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 MICE Academy has created a partnership with the Associations and Meetings Professionals' Advancement Portal, powered by RecertTrack, to support all sectors of the meetings and events industry.
MIDDLE EAST - Informa Middle East has boosted its profile in the commercial retail market with the acquisition of Channels Exhibitions, a UAE firm specialising in commercial retail and photography events.