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Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

PHLCVB is a visitor or convention bureau based in Philadelphia, PA that was founded in 1942. As of 2019 they had $20 million in revenue and $12 million in assets.

To generate economic impact and job growth by increasing the region's hotel occupancy and revenues, while concurrently affecting other diverse segments of the hospitality industry.

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Program areas at PHLCVB

Convention sales the phlcvb's Convention sales program is charged with helping to drive overnight visitation by booking and servicing meetings, conventions, trade shows and sporting events into the Pennsylvania Convention center, member hotels and off-site venues. This activity is critical to the success of Philadelphia's tourism industry, as meetings and conventions are longer- term pieces of business which provide a strong foundation for Philadelphia's economy and provides security for Philadelphia's hospitality-related jobs. The Convention sales function includes focused sales support organized within three key verticals - diversity, life sciences, and sports, and data and analytical research to support the Convention sales function.

Group tour sales the phlcvb's group tour sales program helps grow overnight visitation by connecting with domestic group tour operators. The team works to position Philadelphia as a top us destination for group leisure travel by participating in trade shows, hosting group tour trade media, and leveraging direct marketing and advertising to position Philadelphia.

Global tourism the phlcvb global tourism program is dedicated to increasing Philadelphia's position as a leading destination for overseas Visitors and domestic group tours as another strategy to drive overnight visitation. In partnership with seven in-market representation offices, the phlcvb's Philadelphia- based program promotes the destination across 23 global markets.

Form 990s for PHLCVB

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-06Sep 15, 2020990View PDF
2018-06Aug 17, 2019990View PDF
2017-06Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-06Aug 11, 2017990OView PDF
2015-06Aug 1, 2016990OView PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for PHLCVB

Total grants, contributions, etc.$19,093,748
Program services$914,683
Investment income and dividends$89,671
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$457,788
Total revenues$20,555,890

Vendors for PHLCVB

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Milligan and Company LLCTax accounting2020-07-14
█████████Content management system software2020-03-02
████████ █████Advertising$539,7232015-06-01
████ ██████ ██ █████Rent$241,6492015-06-01
████████████████ ███████████Advertising$399,7642015-06-01
███████ ███ ███████Building Construction$979,8482015-06-01
████ █████ █████████Insurance$381,4992015-06-01

Personnel at PHLCVB

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Julie CokerPresident and Chief Executive Officer$428,323Sept. 15, 2020
Angela ValChief Administration Officer$187,228June 30, 2019
██████ █ █████Vice President Finance$151,226June 30, 2019
███████ ████████Vice President Conv Sales$198,918June 30, 2019
██████ ██ █████General Manager-Aug. 28, 2020
█████████ ████Director of Sales and Marketing-Aug. 28, 2020
██████ █████Past Executive Director PSC$149,671June 30, 2019
██████ ██████Past Executive Director Marcom$175,930June 30, 2019
████████ ███████████Past Executive Director LT$100,797June 30, 2019
███████ █████Senior Vice President Conv.$260,223June 30, 2019
...and five more key personnel

Peer convention centers and visitor bureaus

1Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board (VFTCB)501(c)(6)$9.4 millionKing of Prussia, PA
2Visit Bucks County (VBC)501(c)(6)$5.5 millionBensalem, PA
3Greater Pittsburgh Convention and Visitors Bureau501(c)(6)$13 millionPittsburgh, PA
4Visit Hamilton County Indiana501(c)(6)$5.6 millionCarmel, IN
5Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau (CCCVB)501(c)(6)$5.7 millionConcord, NC
6Destination Ann Arbor501(c)(6)$6.9 millionAnn Arbor, MI
7Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau501(c)(6)$6.1 millionDes Moines, IA
8Visit Santa Barbara501(c)(6)$5.5 millionSanta Barbara, CA
9Visit Albuquerque501(c)(6)$6.5 millionAlbuquerque, NM
10Gwinnett Convention and Visitors Bureau (GCVB)501(c)(6)$24 millionDuluth, GA
11Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau501(c)(6)$33 millionAtlanta, GA
12Visit Tampa Bay501(c)(6)$16 millionTampa, FL
13Memphis Tourism Corporation501(c)(6)$16 millionMemphis, TN
14Scottsdale Convention and Visitors Bureau501(c)(6)$16 millionScottsdale, AZ
15Richmond Region Tourism501(c)(6)$6.8 millionRichmond, VA
16San Diego Tourism Authority / San Diego Convention and Tourist Bureau501(c)(6)$42 millionSan Diego, CA
17Cincinnati USA Convention and Visitors Bureau501(c)(6)$10 millionCincinnati, OH
18Sacramento Convention and Visitors Bureau (SCVB)501(c)(6)$11 millionSacramento, CA
19New Orleans and Company501(c)(6)$37 millionNew Orleans, LA
20Destination DC501(c)(6)$24 millionWashington, DC
21Greater Boston Convention and Visitors Bureau (GBCVB)501(c)(6)$14 millionBoston, MA
22Travel Portland501(c)(6)$29 millionPortland, OR
23Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau501(c)(6)$5.5 millionMadison, WI
24Visit Napa Valley501(c)(6)$7.7 millionNapa, CA
25Long Beach Area Convention and Visitors Bureau501(c)(6)$11 millionLong Beach, CA