When booking a conference center in NYC for your next business event, there are many consideration to keep in mind. It can be a stressful process to find the right conference center, and being in busy, expensive NYC complicates matters somewhat, but with you can successfully find the right NYC conference center if you thoroughly assess your needs and methodically compare and contrast conference centers.
First, you should determine how large your event will be and what configuration you would like for your setup. Would you like classroom style, boardroom style, auditorium, or something else? Then you should consider location? What is a convenient, central location for your guests? Will they be local or out-of town participants? Will your guests be making use of hotel facilities, banquet rooms, or athletic facilities? Is transportation convenient to your event? Airport, taxis, subways, parking facilities? Are there nearby attractions that will please your guests?
Next you will want to tour NYC conference centers, or look online, and ask a lot of questions. How many people can they accommodate? What are the pricing plans? Do they offer wired or wireless internet, audio/visual equipment, computers for your guests or other perks? Do they have staff who will assist with technical problems that arise? What kind of chairs, tables, desks and podiums do they provide and do they provide staff to set them up? Will staff meet your conference-goers and escort them to the room? Do they provide in-house catering? At what price? What options are available for the meals?
If possible, you should look at the rooms and take notice of the styling, the cleanliness, if they are quiet enough, and if there are unpleasant odors. Ask if there will be other events happening in the conference center or hotel at the same time as your event. Look for online reviews from previous clients.
Now you are ready compare and contrast NYC conference centers and make the best decision for your event.