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MJSA Expo 2019

Thanks to the arrangements made by JA New York, we are able to offer our attendees and exhibitors a limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms to make your trip to New York easier and more affordable. Through the travel experts at onPeak, rooms at the group rate are limited and available on a first come, first-served basis. Book early for best selection and price.

Click here to book your room today!

Beware of Unauthorized Hotel Solicitations

Note that onPeak is the only official housing company associated with our event. While other hotel resellers may contact you offering housing for your trip, they are not endorsed by or affiliated with the show. Beware that entering into financial agreements with non-endorsed companies can have costly consequences.

Shuttle Routes:

Designated MJSA Expo and JA New York Shuttle Service will run continuously during the designated times to/from the Javits Center.

2019 Shuttle Schedule

Getting to the Show


Javits Convention Center
655 West 34th Street at 11th Avenue
New York, NY
(T) 212-216-2000
Direction: Google Map to Javits Convention Center


Faster & Easier Than Ever; Take the 7 to the Show! You can easily get to the Javits Center from Grand Central Terminal, Port Authority, Penn Station, and beyond. The 7 Line Subway has now been extended to 34th Street and 11th Avenue, just steps from the Javits Center. The 7 Line intersects with 18 out of 24 lines, more than any other line in the system, providing convenient access to and from the show! 

The best way to get around NYC is through a combination of walking and mass transit. NYC’s subways and buses are inexpensive, operate 24/7, provide a fun way to extend sightseeing and get you where you need to go, fast. Other interborough connections include ferries and even an aerial tramway.

Getting an MTA MetroCard is your first step to navigating the City by subway or bus. You can purchase a MetroCard at any subway station from multilingual machines (which accept cash, ATM cards and credit cards) or booth attendants.

Riders can choose pay-per-ride or an unlimited-ride MetroCard.  A single subway or bus ride is $2.75. The unlimited MetroCard enables users to ride as often as they like within a fixed time period: seven days or 30 days. Varying discounts are given when purchasing multiple rides, and for seniors (age 65 and up) and disabled riders. See the map of New York City’s subway and bus system.

The City’s yellow fleet of taxicabs is regulated by the Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC). Taxicabs operate 24 hours, provide door-to-door service and accept cash or credit cards. To hail a taxi, stand at the curb and look for a yellow cab with an illuminated white number on top. Off-duty cabs display the illuminated words “Off Duty” on the same sign.

There is a minimum meter fare of $2.50, and prices increase based on the distance and duration of the trip (assume prices are higher during peak rush-hour traffic). Surcharges apply to the meter price Monday–Friday, 4–8pm and nightly, 8pm–6am. Drivers appreciate a 15–20 percent gratuity at the end of a trip. Bridge and tunnel tolls are extra (and not included in the taxi’s metered fare). For further details, visit nyc.gov/taxi or call the City’s information hotline, 311.

For those traveling by air, the City is served by seven area airports. Of these, three are major hubs: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) are both in Queens, while Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) is located in neighboring New Jersey. These three airports provide access to the City via taxis, buses, subways, trains and private limo car services.

Taxi: $45 flat fare (flat rate), plus bridge and tunnel tolls and gratuity; 45–60 minutes to Midtown Manhattan. 212-NYC-TAXI

Subway: $7.75 ($5 for the AirTrain from JFK, plus $2.75 for the subway); 60–75 minutes to Midtown Manhattan from the A subway line at the Howard Beach/JFK Airport station or the E, J, Z subway lines and Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) train at the Sutphin Blvd./Archer Ave./JFK Airport station

Public Bus: $2.75 (with free transfer to subway line into Manhattan); 60–75 minutes to Midtown on Q10 bus to the Ozone Park/Lefferts Blvd. A train subway station

Private bus & van companies: $16–$20; Higher for private limo car services

Taxi: Service to Midtown Manhattan is via New Jersey–regulated taxis. Metered fares range $60–$75 (plus bridge and tunnel tolls and gratuity). During weekday rush hours (6–9 a.m. and 4–7 p.m.) and on weekends (Saturday–Sunday, noon–8 p.m.), there is a $5 surcharge to anywhere in New York State, except Staten Island. When traveling to the airport from Midtown Manhattan, service is via New York City’s regulated yellow taxis. Metered fares range $69–$75, plus a $15 surcharge in addition to tolls and gratuity.

