New York City Conventions Guide

Our coverage of New York City conventions, trade shows, conferences, meetings and other events now includes
information regarding event venues, maps of convention venues and attractions, popular convention hotel choices, as well as selected listings of specific events and links to many of the best resources for NYC business and private event calendars.

New York City 2018 Conventions Event Calendars

The 2017 convention calendar information below includes dates and locations for many of the trade shows, conventions and conferences held in New York City during the next year.

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Javits Convention Center 2018 Conventions & Trade Shows

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center | LOCATION MAP
655 W. 34th St., New York, NY, 10001
(212) 216-2000 -
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center is a large convention center on the west side of Manhattan in New York City. The revolutionary space frame structure was built in 1986 and named for New York Senator Jacob K. Javits, who died that year. The Center is operated and maintained by the New York City Convention Center Operating Corporation.

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Mar 04 - Mar 06 2018

The International Esthetics, Cosmetics & Spa Conference New York co-locates with IBS New York and features an extensive exhibit hall with leading companies and experts in the field of dermatology, spa services, equipment and massage techniques. IBS New York attendees get the opportunity to attend the IECSC show floor for FREE with their IBS admission ticket!

Please Note: IBS New York is open to the trade only. 

  • You must show a valid license or other beauty credentials for admittance.
  • No one under the age of 15 will be allowed on the show floor


Mar 04 - Mar 06 2018

The International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York – also known as the NY Restaurant Show – is the only event in New York exclusively serving the restaurant and foodservice industry. This is a must-attend event for anyone involved in the restaurant, foodservice or hospitality industry. Don't miss your chance to network with Independent Restaurant Owners, QSR and Quick Serve Establishment Operators; Caterers, Bakers, Chefs, and others from across all segments and concepts; plus bars, nightclubs, hospitals, hotels and commercial foodservice operations. Best of all, your admission fee of $65 grants you 3-day access to:



Mar 05 - Mar 06 2018

Join us in New York for the largest trade event focusing on the wine and spirits market in North America. Two days of meetings, tastings and education on the newest wines and spirits introduced to the North American market. As the gateway to the world’s largest wine consuming marketplace, New York is an obvious location for Vinexpo, creating the single best opportunity to enter this market.


Mar 11 - Mar 13 2018

One one leading jewelry trade event calls New York City home: smartly styled, cleanly edited, freshly re-imagined, this polished show is an electric mix of the season's best buying opportunities-and easy to work marketplace that brings the entire industry together.



Mar 11 - Mar 13 2018

MJSA Expo is the show dedicated to jewelry making and design with the latest bench tools, laser, casting, and stamping machines, alloys, CAD/CAM systems, component parts, subcontractors, and business services—whatever you need to make and sell exceptional jewelry. Contact: Sunday and Monday 10am to 6pm Tuesday 10am to 3pm


Mar 16 - Mar 18 2018

International Vision Expos, the worldwide conference and expos for eyecare and eyewear, are trade events that draw 30,000+ eyecare professionals annually.



Mar 19 - Mar 20 2018

New York Build 2018 is the ideal opportunity for your organization to hear about all the latest construction projects in the city, as well as enjoy the opportunity to network with thousands of visitors from contractors, developers, architects, government and other construction industry professionals.


Mar 30 - Apr 08 2018

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Apr 17 - Apr 19 2018

INTERPHEX (International Pharmaceutical Expo), sponsored by PDA (Parenteral Drug Association), is the single source for complete biopharmaceutical manufacturing solutions to safely and cost effectively process all dosage forms for life-enhancing drugs. It brings over 12,000 global pharmaceutical and biotechnology professionals together with 600+ suppliers through a unique combination of exhibition, education, workshops, partnering opportunities, and networking events. INTERPHEX offers annual national and international industry events and educational opportunities around the world.



Apr 22 - Apr 22 2018

Parents and students participating in National College Fairs meet one-on-one with representatives from colleges and universities to discuss admission and financial aid opportunities at their respective institutions.  

