Philadelphia City Logistics

City Logistics

Amtrak's 30th Street Station offers easy access to Center City Philadelphia and lies less than two hours from both New York City and Washington, D.C.

The Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau is a full-service provider offering complete on-site information and services for your convention, meeting or event. Scroll down for details regarding registration services, special event venues and information on restaurants, transportation and housing.


Located at the crossroads of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states, Philadelphia is a day’s drive or train trip from 40 percent of the U.S. population. Traveling to Philadelphia is incredibly convenient by car, rail or air. Philadelphia International Airport welcomes dozens of flights each day from airlines such Southwest and US Airways, which has a hub in Philadelphia. Amtrak provides extensive service to Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station.

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The Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau has partnered with a preferred housing bureau to provide our city-wide convention groups with the best possible housing experience in Philadelphia. The PHLCVB preferred housing vendor offers state-of-the-art technology and experienced staff to assist meeting planners with maximizing your block to make your job easier. Contact your Convention Services Manager for more information.

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The PHLCVB is proud to offer several options for registration services.

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Philadelphia has numerous museums, gardens, historic homes and one-of-a-kind attractions available for private receptions, dinners and special events.

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Everything you’ve heard is true. Philadelphia’s restaurants offer exquisite cuisine, international charm and creative decor. From cheesesteaks to celebrity chefs such as Jose Garces and Masaharu Morimoto, Philadelphia is a culinary paradise

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Beyond your meeting or convention, Philadelphia has so much to offer. Check out our Visiting PHL page for access to everything from themed itineraries to event listings to our interactive city map and so much more.

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