New York Travel Information

52nd AAIE International Leadership Conference & Expo
Travel Information

Pre-Conference Sessions, Tours & Events: 3-5 February 2018
Main Conference Sessions & Events: 5-7 February 2018
New York City, New York - USA

Local Information

Local time: New York is located in the Eastern Standard Time (EST) zone, which is UTC/ GMT-5

Local currency: US Dollar. For up to date currency exchange rates, check. ATM bank machines (including are widely available. There is a Currency exchange in the Airports Current Currency Exchange.

Local weather: New York City Weather.

Local language: The language is English but as NYC is an international city, you will hear and converse in a variety of world languages.

Local News: NY Press (local info) Village Voice (local culture) New York Times (US based)

Local Sim Card for your phone - While pre-paid cards are not as easy to find in the USA, T-Mobile offers a GSM card for foreign visitors for 3 weeks of unlimited data, texts and calls.

Airline Discount

We’re proud to announce that we’ve chosen SkyTeam as our Official Alliance Network for air travel. We would like to offer you seamless air travel via SkyTeam Global Meetings to our event.

  • Our registered Global Meetings event offers you attractive airfares. By booking and buying your airline ticket via the dedicated link below, you will benefit from: Savings – take advantage of exclusive discounts up to 15% in both Business and Economy Class; no fee for your online bookings.
  • Convenience – book the most convenient itinerary online with any of the 20 SkyTeam member airlines.
  • Reward Miles – earn Miles on your frequent flyer program of a SkyTeam member airline and save on your future travels
  • Valuable services – SkyTeam Elite Plus, First and Business Class customers will experience SkyPriority, the alliance network red-carpet treatment, and will get access to the exclusive SkyTeam lounges.

SkyTeam network – travel to your event from virtually anywhere in the world with over 16,270 daily flights covering more than 1,050 destinations in 179 countries. To book your air travel now, visit HERE or and enter our Event ID 3759S

Airports and Ground Transportation

Local Airport to Hotel Ground Transportation:
Special Transfer Rates: AAIE has teamed up with Execucar to provide safe, quick and discounted ground transfers with a private car or shared van between airports and the Marriot Marquis. To use this service:
Go to for your round trip reservation.
On the Welcome page, enter “FTVDZ" in the Group/Discount code box.

Three Major International Airports in the NYC area are:

JFK International- about 45 minutes to the hotel (Driving) 1 hour on Public Transport

LaGuardia International(LGA) about 30 minutes (Driving) 45 minutes on Public Transport

Newark Airport - Train is possible arriving at Penn Station or about 1 hour (Driving).

Taxi: Available outside each airport. New York Cabs also features a mobile app

Uber/Lyft: both are typically half the cost of other forms of ground transportation. You will need to download the app before you leave and use free wifi at the airport.

Conference Hotel Information

Marriott Marquis Travel Page
: For more information click here.

New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway New York New York 10036 USA