The Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee for the Democratic National Convention is a nonprofit organization responsible for raising money and offering the city’s fantastic amenities to create a multifaceted, weeklong presentation of events in one of America’s most iconic cities. The Host Committee is comprised of leaders of varying backgrounds who represent the area’s diverse business community; cutting-edge innovation and technology sector; renowned arts and cultural outlets (both institutional and emerging); small, minority-owned and -operated businesses; the booming hospitality and restaurant industries; and beyond.

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)

98%

Of Philadelphia businesses (25,000) are small businesses
(1-50 employees)

369

Outdoor Cafes in Center City

35,000

Hotel Rooms in the Tri-State Region

89%

Of Philadelphia Businesses are Locally Owned

67

National Historical Landmarks

#1

In Hotel Satisfaction
According to Travelmag.com

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.