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Guest Seminars

Payment of the guest registration fee entitles you to also attend the Guest Seminars offered for no additional charge. Guest Program registrants are invited to attend the following seminars and workshops:

Introduction to Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Convention Center, Sunday, 22 October, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
This is your roadmap to the ins and outs of Philadelphia. Enjoy an overview of what the city has to offer. Your introduction will begin with a short video presentation narrated by Philly's favorite celebrities including Bill Cosby and Kevin Bacon. Guests hoping to find the best Philly cheesesteak or a Philadelphia dining hot spot will have an opportunity to ask questions and get acquainted with the best of Philly. This tour guide led overview will give you a taste of Philadelphia culture, history, and current events. Don't miss out on Philadelphia's favorite traditions. This light discussion about Philadelphia's highlights will help you to prioritize and plan your site seeing itinerary.
Shop Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Convention Center, Monday, 23 October, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
This seminar will be a road map for shopping success in Philadelphia. Our professional image consultant/shopping extraordinaire will show guests where to shop in Philly. Whether bargain hunting or trend trotting, guests will get the inside scoop on Philly's shopping experience. From the Gallery to Antique Row, guests can ask questions and find the perfect fit. Coupons to the area's favorite stores will be provided at the end of the seminar.
Heart to Hearth
Pennsylvania Convention Center, Tuesday, 24 October, 10:00-11:00 a.m.
Susan Plaisted, Culinary Historian, guides guests through an exploration of colonial cooking methods and practices. Guests discover the dining habits of famed Philadelphians, Ben Franklin and English Quaker William Penn (the founder and first Governor of Pennsylvania), visuals of favorite beverages and seasonal bills of fare. This slide series bring the audience to the Bake and Brew of Pennsbury Manor to show colonial preparation techniques and finished products.