Pennsylvania Convention Center

Scott Kremp at the Kremp Florist booth at the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

Convention Center Exhibitors Say Flower Show Running Smoothly Under New Union Rules

For the larger exhibits, like J. Downend Landscaping of Ridley Township’s 1,200 square foot Finding Nemo Underwater Adventure theme, operations manager Tom Morris says the union help was just that – helpful, unlike previous years.

03/03/2015

(PHS president Drew Becher, on the floor of the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Despite Weather, Flower Show Will Always Be a Pre-Spring Event, Officials Say

Drew Becher, president of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, says attendance the first few days of the show is exceeding expectations, so he doesn’t think weather is a factor.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/02/2015

(credit: John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Flower Show Opens Door To Spring, Celebrates Movies

The 187th Philadelphia Flower Show opened Saturday with its annual preview of spring. This year, the show celebrates Hollywood, especially Disney.

02/28/2015

Artist rendering of 3D billboard. (Credit: Catalyst Outdoor Advertising)

City Council Committee Approves 3D Electronic Billboards In Center City

A city council committee has given the go-ahead to allowing massive, 3-D electronic billboards within a small portion of Center City, despite the objection of some residents.

02/25/2015

Preparations for the 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show. (Credit: Kristen Johanson)

2015 Philadelphia Flower Show Preps Begin To Bloom

The Pennsylvania Convention Center is now rolling out the red carpet for everything floral.

02/23/2015

The Pennsylvania Convention Center  (File photo by Randall E. Scott)

Convention Center Expected To Play A Big Role During 2016 DNC

The 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.

02/13/2015

The Pennsylvania Convention Center  (File photo by Randall E. Scott)

Convention Center CEO Says Carpenters Union Vandalized Auto Show

Martin O’Rourke from the Carpenters Union disputes this claim, saying members were exercising their first amendment right to protest.

02/10/2015

(credit: Tom Drew for Cadillac)

Philadelphia Auto Show Reflects Vitality And Diversity Of US Market

The Philadelphia Auto Show in particular is a bellwether nationally of consumer preference, as a third of the attendees are likely to buy new cars in the next 12 months.

02/07/2015

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

Another Victory For Pennsylvania Convention Center In Dispute With Two Unions

The Pennsylvania Convention Center has won another round against the Carpenters and Teamsters unions. The state Labor Relations Board declined to hear the unions’ complaint.

02/03/2015

The Union selected Dzenan Catic and Eric Bird on Thursday during the MLS SuperDraft in Philadelphia. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Union Select Dzenan Catic And Eric Bird At MLS SuperDraft

The Union selected Dzenan Catic and Eric Bird at the MLS SuperDraft on Thursday.

01/15/2015

(Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky speaks to Forbes' "Under 30 Summit" in Philadelphia.  Photo by KYW's Melony Roy)

Nutter Thrilled Forbes’ ‘Under 30 Summit’ Makes Philly Long-Term Home

Forbes Magazine says the annual summit — which debuted in Philadelphia — will make the City of Brotherly Love its home for the foreseeable future.

01/05/2015

(Inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center. File photo by John Ostapkovich.)

Philadelphia Hotel Rates and Occupancy Levels Surging Upward

Preliminary numbers for 2014 show the center city occupancy rate was at 76 percent.

01/02/2015

(Members of the Downtowners Fancy Brigade work to complete costumes and props for New Year's Day.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Mummers’ Fancy Brigades Working Feverishly Toward Thursday’s Show

It’s a last-minute flurry of feathers as the eleven Fancy Brigades complete their extravagant pieces that will adorn their indoor performances on New Year’s Day.

12/30/2014

American Heart Association's Jason Ware makes announcement as Mayor Nutter applauds (along with 1200 others at PHLCVB's annual luncheon) (credit: Steve Tawa)

American Heart Association Latest Example Of Success At Pa. Convention Center

Landing one of the largest conventions in the nation is adding to the momentum that the Pennsylvania Convention Center is building.

11/27/2014

A copy of the Archbishop Charles Chaput's pastoral letter. (credit: Archdiocese of Philadelphia)

Archbishop Chaput Pens Pastoral Letter To Teachers, Administrators In Archdiocese Of Philadelphia

Catholic school educators in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia gathered inside the Convention Center Friday for the first “Archbishop’s Day for Teachers and Administrators.”

10/31/2014

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