From its early days as the “Gateway to the West” to its modern reputation for being the best place to live, Pittsburgh, PA serves an integral role in U.S. history and in the current cultural and business landscape.
Pittsburgh’s rich history includes serving as an industrial hub for coal mining and steel production and is now known as a hub for advanced technology and small business success. Many new technology companies and Fortune 500 companies, such as Uber, Lyft, Google, and Facebook, have been drawn to the city’s highly -skilled workforce and thriving business environment, opening up locations to take advantage of Pittsburgh’s growing market, as well as, it’s foodie scene and rich cultural events in the surrounding 10 counties that make up our region.
We hope you enjoy your trip here and that you will learn to love Pittsburgh as much as we are proud to call it home!
Coronavirus Update: It is not practical to hold the 2020 Metro Conference in Pittsburgh on June 6-10, 2020 as planned. Therefore, the 2020 Metro Conference is cancelled. Additional details will be forthcoming. Please be patient, as this decision has placed an unprecedented burden on the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire staff, who, like all other Metro departments, are also dealing with the COVID-19 issues.
Wishing everyone the best through these trying times.