The 2015 World Meeting of Families and Papal Visit is less than 50 days away and here is the latest information to help guide your stay:
Mayor Michael A. Nutter held a press conference on August 5th discussing the preparations for the Papal Visit including the transportation plans for the event. To read his full remarks click here: http://bit.ly/1Dt6ZIQ
There was also a press conference held August 13th to reveal more details in reference to logistical plans and the traffic box implementation. To read the updated article click here: http://bit.ly/1IXc6QA
The Department of Commerce will activate a Business Resource Center to provide information to Philadelphia businesses on how the World Meeting of Families and Papal Visit will impact their employees and operations. Please click here for the Papal Visit Business Resource Center FAQs: : http://1.usa.gov/1TN6GdX
. The Center will be operational at 1:00 p.m. August 17th, and from that point will receive calls to the hotline (215-683-2100) Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Businesses can also submit questions to email@example.com. Businesses should use this service if their questions are not answered by first visiting the City’s Papal Visit Information Center (http://www.phila.gov/InformationCenters/pope/Pages/default.aspx
) where information will be updated on a regular basis.
In leading up to the monumental event, the World Meeting of Families has released a mobile app to help you plan your stay during the 2015 World Meeting of Families event. The “Go Philadelphia!” app, available on both iOS and Android, will guide you through your stay with local activities and events, FAQs and more. http://www.worldmeeting2015.org/the-latest/mobileapps/
Interested in vending at the 2015 World Meeting of Families events? All vendors requesting information regarding the 2015 World Meeting of Families and Papal Visit weekend please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
As of August 17th, 2015 there will be no more applications accepted for vending at the World Meeting of Families Event.
For any other information including but not limited to transportation, places to stay, things to do and see throughout the city region, and the official Papal Itinerary, please visit the official 2015 World Meeting of Families website at: http://www.worldmeeting2015.org/