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photographer: Fred Marcus Studio | event planner: Carolyn Bender Events | décor: David Beahm Experiences | venue: Glasshouse Chelsea
The Best of | New York | Corporate Events

Activations to Summits: 32 Best Corporate Event Venues in New York

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New York is a city bustling with commerce and home to many companies. In a city so large, it can be daunting to locate the right corporate event venue for your specific vision. We’ve got a list of the best spaces for you, whether you’re hosting an employee party, corporate conference, product launch, experiential activation, or even a fashion show.

Our list of the best corporate event venues in New York is conveniently organized by neighborhood and features our in-the-know perspective on each spot. Find even more resources for your corporate event at the end.

CHELSEA

Romantic Red Holiday Party at Glasshouse Chelsea in New York
photographer: Allan Zepeda

For a space that transforms for any theme you can dream…

  • Glasshouse Chelsea offers both a blank canvas with all-white features and a stunning view from floor-to-ceiling windows
  • See how this product launch hosted an elegant lunch gathering, with space dedicated to installations
  • Glasshouse Chelsea features two event spaces that can accommodate up to 200
Glasshouse Chelsea

Glasshouse Chelsea

New York, New York
Whimsical Lunar New Year Dinner
photo courtesy of: Lavan 541

For projection mapping that can create an immersive experience…

  • Lavan 541 features the best of both worlds; it’s a natural light-filled space that also houses the utmost in technical capability for 270-degrees of projection mapping
  • See how this whimsical lunar New Year celebration for Hennessy flooded the space with moody red light and lush greenery
  • Lavan 541 boasts two events spaces that can accommodate up to 200
Lavan 541

Lavan 541

New York, New York
A Joyful Holiday Party!
photo courtesy of: Pier Sixty

For a customizable waterfront venue that can host large groups…

  • Pier Sixty, the largest waterfront venue in Manhattan, features an all-season terrace, blackout window shades, an on-site AV specialist, ground floor load-in, valet parking, and more
  • Pier Sixty features three event spaces that can accommodate events for 800 to 2,500
Pier Sixty

Pier Sixty

New York, New York
Maison St-Germain Summer Event at The High Line in New York
photo courtesy of: The High Line

For a unique New York experience with multiple spaces to choose from…

  • The High Line, from the city’s elevated railway past, has been revived with a plaza, park, overlook, sundecks, and passage spaces for every style and theme of corporate gathering
  • The High Line features an amazing 11 event spaces to meet every need, for 80 to 950 guests
The High Line

The High Line

New York, New York
Sophisticated PartySlate Launch Party at West Edge in New York, NY
photographer: Brandi Gard

For creative, memorable fare and stunning Hudson River & The High Line views…

  • West Edge, located in Chelsea Market, overlooks The High Line and features truly innovative catering from the Creative Edge Parties culinary team as well as a transformable space
  • West Edge can accommodate groups up to 550

Editor’s note: see PartySlate’s sophisticated New York launch party which featured a concrete jungle décor theme in a chic black, gray, and silver color palette

West Edge

West Edge

New York, New York

HELL’S KITCHEN

6. The Glasshouse

PartySlate's Celebration of New Beginnings Brings Top Influencers & Industry Leaders Back Together in New York
photographer: Afrik Armando

For luxurious, totally-customizable loft space with wow views (and a terrace)…

  • Located at the edge of the water, this space boasts floor-to ceiling windows that allow for beautiful natural light as well as stunning views; we adore the open loft aesthetic that still manages to be glamorous
  • See how PartySlate turned the space into a butterfly-themed cocktail party toasting to new beginnings, complete with over-the-top décor and memorable fare
  • The Glasshouse features a large space to wow up to 2,200 guests, as well as pre-function space, two terraces, and multiple VIP/green rooms
The Glasshouse

The Glasshouse

New York, New York
Sophisticated Corporate Event at Ascent Lounge in New York City
photo courtesy of: Ascent Lounge

For luxe design elements, a cocktail lounge vibe, and dazzling skyline views…

  • Ascent Lounge offers a swanky atmosphere, dark wood paneling, unique modern chandeliers, and a glowing back-lit bar
  • See how this sophisticated Kentucky Derby cocktail party decked the hip space in hot pink and dusty blue-hued lounge spots as well as areas for shopping
  • Ascent Lounge can accommodate up to 500 for any type of corporate gathering
Ascent Lounge

