PHL Diversity Keeps Upping Its Game After 30 Years
PHL Diversity keeps upping its game after 30 years
PHL Diversity is celebrating 30 years of driving diverse convention business to the city.
The business development division, which is part of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, promotes the city as an ethnically diverse destination by showcasing the city’s multicultural communities.
The division was founded as the Multicultural Affairs Congress in 1987 by A. Bruce Crawley, U.S. Rep. Dwight Evans, Beverly Harper, Ernie Jones, Bob Nelson and Ahmeenah Young.
It was created at a time when members of the African-American community were concerned that Blacks and other people of color were being excluded from management level jobs and significant …