New York City, often called the “Capital of the World,” is more than just a tourist hotspot. It’s a magnetic destination for meeting planners worldwide. The reasons behind this infatuation with the Big Apple are as diverse as the city itself.
New York City provides not only an iconic backdrop for events but also has a plethora of transportation options to ensure attendees can make the most of their time in the city. New York City is served by three major airports: John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK), LaGuardia Airport (LGA), and Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and the city’s two main rail stations are Grand Central Station and Penn Station. Once in the city, attendees can easily navigate their way around via the subway, several bus lines, taxis, or rideshare options.
The city’s culinary scene is an ever-evolving journey around the world. Meeting planners appreciate the ability to cater to the diverse tastes and preferences of their attendees, whether it’s breakfast meetings or gala dinners. Whether dining at a hidden gem or local hotspot, attendees are sure to be wowed by the food of New York City.
When the workday ends, New York City offers some of the world’s best entertainment options and cultural attractions, from Broadway shows and events to museums and galleries. Attendees can immerse themselves in renowned experiences, creating unforgettable memories.
The city is home to dozens of Fortune 500 companies, hundreds of global headquarters, a diverse local economy, Wall Street, and the world’s largest stock exchange. All of these resources and talent create an abundance of business and networking opportunities when planning a meeting here.
New York has an enthusiasm that makes people feel they can accomplish anything they set out to do. Its energy and pace will invigorate attendees, which is particularly valuable for meetings focused on innovation and creativity.
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