The 2019 Visitor Experience Conference will be held at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, PA with associated events taking place at nearby venues.  See below for information on the Conference Hotel and traveling to Center City Philadelphia.

Conference Hotel

VEX has contracted with the following hotel for a great rate and location (only a few blocks from the Franklin Institute!)

The Windsor Suites Philadelphia
1700 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103

The special rate is $184.00 per night plus tax for either a Standard King or Double Queen Suite and includes both complimentary wireless internet and a free continental, grab-and-go breakfast.

Book Online Here

You can also call 215-981-5678 or 1-877-784-8379 and mention that you are attending the Visitor Experience Group’s annual conference to reserve at the above rates.

Windsor Suites


Attendees flying into Philadelphia will fly into Philadelphia International Airport (PHL).

Ground Transportation
At the airport, there are a range of transportation options for travel to Center City Philadelphia, including taxis, bus/train services, and ride shares. There is more detailed information about these options at the airport website (

Parking in Philadelphia
There are many parking options in Center City Philadelphia.  For the panels and sessions at the Franklin Institute on October 14 and October 15, we recommend that you use the Franklin Institute parking garage (VEX attendees receive a discounted rate of $6.00 per day). The GPS address for this garage is 271 North 21st Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

For other parking options during your stay in the city, the Philadelphia Parking Authority has a useful parking locator.