Jakob K. Javits Convention Center

Javits Center
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The Jakob K. Javits Convention Center

The Jakob K. Javits Convention Center is located on Manhattan’s West Side, steps away from the Hudson River, and some of New York City’s most exciting tourist, dining, entertainment and shopping destinations: Hudson Yards, Madison Square Garden, and the High Line

“Javits,” as it’s known locally, is a state-of-the-art convention center, and is one of the top convention centers in the trade show, exhibition and convention industry. Javits replaced the New York Coliseum when it opened in 1986, and it now serves as New York’s primary convention and expo center. 

The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center boasts more than 1,800,000 sq.ft. of total area space and 850,000 sq.ft. of total exhibit space. This convention center also includes individual halls that can withstand 150-5,000 attendees. Javits is home to such events and conventions as the New York International Auto Show and New York Comic Con.

Located just minutes away, Metro Exhibits provides full trade show services including trade show booth rentals, custom exhibits, booth design, installation and dismantle, and storage,  to all exhibitors at the Javits Center.


The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center supports a great deal of space and includes both upper and lower exhibition halls, a special events hall, cafeterias, easy access to nearby hotels and more listed below. The Javits Convention Center offers:

  • 1.8 Million Sq.Ft. of total space
  • 850,000 sq.ft. of exhibit hall floor space
  • 100,000+ sq.ft. of meeting space
  • 102 meeting rooms
  • 3,800 seat special events hall
  • 50 loading docks on two levels 
  • Wi-Fi (Paid) and cell phone coverage
  • 1.1 acre public plaza


New York City Trade Shows, Conventions and Expos

Since opening its doors The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center has been home to and has hosted a variety of well-known trade shows and conventions including:


Where to Stay, Where to Eat, What to Do in New York City

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Trade Show Support
Contact Metro today to learn more about Jakob K. Javits Center, trade show booth rentals and custom exhibits, and other trade show support services in New York, New York.


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