Steinberg Conference Center

The Steinberg Conference Center is the hub of Wharton Executive Education and is conveniently located on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. The Conference Center is a secure environment that includes state-of-the-art learning facilities and a full-service hotel with private rooms where the majority of our participants stay while attending Wharton.

The Conference Center offers fine dining throughout your program, including locally sourced and international cuisine, as well as snacks and beverages to keep you energized throughout the day. Amenities include on-site concierge services, a fitness center, and our evening lounge and cocktail bar. Multiple modern spaces allow for the networking and gathering that occurs frequently throughout our programs.

Contact the Steinberg Conference Center

255 South 38th Street | Philadelphia, PA 19104 | +1.215.386.8300 (phone) | +1.215.573.3426 (fax)

Take a tour of the Steinberg Conference Center

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Entrance and Courtyard of Steinberg Conference Center

Main Lobby and Reception Desk

Saul Lobby 2nd Floor Lounge


Small Conference Room

Dining Room

Hotel Room


The Steinberg Conference Center aims to accommodate and support guests with disabilities, so they are able to fully focus on their programming while on property.  To achieve this goal we have the following resources available to guests and participants. Please work with your program team to coordinate access to necessary resources in advance.

Steinberg Conference Center (SCC) – Hospitality Support for guests with disabilities

  • ADA compliant guestrooms featuring:
    • Roll-in Showers
    • Lower closet and shelf heights
  • ADA compliant guestroom kit available for loan from the Front Desk including:
    • Vibrating Alarm Clock/Receiver that activates in conjunction with a specialty alarm clock.
    • Vibrating door unit that activates in conjunction with a doorbell
  • All meeting rooms within the SCC are wheelchair accessible.
  • Wheelchairs are available for guest use.
  • Service animals may stay on property.
  • On-site staff support is available to assist with support throughout a guest’s stay.

Balser Art Collection

A notable aspect of the Steinberg Conference Center is the Balser Art Collection. Along with ensuring the comfort and satisfaction of participants during their stay at the Steinberg Conference Center, Wharton surrounds them with an impressive collection of late 20th-century works of art. This collection, which is displayed throughout the Steinberg Conference Center, features more than 300 pieces across a broad range of contemporary styles. It includes works by Josef Albers, Salvador Dalí, Joan Miró, Philip Pearlstein, and Andy Warhol.

Looking for more Penn Art?

The University of Pennsylvania Art Collection includes over 8,000 artworks acquired during the past 250 years. They are on view in over 100 different locations; the University Collection includes paintings, sculptures, photography, works on paper, and decorative arts.

Covenant Sculpture Alexander Liberman
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