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New York City is constantly growing. That’s the beauty of the five boroughs: a steady influx of new businesses and attractions makes the City thrilling and rife with potential. It also enables NYC to set the standard for arts and culture, shopping and dining worldwide. Along with NYC’s unparalleled energy comes nearly endless options for meetings, conventions and trade shows of every size, type and budget. Here are some ideas and inspiration for making your next event in the City a standout affair.

Unique NYC Meeting Spaces

Monday, August 14, 2017 by Kate Mulcrone

Whether they’re interested in dining, shopping or the theater, attendees love New York City for its wide variety of experiences outside of the traditional meeting room. More and more, event strategists are turning to nontraditional meeting spaces for all-day and half-day sessions as well as team-building programs.

Stepping out onto the floor at the annual Summer Fancy Food Show, which has been hosted by the Specialty Food Association (SFA) in New York City for 63 years, is like walking into the world’s largest supermarket—that is, if every product had one of its creators explaining why you just have to try it.

Staten Island Meetings

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by Kate Mulcrone

Staten Island, a short ferry ride from Manhattan, is home to the lush Greenbelt—nearly 3,000 acres of parks, woods, wetlands, trails and outdoor recreation facilities—as well as one-of-a-kind meeting spaces like the Richmond County Bank Ballpark, home to the Staten Island Yankees.

Bronx Meeting Spaces

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 by Kate Mulcrone

The Bronx is not only the birthplace of hip-hop: the borough also features the Bronx Zoo, the largest metropolitan zoo in the country, and the gorgeous New York Botanical Garden.

Queens is New York City’s largest and most diverse borough, home to gorgeous green spaces, world-class museums and the New York Mets baseball team—not to mention that it’s also the birthplace of Scrabble and the final resting place of Harry Houdini.