Pennsylvania Convention Center
As thousands of infectious disease practitioners from all over the world are in Philadelphia, the word on the tip of their lips is Ebola.
The meeting is a rare and important second visit, which means planners will be able to compare costs before and after the customer satisfaction agreement signed in May, which simplifies work rules.
Philadelphia will play host to Forbes Magazine’s “30 under 30″ summit in mid-October, not only a brain-storming session by those who’ve made it, but a springboard for those who want to.
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed its fifth lawsuit against the Philadelphia police department related to police interfering with civilians trying to photograph arrests.
Up for discussion at the Pennsylvania Convention Center? How to solve the world’s problems over the next half-century.
About 8,000 members of the National Association of Letter Carriers are in Philadelphia, many with family members.
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.
The carpenters call it a lockout. Convention Center management says the union missed a contract deadline.
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.
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.
Convention Center president and CEO John McNichol says the new work rules make it easier for exhibitors to set up their booths.
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.
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.
The agreement allows exhibitors to do more for themselves.
The Carpenters Union has ended a brief strike against the Convention Center and has agreed to a contract extension until May 10th.