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THE JAVITS CENTER ISSUES ITS 2019 SUSTAINABILITY REPORT – AN UNCONVENTIONAL OASIS

July 17, 2019

NEW YORK (July 17, 2019) – New York Convention Center Operating Corporation (NYCCOC) President and CEO Alan Steel today announced the issuance of the Javits Center’s 2019 Sustainability Report – An Unconventional Oasis, which outlines the efforts to further improve the sustainability of the busiest convention center in the United States. The 39-page report details the latest advances of the robust sustainability program at the iconic facility on Manhattan’s West Side, including the installation of state-of-the-art, energy-efficient equipment and policies, a growing wildlife sanctuary on a 6.75-acre green roof and a new project in conjunction with the New York Power Authority to install the largest rooftop solar array in New York City. The organization’s first Sustainability Report was issued in 2017, and this second report outlines the progress, as well as the projects ahead...[read full story]


 

JAVITS CENTER ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF CULTIVATED HOSPITALITY BRAND, CREATING A NEW DINING ATTRACTION GROUNDED IN NEW YORK’S CULINARY COMMUNITY

July 10, 2019

NEW YORK (July 10, 2019) – The New York Convention Center Operating Corporation (NYCCOC), which operates the Javits Center, has joined today with Levy Convention Centers and CxRA to announce the launch of a new hospitality brand at the Javits Center called Cultivated. The brand’s mission: reshape and reimagine the food and beverage experience throughout the iconic venue on Manhattan’s West Side. Cultivated will enhance the hospitality experience with elements rooted in the Empire State, including more New York ingredients and producers, as well as unique dining presentations, products sourced on-site and signature high-end catering for the largest and most exclusive events in New York City. Under Cultivated, guests will discover a strong focus on sustainability and community and meaningful use of...[read full story]


 

JAVITS JUNIORS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM EXPANDS TO OFFER FIVE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS TO SENIORS AT TWO CTE-FOCUSED MANHATTAN HIGH SCHOOLS

April 2, 2019

NEW YORK (April 2, 2019) – The Marian B. and Jacob K. Javits Foundation and the New York Convention Center Operating Corporation (NYCCOC), which operates the Javits Center, today announced the second year of the Javits Juniors Scholarship Program, an effort designed to support the higher education of local high school students and encourage them to seek ways to improve their community through public service and innovative thinking.. With the support of three leading event producers, Emerald Expositions, Informa and Reed Exhibitions, the scholarship program has expanded in its second year, allowing the award of five $5,000 college scholarships to three students at Urban Assembly School of Design and Construction and two students at High School of Fashion Industries, both located on...[read full story]


 

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES SELECTION OF DEVELOPER TO INSTALL ROOFTOP SOLAR ARRAYS AT JAVITS CENTER

March 20, 2019

ALBANY (March 20, 2019) – Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the selection of a developer to design and install up to 1.4 megawatts of solar renewable energy on the green rooftop of the Javits Center on Manhattan's West Side. New York City's largest rooftop solar generation project to date will offset the building's electric load and directly support the Governor's Green New Deal, a nation-leading clean energy and jobs agenda for 100 percent carbon-free electricity in New York by 2040 and a ramp up for 70 percent of electricity to come from renewable energy by 2030....[read full story]


GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING OF NEW TASTE NY BISTRO AT THE JAVITS CENTER

September 26, 2016


 

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES RFP PROCESS TO START CONSTRUCTION ON THE JACOB K. JAVITS CENTER THIS YEAR

September 12, 2016


 

JAVITS CENTER ANNOUNCES LIVE VIDEO WEB STREAM FROM ITS GREEN ROOF, A NEARLY 7-ACRE HABITAT FOR WILDLIFE

July 15, 2016


 

THE JAVITS CENTER WELCOMES THE LARGEST EVER SUMMER FANCY FOOD SHOW TO MANHATTAN’S WEST SIDE

June 27, 2016


 

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES NEXT PHASE OF MAJOR JACOB K. JAVITS CENTER EXPANSION

June 20, 2016


 

MORE THAN 1,100 BIRD SIGHTINGS AND 17 BIRD SPECIES OBSERVED ON THE JAVITS CENTER’S GREEN ROOF IN 2015

April 26, 2016


 

THE JAVITS CENTER WELCOMES THE FIFTH ANNUAL GREEN FESTIVAL, THE LARGEST AND LONGEST-RUNNING SUSTAINABILITY EVENT IN THE UNITED STATES

April 15, 2016


 

THE JAVITS CENTER WELCOMES THE INTERNATIONAL VISION EXPO AND CONFERENCE TO MANHATTAN’S WEST SIDE

April 15, 2016


 

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FROM DESIGN-BUILD TEAMS FOR MAJOR EXPANSION OF JACOB K. JAVITS CONVENTION CENTER

April 12, 2016


 

GOVERNOR CUOMO KICKS OFF THE 2016 NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL AUTOMOBILE SHOW AT THE JAVITS CENTER

March 26, 2016


 

JAVITS CENTER ANNOUNCES NEW CAMERA SYSTEM ALLOWING CUSTOMERS TO VIEW EXHIBITS REMOTELY FROM MOBILE DEVICES

March 21, 2016


 

 

JAVITS CENTER AND CENTERPLATE ANNOUNCE ONLINE CATERING AND DELIVERY SERVICES FOR EVENT MANAGERS AND EXHIBITORS

February 16, 2016


 

 

THE JAVITS CENTER WELCOMES THE 113TH NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL TOY FAIR WITH 33,000 PARTICIPANTS

February 10, 2016


 

7TH PROPOSAL OF GOVERNOR CUOMO'S 2016 AGENDA: DRAMATIC EXPANSION OF THE JACOB K. JAVITS CENTER TO ATTRACT MORE EVENTS AND STIMULATE REGIONAL ECONOMY

January 7, 2016


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