Ascent Lounge

New York, New York
Winter Glam Cocktail Reception
photo courtesy of: Javits Center

For an eco-conscious celebration in a unique NYC space…

  • Javits Center, a self-sustaining space with a seven-acre green roof, features stunning views of the Hudson River, soaring ceiling heights, a full production staff, and 45,000 square feet of flexible, column-free space
  • Javits Center features six event spaces that can accommodate up to 5,000
Javits Center

Javits Center

New York, New York

HUDSON YARDS

Corporate Holiday Party
photographer: Arnold Brower Photography

For a well-located flexible open space with drive-in capabilities for food trucks, etc…

  • Hudson Mercantile boasts multiple open spaces perfect for entertaining, with a clean white aesthetic that makes branding and theming easy
  • Hudson Mercantile features three event spaces for up to 350 guests

New York, New York

MADISON SQUARE

Fascinating 70th Birthday Party at The Prince George Ballroom in New York
photographer: Pablo Sartor

For a historic space with an industrial vibe that supports local charities…

  • The Prince George Ballroom is a modernized historic space that supports non-profit housing development and outreach programs for homeless meaning you can have a great time with your employees or customers while helping vulnerable New Yorkers
  • See how this corporate event showcased innovative food trends for the coming year with white installations that allowed the colorful fare to shine
  • The Prince George Ballroom boasts 3 spaces featuring varied color-ways for up to 450 guests
The Prince George Ballroom

The Prince George Ballroom

New York, New York

MIDTOWN EAST

Fashion Show at THE GRILL | THE POOL by Major Food Group in New York
photo courtesy: THE GRILL | THE POOL by Major Food Events

For a beautifully-refurbished landmark space with an artistic aesthetic…

  • No detail was overlooked in the refurbishment of this landmark interior space, with lighting from a premier lighting designer, its original signature chain curtains, and two iconic, show-stopping bars
  • See how this intimate fashion show offered everyone the best seat before a luxe dinning experience
  • THE GRILL | THE POOL by Major Food Events features four event spaces of varying size that can accommodate from 15 to 300 guests
THE POOL | THE GRILL by Major Food Group

THE POOL | THE GRILL by Major Food Group

New York, New York
Neon Benefit Gala at SPACE54 in New York, NY
photo courtesy of: SPACE54

For a luxe, high-tech space with great branding opportunities…

  • This well-located event space offers the built-in capability to create a full experience, from the gorgeous marble bar and sound system to the variable lighting and LED display for your brand name or logo
  • See how this extravagant holiday party had fun with the multi-hued illumination and enjoyed the light-changing dance floor
  • SPACE54 can accommodate up to 265 guests
SPACE54

SPACE54

New York, New York

MIDTOWN WEST

Exquisite Corporate Dinner at Carnegie Hall in New York, NY
photographer: André Maier Photography

For an iconic New York experience in a historically-grand venue…

  • Iconic music hall Carnegie Hall is also perfect for iconic events — from product launches to employee holiday parties — the space wows with dramatic views and historic grandeur
  • See how this exquisite corporate dinner infused the space with moody black, red, and gold for a memorable affair
  • Carnegie Hall features five event spaces which can accommodate up to 299 guests; we especially adore the Weill Music Room and its adjoining terrace
Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall

New York, New York
photographer: Calen Rose

For a transformable, grand space with a helpful team…

  • Ziegfeld Ballroom is a grand, elegant space with swanky Art Deco-style that has an event team able to make your event successful and memorable
  • See how this throwback neon 80’s-themed corporate holiday party filled the space with towers of vintage TVs, dramatic lighting, and live music
  • Ziegfeld Ballroom boast three events spaces and can accommodate up to a staggering 1,400 guests for a corporate event that includes every VIP
Ziegfeld Ballroom

Ziegfeld Ballroom

New York, New York

MIDTOWN

Valentines Weekend at 48Lounge in New York City
photo courtesy of: 48Lounge

For a hip vibe and an amazing staff serving up custom cocktails…

  • 48Lounge boasts a swanky modern feel, creative cocktails that will wow your guests, and a responsive, accommodating staff
  • See how this milestone birthday celebration festooned the space with silver balloons for a chic vibe
  • 48Lounge features two spaces, one more intimate for up to 40 guests and another for up to 400 guests
48Lounge

