DNC Committee Holds Forum On Local Business InvolvementMembers Democratic National Convention Committee held a forum Monday night at Philadelphia Community College, to answer questions about how they will handle businesses next July, when they set up shop here in Philadelphia.
Minority, Women-Run Businesses Get Inside Scoop On Landing Major Contracts In PhiladelphiaWith the Democratic National Convention coming to Philadelphia next year, there's a renewed effort to get minority and women-run small businesses access to decision makers on city contracts.
With One Year To Go Until The Democratic National Convention, Tips From The 2000 Republican ConventionPhiladelphia is anxiously awaiting the Pope's visit in two months but save some of your energy: The Democratic National Convention is just one year away and the woman who organized the last nominating convention the city hosted says it will take another huge, city-wide hospitality effort.
Preparations For Papal Visit And 2016's Democratic Convention In Full Swing At Philadelphia International AirportAt a budget hearing, airport director Mark Gale said they're in full-scale Pope Prep mode.
Taking A Local Labor Dispute National, Philadelphia Carpenters Ask Democrats To Snub The Convention CenterLetters have been sent to Democratic Committee chairmen in all 50 states asking them not to use Philadelphia's convention center when the city hosts the 2016 nomination convention.
Local Republican Leader On Philadelphia Hosting The DNC: 'I Just Think It's Fantastic'O'Neill says the DNC decision shows how much the hospitality industry has grown since 2000 when Philly hosted the GOP convention.
Former Philly Police Commissioner Shares His Thoughts On How Police Will Handle DNCWhile we deal with wicked cold temperatures, former Philadelphia Police Commissioner John Timoney spoke with us while putting up with a sand storm, in the Kingdom of Bahrain, where he is consulting these days on police training.
Nutter: Work On DNC Preparations Begins Today"It's just really great when a plan comes all together," Nutter says.
Convention Center Expected To Play A Big Role During 2016 DNCThe 2016 Democratic National Convention will be held in the Wells Fargo Center, but city officials expect the Pennsylvania Convention Center to get a lot of use.
Convention Team Undaunted By $85M Fundraising PledgeComcast executive vice president David Cohen says national companies will seek the promotional opportunity of the convention and give, but he says the city's real advantage is supportive local leaders.
Decision Looms For Democrats On 2016 Convention SiteDemocrats are closing in on a final decision on where to hold their 2016 national convention.
Local Officials Anxiously Awaiting Word If DNC Is Coming To PhiladelphiaA decision could come within a few weeks on whether the Democratic National Committee will choose Philadelphia to host its 2016 nominating convention.