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Reasons to Meet in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh isn’t just a tourist destination with remarkable attractions like the Duquesne Incline. The city also is a hub for knowledge and innovation — for example, local universities have attracted more than $10 billion in research funding in the past decade, and the University of Pittsburgh consistently ranks among the top recipients of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding.
We're looking at Pittsburgh by the numbers to give you all the reasons to meet in Pittsburgh you'll ever need, broken down by key markets, hotel availability and other important data to help you plan. Need more info? Just reach out and a friendly face will get you the info.
While Steelers Nation extends throughout the world, Pittsburgh itself is similarly sized in population to Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky and St. Louis, Missouri, including:
Pittsburgh is conveniently located for your event and meeting attendees, and is:
Big event? Pittsburgh has you covered with:
Pittsburgh makes a great first impression when you land at Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)! This stunning facility is the first airport in the world completely powered by solar energy & natural gas generated on site and offers 125 daily nonstop flights to 59 airports (as of Aug. 2022). Additional accolades include:
PIT continues to evolve and better serve passengers and our region, and a new Terminal Modernization Program includes the following enhancements:
The modern Pittsburgh continues to thrive as a place of business. While originally known as a steel town, Pittsburgh's workforce has evolved into excellence in the following fields:
Allegheny Health Network (Highmark Health Insurer) recognized:
These lists of public and private employers speak for themselves:
Top Public Employers (per Pittsburgh Business Times list)
Top Private employers (per Pittsburgh Business Times list)