large graphic, a simple sign or an elaborate display.  Give Monster Displays a call at (888) 483-3344 to get started on the plans for your next successful event. The information on this page about the City of Philadelphia was provided by Monster Displays.

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Pennsylvania Convention Center

The Pennsylvania Convention Center is located in the heart of Philadelphia and is within walking distance of Independence Square and is adjacent to Amtrak's 30th Street Station.

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Space

The Pennsylvania Convention Center has more than 1,000,000 square feet of space, including 528,000 square feet of contiguous exhibit hall space.  Seven exhibit halls bring the total amount of exhibit space to 679,000 square feet.  Two ballrooms are available.  One is 32,000 square feet and one 55,400 square feet.  A 23,400 square foot Atrium overlooks the Avenue of the Arts.  There are 79 total meeting rooms.

Web:http://www.paconvention.com/
Email: info@paconvention.com
Phone: 800.428.9000

Address:

Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107


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The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center

Located near downtown Philadelphia, the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center offers an alternative to meeting with the city.  The location is central to Philadelphia's five counties and the greater tri-state area.

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Space

The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center offers 240,000 of flexible meeting space on a single floor.  This includes four exhibit halls and 15 breakout rooms.

Web: http://www.phillyexpocenter.com/
Phone: 484.754.3976

Address:


The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
100 Station Avenue
Oaks, PA 19456


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Weather

Winters in New York are cold and damp while summers are typically warm and humid.  Spring and fall can vary from warm to cold but are generally mild.

These links provide up-to-date information about the weather in Philadelphia.


Upcoming Trade Shows and Conferences in Philadelphia

For a list of current trade shows and events in Philadelphia, follow this link.


Transportation & Reach

As one of the largest cities on the east coast, Philadelphia is not only accessible, but is a major hub for connections on plane as well as trains.  The busy Interstate 95 goes directly through Philadelphia.

Philadelphia International Airport

Philadelphia International Airport is a primary hub for UPS Airlines and US Airways.  It ranks as the 12th busiest airport in the world.

Train Transportation to Philadelphia

Philadelphia has been a hub of rail, including the Pennsylvania Railroad and the Reading Railroad.  Today it serves as a regional hub for Amtrak and is a primary stop on the Washington-Boston Northeast Corridor and the Keystone Corridor to Harrisburg and Pittsburgh.


Local Transportation in Philadelphia

Buses:  Philadelphia is a major hub for Greyhound Lines.  Six other bus operators provide service.  The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) provides bus and electric trolley bus service in the Philadelphia area.

Trains:  SEPTA also provides subway, elevated rail commuter rail and light rail service in Philadelphia. New Jersey Transit's Atlantic City Line and the PATCO Speedline subway system provides service to southern New Jersey.

Other:  Walk Score named Philadelphia the fifth most walkable major U.S. city in 2001.  Taxi service in Philadelphia is available from the airport and train stations as well as from major hotels and venues.  Taxi fares are based per trip, not per person.


Hotel Accommodations in Philadelphia

There are over 3,900 hotel rooms within walking distance of the Pennsylvania Convention Center with more than 30,000 hotel rooms in the region.

Philadelphia Hotels & Rates


Entertainment and Sightseeing

Major Attractions: Philadelphia is a city of history and is home to Independence National Historical Park which is home to Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell. The Franklin Institute contains the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial.  Other museums include the National Constitution Center, the National Museum of American Jewish History, and the African American Museum in Philadelphia.

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Major Entertainment: The Avenue of the Arts is home to the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, home of the Philadelphia Orchestra. The Academy of Music is home to the Opera Company of Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Ballet and is the oldest continually operating opera house in the nation.

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Shopping in Philadelphia: There's no shortage of shopping opportunities in Philadelphia whether it's the upscale shopping experience of Rittenhouse Square in City Center or Franklin Mills Mall which has over 200 stores and is just minutes from downtown.  For vintage shops and hip boutiques check out Old City or visit South Street for an eclectic gathering of shops.

Food & Beverages:  Iconic foods of Philadelphia include soft pretzels, hoagies, Tastycake and, of course, the cheesesteak which was developed by Italian and German immigrants.  Some of Philadelphia's best restaurants include Statewide with award winning Chef George Sabatino and the Farm and the Fisherman which takes advantage of the proximity to the New Jersey coast. Brauhause Schmitz offers "Modern German" in addition to some excellent Bavarian pretzels and schnitzel.


Helpful Philadelphia Websites

City of Philadelphia official website:
http://www.phila.gov/Pages/default.aspx

Philadelphia Tourism:
http://www.discoverphl.com/

Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce:
https://www.greaterphilachamber.com/

Philadelphia Police Department:
http://www.phillypolice.com/

Philadelphia International Airport:
http://www.phl.org




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