Here are just some of the many ways you can make your trip to the DPCNC uniquely Philly:
This year’s DPCNC is bound to be our best yet! In addition to lining up a superstar keynote and expert speakers from all corners of the nonprofit world, we chose the setting of downtown Philadelphia to add to the excitement.
Because the conference conveniently follows a weekend, we encourage you to make the most of your trip to the City of Brotherly Love.
Enjoy Old-World charm and incredible eats at Reading Terminal Market.
Since 1892, this historic farmer’s market has been Philly’s go-to destination for, well, just about everything! From Amish specialties and Italian hoagies to delectable pastries and fresh organic produce, Reading Terminal Market offers the greatest variety of both local and exotic eats under one roof. (And the best news? … it’s right across the street from the Convention Center!).
Indulge your inner history-buff.
Venture down the cobblestone streets that were once strolled upon by the likes of Ben Franklin and Betsy Ross. Visit Independence Hall, The Constitution Center, and the Liberty Bell to get an up close look at some of the most significant settings and symbols in American history.
Savor South Philly’s world-famous cheesesteaks.
Whiz with or without? Whatever your fancy, decide fast! There are no frills, no fanfare, and no fussy orders to be had. Experience the one-of-a-kind Philly-cheesesteak dining experience that’s captivated generations of locals and tourists alike! Who’s got the best? You decide!
Jump into your sweats and scale the Art Museum steps.
Just because you’re conference-bound doesn’t mean you have to ditch your workout routine. Test your stamina and see if you can climb the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s towering cement steps that Rocky’s epic run made famous.
Dine very fine at iron-chef establishments sprinkled throughout the city.
With an abundance of raved-about restaurants whose fare runs the gamut from New American to Spanish Tapas to gourmet vegan, Philadelphia is a foodie’s paradise. Check out Philadelphia Magazine’s 50 Best Restaurants of 2016.