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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Trade Show Displays & Trade Show Information

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The second largest city in Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh has been known as both "the Steel City" and "the City of Bridges." Pittsburgh has been named the most livable city by Forbes, The Economist and Places Rated Almanac. Meeting in Pittsburgh can be a breeze when you turn to Monster Displays for your exhibit and trade show requirements.  Monster Displays stands ready to help supply all your trade show needs, whether in Pittsburgh or any other great destination.  Contact Monster Displays at (888) 483-3344 to discuss your trade show needs.  Monster Displays provided the information on this page about the City of Pittsburgh.

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David L. Lawrence Convention Center

The David L. Lawrence Convention Center is located in downtown Pittsburgh and is currently the world’s only convention center with GOLD in new construction and PLATINUM in existing building LEED® certifications.

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Space

This 1.5 million square feet facility offers 53 meeting rooms, which include two 250 seat lecture halls.  There is 313,400 square feet of exhibit space, 236,900 of which is column free.  The Spirit of Pittsburg Ballroom has 31,610 square feet.

Web: http://www.pittsburghcc.com/
Email: info@pittsburghcc.com
Phone: 412.565.6000

Address:

David L. Lawrence Convention Center
1000 Ft. Duquesne Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15222


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Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown

Located in Pittsburgh's Central Business District, the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown offers prime event space at the convergence of the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio Rivers.  The hotel offers 712 guest rooms and suites.

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Space

The Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown offers 52,000 square feet of meeting space which includes the 17,000 square foot Grand Ballroom.  The hotel offers a total of 27 event rooms.

Web: Wyndham Grand Hotel
Phone: 412.391.4600

Address:


Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
600 Commonwealth Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15222


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Weather

Pittsburgh has four distinct seasons and the annual precipitation of 38 inches is generally spread evenly throughout the year.  July is the warmest month and is often hot and humid.  The average temperature in January, the coldest month is 28 °F.

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Upcoming Trade Shows and Conferences in Pittsburgh

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


Transportation & Reach

Pittsburgh holds the world's record for the number of bridges with 446 spans, three more than Venice, Italy which has been called the "City of Bridges." Major highways Interstate 76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike), Interstate 79, Interstate 70, Interstate 80 and Interstate 68 all feed into the city.

Pittsburgh International Airport

Pittsburgh International Airport serves the Pittsburgh area. It was a major hub for US Airways until the decline of the airline.  The area is also served by Arnold Palmer Regional Airport and the Allegheny County Airport.

Train Transportation to Pittsburgh

Amtrak has limited service into Pittsburgh.  The Pennsylvanian runs between New York and Pittsburg via Philadelphia.  The Capitol Limited connects through Pittsburg via between Washington and Chicago.  Pittsburg is a major hub for freight trains from the east coast.


Local Transportation in Pittsburgh

Buses: Port Authority of Allegheny County operates bus service but serves only portion of the city.

Rail:  Port Authority of Allegheny County operates two funicular railways, the Monongahela Incline on Mount Washington and the Duquesne Incline.

Other: Taxis are available in Pittsburgh but they are not in abundance.  Your best bet is to phone ahead for a taxi.

Hotel Accommodations in Pittsburgh

There are more than 24,000 hotel rooms in the Pittsburgh region.

Pittsburgh Hotels & Rates


Entertainment and Sightseeing

Major Attractions: Point State Park is the only state park located in the heart of a major United States city and is the home of The Fountain, the most recognizable landmark in Pittsburgh.  Visit the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens or the National Aviary.  The Rivers Casino is located in the North Shore area.  Visit the Carnegie Library and the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.  Or check out sites dating back to the French and Indian War or Underground Railroad stops.  Check out the art of the Andy Warhol Museum or visit the Senator John Heinz History Center and Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum.

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Major Entertainment: Pittsburgh was home to such entertainment notables as Jimmy Stewart and Gene Kelly.  The Pittsburgh Opera performs in the Benedum Center and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra plays at Heinz Hall.  Pittsburgh is the home of the National Negro Opera Company which brought recognition to African American artists such as Leontyne Price.  Pittsburg was named the Best Sports City by Sporting News in 2009.  Pittsburgh is home to the Pirates of Major League Baseball, the Penguins of the National Hockey League and the Steelers of the National Football League.

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Shopping in Pittsburgh: Station Square is a 1.2 mile complex of shopping, dining and entertainment and is one of Pittsburgh's most popular attractions. You can find great deals at the Grove City Premium Outlets. Even better there's no sales tax on clothing, shoes or necessities. Great shopping can also be found at The Andy Warhol Museum, the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

Excursions from Pittsburgh:  You can ride your bicycle on the Great Allegheny Passage from Washington, DC through the Laurel Highlands to the Point in Pittsburgh.  Visit Allegheny National Forest which has over 500,000 acres of public forest land and amazing scenery.  The Allegheny Portage Railroad brings back the history of steam engines and canal boats.  Nearby Erie offers beaches and waterparks as well as great wine country.  Not to be missed is Fallingwater, one of Frank Lloyd Wright’s most famous designs.  The more adventurous can visit the New River Valley Gorge in West Virginia for some world class rafting.

Helpful Pittsburgh Websites

City of Pittsburgh official website:
http://pittsburghpa.gov/

Pittsburgh Tourism:
http://www.visitpittsburgh.com/

Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce:
http://www.slchamber.com/

Pittsburgh Police Department:
http://pittsburghpa.gov/police/

Pittsburgh International Airport:
http://www.pitairport.com/


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