Conference Center

Large Conference Room in the Laureates Conference Center

Philadelphia has a new home for conferences, meetings, and special events!

The Elaine Levitt and Joel Gershman Education and Conference Center features state-of-the-art meeting space surrounded by an impeccably maintained terrace and tranquil rain garden. In the midst of this exquisite setting, you’ll find high-tech audio/visual equipment, private break-out rooms and a convenient business lounge.

You’ll also have access to ample dining space and the award-winning cuisine of our exclusive caterer, Frog Commissary.  Have your next event at The Elaine Levitt and Joel Gershman Education and Conference Center. You’ll never want to meet anywhere else again.

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The Elaine Levitt and Joel Gershman Education and Conference Center is located in the Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pavilion.

  • Conference Planning Services

    Technology & Audio Visual

    • HD video projector with large screens in the General Sessions Room
    • 90” flat screen monitors in two breakout rooms
    • Sound systems
    • Microphones & podiums
    • Lighting controls
    • Video conferencing in classrooms
    • Complimentary high-speed wireless Internet/wired Internet connections
    • DVD/video players
    • Flip charts with markers
    • Onsite technical support

    At-Your-Service Business Center & Concierge Services

    • Wireless printing
    • Photocopying capability
    • Document scanning
    • Package delivery & receiving

    Complete dining needs by Frog Commissary, our onsite catering partner

    • Continental breakfast
    • Luncheon buffet
    • Convenient refreshment breaks
    • All-day beverages

    Convenient discounted onsite parking


  • Conference Center floor plan

    General Sessions Room

    The General Sessions Room may be divided in half to create two smaller rooms: Meeting Room 1 and Meeting Room 2.

    • Theater capacity: 200
    • Classroom capacity: 125
    • Seated lunch or dinner: 150



    • Cocktail/Reception: 150


    Breakout Rooms

    • Hollow square: 16
    • Classroom: 20
    • Theater: 25 


    Karabots Terrace

    • Cocktail/Reception: 150
    • Seated dinner: 100