Meet NY

Wednesday, February 22, 2023, New York Marriott Marquis | 2 - 8 pm

Meet NY is a one-of-a-kind gathering of hospitality and meetings industry professionals for a high level education session led by industry thought leaders, mini trade show, and an afternoon and evening of networking and cocktails. This event brings together association and non-profit leaders, convention, corporate and meeting planners and their hospitality partners primarily from the NY area for an afternoon and evening of networking and cocktails, capped off with a Broadway show. The day starts with an opening reception followed by an industry educational panel. Next, put on your networking hat and get your business cards ready for the Meet NY mini trade show and cocktail reception. The night is capped off with a trip to Broadway to see Almost Famous. Don't miss out on an unforgettable night, secure your spot today!

Education Session

Each year NYSAE hosts a dynamic education session prior to the trade show portion. Information on the education session will be posted as soon as it's confirmed.

Broadway Show - Almost Famous

THE YEAR IS 1973 AND IT’S ALL HAPPENING. Led Zeppelin is king, Richard Nixon is President, and idealistic 15-year-old William Miller is an aspiring music journalist. When Rolling Stone magazine hires him to go on the road with an up-and-coming band, William is thrust into the rock-and-roll circus, where his love of music, his longing for friendship, and his integrity as a writer collide. ALMOST FAMOUS is a hilarious and heartfelt celebration of community, family, fandom and the power of music.

To receive a ticket to the show you must be invited as a host or register for the event through our qualified buyer portal. To learn more about the portal please see below.

Want to Attend as Our Guest?

There is no charge for association, corporate & not-for-profit leaders and planners to attend Meet NY. CVBs and hotel partners come from all across the country and the world to attend Meet NY. This makes this spectacular event stand out from the rest and fueled the creation of our host program. CVBs and hotels sign-up for Meet NY as an event host and as such are given tickets to the Broadway show to share with their guests. To secure your exclusive invitation to Meet NY, which includes a Broadway ticket, contact your hospitality partner or click here to be added to our special invitation list. For more information on securing a spot for Meet NY, contact NYSAE's Executive Director James Brannigan at

Register today as a Qualified Buyer!

List of 2022 Hosts

Who can attend?

Due to the nature of Meet NY, we want to ensure that everyone who is in attendance is a decision maker or a qualified buyer. To see if you qualify, please look at our Qualified Buyer Credentials.

  • Person or organization must host at least one event per year, with at least 100 associated hotel room nights
  • Must be a decision-maker or strong influencer in regards to choosing vendors & products/services for such events
  • Must agree to attend Meet NY event if chosen

For those who have not yet had the pleasure of joining us at Meet NY, below is a sampling of some of the attendee organizations:

American Group Psychotherapy Association

American Society of Association Executives

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

James_THomashower_Small.jpg"Meet NY is always a special treat. It's a great networking event for the association community, offers timely and topical continuing education, provides an opportunity to talk to many hoteliers, and concludes with a festive night at the theatre. I've been attending Meet NY in its various incarnations for decades and look forward to it every year."James E. Thomashower, CAE, Executive Director, American Guild of Organists

Association of National Advertisers

Building Trades Employers Association

Building Trades Employers Association

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

International Council of Shopping Centers

International Foundation of Accountants

Licensing International

March of Dimes

National Hemophilia Foundation

National Football League

Society for Classical Studies

Society for Medical Decision Making

The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association

United States Tennis Association

Room Block

NYSAE has arranged a block of rooms at the New York Marriott Marquis for the night of Wednesday, February 22, 2023. The room rate is $305 single/double plus applicable taxes. The cutoff date is January 30, 2023. To reserve a room in the block please contact Marriott Reservations at 800-843-4898 or 212-398-1900 and reference “NYSAE” to receive the discounted rate or visit

How Can I Host?

There's no time like the present to secure your spot on the Meet NY trade show floor. Learn more about the host requirements, who is hosting already, sponsorship opportunities and other qualifications via the link below. If you have any questions about exhibiting or sponsoring, please contact James Brannigan, NYSAE's Executive Director, at or 212-297-2161

Learn more about being a Meet NY 2023 Host Here