Javits Center

Convention Center
New York, NY

New York's Javits Center is the busiest convention center in the US, hosting leading conventions, trade shows & special events.

Number of spaces

6 event spaces


Max Seated: 5000
Max Standing: 6000

Food & Beverage

In-house catering



The Javits Center is more than just a convention center. Named after the legendary and lifelong New Yorker, Senator Jacob K. Javits, this self-sustaining New York icon has become a wildlife sanctuary, a community partner and a nationwide nexus where the latest ideas in business and pop culture converge under one very green roof. With a significant investment in our infrastructure, we have quickly become a leader in sustainability, security and technology, setting a new standard for convention centers throughout the country. We employ thousands of experienced event and construction professionals dedicated to coordinating and constructing events with major brands from around the world, generating waves of economic activity across the region. And with a historic expansion project underway, we‘re preparing to host an even wider variety of events in the years to come, attracting new generations of visitors to Manhattan’s West Side.




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Max Seated: 5000 Max Standing: 6000


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Food & Beverage

In-house catering

A comprehensive and cutting-edge dining program that will reshape and reimagine the food and beverage experience throughout the iconic venue. Cultivated stems from a collaboration with the Javits Center, Levy, and CxRA. This new brand will focus on enhancing the hospitality experience with elements rooted in the Empire State, including more New York ingredients and producers, as well as unique dining presentations, products sourced on-site and signature high-end catering for the largest and most exclusive events in New York City.


Javits Center electricians install and remove all electrical wiring, load centers, disconnects and distribution panels. Electricians install and dismantle all lighting, all electric signs, all communication and video cable between or outside exhibits and under carpet and sound systems. Electricians also operate certain sound, light and video systems. Electricians are represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 3.

Health & Safety

Staff is vaccinated against COVID-19

The Javits Center has reopened for events, and we are working closely with our clients, government partners and industry stakeholders to ensure operations are as safe, efficient and effective as possible. Proof of a COVID-19 vaccination is required for admission for all events, but please make sure to check each event’s website for further details. Regardless of vaccination status, face coverings must be worn to enter the Javits Center and in all areas. Thank you for your cooperation.


There are a variety of lots open nearby the Javits Center, ranging from 24-hour, 7-days a week, to more limited service.

Load In

The Javits Center currently hasThe Javits Javits' Freight Handlers are responsible for loading and unloading trucks and delivering materials to the event space. Freight Handlers are represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 807.

Guest Access

Within New York City, public transportation is always a quick and affordable way to go- and the opening of the new 7 Subway line extension across the street makes the trip even more convenient. Arriving from out of state? We have directions and helpful tips whether you are arriving by car, train, plane, or more. Please see for all information on getting here by various transportation methods.

Cleaning and Trash Removal

Javits' Cleaners vacuum, shampoo and sweep all carpeting, empty waste baskets and supply and handle containers for removing hazardous wastes. Cleaners are represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Local 237

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