Host City Events

Don't miss your chance to experience Pittsburgh at our host city events!

Opening Reception

Sunday, January 6 @ 6:30pm

Join us at the opening reception in Hall A of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center! 
You've heard about Pittsburgh's transformation from steel city to smart city, and now is your chance to learn all about how the city's past helped it become a hub for innovation, technology, and of course, food. 

Special Announcement
We are thrilled to announce that Ryan Alvarado and fellow cast members for the Broadway sensation Hamilton will be performing* and offering a meet and greet during our opening ceremonies.

*Not a performance of, not affiliated with the show Hamilton.

Networking Reception

Tuesday, January 8 @ 7:00pm

You won't want to miss this one-of-a-kind evening reception at Heinz Field. From legendary sports figures, to artists like Andy Warhol, you can learn about Pittsburgh's iconic charm that can only be described as authentically Pittsburgh. Enjoy the lounges of Heinz Field for the evening, as well as music and dance performances, and don't miss a must-see Pittsburgh spectacle: fireworks over the Allegheny river.