6:30–7:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception

Kick off the conference and connect with your fellow delegates at a “Welcome to Philadelphia” reception, held in the historic Ballroom at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Enjoy the spectacular surroundings of the historic Philadelphia venue that was originally the Reading Railroad Company’s waiting room.

Sample delights from Philadelphia’s culinary scene, including cheesesteaks, pork sliders, and craft beers from local microbreweries.

This reception is included in the delegate fee. Dress is business casual.