Operated by the New York Convention Center Operation Corporation (NYCCOC) and opened in 1986, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, shortened to Javits Center in popular usage, is a large convention center located in New York City with 840,000 square feet of flexible exhibition space occupying six city blocks along the scenic Hudson River, hosting more than 150 events a year, including trade shows, conventions, expositions, conferences and special events, and home to 20 of the top 200 trade shows in the United States. Nowhere in the country will you find a more sought-after, state-of-the-art facility—one with the extensive resources, services and staff of elite professionals dedicated to making every trade show, convention and special event a success.
The Javits Center helps drive the economies of New York State and New York City, generating an impressive $1.5 billion in economic activity and supporting 14,000 jobs. It’s no wonder that 35,000 companies choose it as their preferred venue every year.
The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center has sidewalk ramps, automatic doors at all street levels, restrooms and elevators accessible for persons with mobility impairments. Payphones are accessible and are equipped with volume and TTY capability for those with speech and hearing disabilities.