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Meetings in Newark

Newark’s a happening place for a fraction of the price of New York City, all just 8 short miles from Manhattan, 10 minutes from the Meadowlands' American Dream, and only an hour and half from Philadelphia. Whether a meeting, trade show, convention, reunion or wedding, the greater Newark region offers phenomenal bang for your buck. Large or small, from traditional to the unconventional, we’ve got amazing venues, and unbelievable values making your occasion even merrier.

The Greater Newark Convention & Visitors Bureau is your one-stop source for planning the perfect Newark happening.

Choose Newark, Be Happy; 10 Reasons to Book Here:
  1. Booking your event in the greater Newark regions is affordable! Enjoy the benefits of New York City for a fraction of the price.
  2. Newark is a transportation hub and traveling could not be any easier with Newark Liberty International Airport right at our doorstep. Enjoy quick and easy access to NYC 24 hours a day via subway (PATH), NJ TRANSIT or Amtrak. We got a groovy bus terminal; connect via GreyhoundBolt or NJ TRANSIT. Drivers delight, we’re conveniently located off of several major thoroughfares and have plenty of parking.
  3. The Greater Newark region wants your business! We’ll go out of our way to make sure that you have everything you need so that your event happens as planned.
  4. There are over 5,500 hotel rooms in the region! Enjoy luxe boutique hotels, hotels with Presidential pedigrees, value stays, treasured name brands, along with modern stylish suites and rooftop bars.
  5. Enjoy world-class sports and entertainment right here in Newark! Get a front row seat and easy access to unbelievable events and opportunities.
  6. Get rewarded! Take advantage of our special deals and book your Newark happening, then be celebrated by your peers as a savings superhero.
  7. Bigger is not always better. The greater Newark region offers big apple style action in more intimate bites.
  8. We’re a mecca for high tech industries and ingenuity. Did you know that Thomas Edison's 1st use of electric lights in a public space was here in Military Park? The region has seen a lot of other firsts, including the first Skyway in the nation, perfecting patent leather, developing celluloid, malleable iron, and even the birthplace for the PAAS Easter Egg dye kits.
  9. We have restaurants that can seat over a 1,000! Delicious dinning with 999 of your favorite people.
  10. See the stars, outdoors enthusiasts can enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities from golf, to waterfront strolls along our vibrant orange boardwalk, to boat rides along the Passaic River. The stars always shine in Newark, see a celebrity or take a tour of their favorite hangs.


Frequently Asked Questions

Question: Where is the Visitor Center located?
Answer: Newark Happening Visitor Center is located at 58 Park Place, Newark, NJ 07102.  Hours of operation are 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday - Friday.

Question: How can I get a copy of the Newark Happening Visitors Guide?
Answer: Our Visitors Guide is available online; to receive the visitors guide via USPS, Please call our office at 973-735-2135 or click here to fill out our online form.

Question: How do I get visitor collateral for my meeting?
Answer: We offer a variety of materials for your meeting attendees.  Please call our services team at (973) 735-2135 for a list of materials and the quantity needed.

Question: What form of public transportation is available in Newark?
Answer: NJ Transit trains, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), NJ Transit Bus, Newark Light rail taxi and Uber.

Question:  How far is the Newark Liberty International Airport located from downtown Newark?
Answer: Only 12 minutes.

Question:  What is Newark Liberty International Airport code?
Answer: EWR 

Question:  What major airline carriers fly into Newark?
Answer:     United (Hub), Delta, American Airlines, Southwest, Alaska and Spirit Airlines.


Meeting Services

  • Our sales team will guide you through site inspections.
  • We will assist you in creating a custom itinerary that will meet your specific needs. 
  • We will arrange all your appointments, transportation to and from appointments, dinner arrangements as well as provide a sales representative to accompany you on your site tours.
Other Services Available:
  • Assist with check-in and registration
  • Assist with printing badges
  • Provide room monitors
  • Stuff meeting bags

Meet the Team

Megan Black

National Sales Manager