Philadelphia, the Place that Loves You Back

Wednesday, 2/22/2012 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Event Type

Lecture/Panel Discussion
Act 48/CEU Credits Offered
Independence Visitor's Center
525 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Tourism has become increasingly important to Greater Philadelphia’s economy, generating in one year 36 million visitors and $8 billion in economic impact, while supporting 83,000 jobs. In this discussion, take a look behind the campaigns that promote Philadelphia to the region, the nation, and the world.  The discussion will be moderated by Charlene Mires of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities at Rutgers-Camden with panelists including Richardson Dilworth of Drexel University, Meryl Levitz of the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation, and Bob Skiba of the Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides.