Facility Info

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, Hall 1A

655 West, 34th Street

New York, NY 10001

(212) 216 – 2186


Discount Parking Coupon

Use the below coupon to receive a discounted rate at either of the two parking lots referenced below

Directions & Parking


From the North (Westchester, Connecticut, Massachusetts)
95 South (via the Cross-Bronx Expressway) to the George Washington Bridge. At approach to bridge, bear right to lower level. Exit at the last exit in New York–Parkway South–9A. Follow Parkway South (Henry Hudson Parkway/West Side Highway) to 42nd Street. Turn left. Go one block to 11th Avenue and turn right.

Saw Mill River Parkway/Henry Hudson Parkway/Route 9A: Follow 9A South to 42nd Street. Turn Left. Go one block to 11th Avenue and turn right.

New York State Thruway/Major Deegan Expressway/Route 87: Major Deegan Expressway to George Washington Bridge exit. Stay in right lane towards lower level. Exit at the last exit in New York–Parkway South–9A. Follow Parkway South (Henry Hudson Parkway/West Side Highway) to 42nd Street. Turn left. Go one block to 11th Avenue and turn right.

From the South (New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, etc.)
95 North to the New Jersey Turnpike. Exit at the Lincoln Tunnel. When exiting the tunnel, bear left. Follow signs for uptown or northbound to 42nd Street. Turn left onto 42nd Street until you reach 11th Avenue and turn left.

George Washington Bridge to Parkway South– 9A. At 42nd Street, turn left. Go one block to 11th Avenue and turn right.

From Queens and Long Island
Queens-Midtown Tunnel: Take Southbound or Downtown exit to 34th Street and turn right. Go west and turn right on 11th Avenue.

Queensboro/59th Street Bridge: Take 60/61st Street Exit. Go to 5th Avenue alongside Central Park to 59th Street. Turn right onto 59th Street to 7th Avenue and turn left. Go two blocks to 57th Street and turn right. Follow 57th Street to 11th Avenue and turn left. The Center is between 34th and 38th streets.

From Staten Island
Verrazano-Narrows Bridge eastbound to the Gowanus Expressway, to the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel. Exit westbound to the West Side Highway/12th Avenue. At 34th Street, turn right. Go one block to 11th Avenue and take a left.

Public Transportation

Please keep in mind that the public transportation fare is $2.75. The subways accept MetroCards. Buses accept MetroCards and exact change fares. With MetroCards you can transfer from subway to bus and bus to subway for one fare. MetroCards are available at subway stations and local stores.


The following train stops at 34th Street/Hudson Yards:

  • 11th Avenue Subway: To 7 Line Route and Schedule

The following trains stop at 34th Street/Penn Station:

The following trains stop at 42nd Street/Times Square (Broadway):

  • 8th Avenue: To A Line Route and Schedule To C Line Route and Schedule To E Line Route and Schedule
  • 7th Avenue: To 1 Line Route and Schedule To 2 Line Route and Schedule To 3 Line Route and Schedule To N Line Route and Schedule To Q Line Route and Schedule To R Line Route and Schedule To 7 Line Route and Schedule To S Line Route and Schedule
  • 6th Avenue: To B Line Route and Schedule To D Line Route and Schedule To F Line Route and Schedule To M Line Route and Schedule
    Note – To B Line Route and Schedule does not run on weekends.

The following trains stop at Grand Central Station at 42nd Street at Lexington

  • Lexington Avenue Subway:  To 4 Line Route and Schedule To 5 Line Route and Schedule To 6 Line Route and Schedule To 7 Line Route and Schedule To S Line Route and Schedule
  • Metro North Railroad

For further information, call MTA Travel info: 718.330.1234 or visit www.mta.info/index.html.


M12 bus: Runs along 11th Avenue from Columbus Circle to the West Village. Stops on 11th Avenue between 33rd and 34th Street.

M34 cross town bus: Runs east/west on 34th Street. Stops on 11th Avenue outside the Javits Center and at Penn Station. The M34 bus requires passengers to use pre-boarding fare collection machines before boarding the bus. These machines are designed to speed up the loading process. Pay your fare at a fare collection machine at the Select Bus Service bus stop. There are two types of fare collection machines that accept fares and issue receipts.
You must pay with a Metrocard at the MetroCard Fare Collector or pay with $2.75 in coins at Coin Fare Collector.
You MUST pay at one of these machines and get a proof-of-payment receipt before boarding the bus. Keep your receipt for the duration of your trip.

M42 cross town bus: Runs east/west on 42nd street. Public transportation by city bus or subway costs $2.75. The subways accept MetroCards. Buses accept MetroCards and exact change fares (no bills). With MetroCards you can transfer from subway to bus and bus to subway for one fare within a two hour period. MetroCards are available at the nearby stores, subway stations and the Hudson newsstands located in the Javits Center. Log onto to www.mta.info/nyct/maps for downloadable maps of NYC subway and bus routes.

Port Authority: New Jersey Transit and other buses arrive at the Port Authority terminal at 42nd Street between 8th and 9th Avenues.

Ferry Service:

The NY Waterway operates a ferry from Weehawken, NJ. In just 8 minutes the ferry takes you across the Hudson River to 39th Street and 12th Avenue, just one block from the Javits Center. Just park at the convenient lot adjacent to the ferry terminal in Weehawken and take a ferry which leaves every 10 – 15 minutes during peak hours.

Call 1-800-53-FERRY for schedule and information or visit www.nywaterway.com.


The New York metropolitan area is serviced by three major airports: JFK International, Newark International and LaGuardia Airport.

Travel time by taxi from the airports to midtown Manhattan varies by airport. Travel time from LaGuardia to midtown can take anywhere from 25-40 minutes. JFK can take anywhere from 45 minutes to over an hour and Newark 40 to 60 minutes.

JFK International Airport: To and from JFK and any location in Manhattan is a flat fare of $52 (tolls, surcharges of $0.50, $0.30 and tip are extra). To and from JFK and other locations will be charged as metered fares.

Newark International Airport: The fare is metered and ranges from $50-$75 (tolls, $17.50 Newark surcharge and tip are extra). During weekday rush hours (6–9am and 4–7pm) and on weekends (Saturday–Sunday, 12pm–8pm), there is a $5 surcharge for travel to anywhere in New York State except Staten Island.

LaGuardia Airport: The fare is metered and can be anywhere from $29-$37 (tolls, surcharges and tip are extra).

Javits’ official transportation partner, Supershuttle/Golden Touch Transportation Services, can arrange shuttle services to and from the airports as well as transportation by private or shared limousine. Located at the taxi-drop off on the Concourse level, Supershuttle/Golden Touch can also be reached by phone at 800.258.3826 or on-line at: www.goldentouchtransportation.com or www.supershuttle.com

For complete transportation information including how to get to Manhattan by public transportation from all three airports, including the JFK AirTrain, log onto the NY/NJ Port Authority at: www.panynj.gov.


Metered Rate of Fare
$2.50 upon entry
$0.50 per 1/5 mile or per 60 seconds in slow traffic or when vehicle stopped
$0.50 night surcharge after 8:00 p.m. and prior to 6:00 a.m.
$1.00 Peak Hour Surcharge in effect 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday-Friday
$0.50 MTA NY State Tax surcharge per ride
$0.30 Improvement Surcharge

Different variables such as heavy traffic and tolls should be taken into account in gauging the final cost of your trip.

A cab ride between Grand Central, Penn Station or Port Authority to the Javits Center can cost anywhere from $8-$15 depending on the traffic.

By Commercial Truck

Trucks higher than 12 ft. 6 in. will not clear tunnels. They must use a bridge. Also remember that no trucks are allowed on parkways.

