Philadelphia’s World Heritage City status: What does it mean for tourism in your neighborhood or community?

By Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (other events)

Thursday, October 5 2017 9:00 AM 12:00 PM EST

Philadelphia is the United States' first World Heritage City. What does this mean for Philadelphia neighborhoods and nearby Greater Philadelphia communities? Hear from speakers familiar with neighborhood and community development, historic preservation, and tourism and hospitality.

This event is part of GlobalPhilly 2017.


8:30 am – Registration, Light Breakfast, and Networking

9:00 am – Welcome and Introductions

9:15 am – Presentations

  • Global Philadelphia Association (confirmed)
  • Visit Philly (confirmed)
  • Preservation Alliance of Greater Philadelphia (invited)
  • Wagner Free Institute (invited)

10:30 am – Q&A Panel Discussion

11:00 am – Roundtable Discussion Discuss with your peers and colleagues


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