Specialized Services to Maximize
Your Philadelphia Meeting
Diversity, Life Sciences and Sports Divisions
Cater to Your Meeting, Convention or Event Needs
The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau offers planners and attendees three niche business development divisions with networks of experts and resources available to increase your show attendance and grow sponsorship opportunities.
Each division works seamlessly with the PHLCVB and Convention Center staffs to provide access to industry experts and speakers, and connect conventions with off-site networks, venues and regional attendees.
PHL Life Sciences (formerly the Greater Philadelphia Life Sciences Congress – GPLSC)
This congress is comprised of the region’s life sciences leaders representing academic medical centers, hospitals, biotechnology and pharmaceutical firms, venture capitalists and the regional business community.
Life sciences leaders connect you with:
- Nationally-recognized industry experts and speakers
- Off-site networks
- Medical venues
- Area attractions
- Leaders of academic institutions
- Similar customers who have had successful Philadelphia meetings
Learn more about PHL Life Sciences
PHL Diversity (formerly the Multicultural Affairs Congress – MAC)
Philadelphia is proud to represent many multicultural communities and their diverse influence. The first of its kind in the nation, PHLDiversity promotes the city’s diversity and encourages multicultural business and social responsibility.
PHLDiversity leaders connect you with:
- The region’s multicultural community, resources and suppliers
- Media, political, civic and business communities
- Expert speakers, multicultural programming ideas
- Committee development resources
Learn more about PHL Diversity
When it comes to sports and the spirit of competition, there are few cities as passionate as Philadelphia. One of the first sports commissions in the country, PHLSports provides the expertise and resources needed to make any sporting event or sports-centered meeting, convention or tradeshow a success in Philadelphia.
PHLSports leaders assist you with:
- Services and site visits
- Hotel and venue selection
- Event marketing, consulting and staffing
- Securing permits and street closures and coordinating vendors, without the red tape
Learn more about PHL Sports
Additional specialized meeting services
- International meetings information
- LGBT meeting information
- Family reunions