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Boston, Massachusetts Trade Show Displays & Trade Show Information

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As one of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston played a key role in the American Revolution from the Boston Tea Party to the Battle of Bunker Hill. Boston is an international center of higher education as the home of Harvard University and Boston University among others. Boston was the site of the nation's first public school in 1635 and the first subway system in 1897. When you head to Boston, Monster Displays will be there for you to help you with trade show and exhibit needs whether that’s a large graphic, a simple sign or an elaborate display. Give Monster Displays a call at (888) 483-3344 to get started on the plans for your next successful event. The information on this page about the City of Boston was provided by Monster Displays.

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Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

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The Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC) is located just two miles from Boston's Logan International Airport and is easily accessible by rail and highway. It is the largest exhibition center in the Northeast.

 

Space

BCEC has 2.1 million square feet of space, including over 500,000 square feet of contiguous exhibit space. The 40,020 square foot ballroom has 180 degree views of the Boston skyline and waterfront. The facility includes 80 flexible meeting rooms.

Web:http://massconvention.com/
Email: info@massconvention.com
Phone: 617.954.2000

Address:

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
415 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210


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John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center

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Located in Boston's "Back Bay" the center is named for former Boston mayor John Hynes. The 1988 structure replaced a former convention center on the same location. The center offers views of the Charles River, Cambridge and Back Bay.

Space

Hynes Convention Center offers 176,480 square feet of exhibit space. There are 35 flexible meeting rooms and a 24,544 square-foot Grand Ballroom. In addition to the five exhibit halls, there is an auditorium that accommodates 3,000.

The Georgia World Congress Center covers 3.9 million square feet. Contained in that you will find 1.4 million square feet of exhibit space including 12 exhibit halls, 106 meeting rooms and 2 grand ballrooms.

Web: http://massconvention.com/
Email: info@massconvention.com
Phone: 617.954.2000

Address:


John B. Hynes Memorial Convention Center
900 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02115


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Weather

As a northern, coastal city, Boston has summers that are warm and humid. Winters can be cold and wet, and the city is prone to Nor'easter weather systems. Weather in the spring and the fall is generally mild.

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Upcoming Trade Shows and Conferences in Boston

For a list of current trade shows and events in Boston, follow this link.


Transportation & Reach

Boston is easily reached by air, rail, highway or ship. The Port of Boston includes a cruise ship terminal as well as facilities for cargo. Interstate I-95 runs north through Boston and Boston is the eastern terminus for I-90.

General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport

General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport is the largest airport in New England. Logan serves as a hub for Penair and Cape Air and is a focus city for JetBlue Airways.

Train Transportation to Boston

Boston serves as the originating point for Amtrak's Northeast Corridor and Chicago lines. Amtrak's Downeaster provides service to Maine.


Local Transportation in Boston

Buses: Boston has the fifth-highest rate of usage for public transportation systems in the U.S. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (The "T") operates bus, commuter rail and water shuttles.

Trains: Boston has the nation's oldest underground railroad rapid transit system.

Other: Boston has been nicknamed "The Walking City" with the highest percentage of walking commuters in the U.S. Much of this is based on the compact nature of the city and a large student population. Boston also has high rate of cycling commuters. Taxis are available at the airport, at most hotels and on the street.

Hotel Accommodations in Boston

Over 30,000 hotel rooms are available in the Boston area.

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Entertainment and Sightseeing

Major Attractions: Boston was a prominent city in the American Revolution offers great history from the period including the Freedom Trail which is a mostly brick path through downtown leading to 17 historic sites including the Old South Meeting House and the Paul Revere House. Also nearby are the John F. Kennedy Library, the Boston Children's Museum and the New England Aquarium.

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Major Entertainment: Boston is home to the Boston Pops Orchestra founded in 1885 was one of the first American orchestras to provide musicians with year-round employment. The Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra is one of the largest youth orchestras in the country. Other performing arts groups include the Boston Lyric Opera Company, Opera Boston and Boston Baroque. Many Broadway shows get their start with a preview in Boston's Theater District.

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Shopping in Boston: Shopping opportunities abound in Boston with Faneuil Hall, Quincy Market and the Prudential Center and Copley Place Mall. Harvard Square boasts the world’s only Curious George Store. As an added bonus, there is no sales tax on clothing items valued under $175.

Excursions from Boston: While there's plenty to see and do in Boston, some of the surrounding areas offer unique opportunities. Visit Salem, nicknamed the Witch City after the trails of 1692. There you can check out the Salem Witch Museum. Concord was the site of "The shot heard 'round the world" and where Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorn and Henry David Thoreau spent time in the Old Manse. Louisa May Alcott wrote "Little Women" from the Orchard House. Plymouth is where the pilgrims landed in 1620 and the home of the Mayflower II, a replica of the famous shop. Further out, visit Cape Cod or take the ferries to Martha's Vineyard or Nantucket.

Food & Beverages: Boston cuisine has a large emphasis on seafood and dairy products. Favorite dishes include New England clam chowder, fish and chips, baked beans, lobster, and clams, steamed or fried. The influence of long-time Cambridge resident Julia Child lives on. The Union Oyster House, the oldest operating restaurant in the U.S. serves oysters on the half-shell from their oyster bar. Cheers, the inspiration for the long-running television show is a favorite spot for tourists.


Helpful Boston Websites

City of Boston official website:
http://www.cityofboston.gov/

Boston Tourism:
http://www.bostonusa.com/

Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce:
http://neworleanschamber.org/

Boston Police Department:
http://www.cityofboston.gov/POLICE/

Boston Logan International Airport:
http://www.massport.com/logan-airport/Pages/Default.aspx




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