Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE NEW YORK CONVENTION CENTER OPERATING
CORPORATION TO CONVENE ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13TH
NEW YORK (September 12, 2017) – A meeting of the Board of Directors of the New York Convention Center Operating Corporation will be held on Wednesday, September 13th, 2017, at 3 p.m. The meeting will take place in the main conference room of the Javits Center at 655 West 34th Street in Manhattan. The New York Convention Center Operating Corporation operates the Javits Center, which is considered the busiest convention center in the United States.
Known as the “Marketplace for the World,” the Javits Center was designed by I.M. Pei & Partners and opened in 1986. The iconic facility has since become New York City’s primary venue for large conventions, trade shows and special events and serves as home to many of the world’s top 250 trade shows, hosting millions of visitors a year. These large-scale events generate up to $1.9 billion in annual economic activity for New York City and New York State, supporting as many as 17,000 jobs in and around the facility. Located on 11th Avenue between 34th and 40th sts. in Manhattan, the Javits Center has 840,000 square feet of total exhibition space, 102 meeting rooms and four banquet halls, as well as a range of telecommunications services, including WiFi access.
For more information, visit www.javitscenter.com.
Senior Vice President/Chief Communications Officer
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center