48Lounge

New York, New York
La Vie En Rose Sunset Holiday Party at 620 Loft & Garden in New York
photographer: Allan Zepeda Photography

For a space that will make your guests say wow…

  • 620 Loft & Garden is a picturesque space featuring a fountain and manicured garden with an up-close-and-personal city view above Fifth Avenue
  • See how the Ketel One Botanical product launch decked the space out with florals and chic branding
  • 620 Loft & Garden features a space that flows in and outdoors, delighting up to 165 guests
620 Loft & Garden

620 Loft & Garden

New York, New York
Sophisticated and Tasteful Style Lab Event at Gotham Hall in New York City
photo courtesy of: Bookem Danno Productions

For a grand historic space with modern amenities…

  • Gotham Hall features a show-stopping 70-foot domed ceiling with a stained glass skylight as well as a top-notch planning team
  • See how this glamorous FX Fosse/Verdon premiere drenched the space in red and purple lighting for added drama
  • Gotham Hall boasts four spaces that can accommodate from 50 up to 900 guests for any type of event you can dream up
Gotham Hall

Gotham Hall

New York, New York
Fabulous 50th Bash at Rainbow Room
photographer: Rebecca Weiss Photography

For a memorable celebration in an iconic venue with stunning city views…

  • Rainbow Room allows you to host your luxurious holiday celebration at an landmark venue 65 stories above Rockefeller Center
  • See how this corporate anniversary gala conjured magic with icy blue and white styling accenting the breathtaking cityscape
  • Rainbow Room features four flexible event spaces from the private dining room for 30 to the full floor buyout for up to 700
Rainbow Room

Rainbow Room

New York, New York
Mitusi Holiday Party
photo courtesy of: Center415

For a blank space with towering ceilings for a creative celebration…

  • Center415 is two floors of space featuring gleaming white floors and columns, as well as 18-foot ceilings for the ultimate in flexibility
  • Center415 has space for up to 600 to 1,500 guests
Center415

Center415

New York, New York
The Grinch World Premiere Party
photographer: Line 8 Photography

For exclusive access to to exhibits paired with a chic space…

  • Central Park Zoo boasts a sophisticated all-season tent space with a chic clear top that offers views of the sky as well as of the stunning Midtown skyline
  • See how this stylish cocktail party infused the space with colorful rugs, furniture, and florals
  • Central Park Zoo can entertain up to 2,000 in its Central Garden space
Central Park Zoo

Central Park Zoo

New York, New York
Non Profit's Night Out (NPNO) at CNVS Events in New York, NY
photographer: Natural Expressions NY

For amazing branding and theme opportunities with projection mapping…

  • Well-located near Times Square and Hudson Yards, CNVS Events features a sophisticated, transformable space with projection mapping capabilities and a skilled A/V team to make it all happen
  • CNVS Events can accommodate up to 800 guests
CNVS Events

CNVS Events

New York, New York
Titan Holiday Party
photographer: Maggie Marguerite Studio

For a perfectly-located experience with something for every aesthetic…

  • Planners love to host events at this hotel because of the top-notch service and the variety of spaces, from a swanky diner to a festive outdoor space
  • See how this corporate holiday party utilized the space for enjoying curated cocktails and unique entertainment
  • Soho Grand Hotel features a staggering eight event spaces to choose from, accommodating up to 250 guests
Soho Grand Hotel

Soho Grand Hotel

New York, New York

TRIBECA

Spring Cherry Blossom Wedding at Tribeca Rooftop in New York
photogapher: Gruber Photographers

For a grand aesthetic and indoor and outdoor spaces to choose from…

  • Tribeca Rooftop features a 14,000 square foot terrace, a beautiful enclosed atrium, and 12-foot high ceilings for a grand entertaining space
  • Tribeca Rooftop can accommodate 400 to 720 guests for your stunning corporate gathering
Tribeca Rooftop

Tribeca Rooftop

New York, New York

UNION SQUARE

photographer: Anthony Serrantonio

For a transformable space that also boasts character and charm…

  • Home Studios boasts two open spaces with natural light from floor-to-ceiling windows, two kitchens, and a freight elevator for easy load-ins for corporate events all of types
  • Home Studios Inc. features two studio spaces for up to 175 guests
Home Studios Inc.

Home Studios Inc.

