NYC Conference Center

Exteriors of the General Electric Building in New York City

ILR’s current conference center, located at Madison Ave. and 34th street will be closing as of December 14, 2018. Our new conference center will be opening at 570 Lexington Ave. in January 2019! We are now accepting reservations for 2019.

The Cornell ILR Experience, in the Heart of New York City

The Cornell University ILR School’s New York City conference center is located at 570 Lexington Ave. in midtown Manhattan in the historic RCA Victor Building.

Our conference center offers a unique and professional atmosphere for hosting your business event or educational conference.

We are dedicated to helping you meet your goals by providing the highest level of professional service and by enhancing your experience so that you can achieve the goals of your event.

Every meeting space is equipped with integrated technology and projections systems at no additional cost.

The ILR New York City conference center hosts events including:

  • Trainings
  • Board meetings
  • Business meetings
  • Classroom instructions
  • Conferences
  • Meetings
  • Receptions
  • Retreats
  • Seminars
  • Workshops

Our Mission

The Ithaca, N.Y., and New York City ILR conference centers are committed to supporting our Cornell communities, area businesses, associations and organizations by providing quality, affordable facilities, innovative technology and personable service.

Our Values

  • Consistent high-quality service
  • Exceed expectations
  • Focused on details
  • One-stop resource
  • Passionate, professional and dedicated staff
  • Committed to Cornell University goals

Accessibility Statement

The ILR conference center is committed to providing superior service to all guests and visitors and works closely with event organizers to provide reasonable measures to accommodate guests with disabilities. For disability accommodations (e.g., American Sign Language interpreters, alternative formats), please contact your event organizer as soon as possible.

Please contact Melissa Manning, Director, ILR Conference Centers, m244@cornell.edu OR 607.255.4401 to request disability accommodations within the Conference Center. Advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility needs.