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The 2026 FIFA World Cup Trophy on display before a press conference at Rockefeller Plaza in New York. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray)
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Behind the Scenes of the 2026 World Cup Bid Process

They gathered in different ways. Some had big, public parties. Others gathered in a conference room as a small group. One watched from a villa in Tuscany. Watching at home, John Kristick was able to reflect. When Qatar was awarded the 2022 World Cup in December 2010, it was at the expense of the United […]

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WrestleMania 38 in Dallas this April broke the all-time WWE attendance record.

WrestleMania Set to Return to Philadelphia for First Time in 25 years

For the first time in 25 years, WrestleMania is coming back to Philadelphia. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney, the Philadelphia Eagles, the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, PHL Sports and WWE have announced that Lincoln Financial Field will host WWE’s pop-culture extravaganza, WrestleMania 40, on April 6–7, 2024. “We are proud to welcome WWE fans from […]

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Gregg Caren Tapped to Lead Philadelphia CVB

The Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau has named longtime ASM Global executive Gregg Caren to the position of president and CEO. Caren most recently served as the executive vice president, sales and strategic business development for ASM Global, formerly SMG, which operates 350 venues worldwide. He has also served in a variety of senior leadership […]

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