Welcome to the Pressroom for Global Philadelphia Association. This page contains straight information and resources about Global Philadelphia Association for journalists.

Our association
About GPA
Our mission

Key representatives
Zabeth Teelucksingh
John F. Smith, III

Media Inquiries
Social Media

World Heritage Press & Media info, click here

Press Releases:

 Philly is in the Travel + Leisure's list of 50 top places to travel in 2017!

When it comes to places to visit in the new year, Philadelphia should be at the top of travelers’ short lists, according to Travel + Leisure magazine.
December 8, 2016













May 26, 2016







GPA-PRESS-RELEASE- DECEMBER 11 The Global Philadelphia Association (GPA) will mark its fifth anniversary by holding a Global Ideas Summit and Awards Ceremony at its annual meeting on Monday, December 14. The Ideas Summit portion will focus on Philadelphia’s recent designation as the first World Heritage City in the United States. At the reception to follow, the GPA will honor four distinguished recipients of its first “Globy” Awards, each a leader in our community who has made significant contributions to the Philadelphia region and its international heritage and stature.


December 11, 2015



Presented by the Global Philadelphia Association, GlobalPhilly™2015 has already attracted over 34,000 people to 74 events during the first half of its two-month exposition. GlobalPhilly 2015 aims to enhance the international stature of Philadelphia. Events and programs are centered on international themes and issues through November 15.
October 13, 2015




The event was observed to day at Conversation Hall in City Hall by the members of the World Heritage Cities Steering Committee, a joint committee of the City of Philadelphia and the Global Philadelphia Association.
September 9, 2015





Steve Highsmith, from PHL17, interviewed John Smith, III and Zabeth Teelucksingh, about GlobalPhilly 2015, the Philadelphia International Exposition happening on September 15th - November 15th 2015!
August 31, 2015








The birthplace of American democracy is ready to take center stage as a truly global city. That’s the driving principle behind GlobalPhilly™ 2015, a 60-day international exposition that will celebrate and showcase Philadelphia and its diverse heritage and strengths from September 15 through November 15.
August 26, 2015
GlobalPhilly 2015 appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer today!
August 26, 2015


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