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.
MIDDLE EAST - Dubai Business Events has signed an agreement with New York-based Marketing Challenges International to help grow Dubai's reputation in North America as a leading business events destination.
EUROPE - Over 100 delegates from the Greek meetings industry attended EFAPCO's Think Forum in Athens to tackle issues currently facing the sector, most notably the lack of recognition from the Greek government.