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It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Yes, the popular FX comedy series may have already brought sunshine to the minds of Philadelphia onlookers, but after spending three days in the city of brotherly love, I realized that it really does give visitors the warmth one wouldn’t necessarily expect from an East Coast destination. Not only do the members of the hospitality community act like a family amongst themselves, they make those visiting feel every bit a part of it.

At the Meeting Metropolis event last week, President and CEO of the Pennsylvania Convention Center AuthorityAhmeenah Young even referred to the 200 attendees as cousins that the city wanted to invite back again and again and again. And the fact that they’re ending the 8% labor tax at the convention center as early as June—an announcement that made event professionals throughout the room eager to go on the tour the next day—may just be the start of a growing kinship. Read more »