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 2018-2019 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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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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December 2018 Events

Dec 01 - Dec 02 2018

The Experience is a 2-Day Immersive Introduction to the the School of Womanly Arts, taught by Founder Regena Thomashauer. Thomashauer is a New York Times Best-Selling Author, Educator and Activist who believes that women are the greatest untapped natural resource on the planet.

Dec 05 - Dec 06 2018

The purpose of The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) is to advance the shopping center industry and to promote its role in the commercial distribution of consumer goods and services by: Providing educational programs and publications in all aspects of shopping center development, finance, management, marketing and other specialized areas of professional interest; Conducting meetings and other programs designed to promote the exchange of ideas among members and to facilitate the conduct of their business; Collecting and disseminating information pertaining to the shopping center industry, including statistical data and other statistical research; Developing and maintaining professional certification programs to encourage high standards for shopping center professionals; Advocating the interest of the shopping center industry to local, state/provincial, federal and international governmental bodies; and Publicizing to the general public promotional and educational shopping center business information.

Dec 05 - Dec 06 2018

Dec 08 - Dec 08 2018

Annual Special Olympics New York City Regional Peter Aquilone Memorial Floor Hockey Tournament. Over 350 athletes will compete from New York City, Long Island and Hudson Valley. Joining them will be more than 75 coaches and 200 volunteers.

Dec 12 - Dec 12 2018

The three-day event includes networking opportunities, a trade show of over 400 companies, retail “thought-leader” breakfast panel hosted by Perishable Pundit Jim Prevor, educational micro-sessions and tours of the region's vibrant industry, including the local retailers, wholesalers, foodservice distributors and urban farms and unique eateries.

Dec 13 - Dec 13 2018

Dec 14 - Dec 14 2018

The Offsite Construction Expo (OSCE) offers a focused presentation of the abilities of offsite construction across all markets. It features exhibits from offsite construction manufacturers and contractors, traditional contractors that have integrated offsite methods, offsite factories, transportation companies, architects, engineers, BIM suppliers, materials suppliers, and consultants of all types of offsite construction processes. Additionally, OSCE provides educational insights into offsite construction with multiple case studies presented each hour on the expo floor. There simply is no greater opportunity to reach key partners in the offsite construction industry.

January 2019 Events

Jan 06 - Jan 08 2019

The world’s largest and longest running juried all-accessories trade event. Showcases fashion resources from virtually every accessory product category. New York editions run concurrently with Moda and Fame.

Jan 06 - Jan 08 2019

The exclusive show for the menswear industry - a global fashion trade show for discerning menswear brands. Representing the best in classic and contemporary clothing, sportswear, footwear, accessories and outerwear from the US and abroad. Las Vegas editions run concurrently with AccessoriesTheShow and Stitch.

Jan 06 - Jan 08 2019

Accessorie Circuit is a comprehensive women’s accessory and footwear exhibition featuring designer and fine jewelry, handbags, footwear, scarves, belts and gift items. This exclusive fashion event is also home to CANVAS, a seasonal pop-up shop featuring unique apparel, accessories, home, beauty and gift items.

Jan 06 - Jan 08 2019

Fun, fresh and full of cool trends, Fame is a one-stop shopping destination where the retailers discover ready-to-wear young contemporary and trend-driven fashion for women.

Jan 06 - Jan 08 2019

Moda is an upscale event providing a concise mix of carefully juried modern contemporary ready-to-wear collections that showcase some of the most desired names in the industry. In a refined and elegant environment, Moda creates an inspiring place to conduct business and network, giving retailers the opportunity to discover everything from the latest trends to updated classics.

Jan 06 - Jan 08 2019

PROJECT WOMENS gives buyers access to an unrivaled collection of the best emerging and established women's brands. It is the ultimate destination for contemporary collections, denim and accessories.

Jan 13 - Jan 15 2019

It’s retail’s most important three-day conference, which brings together the largest gathering of industry executives for discussions of the latest industry trends and gives attendees an unparalleled view into how retail brands of all sizes are transforming themselves for the digital age. The event offers unique networking opportunities and a glimpse of the latest technologies and solutions for retailers. For more than a century, NRF's annual convention and EXPO has been the annual gathering for industry luminaries and leaders, and it remains the place where big things happen in retail.

