Traveling to New York City for CME conference?
Traveling to New York City for CME conference?
April 11, 2018 by eMedEvents


Planning to attend an international CME conference in New York City? eMedEvents has the most comprehensive online database for medical conferences. It lists about 160 upcoming CME medical events scheduled for the year 2018-2019 in New York City with a wide variety of specialties to choose from. Why not plan an adventure-filled holiday along with the medical conference?

New York City (NYC) is also known as the ‘Big Apple’ and is comprised of 5 boroughs- Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, The Bronx, and Staten Island. It’s relatively easy to commute between places in NYC but plan your itinerary in advance as this place is expensive and gets booked fast.

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Traveling in NYC

So, you have decided to attend one of the international CME medical meetings in New York City. You might want to skip the idea of renting a car in NYC as it is really difficult to find a parking spot. However, NYC has a great public transportation system and you have plenty of alternatives to choose from such as:

  • Uber
  • Yellow Taxi
  • NYC Subway (NYCTA)
  • Lyft
  • Bus
  • Bike rentals




When opting for NYCTA consider investing in a MetroCard- it’s a good way to save money.

Best time to visit NYC

If you are planning to coordinate your medical conference with a family trip to NYC then consider April to June or August to October as the weather is pleasant and there are several outdoor activities a family will enjoy. Just don’t forget to carry a jacket with you. New York gets very humid in the summer and you can expect moderate snowfall in winter.


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Bon Appétit

A fun fact about NYC is that a person can eat out every night for 54 years and never eat at the same place twice. That’s means every meal during and after the medical conference can be unique. You can also check out any of the 72 Michelin-starred restaurants in New York, but also check out the restaurants below:

  • Sadelle’s
  • Burger Joint
  • Ippudo Westside
  • Uncle Boons
  • Roberta’s
  • Absolute Bagels
  • Nathan’s Famous
  • Junior’s
  • L’Artusi
  • Blue Ribbon Brasserie
  • Cote Korean Steakhouse
  • Magnolia Bakery

One tip to keep in mind when eating in New York is to look for restaurants that have been awarded an ’A’ rating by the NYC health department.

Let the Party Begin

After attending an exhaustive medical event, you may want to grab a drink or your partner and check out some of the best nightclubs and cocktail bars in town.

  • Electric Room
  • PH-D at Dream Downtown
  • Nublu
  • Marquee
  • Apotheke
  • The Dead Rabbit
  • PDT (Please Don’t Tell)

Time for some Adventure and Shopping

Want to relax after the conference? Then why not hit the shopper’s paradise on Madison Avenue or try one of these other suggestions:

Adventure activities Shopping Location
Rat Rock - Boulder climbing Bloomingdale’s
Speedboat Tour Barney’s New York
Scavenger Hunt Macy’s
Urban Stand Up Paddleboarding Sak’s Fifth Avenue

eMedEvents is the largest online database for CME events and medical conferences in the world. Here you can browse through thousands of conferences in 147 countries. Search by speaker, specialty, and location to find your next conference. Want to manage your CME on the go? Try the eMedEvents mobile app. Find your next great medical conference in New York City or in one of more than 3500 other great cities around the world.

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