By The Numbers

The list of all Philadelphia has to offer is as long as our history.


Largest City in the Country (city population of 1.56 Million)


Largest Downtown Population (Center City, Behind only Manhattan)


Hotels in Philadelphia (42 in Center City)


Small Business Owners in Philadelphia (1-50 Employees)


Food Establishments in Center City


Hotel Rooms in Philadelphia (11,200 in Center City)


Of Philadelphia businesses are locally owned


Outdoor Cafes in Center City

About Our Effort

Community and business leaders, elected officials, and local citizens are coming together to make the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia the most engaging and inclusive political convention in modern history.


Honorable Edward G. Rendell

Former Governor of Pennsylvania
Special Advisor

David L. Cohen

Honorary Chairs

Honorable Tom Wolf

Governor of Pennsylvania

Honorable Jim Kenney

Mayor of Philadelphia
Honorary Vice Chairs

Honorable Robert P. Casey

U.S. Senator

Honorable Bob Brady

Member of Congress

Honorable Marian Tasco

Former City Councilwoman and DNC Member

Honorable Darrell Clarke

City Council President
Finance Chair

Daniel Hilferty


Harold T. Epps

Daniel Hilferty

Honorable Michael A. Nutter

Former Mayor of Philadelphia

Honorable Allyson Schwartz

Former Member of Congress

Honorable Connie Williams

Former PA. State Senator

Kenneth Trujillo

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