2017 Toy Fair Shatters Records
The Toy Industry Association's (TIA) 114thNorth American International Toy Fair brought 31,133 global play lovers to the Javits Center in February – creating the largest toy marketplace ever held in the Western Hemisphere, according to... >>
New Javits Center Display Model Unveiled
In February, the Javits Center unveiled a new display model that outlines the building’s history, operations and future expansion on Manhattan’s West Side. Equipped with three televisions and a 30-year outline of major milestones, the... >>
Governor Cuomo Breaks Ground on Expansion
On March 1, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo broke ground on the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center expansion in Manhattan’s West Side. Following work that began on the building’s foundation in December 2016, this groundbreaking signified the... >>
Transforming the Crystal Palace
For so many of our customers and colleagues, the most interesting aspect of hosting Election Night at the Javits Center was where exactly it was held. For the first time in its history, a dramatic stage was constructed in the middle of the... >>
Honoring our Employees
The Javits Center honored more than 125 employees at its annual Employee Service Awards luncheon, celebrating the work of its veteran employees who have helped to build the foundation of this iconic structure. President and CEO Alan Steel... >>
Security Boost Reduces Thefts
Reported thefts at the Javits Center have dropped 75% during the first six months of 2016 compared to the same period in 2014 as a result of recent security improvements throughout the six-block facility. Since 2014, hundreds of new... >>