From North

95 South (via the Cross Bronx-Expressway): Exit at Amsterdam Avenue and cross the University Avenue Bridge to 181st Street. Turn left onto Broadway. (see Street Directions below)

87 South (via the Major Deegan Expressway): Exit at 155th Street/Macombs Dam Bridge. Continue west on 155th Street to Broadway where you turn left. (see Street Directions below)

Triborough Bridge: To Manhattan. Exit at 125th Street. Go west to Broadway and turn left. (see Street Directions below)

Street Directions: Continue on Broadway to the intersection of Broadway, West 65th Street and Columbus Avenue. Bear right onto Columbus. This becomes 9th Avenue at 59th Street. Stay on 9th Avenue to 34th Street. Follow westbound signs to 11th Avenue.

From East:

From Long Island–Route 495 (Long Island Expressway): To Queens Midtown Tunnel. Take southbound or downtown exit to 34th Street and turn right. Follow westbound signs to 11th Avenue.

Manhattan Bridge: Follow westbound signs to 11th Avenue.
Note: Some lane restrictions may be necessary. Electronic signage will direct truck and other traffic whenever detours are necessary.

From Staten Island and Brooklyn:

From the Verrazanno Narrows Bridge, take the Gowanus Expressway to the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel. Follow westbound signs to 11th Avenue.

New Jersey Approach:

See directions from George Washington Bridge.


Citi Bike is New York’s popular new bike sharing system, which features thousands of bikes at hundreds of stations around the city. The bikes can be rented from and returned to any station in the system, and are available 24/7, 365 days a year. You may choose to purchase a 24-Hour Access Pass for $9.95 or a 7-Day Access Pass for $25. Access Passes may only be purchased at Citi Bike stations, using the touchscreen kiosk. A Citi Bike station is conveniently located on 34th Street at 11thAvenue.


There is no parking at the Javits Center. However, there are a variety of lots open nearby, ranging from 24-hour, 7-days a week, to more limited service. If you have any questions make sure to call ahead.

9 West 35th Street LLC (Parking Garage) 
9-19 West 35 Street
New York, NY 10001

21st Garage LLC (Parking Garage)
447-451 West 35 Street
New York, NY 10001
212-627-0012 29

Operating Corp (Parking Lot)
613 West 29 Street
New York, NY 10001

39th and Eighth Parking LLC (Street Parking Garage)
310-312 West 39 Street
New York, NY 10018

52 West 36 Street Parking, LLC (Parking Garage)
59-51 West 36 Street
AKA 53 West 36 Street
New York, NY 10018

249 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036

Astor Parking Corporation
1515 Broadway at 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
212- 869-3543

Atelier Car Park, LLC (Parking Garage)
627 West 42 Street
New York, NY 10036

Atelier Park Right
670 West 43rd Street between 11th and 12th Avenues
New York, NY 10036

Atrium Parking LLC (Parking Garage)
155-167 West 36 Street
AKA 481-489 7 Avenue
New York, NY 10018

Bryant Car Park, LLC (Parking Lot)
14-20 West 40 Street
New York, NY 10018

Central Parking System

  • 1 Penn Plaza (between 7th and 8th Avenues)
  • 305 West 34th Street (at 8th Avenue)
  • 416 West 36th Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues)
  • 417 W. 35th Street (between 9th and Dyer Avenues)
  • 441 9th Avenue (between 34th and 35th Streets)
  • 476-490 11 Avenue

For rates and hours of operation call 800-836-6666

Edison 9th Ave Parking Corp (Parking Lot)
412-422 West 33 Street
New York, NY 10001

Edison NY Parking, LLC (Parking Garage)
76 11 Avenue
New York, NY 10011

Empire 33 Parking LLC
38-46 West 33 Street
New York, NY 10001

Enterprise Parking System

  • 444 10th Ave.
  • 447 West 35th St.
  • 451 10th Ave.
  • 455 West 37th St.
  • 505 West 37th St.


