Pennsylvania Convention Center


Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107-2299

The 2014 ASCB/IFCB Meeting will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Philadelphia is a walkable downtown area. In 2013, Walk Score named Philly the fourth most walkable city in the country.



The Pennsylvania Convention Center has five (5) onsite Automated Teller Machines (ATMs).

There are four ATMs located on the 100 level:

  • One in the Broad Street Atrium near Registration
  • One near the entrance at 13th and Arch Streets outside the restrooms, near Room 109A. 
  • One near the entrance at 12th and Arch Streets outside the restrooms, near Room 107A.
  • One near the other entrance at 12th and Arch Streets outside Exhibit Hall D.

There is also one ATM on the 200 Level (Exhibit Level), located near the Gift Shop and Business Center, near Exhibit Hall B.

Business Center, 200 Level, between Exhibit Halls B & C

The full-service business center offers a wide range of supplies, services, and shipping, high-volume copying, large image printing, faxing, etc.

FedEx Office Print and Ship Center, Pennsylvania Convention Center
Phone: 215-925-1218


Dec. 5-9 7:30 am-5:30 pm
Dec. 10 7:30 am-1:00 pm

Coat/Poster/Luggage Storage, Registration Area

A Coat/Poster/Luggage Storage is located in the Registration area. The cost is $2 per item.

Note: Luggage may not be taken into meeting rooms.


Saturday, Dec. 6 8:00 am-10:30 pm
Sunday, Dec. 7 7:30 am-9:00 pm
Monday, Dec. 8 7:30 am-9:00 pm
Tuesday, Dec. 9 7:30 am-9:00 pm
Wednesday, Dec. 10 7:30 am-12:30 pm

First Aid and Security

In an emergency, use the nearest house phone, located on all by public concourses, by each entrance to the convention center, and ballroom, and terrace pre-function areas.  Dial 4911 or call 215-418-4911 from any outside phone line.  Please do not dial 911.

A First Aid Room is located on the 200 Level, which is the same level as the ASCB Learning Center, in Exhibit Hall D. The first aid room is accessible from both inside the Exhibit Hall and from the concourse/hallway.  If you need to reach the first-aid, you can call 215-418-5480 during the hours listed below.

The First Aid Administrator will be on duty:

Saturday, Dec. 6 7:00 am-10:00 pm
Sunday, Dec. 7 7:00 am-8:00 pm
Monday, Dec. 8  7:00 am-8:30 pm
Tuesday, Dec. 9  7:00 am-8:00 pm
Wednesday, Dec. 10  7:00 am-5:00 pm

Infant Lounge, Room 112B

The Infant Lounge will be equipped with a table and chairs, a bathroom nearby, electricity, and a water cooler. The private lounge provides a comfortable and secure environment for nursing mothers and parents with infants. Parents and guardians are responsible for providing infant care supplies. The Infant Lounge is unsupervised, and the ASCB is not responsible for any accidents or injuries that may occur.


Saturday, Dec. 6 8:00 am-10:00 pm
Sunday, Dec. 7 7:30 am-7:30 pm
Monday, Dec. 8 7:30 am-7:30 pm
Tuesday, Dec. 9 7:30 am-7:30 pm
Wednesday, Dec. 10 7:30 am-12:30 pm

Lost and Found, Room 104A

Please turn in any item found throughout the Pennsylvania Convention Center to Room 104A. Items are kept throughout the meeting until Wednesday, December, 10 at 12:00 Noon.


To see a detailed floor plan of the facility, please click here.

Message Center, Registration area


Saturday, Dec. 6 7:30 am-10:00 pm
Sunday, Dec. 7 7:30 am-8:00 pm
Monday, Dec. 8 7:30 am-8:00 pm
Tuesday, Dec. 9 7:30 am-8:00 pm
Wednesday, Dec. 10 7:30 am-1:00 pm

On Wednesday, December 10, at 1:00 pm, the Message Center will be dismantled, and any messages left on the boards will be discarded.

Restaurant Reservations/Concierge Desk, Registration area

A Restaurant and Concierge Services Desk is located in the Broad Street Atrium near the Registration Area. The service is complimentary for both attendees and exhibitors. The Desk offers Philadelphia information and access to restaurant menus. Desk staff can make immediate dining reservations by phone and recommend attractions and activities throughout the Philadelphia region.


Sunday, Dec. 7 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Monday, Dec. 8 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Tuesday, Dec. 9 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Wireless Internet Access

The ASCB will provide free, wireless Internet access during the 2014 ASCB/IFCB Meeting. Access will be available in all common areas of the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Wireless is not accessible in the ASCB Learning Center (formerly called the Exhibit Hall) or the meeting rooms.

Meeting attendees who wish to use the service should bring their own laptop computer or PDA, with a wireless 802.11b/g network card installed. Set the SSID (wireless network identifier) to ASCB2014.

Onsite technical support will not be provided.

Please configure your wireless connection before coming to the meeting. Remember to consider the security implications of using the wireless network and protect your laptop accordingly.

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