Venue and Travel Information
By plane, through one of the three commercial airports (Google maps):
- John F. Kennedy International Airport (45 to 60 minutes travel time to Midtown)
- LaGuardia Airport (20 to 35 minutes travel time to Midtown)
- Newark Liberty International Airport (35 to 50 minutes travel time to Midtown)
Travel times are approximated. Always allow extra time, especially during rush hour, peak holiday travel times, and if you're taking a bus. More information regarding NYC airports to Manhattan transportation can be found at the flyerguide.com site.
By rail, through one of the two main rail terminals:
- Grand Central Terminal
- Penn Station
The following is general information. Precise information should be thought in the official sites.
General visa information can be found at the travel.state.gov site.
The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) enables nationals of 36 participating countries to travel to the United States for tourism or business for stays of 90 days or less without obtaining a visa. More information regarding the VWP is available at the travel.state.gov site. International travelers who are seeking to travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) must apply for authorization and pay a fee using the electronic system for travel authorization ESTA.
If you need an invitation letter for your visa application or other purpose, please email Adam Ghandar to request one.
- General Information about Bus, Subway and Taxis NYCGO
- Travel with Metro Card, valid for Bus and Subway.
- MTA New York city site with public transport planner.
You can find a hotel through one of the following websites:
For a map of nearby hotels please follow this link: Google Maps.
Information updated 07-03-2012
The conference is hosted at Credit Suisse. The exact location is Eleven Madison Avenue, which is across 24th street from Ten Madison Avenue/Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower. For security reasons, attendants should enter by the entrance located between 24th and 25th Street.
Security badges can be picked up at the security desk located on the main lobby of Eleven Madison Avenue. The registration desk will be located on floor -1, besides the conference rooms.
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For an overview and detailed information of sites to see in NYC and discount Broadway tickets, you can visit NYCGO.