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.
WORLD - The World PCO Alliance is reporting 15 per cent growth for 2013. Alliance members now include 20 professional organisers worldwide who put together 500 congresses with over 450,000 delegates in 2013.
EUROPE - Conference organiser and event management software specialist Xing Events has launched its fourth annual online survey among event organisers on the subject of social media within the event industry.