New York International Convention and Exhibition Center

Could Queens get two convention centers?
News Michael Pantelidis 1/18/2012 at 4:08PM

Possession is nine-tenths of the law — a lesson Governor Andrew Cuomo has apparently learned the hard way. According to published reports, when the governor proposed a plan for the largest convention center in the country next to Resorts World in South Ozone Park, he was under the impression the land belonged to the Port [...]

Conventional Wisdom: Cuomo pushes for center in Queens
Conventional Wisdom: Cuomo pushes for center in Queens
News Steve Mosco 1/10/2012 at 1:00PM

During his State of the State address on January 4, Governor Andrew Cuomo made many bold pronouncements, but perhaps his most ambitious statement was his proposal for the “nation’s largest convention center in Queens.” And the governor already has a spot picked out and a developer in mind – Genting America, the company which brought [...]

If you build it, they will come
Editorial Queens Courier Staff 1/09/2012 at 5:10PM

Last week’s State of the State address by Governor Andrew Cuomo promised big things for Queens, chief among them building the country’s largest convention center on the former site of the Aqueduct Racino. The 3.8 million-square-foot convention center would accommodate the nation’s largest events, up to 3,000 hotel rooms and many restaurants, and create new [...]