Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB)


1601 Market St, Suite 200 Philadelphia
Contact Name: 
Jack Ferguson
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Contact Email Address: 
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The Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB), a private non-profit membership corporation, is the official Tourism Promotion Agency for the City of Philadelphia, and the primary sales and marketing agency for the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The PHLCVB competes with its counterparts worldwide for convention and tourism business. The organization has departments dedicated to the multicultural, sports, and life sciences markets.


To generate economic impact and job growth by increasing the region's hotel occupancy and revenues, while concurrently affecting other diverse segments of the hospitality industry. To do whatever it takes to attract ethnically diverse regional, national and international convention and tourism customers through creative sales, marketing and communications efforts. To deliver exceptional service and experiences for all, ensuring repeat business across market segments. To increase the quality of life for all our citizens, stakeholders, and visitors by supporting the region's vibrant arts and entertainment, historic, cultural, retail, restaurant, and sports venues.

The PHLCVB helps member businesses to reach the following people:

  • Meeting, Convention, and Tradeshow Planners
  • International Visitors, Travel Agents, Tour Operators, and Media
  • Domestic Group Tour Operators and Tour Leaders

And we help members generate more business with our comprehensive resources that include sales leads, a convention calendar featuring names and contact information for meeting planners, numerous publications that feature our members, and much more.