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The Marriott Hotel at Penn Square located in downtown Lancaster is the convention hotel.  Special rates are available by calling (888) 850-6146 and requesting “Pennsylvania Latino Convention Room Rate.”  To get the special room and parking rates, reservations must be made before August 30.  


Hotel has a parking building connected to its facilities. 


The City of Lancaster has been selected to host the Inaugural Pennsylvania Latino Convention (PALC) scheduled for September 20-22 at the Marriott Hotel at Penn Square, 25 S. Queen Street.  

PALC was created to serve as the annual gathering to ignite positive change in local communities across the state while ensuring key stakeholders are accessible, accountable and responsive to the needs of the Latino community.  

Pennsylvania’s Latino community is the fastest growing segment of the population, accounting for more than fifty-percent of the state’s population growth in the last two decades.  PALC aims to serve the Latino/Hispanic community through research, policy analysis, and local and state advocacy efforts. 

Our mission is to promote Latino/Hispanic achievements and preparation for local, state, national and global competitiveness by fostering excellence and ensuring equal access to all aspects of Pennsylvania’s shared prosperity and responsibility.

The City of Lancaster is 40-percent Latino and the School District of Lancaster has a 60-percent Latino student population – making Lancaster a perfect destination to bring together the state’s diverse movers and shakers.