Convention Central: Convention Primer! What and Who you Need to Know
The Top Team
The 2016 Philadelphia Host Committee is led by former Governor Ed Rendell and Philly's finest citizens, and are responsible for promoting the host city and raising the bulk of the $85 million to hold the convention (Note: 2014 legislation eliminated the $18 million federal funding allocation for party conventions). The convention will infuse a potential $300 million into the region's economy.