About the Venue

The event venue will take place at Google’s event space at NYC’s Pier 57 located at 25 11th Avenue. New York, NY 10011.

This is an amazing space with breathtaking views of the NYC skyline.

Discover NYC

With the sheer abundance of things to see, do and eat throughout the five boroughs, NYC is an incredible city to visit. Take a look at some of the highlights we’ve prepared for you!


Use NYC Yellow Taxis (metered) - You can hail these everywhere in Manhattan or order via the Curb app.

Download Uber Car Service if you need scheduled door-to-door service Subways and public buses are safe! Use Google Maps or HopStop.com to find the best routes and train schedules/delays. You can see the subway map here.

Airports: Yellow Taxis are available near all baggage claim areas. There are also public transportation {train} options from Newark (EWR) and JFK International airports to Manhattan.

TAXI tips: if the light on top is not illuminated the cab is not available. Only try to hail cabs that have a light on top with the cab number 💡 illuminated. Sometimes the lights on either side of the number on top of the car are lit- those two little lights say “Off Duty” not available, Citi Bike Share - Read more here.

Absolute Beginner’s Guide to the New York Subway http://www.nycsubwayguide.com

Where to eat nearby

Chelsea Market

A few steps from Pier 57, you’ll find this amazing market where you'll be able to choose between a range of cuisines.


Tuscan cooking, boutique wines - year-round outdoor garden!


A restaurant treasured by locals and visitors alike and located in the heart of Chelsea: Cookshop offers farm fresh ingredients serving Brunch, Lunch, and more, right next to Highline/Google office

Jack's Wife Freda

A lively all-day NYC bistro executing American-Mediterranean cooking & classic cocktails in understated digs.

Murray's Bagels

Classic New York-style bagels offered with an array of spreads & smoked fish & an all-day deli menu


Bustling destination with chef's tables turning out kebabs & seafood specialties.

Where to grab a drink

Lobby Bar - cocktails

Located in the newly renovated Hotel Chelsea, Lobby Bar looks like the foyer of a gracefully aging mid-tier palace.

Jungle Bird

Jungle Bird is a tropical cocktail bar located in the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea.

La Noxe

Intimate, dimly lit haunt with velvet seats offering cocktails & tapas in a laid-back atmosphere.

Sid Gold's Request Room

Modern piano bar with alcove booth seating & cocktails.


Discolo is a fun Chelsea spot downstairs from Al Coro where you can dance under a bunch of flashing colorful lights.

Places you can’t miss while on NYC


Walk in Financial District near Wall Street, Bull Statue - Free


Times Square (Theatre District), Nasdaq, MTV, Hard Rock Restaurant (where New Years Eve Ball Drops every year) - Free


MoMA (Museum of Modern Art), MET, Whitney and more - $25 -$30


Lincoln Center - Starting at $39


The Summit at One Vanderbilt - Starting at $39

What else to do:

Chelsea Piers

Explore all Chelsea Piers has to offer, right next to Pier 57, from bowling to golf and more!

Mini Golf at Pier 25

Manhattan’s only 18-hole miniature golf course is waiting for you in Tribeca

Rockefeller Center

See all of Manhattan by trekking up 70 floors (elevator of course) at the Rockefeller Center.

Madison Square Garden

MSG is home to the NY Knicks (Basketball) and NY Rangers (Hockey) - it also hosts many other events including concerts and circuses.


Of course if you’re into Broadway, check out any of these Tony award winning shows: Avenue Q, The Book of Mormon, Jersey Boys, Les Misérables, The Lion King, Matilda the Musical, Wicked, and more.

Live Music

Stop into a local pub or venue to experience live music at its finest. The following bars are known for their weekly lineups: The Red Lion, Bowery Electric, Cellar Dog, and more!

Where to stay?

Walk min Car min Train min Hotel Name Address Public Transport Score 1/10 Price/Room per night (estimated)
15 6 12 The Leo House 332 W 23rd St M11 BUS 8.1 $150.00
15 5 13 Selina 518 W 27th St M11 BUS 7.2 $280.00
24 8 17 Holiday Inn Express - New York City Chelsea 232 W 29rd St C/E Train 7.9 $290.00
24 9 19 Hudson River Hotel 442 W 36th St M11 BUS 7.1 $199.00
28 12 13 The New Yorker A Wyndham Hotel 481 8th Ave A/C/E Train 8 $240.00
30 10 17 Courtyard New York Manhattan/Times Square West 307 W 37th St A/C/E Train 8.8 $236.00
28 11 25 DoubleTree by Hilton New York City - Chelsea 128 W 29th St 1 Train 7.2 $280.00
34 15 30 Freehand Hotel 23 Lexington Ave M23-SBS Train 8.4 $294.00
9 8 - The Jane Hotel 113 Jane St, New York, NY 10014 - - $176.00
26 9 19 Holiday Inn Manhattan 6th Ave - Chelsea 125 W 26th St, New York, NY 10001 - - $146.00
42 10 20 Sonder Duane Street 130 Duane St, New York, NY 10013 - - $174.00
Walk min Car min Train min Hotel Name Address Public Transport Score 1/10 Price/Room per night (estimated)
- 31 39 Pointe Plaza Hotel 2 Franklin Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249 - - $162.00
- 22 43 Casa Blanca Hotel Brooklyn 143 Park Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205 - - $134.00
Walk min Car min Train min Hotel Name Address Public Transport Score 1/10 Price/Room per night (estimated)
Jersey City
- 16 46 Holiday Inn Express & Suites Jersey City - Holland Tunnel 180 14th St, Jersey City, NJ 07310 - - $221.00
40 16 30 Sheraton Lincoln Harbor Hotel 500 Harbor Blvd, Weehawken, NJ 07086 - - $248.00