This perfectly situated state is only a short drive from the most populated areas of the U.S. — and, as a top international airline hub, just a flight away for the rest. But that’s only the beginning of how meetings in New Jersey offer unparalleled access…and success. As the home of Edison and Einstein, New Jersey has innovation in its DNA, making it an ideal destination for your team to make brilliant progress.
New Jersey can accommodate your group’s needs with an array of meeting spaces — both indoors and out. Options include convention centers overlooking the ocean or in the heart of urban destinations, IACC-member conference centers and private boardrooms on college campuses. You can even gather on the grounds of a winery or farm to breathe new life into your agenda.
Choose from over 1,000 options for stays in New Jersey — ranging from top hotel brands in cities and suburban areas, high-end resorts boasting mountain views, acclaimed golf courses and pampering spas, historic inns and charming bed and breakfasts along the coast or sprawling campgrounds set into rustic wooded settings. You’ll find that room rates are highly competitive — especially when compared to neighboring New York City and Philadelphia.
Planners know that great food makes a meeting, and New Jersey delivers deliciously. Its seafood is prized up and down the East Coast. What’s more, New Jersey, aka “The Garden State,” dishes up a healthy serving of farm-to-table cuisine. International specialties flavor the culinary scene with Italian, Indian and Portuguese restaurants, and so many others. You can also count on New Jersey to enhance your meeting with a leisure or wellness component thanks to outdoor recreational and team-building activities, golf courses, wineries, craft breweries and distilleries and spas, plus 130 miles of shoreline. Treat your team to the bright lights of Atlantic City gaming, plus one-of-a-kind shopping, Revolutionary War sites, a vibrant array of performing arts centers and more.
• Drivable Destination: A short ride from the nation’s most highly populated areas
• Flight Friendly: Five international airports strategically service the region
• State of Innovation: Proud home to Thomas Edison and Albert Einstein
• Meet Your Way: Diverse group venues, accommodations, dining and activities