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NYC’s ‘unconventional oasis’ reports sustainability successes

New York’s Javits Center’s latest Biennial Report has captured the latest sustainable efforts at America’s busiest convention centre.

Have your say as the events industry heads to the UN Sustainability Summit

Event industry professionals across the globe are being urged to take part in a vital initiative this month – 'Engaging the global event industry with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals' – ahead of the UN Sustainable Development Summit on 25-27 September in New York.

etc.venues to roll out three new venues in New York within a year

UK venue group etc.venues recently announced it is to break into the New York market with its urban day meeting venue template. With a first 4,200sqm venue revealed in Madison Avenue, etc.venues tells CMW it expects to announce a second venue contract within a month, with a third to follow, and have all three operational within 12 months. The move Stateside is on the back of a $35m investment, inc...

NYC most expensive location in the world for business travel

New York ranks as the world’s top city for business travel costs, according to new data from global mobility specialist, ECA International (ECA). A trip to the Big Apple costs US$799 a day on average, according to the new report, which gives average daily rates for 2018-19 for 400 locations in 195 countries. Each report itemises costs for the following expenses for flexibility when calculating all...

International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association takes convention to NYC for the first time

The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) has opened registration for its 36th Annual Global Convention, to be held in New York City for the first time. The major educational and networking event for the global LGBTQ tourism industry will take place 24-27 April 2019 at the New York Hilton Midtown. The convention takes on greater significance as 2019 is the 50th anniversary of ...

New York skyline lights up green in preparation for Climate Week

New York’s skyline was lit up green this past Sunday, 23 September, to symbolically spotlight the need for global climate action. Various iconic landmarks and venues across the city including Madison Square Garden, the Empire State Building, and One World Trade Center took part. The 10th Climate Week NYC is supported by NYC & Company, New York’s official destination marketing organisation, and...