New World Stages
340 West 50th Street, New York, NY 10019 (between 8th and 9th avenues) [Google map]
- In the heart of NYC just 4-blocks from Times Square!
- Location previously used for the Webby Awards, Advertising 2.0, TV premieres on Fox, ABC, NBC and many more incredible events!
- Ginormous presentation screens, open wifi and super-comfortable plush chairs with stepped-seating for a perfect view from every seat!
- Directly outside the conference center is a public park, Starbucks, an entrance to the NYC subway system, a public parking lot, a Mexican restaurant, a back and foot spa and a Brazilian steakhouse offering Rodizio (fixed-price continuous tableside delivery of different meats)
The closest airports are John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) and LaGuardia Airport (LGA); both have taxis readily available and are only a short ride to NYC. JFK also has a direct AirTrain connection to the NYC Subway which can take you to a station on the same block as the conference. JFK also has an AirTrain connection to the Long Island Railroad which in just 18-minutes will bring you to Penn Station (which is one mile south of the conference) where you can transfer to the subway, catch a taxicab or take a bus.
Newark Airport (EWR) in Newark, New Jersey and MacArthur Airport (ISP) in Islip, NY (Long Island) are the next best airports if you will be traveling by car from the airport.
Drive to 340 West 50th Street (between 8th and 9th avenues). A parking lot is directly across the street of the conference center, parking fees apply.
There are Yellow taxicabs everywhere in NYC, just hail one and tell them the address. You can also call a private taxi service to pick you up at a specified time. Carmel Car and Limo Service have the easiest phone number to remember: 866-666-6666; another popular company is Tel-Aviv Limo and Car Service 800-222-9888.
On the same block as the conference is the 50th St. subway station accessed by the E and C trains. Stations for the N, R, W and #1 subway trains are a very short walking distance from the conference.
Most trains entering NY will take you to either:
Grand Central Station - one-mile south-east of the conference
Penn Station - one mile south of the conference
From either station you can transfer to the subway, catch a taxicab or take a bus.
There are hundreds of bus routes in NYC, check with the NY Mass Transit Authority (MTA) for the bus that you need.
There are two NYC heliports within one mile of the conference center.