Private bus & van companies: $16–$20; Higher for private limo car services

Taxi: Metered fare: approximately $25–$35, plus bridge and tunnel tolls and gratuity; 20–30 minutes to Midtown Manhattan. 212-NYC-TAXI

Public Bus: $2.75; 45–60 minutes to the Upper West Side via direct service on the M60 bus; for subway connections, board the Queens Q33 bus and disembark at either the 82nd St./Jackson Heights subway station (for 7 subway line) or the Jackson Heights/Roosevelt Ave. subway station (for 7, E, F, M or R subway lines); add an additional 15–20 minutes for subway into Midtown Manhattan

Private bus & van companies: $12–$20; Higher for private limo car service
Information provided by nyc & company - nycgo.com

Driving Directions


Need Help Finding a Parking Lot or Garage? We Recommend The Following Apps:

SpotHero and Pango allow you to search for NYC parking in lots and garages directly on your phone and you can actually make the reservation on your phone as well. ParkMe and BestParking let you search for lot and garage availability too.

SpotHero is a parking reservation service that connects drivers to discounted, convenient parking. Download the SpotHero iPhone | Android app or visit the Javits Center SpotHero Parking Page to find and reserve your parking spot today at a great price!

NYC & Co. Information on Discount Parking Near Javits Center

Exclusive discount parking rates, courtesy of JA New York, has been  secured for Quick Park Garages in the vicinity of Javits Center. CLICK HERE for the special parking coupon and for location of garages and rates. NOTE: You must print out the coupon for your chosen garage PRIOR to parking and present it to the attendant before you park at that garage.  Coupon expiration dates are extended every 3 to 6 weeks. Bookmark the page so you can print your coupon closer to your required date.

CLICK HERE to check out the great early bird parking rates under the "Specials" tab.

Imperial Parking Systems, located at 314 11th Avenue at 30th Street, offers web coupons. CLICK HERE to see the coupon page. NOTE: You must print out the coupon PRIOR to parking and present it to the attendant before you park at that garage.

The parking garage located at 475 West 41st Street, right outside of the Lincoln Tunnel, in the MiMA building, where the Yotel is located. CLICK HERE for coupon. The coupon parking rate is $22.00 for 10hrs, including all taxes.  

The parking is also valet-park and is open 24hrs. Drivers need only present the coupon to the parking attendant upon entering the garage and surrender upon exit, when payment is made.

For other parking options near Javits Center, CLICK HERE.

Special-Service Needs

New York City is committed to ensuring accessibility for everyone with special needs, and has equipped all buses with lifts for those in wheelchairs and those who have difficulty climbing stairs. In addition, many subway stations contain elevators, ramps, visual display signs, accessible public telephones and tactile and audio features on vending machines. Subways also have automated voices indicating stops, and all buses and select subway stations are wheelchair accessible. Many street-hail taxicabs also accommodate wheelchairs. Passengers with disabilities are eligible for reduced fares on most mass-transit trips. For more information about NYC accessibility, call the City’s hotline (311 or 212-NEW-YORK) or the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (212-788 2830, TTY: 212-788 2838 or go to nyc.gov/mopd) or visit NYC & Company’s website.

Surgical Depot
306 8th Ave 45th St.

Concord Chemists
425 Madison Ave.

Health Care Pharm
53 East 122nd St.

Clayton & Edwards
1327 York Ave.

Dermer PAAR
Flatbush, Brooklyn

Metropolitan Home Care
18 Sargent Place Mt Vernon, NY
914- 665-9050, 1-800-631-3031


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