FedEx Office Opens New Location in Pennsylvania Convention Center
DALLAS and PHILADELPHIA, June 8, 2011— FedEx Office, an operating company of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), recently opened a location in the newly-expanded Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.
This new FedEx Office® Print and Ship Center will provide meeting exhibitors and attendees with convenient access to high-quality printing, shipping and office services. In addition, visitors attending the nearly 250 events each year at the Pennsylvania Convention Center can submit orders via FedEx Office Print Online for production at the store, saving the hassle of traveling with hefty materials and presentations.
“We’ve been meeting the needs of event planners and show exhibitors with our hotel and convention center locations for almost two decades. So, customers visiting our new location in the Pennsylvania Convention Center can rest assured they’ll receive a consistent and outstanding experience,” said Kim Dixon, chief operating officer for FedEx Office.
The FedEx Office is located on Level 2 of the Pennsylvania Convention Center between Exhibit Halls B and C, and is accessible to meeting organizers, attendees, exhibitors and Pennsylvania Convention Center staff. Similar to traditional FedEx Office stores, this location offers copying and digital printing services, sign and banner production, FedEx Express and FedEx Ground shipping options, and more.
“We know our show organizers, exhibitors and attendees will appreciate the convenience of having the FedEx Office located at our facility,” said Ahmeenah Young, president & CEO, Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority. “This is a welcome addition to our newly-expanded building and a further demonstration of our ongoing commitment to customer service and first-class hospitality.”
FedEx Office has long been a trusted resource for meeting and convention professionals. The company opened its first convention center-based location in 1992 at the Washington State Trade and Convention Center in Seattle. Today, FedEx Office has locations at 13 top meeting facilities around the country, including the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, the Las Vegas Convention Center, the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando and McCormick Place in Chicago. In addition, FedEx Office has locations in 42 major hotels around the U.S.
About the Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority
The Pennsylvania Convention Center Authority manages the largest investment in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. With the March 2011 opening of its expansion, the center now holds 62% more space than before, totaling one million square feet of convention space. The 14th-largest convention center in the United States has a focus on the best customer service and state-of-the-art technology in the industry. For more information about the PCCA please call (215) 564-6151 or visit www.paconvention.com.
About FedEx Office
FedEx Office (formerly FedEx Kinko’s) has the world’s largest retail printing network, providing access to printing and shipping expertise with reliable service. The company’s network of more than 1,900 locations includes 1,800 in the U.S. and features FedEx Office Print & Ship Centers, FedEx Office Ship Centers, FedEx Office Signs & Graphics Centers, and centralized production centers. Services include copying and digital printing, professional finishing, document creation, direct mail, signs and graphics, computer rental, free Wi-Fi access, FedEx Express and FedEx Ground shipping, and more. In addition, the company offers FedEx Office® Print Online, an online printing solution for business and personal printing, at home, at the office or on the go. Products, services and hours vary by location. For more information, please visit www.fedex.com/office.
About FedEx Corp.
FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) provides customers and businesses worldwide with a broad portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. With annual revenues of $38 billion, the company offers integrated business applications through operating companies competing collectively and managed collaboratively, under the respected FedEx brand. Consistently ranked among the world’s most admired and trusted employers, FedEx inspires its more than 290,000 team members to remain "absolutely, positively" focused on safety, the highest ethical and professional standards and the needs of their customers and communities. For more information, visit news.fedex.com.