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

Private Company Set To Take Over Day-To-Day Operations Of PA Convention Center

With the booking of major conventions on the decline, the Convention Center board has hired the firm SMG, based in Conshohocken, to take over operations, replacing paid staff.


Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority Board Chairman Gregory Fox announces the board's decision. (credit: Steve Tawa)

Pennsylvania Convention Center Board Hires Management Firm To Increase Bookings

A private manager has been retained by the Pennsylvania Convention Center to run the day-to-day operations, in an effort to reverse a trend of lagging bookings of future conventions, meetings and trade shows.



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