E/Z Sprint Ltd (Parking Garage)
517-25 West 36 Street
New York, NY 10018

Fiesta Car Park, LLC (Parking Garage)
470 11 Avenue
New York, NY 10018

Impark Hsw LLC (Parking Lot)
West 42 Street and 9th Avenue
New York, NY 10036


10th Ave. and 36th St.
New York, NY 10018

MP Manhattan Plaza LLC (Parking Garage)
401-472 West 42 Street
New York, NY 10036

MP 41 LLC Manhattan Parking Group (Parking Garage)
475 West 41st Street
New York, NY 10036

MP 44, LLC (Parking Lot)
322-326 West 44 Street
New York, NY 10036

NYC Five Service Corp (Parking Garage)
456 Eleventh Avenue
AKA 456-458 11 Avenue
New York, NY 10018

Peach Parking Corp (Parking Garage)
346-354 West 40 Street
New York, NY 10018

Quik Park

  • East 36th Street LLC – 221-235 East 36th Street
  • West 41st Street LLC – 601 West 41st Street
  • West 42nd Street LLC – 600 West 42nd Street

Both Garages have entrances on 41st and 42nd between 11th Ave. and West Side Hwy.

Square Industries
306 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036

Times Square Garage LLC (Parking Garage)
141-145 West 43 Street and 11 Avenue
New York, NY 10036

Times Square Park
220 West 41st Street
New York, NY 10036

David Meltzer
1:30 pm Keynote
CEO of Sports 1 Marketing, Forbes “Top 10 Keynote Speaker“, Award-Winning Humanitarian, and National Best-Selling Author

David Meltzer has spent the last 25 years as an entrepreneur and executive in the legal, technology, sports and entertainment fields. With expertise across many industry verticals, David’s background has uniquely positioned him to become a world-renowned thought leader.

David is a CEO, entrepreneur, life coach, motivational speaker, author, student, and philanthropist.

David has created a platform that allows him to communicate with everyone from college students to c-suite executives by using his overarching principles for business and life: gratitude, empathy, accountability, and effective communication. Utilizing these four principles every day allows David to live by his mission, “make a lot of money, help a lot of people, and have a lot of fun.â€?

Keynote Presentation
7 Principles for Success: How to Thrive in Your Business and Life

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

Keynote Theater


Innovation v. Entrepreneurship: Lesson’s From Small Business Influencer David Meltzer

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Room #2 - Business Growth

Bill Walsh
3:45 pm Keynote
Venture Capitalist & Business Coach

Bill Walsh is the CEO/Founder of Business Coaching/Venture Capital firm Powerteam International. Bill hosts and speaks at events all over the world! His passion is to empower entrepreneurs and business owners to create massive success. He loves to help people understand specifically what it takes to build successful companies.  He is an accomplished author, speaker, radio personality and movie celebrity.  He has a very successful background in finance and marketing. He has spent two decades working with start-ups to major global brands increasing sales, productivity and overall success. He is an innovator with a remarkable ability to determine and dictate success strategy to seize global market opportunities. As a global speaker he is known for inspiring the audience while delivering excellent content that every audience can immediately put to use to increase sales, revenue and productivity.

Author of the Best Selling Book “The Obvious”

Ranked int Top 30 Business Coaches of 2016 by GURU Magazine

Voted Top Speaker at Harvard University Event
Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/noA_gGb3Zo4

Keynote Presentation
Success by Design: How Innovative Marketing Rules the Business World

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Keynote Theater

Noah St. John
Best-Selling Author
Best-Selling Author & Keynote Speaker

Noah St. John helps people make money: Since 2009, he’s helped his clients add over $109 Million in sales.

Noah is the only author in history to have works published by Hay House, HarperCollins, Mindvalley, Nightingale-Conant, and the Chicken Soup for the Soul publisher.

A highly in-demand keynote speaker, Noah is famous for inventing AFFORMATIONS® – a new technology of the mind – and helping people make more money and have more fun.

As the leading authority on how to eliminate limiting beliefs, Noah delivers live events and online courses that his clients call “mandatory for anyone who wants to succeed in life and business.â€?