Register before the fair​ to make the most of your time onsite and ensure that colleges can follow up with you. Review the list of colleges that will be at the fair. Upon arrival at the fair, pick up a map to find your best-fitting colleges. Counselors will be available onsite to help you determine the colleges that meet your requirements regarding major, location, and other areas of interest.​ ​



Apr 28 - Apr 30 2018

Welcome to the ASAPS Procedures section. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) provides this general information as an introduction to various cosmetic plastic surgical procedures. If you are seriously interested in having cosmetic plastic surgery, the best way for you to find out what procedures might benefit you the most is to schedule a consultation with an ASAPS-member surgeon in your area. You can find a listing of ASAPS members in your geographic region by selecting Find a Surgeon.

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May 03 - May 03 2018

Small Business Trade Show brings together thousands of business owners and decision-makers to network, attend business critical workshops, build new business relationships and shop from vendors that provide unique products & services. Start-up to a Fortune 500, this is a highly anticipated annual event that every business must attend!



May 06 - May 08 2018

The American Psychiatric Association is an organization of psychiatrists working together to ensure humane care and effective treatment for all persons with mental illness, including substance use disorders. It is the voice and conscience of modern psychiatry. Its vision is a society that has available, accessible quality psychiatric diagnosis and treatment.



May 08 - May 09 2018

BuildingsNY provides building owners and managers with the products & services they require to make decisions, make deals, issue RFPs and ultimately save money. Building Owners/Managers will have the opportunity to source products & services they need for all phases of their buildings' lifecycle. At BuildingsNY, you'll find the best deals and steals on products and services for any kind of property: Commercial, Residential, Industrial, Institutional/ Healthcare, Hotel/ Motel and Retail.




May 12 - May 12 2018

The U.S. Career Forum invites speakers of Japanese and English from all over the country to explore career opportunities and find the perfect match for their future goals. Anyone with legal permission to work in the U.S. is welcome to attend, including OPT holders and candidates graduating by December 2018.

With approximately 50 companies hiring for employment locations spread throughout the country, this event will be an exceptional opportunity to network and learn about the best ways to use your Japanese language ability right here in the U.S. You may end up with offers of employment by the end of the event.



May 16 - May 17 2018

Join more than 2,200 security and law enforcement professionals for the ASIS Security Conference and Expo. Collaborate with peers, examine the latest trends, and discover the innovative products and services needed to ensure the safety and security of your people and property. Admission to the Expo is FREE.

Attend two intensive days of education, networking, and the Expo. This is your best two-day security investment of the year!

Pursuing ASIS Board Certification? Take the CPP, PCI, or PSP classroom review prior to the conference as part of your study preparation.



May 20 - May 23 2018



May 30 - Jun 01 2018

BookExpo America (BEA) is the #1 book and author event that offers the book industry access to new titles, authors, and education about the publishing industry. BEA is the best place to discover new titles and upcoming books and meet face-to-face with favorite and up-and-coming authors. It is a dynamic environment for networking, sourcing, and relationship building in the publishing industry in North America. BEA offers four event-packed days, 800+ authors, hundreds of new titles, 1,000+ exhibitors, and four Author Stages, along with the Digital Discovery Zone (D2Z) brought to you by IDPF.

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Our Convention Venue Profiles & Event Calendars

Find the currently scheduled events at each of the New York City venue facilities listed below.

Conrad New York Hotel
102 North End Ave, New York, NY, 10282

Conrad New York offers expansive event space featuring contemporary design and stunning artwork at every turn. Let their striking spiral staircase serve as the grand entrance for your special event, or provide the unique backdrop for that perfect photo opportunity.

Conrad New York Hotel Events

Hotel Pennsylvania
401 Seventh Ave, New York, NY, 10001

Discover an elegant and functional event venue in Midtown Manhattan for both social and professional occasions alike. Whether you’re planning an intimate boardroom gathering or a grand ballroom affair, Hotel Pennsylvania offers flexible NYC meeting rooms to suit your needs.

