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We look forward to hosting you at Digital Summit Philadelphia!

Below you will find the information to assist you in your planning for this event

Digital Summit Philadelphia
August 23-24, 2017

Venue
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107
www.paconvention.com

Below is a breakdown of what is included by pass type:

Conference All Access Premium Platinum
On-site Registration: Day 1, 12:45pm X X X X
On-site Registration: Day 1, 8:00am X X X
Main Conference
Day 1: 12:45-6pm | Day 2: 8:30am-6:30pm
X X X X
Pre-Conference Workshops
Day 1: 8:30am-12:45pm
X X X
Day 1 Lunch * X X X
Day 2 Lunch * X X X X
Keynotes, Exhibitor Showcase, Networking Receptions & Access to Presentation Decks X X X X
OnDemand: Slidecasts w/ audio X X X
VIP Lounge Access X X
Reserved Seating and On-site Concierge X X
Backstage Keynote Meet + Greet X
Expert 1on1 Speaker Consultations X
Dedicated Meeting Space and Premium Swag Bag X

*Allergies and Dietary Restrictions: If you require special dietary needs, please contact autumn@techmediaco.com by August 14th to provide advance notice. A vegetarian option will already be offered on a first come, first served basis.

Please note: The venue is unable to accommodate special requests made after August 14th or on-site.

Conference, All Access and Premium Passes can be upgraded by visiting this direct upgrade link and selecting ‘Conference to All Access’, ‘All Access to Premium’ or ‘Premium to Platinum’.

Pre-Conference is a selection of intensive morning workshops exclusive to those with an All Access, Premium or Platinum Pass. The Pre-conference Workshops take place on Wednesday, August 23rd, 8:30am – 12:45pm. To learn more, visit the Pre-Conference Workshops page.

If you’re not sure which level pass you have, please contact Autumn in our registration department: autumn@techmediaco.com | 919-529-5373

Digital Summit Philadelphia will be held in the Grand Hall, 200 Level of the Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 | (215) 418.4700 | www.paconvention.com

For directions and parking info visit the location page.

No need to bring anything! Just stop by registration and we’ll have your badge waiting for you by last name.

The Pennsylvania Convention Center spans several blocks in Center City Philadelphia. Here are general directions on how to reach the facility which conveniently is located above Septa’s Jefferson Station.

From The Northern and Western Suburbs
Take I-76 East to Exit 344 for I-676 East.
Follow signs for Central Philadelphia.
Take I-676 East and exit at Broad Street/Rt. 611 (2nd exit).
You will be on Vine Street.
Follow Vine Street to 12th Street (4 traffic lights).

From I-95 Northbound, Philadelphia International Airport, Baltimore, Washington, and Delaware
Take I-95 North to Exit 22 for Central Philadelphia I-676.
Stay in the left lane of this exit.
Follow signs for 676 West to the 1st exit (Broad Street).
This exit brings you up onto 15th St.
Get into the left lane and follow the sign for 611/Broad Street and make a left turn on to Vine Street.
Follow signs for Vine Street/PA Convention Center.
Make a right on to 12th Street.
The entrances to the Convention Center are located two blocks ahead at the NE and NW corners of 12th & Arch Streets

From I-95 Southbound, New York, Northern and Central New Jersey
Take I-95 South to Exit 22 for Central Philadelphia I-676.
Stay in the left lane of this exit.
Follow signs for 676 West to the 1st exit (Broad Street).
This exit brings you up onto 15th St.
Get into the left lane and follow the sign for 611/Broad Street and make a left turn on to Vine Street.
Follow signs for Vine Street/PA Convention Center.
Make a right on to 12th Street.
The entrances to the Convention Center are located two blocks ahead at the NE and NW corners of 12th & Arch Streets.

From the Pennsylvania Turnpike
Follow Pennsylvania Turnpike to Exit 20 / I-476 (Mid County Interchange).
Take I-476 South to Exit 16/ I-76E Philadelphia.
Stay on I-76 East for approximately 12 miles.
Exit at 344 / I- 676 East.
Take I-676 East and exit at Broad Street/Rt. 611 (2nd exit).
You will be on Vine Street.
Follow Vine Street to 12th (4 traffic lights).

From the New Jersey Turnpike (New York)
Take the NJ Turnpike to exit 4 (Philadelphia / Camden Exit).
Get onto 73 North and follow it to 38 West.
Take 38 West following the signs directing to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge (The Bridge is 30 West), crossing into Philadelphia.
Follow the signs for Convention Center (this is Vine Street).
Go approximately 6 blocks, make a left turn onto 12th Street.

