By The Numbers

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

5th

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

2nd

Largest Downtown Population (Center City, Behind only Manhattan)

71

Hotels in Philadelphia (42 in Center City)

93,000

Small Business Owners in Philadelphia (1-50 Employees)

958

Food Establishments in Center City

16,000

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

89%

Of Philadelphia businesses are locally owned

369

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.

Chair

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

Co-Chairs

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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