Choose Pittsburgh

From the moment you choose Pittsburgh, until the last attendee departs, the SportsPITTSBURGH team stands ready to assist.

From the moment you choose Pittsburgh, until the last attendee departs, the SportsPITTSBURGH team stands ready to assist. Our team works hard to provide expertise at every step in the planning process by offering a wide range of event services to make your event and visit to Pittsburgh a success. Whether you are planning a single-hotel or city-wide event, let our team save you time and energy by providing the resources you need at your fingertips.

Why Choose Pittsburgh?

  1. True Sports Town
    The Pittsburgh region has the highest share of visitors attending sporting events of any region in Pennsylvania
  2. Location, Location, Location
    Pittsburgh is conveniently located halfway between New York City and Chicago, less than six hours from Washington D.C., Canada, and nine other states by car or train. 
  3. Award-Winning Customer Service
    VisitPITTSBURGH is a multiple-year winner of numerous industry awards, including the Pinnacle Award, given by Successful Meetings Magazine; Award of Excellence from Corporate and Incentive Travel magazine; and Gold Service Award from Meetings & Conventions magazine
  4. Clean and Green
    Pittsburgh is one of the top cities in the nation for environmentally friendly "green" buildings & downtown Pittsburgh is surrounded by 24 miles of riverfront walking trails
  5. Pittsburgh International Airport
    For those interested in flying, the award-winning Pittsburgh International Airport serves more than 8 million passengers annually, with nonstop destinations continually on the rise. 

Come Experience Pittsburgh!

One of the best ways to experience Pittsburgh is to attend one of our Familiarization Tours. These FAM tours are designed for sports event planners to learn and understand what Pittsburgh can offer, by having an opportunity to experience some of the local flavor that contributes to Pittsburgh repeatedly named "Most Livable City." Contact Dana Kramer to register for a FAM Tour or to schedule a site visit.