As the saying goes, there's something for everyone in New York City. And events are no exception. With all of the convention centers that are in New York City, you are bound to find something to do or the perfect place to hold your event. No matter if you're looking for a thousand people conference or an intimate wedding. The five major venus for events are: The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, the Hudson Theatre and hotel, the 630 Second, the American Conference Centers, and the AXA Center (formerly Equitable Tower).
The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center was designed by I.M. Pei and is located at 655 W. 34th St., Hell's Kitchen. It's the major convention area in the city, spanning over five blocks along the Hudson River. The Jacob K. Javits Center averages about one hundred forty (140) major events each year. A few of the events include, but are not limited to boat, motorcycle, cars, sports, and accessory shows. Throughout the year, the center sees approximately three and a half million (3.5 million) people.
More than 100 years old, the Hudson Theatre is one of the most historic and charming venues for events in the city. During its long history several legends graced its stage, like: Louis Armstrong, Bob Hope, Elvis Presley, Milton Berle, Sammy Davis Jr., Barbara Streisand and Vincent Price. It is located at 144 West 44th St and has 45 meeting rooms. Wedding, meetings, product launches and small conferences can be held there.
Another place to hold events in New York is the 630 Second. As it is named, it is located on 630 Second Ave., right beside the Empire State Building. They have several different room-sizes, accommodating up to 660 people in the “Grand Ballroom” or as few as 15 in the smaller areas. All rooms have internet access and state of the art lightning and sound systems.
The American Conference Centers is located in Midtown Manhattan and focused on business events. It has rooms for seminars/conferences, tradeshows, training, and even banquets. The whole facility has the most advanced AudioVisual services and even videoconferencing and webcasting with onsite personnel.
The AXA Center (formerly the Equitable Tower or Equitable Center West) is a famous skyscraper (752 ft.) in New York City. Its Auditorium with 487 seats is a well known event spot with full theater capabilities. On its entrance is a mural by Roy Lichtenstein called “Mural with Blue Brushstroke”.
No matter what your event, there is a place for it to be held in New York. Furthermore, with all of the centers, you are bound to find an event going on that peaks your interest.
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