The event is targeted at US convention, meeting and tradeshow leaders who book in the Northeast.
The industry event is followed by the largest gathering of risk management practitioners, 11,000 of whom are expected at the PCC, 15-19 April.
During Meeting Metropolis, attendees will also have the ability to:
Visit Pennsylvania Marketplace Expo to get a first look at more than 100 suppliers showcasing leading innovations that are changing the meetings industry Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter is expected to greet delegates on 4 April.
The conference will use 33,162 hotel room nights and bring US$36m worth of economic impact.
AFRICA - The Calabar International Convention Centre in Nigeria, which is currently under construction, has appointed conference industry specialist Paul D'Arcy as its first Chief Executive Officer, effective from January 2015.
ASIA - The Global Business Travel Association Foundation's Global BTI Outlook - India report has revealed that the country's total business travel spend is expected to grow 8.6 per cent in 2014 to US$26.2bn.
EUROPE - This year's edition of EIBTM closed having attracted over 15,500 industry professionals onsite for the three days of the show, an eight per cent increase on 2013 figures, according to organisers.
EUROPE - Moscow's Crocus Expo Convention Centre has recently added a shopping and entertainment mall which is expected to help generate up to a million visitors to the complex each week, James Willsher reports.