PA Convention Center Brings $728 million for Regional Economy

Center reports on closing of 2012-2013 fiscal year

PHILADELPHIA , Pa. – The Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority announced today that it hosted 226 events with 1.1 million planners, attendees and exhibitors, resulting in a $728 million regional economic impact during the past fiscal year.

In addition, hotel tax revenue was strong, showing a 6 percent increase over the previous fiscal year and coming in 9 percent higher than budget projections.  These figures reflect unaudited results for the fiscal year that beginning July 1, 2012 and ending June 30, 2013.  Here is a summary of coverage from the announcement:

Conference and Meetings World

Philadelphia Daily News/Philly.com

Insight Magazine

Mid-Atlantic Events Magazine