He’s the author of 14 books that have been translated into a dozen languages.

Noah’s engaging and down-to-earth speaking style always gets high marks from audiences. One of the world’s most sought-after experts on business and personal growth, Noah also appears frequently in the news worldwide, including ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, The Hallmark Channel, NPR, Parade, The Jenny McCarthy Show, Entrepreneur On Fire, Woman’s Day, Los Angeles Business Journal, Washington Post, Chicago Sun-Times, Forbes.com, Selling Power and The Huffington Post.

Session Title
Your D.R.E.A.M. Success Formula: The Unexpected Path to Business Mastery

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Room #4 - Entrepreneurship

Maisha Walker
Inc. Magazine
President, Message Medium and The Internet Strategist, Inc. Magazine

Maisha Walker is Founder and President of Message Medium, a digital marketing agency that helps successful brands harness the power of digital to achieve aggressive growth.  She has been creating digital marketing campaigns and building Web sites for more than 20 years.

Maisha recently completed a 5-city tour with Microsoft Bing and is a featured online columnist with Inc. Magazine. She created “The Internet Strategistâ€? and grew it to the highest trafficked blog on Inc.com in less than 1 year.  Her blog has been quoted and featured by such diverse brands as Business Week, Guy Kawasaki, Rieva Lesonsky (the former editor of Entrepreneur magazine), the American Marketing Association and even celebrity gossip columnist Perez Hilton.

Maisha focuses on helping small businesses launch digital marketing campaigns, but has also been wooed to work with large clients including Mars Chocolate, Columbia University, Princeton University, Carver Bank, Unilever, WJ Detusch the owner of Yellow Tail wines, the founders of Absolute Vodka, NBA player Kyle Lowry and Save the Children.

She has toured the country educating entrepreneurs with companies like Microsoft Bing, JP Morgan Chase, Deluxe and Capital One and has been featured in Forbes, Bnet, Entrepreneur, Black Enterprise, on Fox News and on NBC news among others.

In 2008, Maisha received the sole nomination from the New York City Small Business Commissioner for the annual New York Enterprise Report Awards, winning a finalist spot for innovation and excellence in Sales and Marketing. In 2010 she was named one of NV Magazine’s Movers & Shakers. In 2016 the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce awarded her the Best in the Business award.

Maisha has personally conducted more than 500 classes and workshops on Digital Marketing, Social Media, Search Engine Optimization and Web site design, in partnership with Princeton University, George Washington University, JP Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Inc. magazine, Black Enterprise magazine, SCORE, Deluxe Corp, SAP and a host of other organizations.

She attended Princeton University and received her B.A. in French and Italian and began her love of coding at the early age of 9.  She is passionate about teaching brands how to navigate the digital landscape toward achieving aggressive growth.

Session Title
Search Engine Optimization: How to Get a Page 1 Listing in Google

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Room #5 - Marketing

Nicole Williams
Founder and CEO of WORKS

Nicole Williams is the Founder and CEO of WORKS, founded in 2006 with the help of Michael Loeb, co-founder of Priceline and the Synapse Group.  WORKS brought to life Nicole’s vision of a business that not only helps young women create the careers of their dreams but also supports the companies attempting to recruit and retain them as employees, as well as the businesses that are interested in providing them products and services aimed at enriching their lives.

Under the WORKS banner, Nicole has authored three bestselling books: Wildly Sophisticated: A Bold New Attitude for Career SuccessEarn What You’re Worth, Penguin and Girl on Top: Your Guide to Turning Dating Rules into Career Success, Hachette.  She has worked with Fortune 500 companies including Ford Motor Company, Banana Republic, The Limited, and Proctor & Gamble, on hiring, retention and marketing programs. Nicole’s career advice has been covered in national media, and she was official spokesperson for LinkedIn for four years.

Session Title
Girl on Top: Your Guide to Turning Dating Rules into Business Success

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Room #3 - Women Lead & Learn