Hotel Pennsylvania Events

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center | LOCATION MAP
655 W. 34th St., New York, NY, 10001
(212) 216-2000

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center is a large convention center on the west side of Manhattan in New York City. The revolutionary space frame structure was built in 1986 and named for New York Senator Jacob K. Javits, who died that year. The Center is operated and maintained by the New York City Convention Center Operating Corporation.

Jacob Javits Calendar of Events

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY, 10023
Phone: 212-875-5037

Lincoln Center venues are well-suited to a wide variety of events, such as conferences, seminars, annual meetings, benefits and fundraisers, product launches and so much more.

Lincoln Center Calendar of Events

Lotte New York Palace Hotel
455 Madison Ave, New York, NY, 10022

Stylish soirees, elegant events and productive business meetings have a home in the heart of Midtown Manhattan: Lotte New York Palace. With 30,000 square feet of recently updated event spaces spread across four expansive floors, The Lotte Palace is the premier multi-functional meeting facility in NYC.

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Madison Square Garden Expo Center
2 Penn Plaza #15, New York, NY 10121
(212) 465-6741

A suitable venue for large events, the famed Madison Square Garden is home of the New York Knicks and frequent host to musical acts, sporting events and family shows. From its 20,000-square-foot arena to its 9,500-square-foot Garden Terrace, the Garden is more than capable of accommodating any type of event, whether it be a black-tie gala or intimate awards dinner.
Metropolitan Pavilion
125 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011
(212) 463-0071

Metropolitan Pavilion is a premier Manhattan trade show venue offering a variety of space configurations in a convenient/historic Chelsea location.

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New York Hilton Midtown
1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, 10019

With over 50 years dedicated to exemplary event service, New York Hilton Midtown features all the space and amenities to accommodate the smallest of gatherings to the largest of conventions in New York City.

New York Hilton Events or more events here

New York Marriott Downtown
85 West Street at Albany Street New York 10006

Our recently renovated meeting space makes the New York Marriott Downtown your preferred location for meetings and conventions. With 13,809 square feet of flexible meeting space, our hotel offers creative catering and modern audiovisual equipment.

New York Marriott Downtown Events

New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway, New York, NY, 10036

Fresh from a multi-million dollar renovation, the New York Marriott Marquis brings the energy of Manhattan to your door, making it the perfect choice for meetings and conventions.

New York Marriott Marquis Events

Piers 92/94 New York
711 12th Avenue, New York, NY 10019

A trade show and special event venue in the heart of Midtown Manhattan.

Expansive trade show, meeting and special-event facility. Raw, clean space with skylights; suitable for customized, inventive and flexible configurations. Easy access to highways, parking and Midtown hotels.

208,000 square feet of exhibit area make Piers 92/94 the second largest facility in New York City. Connected by a spacious and welcoming headhouse, Pier 94 offers 133,000 square feet and Pier 92 features 75,000 square feet of contiguous exhibit or event space. Open space, high ceilings and column-free corridors create unlimited configurations and adaptable spaces.

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Radio City Music Hall
1260 6th Ave, New York, NY, 10020

This entertainment venue is located in New York City's Rockefeller Center, and is a very popular tourist destination.
TKP New York Conference Center
109 W 39th St, New York, NY, 10018

TKP New York Conference Center provides 32,000 square feet of flexible conference, seminar and meeting space. A ballroom that accommodates up to 351 guests and twelve rooms for groups of various sizes.

TKP New York Conference Center Events

Waldorf Astoria New York
301 Park Avenue, New York, NY, 10022

Host grand events or elegant, intimate meetings from 10 to 1,500 guests at Waldorf Astoria New York, a luxury Manhattan hotel. With 60,000 feet of restored meeting room space and 40 world-class banquet rooms providing a unique variety of settings, The Waldorf Astoria is the ideal New York hotel for all types of events.

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Westin New York at Times Square
270 W 43rd St, New York, NY, 10038

Choose The Westin New York at Times Square for proactive meetings and first-class events. Empower your employees in over 34,000 square feet of designated space.

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