NYC & Company, the official marketing, tourism and partnership organization for the City of New York is your one-stop shop for planning unforgettable meetings, trade shows, conventions and events in New York City. We are your connection to New York City’s nearly 107,000 hotel rooms, over 2 million square feet of event space, affordable air and ground transportation, and world-renowned dining, shopping, arts and entertainment offerings for your attendees.
A center for media, entertainment, finance and culture, New York City is home to many top US companies’ headquarters. NYC is the safest big city in America and the most accessible with more direct flights than any other city in the US. Meetings held in New York City deliver on satisfaction and attendance, often reporting record-breaking outcomes.
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Type of Destination Experience:
GSF Exhibit Space (Jacob K. Javits Convention Center): 840,000
Meeting Space, Square Feet (NY 5000): 225,000
Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (Jacob K. Javits Convention Center): 54,400
Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel (Hilton New York): 1,980
Hotel adjacent to convention facility: No
Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 29,577
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
Miles to downtown 15
Cities with non-stop flights66
International cities with direct flights163
LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
Miles to downtown 8
Cities with non-stop flights59
International cities with direct flights67
Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)
Miles to downtown 16
Cities with non-stop flights79
International cities with direct flights81
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Why Meet in New York City
Maximum Attendance: It’s well documented that NYC conventions, conferences, meetings, trade shows and events attract more attendees. New York City is the major player for numerous global industries, which means attendees can make significant contacts and conduct business face to face. NYC is also home to a peerless array of museums, shops, shows and restaurants that excite attendees and their guests throughout the year.
Dynamic Venues: New York City’s amazing meeting and event opportunities range from historic American icons like Liberty Island to all-new entertainment complexes like the Barclays Center, and the greatly anticipated opening of One World Observatory. NYC's incredible sites have proven to inspire and satisfy both planners and delegates.
Easily Accessible: As a global transportation hub, NYC is easily accessible from around the world. And, once here, the City's safe, inexpensive and reliable public transit system operates 24/7 and makes getting from meeting A to meeting B easy.