Jan 19 - Jan 19 2019

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Jan 20 - Jan 22 2019

MRKET is the sophisticated fashion event for discerning menswear brands and the only show in the U.S. to spotlight such a diverse and large grouping of international sections. MRKET offers an elevated experience to its brands and attendees, highlighting a mix of refined tailored sportswear, footwear, and accessories collections.

Jan 20 - Jan 22 2019

PROJECT NY is the premier fashion event exhibiting men's contemporary, premium denim, and designer collections. This expertly merchandised men’s fashion experience allows retailers to merchandise and accessorize their menswear collections in one place, at one time.

Jan 21 - Jan 23 2019

Apparel Sourcing USA provides apparel brands, retailers, wholesalers and independent design firms a dedicated sourcing marketplace for finding the best international apparel manufacturers. As one of the only events on the East Coast to focus on sourcing finished apparel, contract manufacturing and private label development, the show provides attendees direct access to suppliers specializing in ready-to-wear and accessories for men, women and children. In addition to the products, services and resources available on the exhibit hall floor, Apparel Sourcing USA offers access to valuable educational programs and a series of Floor Sessions led by industry professionals. A single registration badge grants attendees access to both Apparel Sourcing USA and Texworld USA, plus complimentary educational seminars, textile and apparel trend areas and valuable industry resources. To find out more about Apparel Sourcing USA and to register to attend please visit our official website below.

Jan 23 - Jan 27 2019

Tens of thousands of boating and fishing enthusiasts start their season at the Progressive® Insurance New York Boat Show. With its 110-year history the show is recognized as THE place to see the latest and greatest in boating. You name it you’ll see it here first—everything from yachts and cruisers to bass and pontoon boats, from canoes and kayaks to fishing boats and personal watercraft, from marine electronics and engines to fishing gear, and more. Book trip with resorts and travel destinations, too.

Jan 24 - Jan 24 2019

As a single-day networking and relationship-building opportunity for journalists and travel & tourism brands, IMM is unrivalled. IMM Exhibitors each enjoy a dedicated branded table to meet top editors, freelancers and broadcasters to discuss their news, events and developments. (Invite-only)

February 2019 Events

Feb 03 - Feb 06 2019

NY NOW, the Market for HOME + LIFESTYLE (formerly New York International Gift Fair), is the premiere U.S. event for the best products and lines across the home, lifestyle and gift spectrum. Produced twice annually in January and August, the Market is organized into three Collections -- HOME, LIFESTYLE and HANDMADE (including Artisan Resource®) to help independent and specialty retail buyers, interior designers/firms, distributors, importers and wholesalers find everything they’re looking for from the 2,500 exhibitors and 400 product categories. Artisan Resource, a first of its kind, is the Market’s production-sourcing venue for overseas artisan enterprises to showcase their products and production capabilities – at export terms – from their country of origin. Set in the center of creativity and commerce that is New York City, 25,000+ buyers representing more than 13,300 companies travel from all 50 states and 80 foreign countries to each Market. With 400+ trade and consumer media outlets, NY NOW also offers an unparalleled opportunity for brand exposure to generate retailer and consumer awareness of the latest new products showcased. 800-272-SHOW (7469)

Feb 03 - Feb 05 2019

SURTEX® is the global B2B marketplace for sourcing original art & design—where artists, art agents, licensing agencies and licensors connect with manufacturers and retailers to create the next best-selling products in every category imaginable. Wall coverings, patterns, decorative accessories, bed linens, stationery, giftware, apparel and so much more…if it’s any product with a surface or textile design of any kind, there’s a good chance it originated at SURTEX.

Feb 16 - Feb 19 2019

Toy Fair 2018 opens its doors to thousands of registered global play professionals to explore a record-breaking 415,000 net square feet of exhibit space filled with hundreds of thousands of toys, games and youth entertainment products. Toy Fair registration is open to the trade only; Toy Fair is not open to the public. NO ONE under the age of 18, including infants, will be admitted.*

March 2019 Events

Mar 03 - Mar 05 2019

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 04 - Mar 05 2019

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 10 - Mar 12 2019

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 10 - Mar 12 2019

Purchase products, see the latest trends and learn the newest techniques emerging in the spa and wellness markets at IECSC New York. Purchase products, see the latest trends and learn the newest techniques emerging in the spa and wellness markets at IECSC New York. Spa and wellness professionals rely on IECSC for insightful guidance to grow their businesses and keep them at the forefront of their competitive Industry.

