Black Meetings and Tourism

March / April 2023

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• • PITTSBURG• • Pittsburgh is a major meetings des- tination boasting breathtaking skyline views, award-winning restaurants, a thriving arts and culture scene, fantas- tic hotel accommodations and so much more, but it's the Only in Pitts- burgh experiences that make it ideal for your next meeting. Experiences like The Andy Warhol Museum, August Wilson African American Cultural Center, Heinz History Center, The Clemente Museum and many more that make for fantastic things to do and unique venue spaces. Conveniently located downtown and within steps of the Cultural District, a wide selection of world-class accom- modations, a fantastic food scene and more, The David L. Lawrence Convention Center has both long- standing advantages over other meet- ing facilities and new, cutting-edge developments that will best serve meeting planners and attendees long into the future. With more than 1.5 million square feet of meeting and exhibit space, including column-free exhibit halls, the DLCC allows for an abundance of spac- ing and provides meeting planners with flexibility and options. From flexible hybrid meeting options, to an abun- dance of open space, enhanced health and safety practices and more, the DLCC is equipped to host your next event. The premier outdoor event space in Downtown Pittsburgh, the Rooftop Boulevard is a $3 million renovated out- door feature located on the building's fourth level. The sleek, modern space can host up to 300 people depending on the event setup and houses plants native to Western Pennsylvania. Find the right meeting space to make your group feel right at home in Pittsburgh. Exploring the incredible array of meeting and event spaces in Pittsburgh should be an itinerary of its own! Whether you're hosting an intimate gathering of colleagues or entertaining thousands, Pittsburgh offers a fantastic selection of unique venues. The August Wilson African American Cultural Center provides meeting space as well, fully equipped with multiple exhi- bition galleries, a 486-seat theater, an educational center for classes, lectures and hands-on learning and dazzling spaces for commu- nity programs and events. When planning your meeting in Pittsburgh, be sure to call Razak Kadiri, National Sales Manager for Visit Pittsburgh for any assistance you may need. Pittsburgh International Airport serves nearly 10 million passengers annually on 17 carriers. The airport was named by Fast Company magazine as One of the Most Innovative Companies in the World as well as a finalist in its World Changing Ideas awards, both in 2020. WHO YOU GONNA CALL? Visit PITTSBURGH – (888) 568-3744 B M & T ••• March/April 2023 ••• 55 • • • STATS • • • HOTEL ROOMS Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown 760 Loews Philadelphia Hotel 580 Element Philadelphia Hotel 460 W Philadelphia 295 The Bellevue Hotel Philadelphia 163 EXHIBITION FACILITIES Pennsylvania Convention Center Total Space 679,000 sq. ft. Largest Hall 125,000 sq. ft. Largest Ballroom 55,408 sq. ft. Meeting Rooms 82 WHO YOU GONNA CALL? Discover Philadelphia – (215) 636-3300 Downtown Pittsburgh

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