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PCMA Education Conference


Come for the Conference, Stay for the City

New York City is pleased to host the PCMA Education Conference June 11–14, 2017. Come early or stay late to take advantage of discounts on some of the City's best attractions offered exclusively to conference attendees. See attendee discounts below.

NYC & Company's Delegate Discount Pass, which includes special offers for more than 80 of the City's attractions, museums, restaurants and retailers, is also available here for all conference attendees.

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Things to Do

Times Square

Neighborhood Guide
Times Square

The neighborhood around the New York Marriott Marquis, PCMA EduCon 2017's headquarters hotel, has hundreds of restaurants, shops and cultural attractions.

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Where to Eat and Drink

Where to Eat and Drink

Experience the City's world-class dining in Times Square and beyond.

Where to Shop

Where to Shop

New York City is a retail-lover's dream. Here's where to start your retail therapy.

Things to Do

Things to Do

Let the City's architecture, museums and performing-arts spaces inspire you.



Staying longer? Explore more with one of these itineraries and discover some of the City's most diverse neighborhoods.

NYC & Company-Hosted Networking Events

Opening Reception
Sunday, June 11, 6–8pm
Rockefeller Center
Kick off EduCon with an opening reception you’ll never forget. Join NYC & Company and your fellow PCMA Education Conference attendees on Sunday, June 11, at one of the City’s most renowned landmarks, Rockefeller Center. Enjoy an evening of networking, with hors d’oeuvres and cocktails served, while taking in the spectacular setting.

Closing Reception
Tuesday, June 13, 7–9pm
Central Park Zoo
Please join NYC & Company for an unforgettable closing reception on Tuesday, June 13, at the iconic Central Park Zoo. We’ll wrap up what’s sure to be the best PCMA Education Conference yet with a once-in-a-lifetime event filled with great entertainment, food and cocktails—and some furry friends. You’ll say goodbye to all the new contacts you made while bidding farewell to New York City, all in stunning Central Park.

Attendee Discounts

Big Bus Tours
20% off bus tour tickets
Promo Code: PCMA17
These hop-on, hop-off bus tours are a great way to leisurely explore New York City icons like the Empire State Building and the Brooklyn Bridge.

CitySightseeing New York
Save 10% on all NYC tours
Promo Code: PCMA10
CitySightseeing New York’s double-decker buses run throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx, and its ferry tours take in the harbor views.


Food On Foot Tours
20% off platinum tickets to any Food On Foot guided tour with food included as a credit, or buy one, get one free on gold tickets to any Food On Foot guided tour (food not included) or 50% off any self-guided On Your Own Experience food tour.
Food On Foot tours help visitors travel the world within New York’s five boroughs and its suburbs. You’ll be hosted by folks with an unbelievable passion for food and the greatest city in the world.

Gotham West Market
Special free with purchase items
Promo Code: Download PDF and present in person
Gotham West Market, a bustling food hall, is a draw for New Yorkers and visitors alike. Sample quick bites and snacks from vendors like Ample Hills Creamery and Choza Taqueria.

Hornblower Cruises
Save 15% on all tours
Hornblower New York offers unparalleled public and private sightseeing cruises that feature fresh gourmet food and state-of-the-art amenities onboard, as well as amazing views and first-class service.

Hush Hip Hop Tours
25% off
Promo Code: EDURAP
Hush Hip Hop Tours are hosted by hip-hop pioneers, emcees, DJs, break-dancers and street artists, and provide fun, entertainment and facts about the neighborhoods where hip-hop was born.

New York Pass
10% discount on 1-day passes and 25% discount on multiday passes
Promo Code: PCMANYC
The New York Pass is a smart card that allows you cash-free entry to more than 90 New York City tourist attractions.

One World Observatory
20% off adult ticket
Promo Code: PCMA17
This observatory spans the 100th, 101st and 103rd floors of the 1,776-foot One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, and offers panoramic views of New York City, its most iconic sights and New York Harbor.

The Ride & The Tour
$5 or $10 off tours
Promo Codes: Enter PCMARIDE5 for $5 off The Ride, PCMATOUR10 for $10 off The Tour or PCMADOWN10 for $10 off The Downtown Experience
The Ride & The Tour’s buses, equipped with stadium-style seating with 40 LCD TV screens, 3,000 LED lights and surround sound, run along three popular routes in Manhattan.

Buy 1 ticket, get 1 free
Promo Code: Educon
Shop Gotham’s tours offer special access to wholesale designer showrooms, exclusive store discounts and even opportunities to meet designers. 

WindowsWear Tour
50% off
Promo Code: EduCon
This two-hour walking tour of the City’s fashion districts highlights some of the most creative retailers’ window designs and lets participants explore the latest styles on display.


American Furniture Rental

Central Park Zoo - A Wildlife Conservation Society Park

Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan

Grand Hyatt New York

Javits Center New York - Marketplace for the World

The Knickerbocker Hotel

Loews hotel

Marriott Marquis Hotel New York

New York Hilton Midtown

Patina Restaurant Group

Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel