September 25, 2018

We are seeing more event spaces open in New York City that have been converted from old industrial buildings. They provide light and views attendees love! While the location of many of these venues is not necessarily directly in Midtown Manhattan, they offer the benefi...

September 24, 2018

There are major, tech-driven event venues like the NatGeo Ocean Odyssey in Times Square that offer all kinds of interactivity with a set theme.

We are now seeing a new breed of venues in  this category that make the immersive experience highly personalized. The most int...

September 14, 2018

New York City is blessed with some of the world's most amazing architecture. It can be a great backdrop to use for a major corporate event. This includes venues that span an outdoor inspiration point, historic banks, a fashion venue that is adorned with two peacock cro...

August 28, 2018

Candy is no longer just a welcome gift or an after-dinner menu idea in New York City. It can now be the entire event venue with all kinds of interactivity for attendees.

Your group can enjoy a curated candy wonderland conceived by Hollywood candy queen - Jackie Sorkin....

August 11, 2018

Back in the day, which is really not that long ago, major bookstores like Barnes and Noble were a key destination for coffee-lovers. But with the downturn of these mega-venues via online retailers, the indie bookstore experience, which was recently on the endangered re...

August 9, 2018

While New York City has been booming with secret speakeasies that are fronted by restaurants, cafes or even ice cream parlors, we have found one that turns this concept on its head:

The Reverse Speakeasy.

If your attendees, especially corporate executives, are looking fo...

July 27, 2018

We are loving Danny Meyer's new venture in downtown New York that puts fine dining and event options into the sky. What we really like is that no one is over-hyping it, which is unusual for fans of Danny Meyer.

And that's the key. We are seeing top chefs and mixologists...

July 26, 2018

One of the iconic New York City brands is back with a new destination venue in Rockefeller Center. Whether you have seen the movie "Big" or not, this venue is a huge draw for destination corporate meeting attendees who want to bring a slice of New York back home to the...

July 12, 2018

We are really excited to see one of the most historic hotel venues in Brooklyn ready to go full-throttle in its reopening this year. It was once considered the "Waldorf Astoria of Brooklyn", and being in Brooklyn Heights puts this property in one of the hottest neighbo...

May 13, 2018

This is the time of year when rooftop venues are booming in Manhattan, and they are great choices for after-hours events at destination corporate meetings.

We love one new venue in particular that has opened at a hot hotel in Manhattan. This rooftop brand began as a pop...

May 10, 2018

Have you noticed there is a "step-and-repeat" at almost every event and venue entrance now? This concept, originally conceived to leverage celebrity appearances and major brand sponsors, has grown so much, it might not be as big a deal anymore.

The burger joint down the...

May 8, 2018

We hear that Joel Robuchon, the legendary chef behind the former Four Seasons restaurant in New York City, and the most Michellin starred chef in the world, is making a Midtown Manhattan comeback within the next six to eight months.

Because Robuchon has lost almost 60 p...

April 19, 2018

With summer on its way, it's time to think about how to optimize your destination corporate meeting attendees' New York City experience outdoors. 

We have found a new rooftop venue that provides spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline, Statue of Liberty and more. Loc...

April 10, 2018

We have found that one of the concerns potential participants have with yoga team-building, and NYC yoga in general, is whether other people in the class are doing it "better" than them.

We have found a solution: goats.

You are not reading a typo, and no, the goats are n...

March 30, 2018

If you love surrealist guru Salvador Dali, then you'll love a new venue opening by New York City's High Line that will feature a collection of 24 of his paintings. This is a decor-driven cocktail event option that is also close to many hospitality properties in the Mea...

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