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10 Reasons to Book Local for Your Next Meeting

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Among NYC's virtues are iconic venues, 24/7 convenience and world-class restaurants and hotels. Read on for more of the City's benefits.


1. Booking New York City guarantees record-breaking attendance. It is truly the place to be—the City’s energy, diversity and attractions can’t be matched. See why here

2. As the world’s No. 1 draw for business and pleasure, attendees have an additional incentive to come early, stay late, bring their families and get business done.

3. NYC is a global transportation hub. With competitively priced airfare, the City is easily accessible from anywhere in the world. Once you’re here, NYC features many reliable, inexpensive options to get around that are available 24/7. Learn more here

4. Hotel development is booming in NYC, with 144,000 rooms projected by 2021. With such formidable inventory, guest rooms can be found at every price point across all five boroughs. Learn more about New York City hotels here

5. From Radio City Music Hall to Ellis Island, the City’s venues are plentiful, beautiful and memorable. No matter your expectations, New York City has a venue to meet—and exceed—them. Search all venues here

6. Outside of the meeting, delegates will never run out of dining and entertainment options in NYC. The five boroughs are home to 26,000 restaurants, as well as one of the most thrilling arts and culture scenes in the world.

7. New York City is one of the greenest large cities in the United States. A leader in environmental technology and practices, NYC is constantly developing and implementing new conservation initiatives.

8. New York City is among the safest large American cities.

9. There's a reason why people say NYC is the city that never sleeps: breakfast meetings, daylong retreats, after-parties and after-after-parties are all possible in just one day.

10. NYC & Company provides planners with complimentary logistical, promotional and press support, all of which make planning a meeting or event in New York City an easy and successful affair.

New York City’s prominence as a global business and financial capital and vibrant mix of arts and culture means it's a can’t-miss destination for meetings and events. NYC & Company, the City’s official CVB, works with planners at every stage of the event cycle to create the best possible experience for attendees. Get in touch so that we can partner with you on your next event.


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