New York Facts

 

In NYC, it costs $1 million to acquire a license (medallion) to operate a taxicab.

New York Facts

Hotel development is booming in NYC. Across all five boroughs there are close to 102,000 hotel rooms well suited for every traveler’s preferences and budget.

New York Facts

About 1 in every 38 people living in the United States resides in New York City.

New York Facts

Aside from its incredible venues, meeting planners know the value of selecting NYC as a meeting destination due to the city’s dynamic energy, famous restaurants, theaters and numerous attractions. There’s no shortage of site-seeing attractions thus providing for record attendance rates for meetings and conferences held in the city.

New York Facts

Madison Square Garden is home to the New York Knicks and a venue favorite for top musical performances throughout the year. It is capable of hosting events of huge proportions to small, more intimate events accommodated by its smaller meeting spaces.

New York Facts

New York City’s 520-mile coastline is longer than those of Miami, Boston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco combined.

New York Facts

The Empire State building has its own zip code.

New York Facts

One of the greatest things about hosting a meeting in NYC is that the venues are easy to get to. In most instances you can walk from your hotel to your meeting location, but there are other options as well; hail a local taxi cab or venture to ride on the local Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).

New York Facts

Each year, more than 50 million people from the US and abroad visit NYC, many of whom attend one of the city’s annual major meeting, conference or event.

New York Facts

More than 56 million people from the US and abroad traveled to New York City in 2014, many of them making the trip to attend the city’s annual major events.

New York Facts

Ranked among the top 25 largest convention centers in the US is Javits Convention Center. It is home to over 840,000 gross square feet of exhibition space, spanning 6 city blocks and is expected to undergo expansion of mass proportions in 2016.

Benefits of Partnering With GCG Event Partners:

Experienced On-Site Meeting Professionals

With an average of over a dozen years of experience, our On-Site Meeting Professionals have the skills to make your events a success. They are qualified, experienced, hard working professionals in the meeting and planning industry.

Nationwide Local Meeting Professionals – Guaranteed!

We guarantee that we’ll provide a qualified meeting professional anywhere across the continental U.S. It’s that simple. It doesn’t matter if your needs are in a remote, rural, suburban or urban area. With an extensive network of meeting and event professionals and the ability to efficiently recruit when needed, we can be trusted to fulfill your needs. Plus, there’s a good chance our local On-Site Meeting Professionals are familiar with your venue and even the venue staff, which will help to make your meeting run more smoothly. It’s like having an employee that lives in the city of your event.

Pre-Screened Members with a Track Record of Success

Every meeting professional is pre-screened to ensure they meet GCG Event Partners professional standards. We continuously review and monitor our members to make sure that they have a track record of success. All this ensures that you are partnered with the most qualified meeting professional anytime, anywhere throughout the U.S.

Dedicated Team Caring for You and Your Needs.

You can take comfort in knowing that our placement team is very experienced, and they proudly maintain a 100% fulfillment rate with reliable local event professionals nationwide. We take the time to understand your company and your specific needs so that your dedicated GCG Event Partners Placement Specialist will carefully match your plans and goals with the ideal On-Site Meeting Professional.

24-Hour Online Access to your Information

You will be able to enter requests and track your meetings 24/7 through our web based system. You can also access our exclusive venue database, providing you with first-hand reviews of any size venue across the country. The reviews come from our dedicated members who have worked events at these locations.

Save Time, Money, and Wear and Tear on Your Staff

You can actually reduce your budget by using experienced, local On-Site Meeting Professionals. By eliminating the need to send your own employees to an event, you’ll save on airfare, hotel, meals, transportation, and parking. Local talent also means knowledge and insight which can’t be gained from a distance.

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