“Meet Me in Westchester"
Westchester County, located in New York’s Hudson Valley Region, borders New York City and is a prime destination for board meetings, team building, sales conferences, seminars and training sessions, annual meetings and more. Its close proximity to the New York metropoli...
“Meet Me in Westchester"
Westchester County, located in New York’s Hudson Valley Region, borders New York City and is a prime destination for board meetings, team building, sales conferences, seminars and training sessions, annual meetings and more. Its close proximity to the New York metropolitan area and wide variety of transportation options, make it a convenient and affordable destination for meetings and conventions.
In addition to major interstates I-684, I-287, I-87 and I-95, Westchester is easily accessible by rail and air. Metro-North Railroad provides daily service between 43 train stations and New York’s Grand Central Terminal while Amtrak provides direct service from Washington, D.C., and other major East Coast cities to Croton-on-Hudson, Yonkers and New Rochelle. The area is also only a short distance from John F. Kennedy and Newark International Airports and La Guardia Airport. For domestic flights, Westchester County Airport (HPN) offers passengers six commercial airlines including American Airlines, United, Delta, Jet Blue and US Airways with non-stop flights to major destinations that connect to cities worldwide.
When it comes to accommodations, Westchester offers 47 lodging properties including more than 35 full-service and specialty hotels, 6,550 hotel rooms, and more than 300,000 square feet of meeting and conference space to accommodate all of your event needs without breaking the bank. Most recently, Westchester has experienced an investment of more than $100 million in hotel renovations, the grand opening of two new hotel properties and is awaiting the development of at least three more.
In addition, the county is home to several historic and cultural attractions including Tarrytown Music Hall, Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, Kykuit - the Rockefeller Estate, Sunnyside, home to “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” author Washington Irving, Philipsburg Manor, a 17th-century working farm and much more. Recently, Westchester welcomed the inaugural season of The Westchester Knicks, the official NBA Development League affiliate of the New York Knickerbockers, now playing at the Westchester County Center.
With world-class entertainment, upscale shopping, distinctive dining, exhilarating outdoor recreation and a vibrant arts and cultural scene, Westchester offers limitless possibilities for business functions, groups, meetings, events and any type of celebration. The many clubs, theaters and performing arts centers offer opportunities for team building, bonding and networking. Groups can also participate in community service projects through the “Meet Me in Westchester” Meetings are Meaningful program.
Whether you're holding a conference, taking a group tour or having a company team-building experience, Westchester offers a full range of unique meeting space and accommodations, from off the beaten path historic venues to state of the art modern hotels. Indoors, outdoors, river front or mountaintop, Westchester is the smart choice for your next event.
Let the team at Westchester County Tourism & Film help you plan your visit. Our complimentary services include RFP distribution, referrals, customized itineraries and site visits. We will help you match all of your meeting needs to ensure the best possible experience. Learn more at VisitWestchesterNY.com or contact us directly at (914) 995-8500 or (800) 833-9282.