Celebration of Diversity in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh’s diversity and 90 vibrant neighborhoods make our region an inclusive event and meeting hub

Pittsburgh is historically known as a melting pot of cultures and lifestyles. Settled by hard-working immigrants, our vivid neighborhoods are alive with unique voices. Discover how Pittsburgh’s diversity can enhance your next meeting or event in our city!

Three of the reasons why groups within the inclusive business events market should consider Pittsburgh for their next meeting.  

1. Successful Meetings

Pittsburgh has a history of hosting notable multicultural business events, such as: 

  • Korean American Adoptee Adoptive Family Network, 2016 Annual Conference
  • National Association of Black Accountants, 2016 Eastern Regional Conference
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., 2016 Eastern Region Annual Meeting
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, 2016 Eastern Regional Conference
  • Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity, 2016 Biennial Alpha Phi Omega National Convention
  • National Black Law Student Association, 2017 Mid-Atlantic Region Meeting
  • National Society for Minorities in Agriculture, National Resources and Related Sciences, 2017 Annual Career Fair & Training Conference
  • National Society of Black Engineers, 2018 Annual National Convention
  • Northeast Greek Leadership Association, 2018 Annual Conference
  • Croatian Fraternal Union of America, 2019 Quadrennial Convention

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2. Black-owned Businesses and Vendors 

Pittsburgh's Business Events Team proudly supports and promotes the numerous Black-owned businesses in Pittsburgh including this amazingly LONG list to share with visitors. Categories include restaurants, retail, arts organizations, health and wellness and more. 

Don’t overlook the event services category - this resource provides invaluable insight for any planner!  

Black-owned Businesses in Pittsburgh

Explore an important part of Pittsburgh's culture through its Black-owned business. From restaurants and bars, to arts and culture, you won't want to miss these local favorites.

3. Diverse Communities  

Visitors looking for an authentic Pittsburgh experience need look no further than Pittsburgh's 90 neighborhoods, each one unique and distinct. Take Homewood, a historically Black and culturally vibrant community bursting with culture, history, brilliant art and so much more. The Homewood Experience, in partnership with Neighborhood Allies and the Homewood Community Development Collaborative, brings the positivity and pride of Homewood to visitors while also catering to its current residents. From the Artwalk, a curation of public art offerings, to the Homewood Walk of Fame and thriving small businesses, the Homewood neighborhood is a great itinerary builder for all visitors.  

Homewood is Home

Homewood is known to have been a thriving, self-sustaining and beautiful community with a bustling main street stretching the length of the community, generations of family owned and operated businesses lining the streets and a dense population of successful Black men and women anchoring the future of this picturesque place.

Inclusive Pittsburgh

Latin-Owned Businesses in Pittsburgh

Looking to support and connect with Latin-owned businesses in Pittsburgh? Browse this list of Latin-owned restaurants, spas, salons, apparel, stores, arts and community organizations!

Make it a Weekend: Pittsburgh Black-Owned Itinerary

Support Black-owned Businesses, Explore Historic Neighborhoods and Celebrate Black Art

Pittsburgh Celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

A historic look at Pittsburgh's Chinatown and our Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage.

Pittsburgh With a Mix of Culture & Flavor

For visitors looking to immerse themselves in Pittsburgh’s Black travel experience, here are just a few of the many sites that the city has to offer.

Diverse Events

There’s no better way to experience Pittsburgh’s diverse communities than at one of our region’s inclusive events. Consider being a part of the culture, entertainment, kinship, food and fun at one of these memorable happenings.

Pittsburgh Pride Revolution

Pittsburgh Pride Revolution is a full four-day festival that you don't want to miss! Celebrate with Pride!

Pittsburgh's Barrel & Flow Fest

Celebrate Black artists, craft brews and the arts at the award-winning Barrel & Flow Fest

Pittsburgh Anthrocon

One of the largest anthropomorphics (human-like animal characters) conventions in the world, thousands of attendees travel to Pittsburgh for this unique celebration that makes Downtown the most exciting place to be in the city.

Pittsburgh International Jazz Festival

Enjoy a three-day celebration of the best in jazz music with world renowned and Pittsburgh musicians!

Contact Us

If you are interested to learn more about hosting your event in Pittsburgh, contact Razak Kadiri, National Sales Manager.

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Explore Black Culture in Pittsburgh

Built by a rich history, Pittsburgh's cultural offerings and welcoming people make our vibrant city a must-see destination. Explore the history makers, artisans, and community members who have helped build Pittsburgh into the vibrant, multicultural city it is today.