Mar 10 - Mar 12 2019

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 10 - Mar 12 2019

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: [email protected] Sunday and Monday 10am to 6pm Tuesday 10am to 3pm

Mar 12 - Mar 13 2019

New York Build 2019 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 22 - Mar 24 2019

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

April - June 2019 Events

Apr 02 - Apr 03 2019

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.

Apr 07 - Apr 07 2019

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.​ ​

May 02 - May 02 2019

May 15 - May 16 2019

May 16 - May 16 2019

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 29 - May 31 2019

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.

May 29 - May 31 2019

May 30 - Jun 01 2019

FIND THE BUSINESS YOU'VE ALWAYS BEEN LOOKING FOR — IN JUST ONE WEEKEND!Join thousands of entrepreneurs and business owners at the International Franchise Expo, the largest franchise expo in the country. Meet hundreds of proven franchise opportunities. Every industry. Every investment level. Full-time and part-time.

May 30 - Jun 01 2019

CWCBExpo is the top trade show and conference on the East Coast for the medical and legalized marijuana and hemp industries, covering the most important topics and business objectives needed to succeed in this rapidly changing and growing industry.

Jun 01 - Jun 02 2019

BookCon is an immersive experience that features interactive, forward thinking content including Q&As with the hottest talent, autographing sessions, storytelling podcasts, special screenings, literary quiz shows and so much more. At BookCon, Fans will interact with the authors, publishers, celebrities and creators of content that influence everything we read, hear and see. Taking place in the publishing and cultural capital of the world, BookCon is the event where storytelling and pop culture collide. BookCon is an immersive experience that features interactive, forward thinking content such as: Panels and Q&As with the hottest authors, celebrities and content creators A Show Floor with the most influential publishers in the world Autographing sessions Literary quiz shows BookCon is the ultimate celebration of books, where your favorite stories come to life. Who Needs A Ticket Kids 5 and under will be admitted for free to BookCon and no ticket is required. Kids 6-12 must have a valid Kids Saturday or Kids Sunday Ticket to attend BookCon. Please be prepared to show proof of age onsite. Please note, BookCon recommends all children under 18 attend with an adult, and all children under 13 must have an adult with them while at the con.

Jun 05 - Jun 05 2019

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!

Jun 06 - Jun 06 2019

The Children’s Aid Society helps children in poverty to succeed and thrive. We have been serving children for over 160 years, a longevity that is a testament to our ability to adapt to the ever-changing needs of today’s youth. After all, you don’t succeed for 160 years by being old-fashioned.

Jun 07 - Jun 08 2019

Jun 12 - Jun 13 2019

CE Week’s timing and location has made it the epicenter in the US technology industry for showcasing innovation, exploring emerging trends, AND building critical relationships. For over 10 years, technology companies seeking accelerated growth and increased sales in the ever evolving consumer technology industry have come to New York City in the middle of the year to be part of CE Week. In cooperation with IFA, the world’s largest technology trade show, CE Week is now poised to become the premier platform for conducting business, securing press coverage, and generating buzz in the North American technology marketplace. CE Week showcases the most innovative technology and connects key decision makers through matchmaking, high quality content, and networking. In 2018, IFA and CE Week will debut a new, unique partnership of unprecedented global influence and infrastructure to advance relationships between buyers, sellers, and consumers. Partnering with getgeeked New York and ShowStoppers, CE Week provides exhibitors with all of the key audiences they need to engage with to be successful in the second half of 2018. Showstoppers’ global press relationships serve international media interest, and getgeeked New York will be bringing the hard-to reach tech enthusiasts to check out the newest products on the market.

Jun 15 - Jun 15 2019

Graduation is scheduled for Saturday, June 10, 2017 at The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, located in Manhattan 11th Avenue between 34th and 39th Streets. Use the entrance at 11th Avenue and 35th Street and arrive no later than 2:45 PM

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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.

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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.

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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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