Convention Center http://wesa.fm en UPDATED: Furries Converge on Downtown Pittsburgh for Anthrocon 2014 http://wesa.fm/post/updated-furries-converge-downtown-pittsburgh-anthrocon-2014 <p>The world’s largest furry convention is under way in downtown Pittsburgh. The convention for artists, animators, costumers, puppeteers and fans has called the Steel City home since 2006.</p><p>“By the time we’re finished with this particular convention, Anthrocon will have left $41 million of economic activity in the Pittsburgh region over the last nine years,” said Craig Davis, president and CEO of Visit Pittsburgh, the city’s convention and visitor’s bureau.</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 19:51:51 +0000 Deanna Garcia 31971 at http://wesa.fm UPDATED: Furries Converge on Downtown Pittsburgh for Anthrocon 2014 What Conventions Mean for Pittsburgh http://wesa.fm/post/what-conventions-mean-pittsburgh <p>Pittsburgh may be known as the city of bridges, but it also holds many different conventions.</p><p>The reason for the popularity of Pittsburgh for conventions comes down to accessibility, maximum capacity, pricing, availability, and external attractions according to business contributor <a href="http://www.chatham.edu/about/spotlight/women/rebeccaharris.cfm">Rebecca Harris</a>. Tue, 08 Oct 2013 18:04:35 +0000 Nick Frost 17822 at http://wesa.fm What Conventions Mean for Pittsburgh