From PA 309
Take PA 309 South to Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Follow Turnpike West to Exit Mid County Interchange / 476S Chester.
Take I-476 South to Exit 16 / I-76 Philadelphia.
Stay on I-76 East for approximately 12 miles.
Exit at 344 / I- 676 East.
Take 676 East and exit at Broad Street/Rt. 611 (2nd exit).
You will be on Vine Street.
Follow Vine Street to 12th Street (4 traffic lights).

From US 611
Take US 611 South into Philadelphia (611 South becomes Broad Street).
Go South on Broad Street for approximately 8 miles.
In Center City, turn left onto Vine Street / Local Traffic.
Follow Vine Street to 12th Street (2 traffic lights).

From New Jersey and Atlantic City Area
Take Atlantic City Expressway to 42 North.
Follow 42 North to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge (Rt. 676), crossing into Philadelphia.
Follow the signs for Convention Center (this is Vine Street).
Go approximately 6 blocks, make a left turn onto 12th Street.

From Lehigh Valley and Northeastern Pennsylvania
Take the Northeast Extension of the Turnpike I-476 towards Philadelphia
Take Mid-County Exhig and merge onto I-476 South
Take I-476 South to Exit 16 / I-76 E Philadelphia
Stayon I-76 for approximately 12 miles
Exit at 344/ I-676 East
Take I-676 East and exit at Broad Street/ Rt. 611 (2nd exit)
You will be on Vine Street
Follow Vine Street to 12th (4 traffic lights)

There are many parking options, including garages and surface lots, which are conveniently located within blocks of the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The rates for parking along the perimeter of the building vary.

We recommend that you contact the Philadelphia Parking Authority for the closest lots and garages and the current rate schedules to assist with planning your visit.

The Pennsylvania Convention Center is located in the heart of Center City Philadelphia at 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107. It is easily accessible by car, train, regional rail, and bus.

  • PATCO (Port Authority Transit Corporation) is a high speed train line between Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia.
  • SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority) is a metropolitan and regional transportation agency and authority that operates various forms of public transit: bus, subway and elevated rail, commuter rail, light rail, and electric trolleybus.
  • PHLASH is the quick, easy and inexpensive connection to key Philadelphia historic attractions and cultural institutions.
  • NJ Transit is New Jersey’s public transportation corporation that operates bus, rail, and light rail transit.
  • Philadelphia International Airport
  • Amtrak is a railroad service connecting more than 500 destinations in 46 states.

For attendees that will require hotel accommodations, we have secured a block of rooms at Marriott Philadelphia Downtown at the discounted rate of $200+. Marriott Philadelphia Downtown is the newest 4 diamond Starwood property in the heart of center city. Marriott Downtown is located within walking distance from the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

The group rate will be available until August 7. To make your reservation, please call the Reservation line at 877-901-6632 and reference Digital Summit Philadelphia or book online using the Digital Summit reservation link.

  • Opening Reception: Wednesday, August 23rd from 5:15pm-6:30pm
  • Morning Coffee Social: Thursday, August 24th from 7:30am-8:30am
  • Networking Break: Thursday, August 24th from 10:30am-11:00am
  • Closing Reception: Thursday, August 24th from 5:20pm-6:30pm

Follow the event @DigSumPhilly and use #DSPhilly to tweet or follow other tweeters.

Stay updated and connect with fellow attendees on our Facebook page.

There will be free Wi-Fi available throughout the event space.

  • Snacks will be provided at the opening beer & wine reception on Wednesday.
  • Light Breakfast will be available from 7:30am – 8:30am on Thursday morning.
  • Box Lunch is provided during the Thursday keynote for all attendees (Pre-Conference attendees will also receive a box lunch on Wednesday).
  • Coffee & tea service will be available during various breaks throughout the conference.
  • Closing Reception will take place immediately following the final sessions on Wednesday.

Allergies and Dietary Restrictions: If you require special dietary needs, please contact autumn@techmediaco.com by August 14th to provide advance notice. A vegetarian option will already be offered on a first come, first served basis.

Please note: The venue is unable to accommodate special requests made after August 14th or on-site.

Folks that require special assistance (nursing moms, accessibility, allergies) can email autumn@techmediaco.com to provide advance notice.

You’ll find a range of attire at the conference but generally most attendees are in business casual. Temperatures in conference halls may fluctuate widely. It’s advised to dress in layers.

Attendees will receive an email within one week of event closing with a post-event survey and access information to view presentations via a secure portal from the Digital Summit website. Please note that presentations will not be available to download, but will be available for viewing for 6 weeks after the event.

It’s of utmost importance to us that the conference be informative, valuable and fun for all. If there is anything we can do to make for a better experience, please let us know by filling out our post-event survey immediately following the conference. We read EVERY one, and use them to shape our future conferences.

Join us at DS Philadelphia 2017

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