The New York Convention and Visitors Bureau (NYCVB) is a destination marketing organization for the five boroughs of New York City: Manhattan, The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island.  New Jersey  and even the Westchester County cities of Yonkers and Mount Vernon get into the act as the sixth and seventh boroughs respectively, given their close proximity to NYC.

New York City receives over 20 million foreign and 40 million domestic tourists each year. NYC also hosts over 200 large conventions and 500 conferences each year for a wide variety of clients, that range from Fashion Week in the Spring to ComicCon in the Fall.

We provide a full suite of services for conventions and visitors to NYC, to make the convention and visitors experience, the very best it can be.

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Best live music venues in NYC The recording industry may be trying to destroy itself by combating music piracy by releasing as much terrible music as it can, but in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens you will find packed live music venues, from hole-in-the-wall dives to resplendent Midtown theaters. Plan accordingly and you can catch more than one world-class show on any given night. Music is back in town, in fact you could say Big Apple music is a-alive again. Music Hall of Williamsburg Run by local read more

If you want to see stand-up comedy, there’s no better place to come to than New York City. Here are our favorite spots to see both famous  comedians and up-and-coming stars, from the popular venues to the little known haunts. Think you’ve got what it takes to make people laugh? Try out one of the many comedy classes available at some of the most popular venues in the city. Caroline’s (credit: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images) 1626 Broadway New York, NY 10019 You know you’ve made it as a read more

The High Line The High Line is an elevated freight rail line transformed into a public park on Manhattan’s Lower West Side. It is owned by the City of New York, and maintained and operated by Friends of the High Line. Founded in 1999 by community residents, Friends of the High Line fought for the High Line’s preservation and transformation at a time when the historic structure was under the threat of demolition. It is now the non-profit conservancy working with the New York City Department of Parks & read more

The Top Sports Bars of NYC New York City has big league clubs in every major sport, but you don’t need to make it out to a stadium to experience the thrill of rooting for its home teams (or, if you insist, someone else’s). No matter your game-day priorities—whether you mainly show up for the food or the drinks, whether you barely know who’s playing or know the team’s stats by heart—the five boroughs have a fan-approved watering hole for you. For a home base that fits your sports-watching style, check out our read more

Shops on Fifth One of the most luxurious stretches of retail in the country, Fifth Avenue is the main artery of New York City's shopping scene, having welcomed a steady stream of fashion mavens for over 100 years. From catwalk copycats to bargain hunters, buyers flock to this section of Midtown (between 49th and 60th streets) to shop for it all. And with mass brands like Victoria's Secret and Abercrombie & Fitch, upscale department stores such as Bergdorf Goodman and multinational retailers like H&M, read more

Brunch Spots Are All Over NYC - And We Have Them Covered Brunch may be a New York institution, but too often the perfect brunch experience gets messed up by long lines, watered-down mimosas and substandard eggs. Ugh. But don’t despair, dear bruncher: With our guide to the best restaurants in NYC for brunch, you can discover under-the-radar and overlooked joints by browsing the full list of spots for the best brunch. NYC also has plenty of options to narrow it down by borough (looking for the best bagels in your read more

NYC Craft Breweries Great news, drinkers: New York’s craft-beer revolution shows no sign of slowing down. A bunch of boundary-pushing craft breweries just opened in NYC, and upstate and Long Island are brewing up some killer facilities as well. Here are the very best beer makers in the state. Hit them up for tours, tastings and more. And if you’re craving more suds in the city, check out the best beer bars in town and these awesome beer stores. Brewery Ommegang The Ommegang Hennepin read more

Best Lesser Known NYC attractions With so many iconic attractions ranking among the best things to do in NYC, it can feel like a daunting task to get through the entire list. While everyone should see the Empire State Building at least once, skipping a few mainstream stops and going off the beaten path can be exciting and rewarding. Whether you’re looking for museums in NYC with quirky exhibits or NYC parks ideal for relaxing, here are the best lesser known attractions to visit in New York. read more

Top Tourist Attractions in NYC in 2018 NYC is home to some of the most iconic attractions in the United States. We have ranked the best five attractions that every tourist has to see. Number 1 Attraction Empire State Building Try imagining NYC’s skyline without the towering spire of the Empire State Building. Impossible, right? Taking a mere 11 months to construct, the 1,454-foot-tall emblem became the city’s highest building upon completion in 1931. During your visit, pay special read more

Women of NYC Throughout history, many women in New York City have risen to national and international renown. Their significant achievements in the arts, politics and urban planning can be celebrated every day throughout the five boroughs. Read up on some of the the City’s most prominent women and where to pay tribute to them. Cenotaph, Trinity Churchyard. Photo: Will Steacy Caroline Schermerhorn Astor How she made her mark: Wife of William Backhouse Astor Jr. and mother to John Jacob Astor IV, read more

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