Philip Costa was recently promoted to the role of Deputy Director at the Baltimore Convention Center where he reports directly to the Executive Director. He manages all Departmental Directors for all operations within the organization and oversees the contract and relationship management of all Service Partners at the BCC. In this role, he also assists with organizational projects related to culture, sustainability, art, technology, and DEI.
Philip is extremely involved with the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM), serving as the Region 1 Director. He is also the chair of IAVM’s Young Professional Committee and Sustainability Committee.
Previously, Phil was the Director of Operations at the BCC where he managed a staff of over 60 employees and led many sustainability projects. Prior to Baltimore, Philip previously worked at the Augusta Entertainment Complex in Augusta, GA as the Event Manager, overseeing events operations. At the Stephen C. O'Connell Center in Gainesville, FL, Philip was a Senior Event Coordinator.
Philip holds dual Bachelor Degree’s from the University of Florida and both a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Sports Business Management from the University of Central Florida.