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Pennsylvania Convention Center

(The Pennsylvania Convention Center, with Philadelphia City Hall in the background.  File photo by Randall E. Scott)

Forbes Announces New Participants For Its Inaugural ‘Under 30′ Summit In Philadelphia

Up for discussion at the Pennsylvania Convention Center? How to solve the world’s problems over the next half-century.

07/30/2014

(Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Postal Workers Visit City of Their Genesis For National Convention

About 8,000 members of the National Association of Letter Carriers are in Philadelphia, many with family members.

07/22/2014

Patrick Robinson (L) and Glenn Rice (R) (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Holds 79th Grand Conclave In Philadelphia

More than 20,000 members of one of the country’s oldest African American fraternity’s have converged in Philadelphia this weekend — and their focus is service.

07/12/2014

(Members of Carpenters' Union Local 8 picket outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center over their exclusion from center work.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Union Carpenters Still Picketing Outside Pa. Convention Center

The carpenters call it a lockout. Convention Center management says the union missed a contract deadline.

06/27/2014

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell. (credit: Chris Kleponis/Getty Images)

Rendell To Help In Bid To Bring 2016 DNC To Philadelphia

Former PA Governor Ed Rendell says he will be among those from the area meeting with the Democratic National Committee on Monday as part of the process to bring the party’s 2016 convention to Philadelphia.

06/23/2014

File photo: the main entrance of the Pennsylvania Convention Center, on North Broad Street at Cherry. (Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Pa. Convention Center Lands First Big Event Under New Union Agreement

Shortly after the new Customer Satisfaction Agreement went into effect, there was a trade show breakfast and a walking tour of the Pennsylvania Convention Center. It was show and tell about how the new agreement made some old complaints about difficult, expensive conditions, things of the past.

06/10/2014

(The Pennsylvania Convention Center, with Philadelphia City Hall in the background.  File photo by Randall E. Scott)

Pa. Convention Center CEO Hopes New Work Rules Will Boost Business

Convention Center president and CEO John McNichol says the new work rules make it easier for exhibitors to set up their booths.

05/13/2014

Teamsters gather outside a convention center entrance on 11th Street near Race Street.(credit: Mark Abrams)

Quiet First Morning Of Picketing For Two Unions At Pa. Convention Center

Labor unrest spilled outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center, where two unions are locked out for failing to meet a deadline to sign on to new work rules.

05/12/2014

File photo: the main entrance of the Pennsylvania Convention Center, on North Broad Street at Cherry. (Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Labor Battle Brewing At Pa. Convention Center

Union Carpenters and Teamsters signed a new agreement with the Convention Center today, but Center officials say it’s too late and their employment there will end after tomorrow.

05/09/2014

File photo: the main entrance of the Pennsylvania Convention Center, on North Broad Street at Cherry. (Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Some Unions Agree to Relaxed Work Rules at Pa. Conventon Center

The agreement allows exhibitors to do more for themselves.

05/06/2014

Doors open at the Broad Street Run Expo. Happy runners unaware of labor strife hours before. (credit: Pat Loeb/KYW)

Carpenters Union, Convention Center Agree To Contract Extension

The Carpenters Union has ended a brief strike against the Convention Center and has agreed to a contract extension until May 10th.

05/02/2014

(Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Runners Get Set For 35th Annual Broad Street Run

The largest ten-mile race in the U-S hits the ground running for the 35th time Sunday morning, as participants and spectators get set for the annual Broad Street Run.

05/02/2014

(The Pennsylvania Convention Center, with Philadelphia City Hall in the background.  File photo by Randall E. Scott)

Carpenters Union On Strike At Pennsylvania Convention Center

After negations talks fell apart, the carpenters’ union at the Pennsylvania Convention Center is out on strike.

05/01/2014

(Dr. Barbara Koppel and Dr. Gary Gronseth, seated, at a session of the American Academy of Neurology meeting in Philadelphia.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Medical Marijuana Inconclusive, Neurologists’ Meeting in Philadelphia is Told

“The problem is, we don’t know it works for most neurologic conditions,” Dr. Gary Gronseth says.

04/28/2014

Phila antiques show chair Nancy Kneeland is shown a piece by dealer Enrique Goytizolo. (Credit: John McDevitt)

The Philadelphia Antiques Show Kicks Off 53rd Year

The 53rd annual Philadelphia Antiques Show is taking place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center through Tuesday April 29th.

04/26/2014

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