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Philadelphia

Philadelphia, the largest city in Pennsylvania, is located in the southeast part of the state at the junction of the Schuylkill and Delaware Rivers. The city's harbor, one of the largest freshwater ports in the world, is a major shipping center with rail links to the Midwest and Canada. The city has many landmarks of early American history, including The Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence was signed, and the Liberty Bell. Other significant tourist attractions are the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Franklin Institute Science Museum.

Conference Centers

The Pennsylvania Conference Center boasts 7 Exhibit halls, 2 ballrooms, and 79 meeting rooms, totaling 679,000 square feet of exhibit space and, with the opening of the Expansion, an estimated 2,500 more rooms will be available by 2013. Easily accessible by the Amtrak Rail, Philadelphia International and the SEPTA Rail Line, this conference center has all the amenities necessary to create a successful event.

Located just outside of Center City Philadelphia The ACE Conference Center combines 300 acres of rolling hills with state-of-the-art facilities to provide a secluded, yet highly accessible venue for any type of corporate event. Their 50 conference rooms and event spaces, including three amphitheaters, can be tailored to accommodate any size group up to 500.

Office Space and Business Services

Companies relocating to Philadelphia will find a wide variety of business accommodation and services from virtual offices, mail box services, company formation services, fully serviced offices, business centers, commercial property for sale, warehouses, lofts, units and more. Visit Philadelphia Office Space for more information on serviced offices.

Transportation:

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) serving Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties Philadelphia International Airport provides scheduled domestic and international air service, and as of March 2006, Philadelphia International Airport was the 10th largest airport measured by "traffic movements", and is also a primary hub for US Airways.
Philadelphia is a regional hub of the federally-owned Amtrak system, with 30th Street Station being a primary stop on the Washington-Boston Northeast Corridor.

Useful Information and Services

City of Philadelphia government
Philly.com - Local news
Visitor Site for Greater Philadelphia
Official Convention & Visitors Site for Philadelphia
Philadelphia Hotels & Motels
Philadelphia Relocation Services
Philadelphia Car Hire



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