Welcome to Pittsburgh! What do you want to do first? Not sure yet? Well what about plans for tomorrow? …Well you still have time to decide… Where are you staying? You haven't booked a hotel yet?!?!
Pittsburgh is a major meeting destination, boasting fantastic and affordable accommodations and an award-winning food scene. But, it’s the venues and experiences you can find Only in Pittsburgh that make our city truly stand out.
Finding the ideal space for you and your attendees in Pittsburgh is not only easy, but also exciting! The Platinum LEED®-certified David L. Lawrence Convention Center is an exceptional meeting space built with sustainability in mind. And, many of our fantastic attractions double as extraordinary venue spaces. There are so many Only in Pittsburgh spaces to choose from, like The Andy Warhol Museum, Senator John Heinz History Center, August Wilson African American Cultural Center, Roberto Clemente Museum, National Aviary, Gateway Clipper and more. These attractions can provide you with the space you’re looking for to create those memorable experiences your attendees love.
That’s just a start of the Only in Pittsburgh entertainment your attendees will find in our beautiful city. The Duquesne Incline is a must-see experience where visitors ride up Mount Washington on one of the city’s iconic funiculars to breathtaking skyline views. Arts enthusiasts are sure to love the eclectic selection of attractions including the Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History, Mattress Factory, The Frick Pittsburgh and more. And, the Pittsburgh Glass Center welcomes guests for one-time classes and hands-on, takeaway experiences blowing glass.
Attendees looking to bring the whole family will be elated with the many Only in Pittsburgh options because Pittsburgh is KidsBURGH®! That’s right – with so many family-friendly attractions like Kennywood, Carnegie Science Center, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium and more, Pittsburgh has something for every member of your family.
Pittsburgh has plenty to offer sports enthusiasts as well. With stunning views throughout the stadium, PNC Park is a bucket-list ballpark for any baseball fan. PNC Park, along with Heinz Field and PPG Paints Arena, offer tours to soak in the behind-the-scenes experiences. Sports enthusiasts also can explore the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum and learn about the talented athletes and sports icons from the region including Arnold Palmer, Dan Marino, Josh Gibson and many more.
Of course, when you host a meeting in Pittsburgh, you’ll also find another unique, Only in Pittsburgh experience - the welcoming, friendly people. And, not just those in the hospitality industry – though you will certainly find them here, too. Pittsburgh has a deep-rooted history that has led to a very uplifting local community. Not only are we proud of our rich history, but we’re also proud of our future and the leading education, life science & health, manufacturing and tech city that Pittsburgh has become. Pittsburghers have a strong sense of wanting to show visitors just how special our city is, and no matter who you meet in our 90 unique neighborhoods, they’ll be quick to tell you about our extraordinary city.
You’ll certainly find that welcoming, friendly mentality with everyone on our MeetPITTSBURGH team. Our experienced convention sales and convention services teams are ready to help you every step of the way. Reach out to our team and find out how we can make your next meeting memorable, Only in Pittsburgh!
Published June 22, 2021