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Meeting Planners Have More Reasons Than Ever to Book Pittsburgh in 2023
From an expansive hotel tucked along the North Shore to welcoming breweries, intriguing dining concepts, stimulating cultural exhibitions and more - a new year brings new, exciting experiences and attractions sure to enhance your next Pittsburgh meeting or event!
The Landing Hotel Pittsburgh at Rivers Casino Pittsburgh has it all – 210 guest rooms, a plethora of event spaces including a 25,000-square-foot event center and 10,000-square-foot ballroom, plus multiple breakout room options, direct access to the existing casino, convenient location next to world-class stadiums like Acrisure Stadium and PNC Park, and maybe most importantly, panoramic views of the city’s stunning skyline.
Boasting a contemporary interior and exterior, the hotel also features free breakfast and free valet parking. Additional amenities include a mini fridge in each room and access to a 24/7 fitness center.
Housed in a renovated building that dates back to 1826, CADENCE+ At The Strip is an event space, speakeasy and bike/run shop all under one roof. The 8,550-square-foot CityLine Events Center on the top floor is operated by Common Plea Catering and features space for up to 350 people, as well as panoramic views of the city.
More intimate gatherings can be held underground at CADENCE+ Cellars, a modern-industrial speakeasy restaurant and bar that boasts multiple tasting rooms with space for 150.
The refined taproom and cocktail bar at Bonafide Beer Co., Pittsburgh's newest brewery, makes for a great place to sip and enjoy modern takes on everything from IPAs to Scottish ales, Irish dry stouts and American lagers. With an upscale interior and high-end whiskey selection, Bonafide is a perfect stop to add for a before-dinner or late night drink for your next group.
Christian Simmons (Pennsylvania Libations, Four Seasons Brewing) and Travis Tuttle (Butler Brew Works), two familiar faces in the greater Pittsburgh beer scene, formed Bonafide out of friendship and a vision to produce authentic experiences for their patrons.
Your attendees will forget they're in Pittsburgh as they discover orchids and the cultural influences behind bonsai at Orchid and Tropical Bonsai Show: Origin Stories, open now through March 5 at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Guests have the opportunity to wander among colorful displays of orchids, view fruiting and flowering bonsai trees, learn more about the origins of the many unique bonsai styles and much more.
Christian James, the newest restaurant concept housed within Joinery Hotel Pittsburgh, shows that behind every great dish is an even better story. By creating a fictional character reminiscing about his travels, James’ menu features fare from around the globe all paired perfectly with personal anecdotes and history that make this experiential dining experience a must for event planners.
New museums and exhibits make Pittsburgh exciting to visit year after year for annual events. Now through Sept. 4, guests can dive deep into The Viking Age at VIKINGS: Warriors of the North Sea at the Carnegie Science Center.
This limited exhibition features never-before-seen jewelry, clothes, weapons and much more. Visitors have their pick of immersive experiences as they can build their own Viking ship using a touch screen, hold a Viking sword and even try on traditional garb and roleplay as a Viking.
Add culture and diversity to your next event with a stop at Neighbor to Neighbor, a visual art exhibition featuring the works of six artists, opens at Kelly Strayhorn Theater in East Liberty on Feb. 11 and runs through May 27. Presented in collaboration with BOOM Concepts, the exhibit, which brings together a diverse range of visual strategies, considers the impacts and possibilities around active neighboring.
Bombay to Burgh, a trendy Southeast Asian bistro located across from the Edgewood Towne Center, brings complex flavors combined with the comforts of a home-cooked meal. The restaurant partners with local farmers and makers for the best ingredients which are then transformed into authentic dishes from the Indian subcontinent.