etc.venues, a London-based conference and events company, announced that it is expanding internationally with plans to open its first conference venue in New York City.
The 45,000 s/f venue located at 360 Madison Avenue in Manhattan will be etc.venues first move into the U.S. market and is a cornerstone of the company’s ambitious expansion plan.
“We believe the New York conference market is ripe for disruption and we’re very excited to open our first U.S. conference venue in New York – it is one of the premier meeting markets in the world,” said Alastair Stewart, managing director of etc.venues.
“We’re the largest urban day conference venue provider in London and we want to create that dominance in New York as well.”
Known in London for its mouth-watering dishes, frictionless tech offerings, and thoughtful services, etc.venues is focused on providing a superior experience to those meetings planners, companies, and innovators, seeking urban-based locations to hold events and conferences.
Set in Midtown Manhattan, a few steps from Grand Central, the 360 Madison Avenue location, will be the first of its kind of three spaces etc.venues plans to open in New York City in the next 12 months.
The 360 Madison venue will have 45,000 s/f across two interconnecting floors and 10 rooms. All 10 spaces will include etc.venues design hallmarks that include art installations, natural light, high ceilings and spacious layouts for natural collaboration and connection.
360 Madison Avenue is a 25-story building owned by Stawski Partners. Located between between East 45th and 46th Streets, the glass tower was designed by COOKFOX Architects and completed in 2017. Tenants include Aareal Capital Corporation, Marex Financial and digital marketing platform PulsePoint.