New York, New York
photographer: Matt Simpkins Photography

For delectable Italian food in a beautiful setting…

  • Tarallucci e Vino is an Italian mainstay that’s also a great place to host an event, with a professional event team and, of course, amazing menu options
  • Tarallucci e Vino Events features six event spaces for every type of corporate event, from cocktails to conferences
Tarallucci e Vino Events

Tarallucci e Vino Events

New York, New York

UPPER WEST SIDE

American Songbook Gala in Alice Tully Hall at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York
photographer: New Ground Entertainment

For an impressive venue with top-notch catering and options galore…

  • The iconic Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has an interesting space that’s perfect for every type of corporate gathering from a product launch to a summit (and your guests will love it)
  • See how this 40th corporate anniversary celebration featured an Aztec-patterned Mexican getaway
  • Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts features six event spaces accommodating 150 to 3,600 guests
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

New York, New York
Carolina Herrera Fashion Show 2018
photo courtesy of & venue: New-York Historical Society

For a historic venue with modern conveniences in a great locale…

  • New-York Historical Society, well-located across from Central Park in the Upper West Side, is a unique and sophisticated venue that will make a great impression on your guests
  • See how this Carolina Herrera fashion show re-made the flexible space into a chic runway
  • New-York Historical Society features a staggering 13 spaces for every corporate event for up to 450 guests
New-York Historical Society

New-York Historical Society

New York, New York

BROOKLYN

Romantic Valentine's Day Dinner at the New York Aquarium in New York, NY
photographer: From Parris with Love

For a totally unique, immersive experience that guests will remember…

  • Coney Island is home to the famed New York Aquarium, featuring not only unique spaces, but opportunities to see and interact with sea life (bonus: their team is working towards greener events)
  • See how this preview event featured memorable interactive experiences and top-notch catering
  • New York Aquarium has four event spaces able to host from 60 to 1,500 guests
New York Aquarium

New York Aquarium

, New York
Bright and Airy Gathering in The Palm House at Brooklyn Botanic Garden
photographer: New Modern Creative

For a picturesque spot with dramatic event spaces…

  • Patina Events at Brooklyn Botanic Garden features lush outdoor spaces surrounding beautiful glassed-in event spaces with garden views
  • Patina Events at Brooklyn Botanic Garden offers two events space for groups from 120 to 300 guests
Patina Events at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Patina Events at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

, New York

30. Elsewhere

Working Not Working House of Vanity
photo courtesy of & venue: Elsewhere

For a hip spot that will surprise your guests…

  • Elsewhere is a warehouse event venue, yes, but it also plays host to live music, art, and a nightclub scene — making it an interesting and eclectic choice for a fun corporate event
  • Elsewhere features five spaces for up to 675 guests
Elsewhere

Elsewhere

, New York

BRONX

A Day OUT of the Office at The Bronx Zoo in New York, NY
photographer: André Maier Photography 

For a fun and interactive event in an interesting setting…

  • A mainstay since 1899, Bronx Zoo offers guests adventure and add-ons galore for a truly unique corporate gathering
  • See how this corporate event gave employees a “Day Out of the Office” featuring yard games, food carts, and a picnic
  • Bronx Zoo has six spaces that can accommodate up to 1,000 guests
Bronx Zoo

Bronx Zoo

, New York

ELLIS ISLAND

photo courtesy of & venue: Ellis Island 

For a wow-worthy iconic experience that guests will talk about afterwards…

  • Treat your guests to a private ferry to the iconic Ellis Island for an event that also offers access to exhibits (and a photo op with the Statue of Liberty)
  • See how this lavish gala for Amway China used a patriotic lighting scheme ending in classic American fireworks
  • Ellis Island is home to two event spaces capable of accommodating up to 1,200 guests
Ellis Island

Ellis Island

New York, New York

People Also Ask…

How do I choose a business event venue?

Finding a skilled event planner or event agency is always a good first step in planning any event, especially a corporate event with its mix of experiential installations and branding opportunities. Whether it’s an employee gathering, product launch, dinner party, brand pop-up, or an idea-sharing summit, your planner will help you locate the best corporate event venue for your specific needs.

Next, consider the aesthetic and interaction you’d like to create. For a product launch, you might want the immersive branding opportunities of a blank warehouse or space that offers projection mapping. Whereas, for a conference, you’ll want a venue that offers multiple spaces for gathering in small groups as well as a stage or auditorium for larger presentations.

If none of the above venues meet your needs, try our venue directory and use filters to narrow down your search and find the perfect corporate event venue for your gathering.