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Meadowlands Exposition Center
Secaucus, NJ

 

North New Jersey’s Premier Convention Center!
 
In addition to offering a professional staff of trade show specialists and facilities to match, the Meadowlands Exposition Center is conveniently located just minutes outside of New York City.
 
The center offers 61,000 sq.ft. of exhibit space with five additional meeting rooms and a maximum capacity of 5,000 people at one time. With Newark Liberty International Airport so close by and a variety of nationally acclaimed hotels right around the corner, MEC offers one of the most complete and convenient facility packages in the Northeast. For more information, including COVID-19 health and safety protocols, visit mecexpo.com.
 
DIRECTIONS
 
FROM NORTH (RTS. 80 & 95 & GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE):
Take NJ Turnpike South, when it divides use the Eastern Spur towards the Lincoln Tunnel. Take Exit 17; stay right towards Secaucus immediately after paying toll. Go straight through traffic light and over bridge. You are now on Harmon Meadow Blvd. Go to second light and turn right onto Plaza Drive. Exposition Center is on your left.
 
FROM THE SOUTH (NEWARK AIRPORT):
Take NJ Turnpike North. When it divides use the Eastern Spur towards the Lincoln Tunnel. Take Exit 16E, after the tollbooths, follow signs for Secaucus. At traffic light go straight across and over bridge. You are now on Harmon Meadow Blvd. Go to second traffic light and turn right onto Plaza Drive. Exposition Center is on your left.
 
FROM LINCOLN TUNNEL:
Stay on main road (I-495) to Rt. 3 West. Do not take the Turnpike. Keep right on Route 3 to First Service Road Exit for Harmon Meadow Blvd. At first traffic light turn left onto Harmon Meadow Blvd. At next at next traffic light make a right onto Plaza Drive. Exposition Center is on your left.
 
FROM WEST (RT. 3 EAST):
Stay on Route 3 East (passing Giants Stadium and Meadowlands Parkway). Take Service Road for Secaucus / NJ Turnpike. Pass Turnpike entrance, go under overpass and make quick right for Harmon Meadow Blvd. (large blue sign for the Plaza at Harmon Meadow, listing the Expo Center). You will be on Harmon Meadow Blvd. Go to second light, turn right onto Plaza Drive. Exposition Center is on your left.
 
FROM JERSEY CITY (RTS. 1 & 9):
Take it North. Go left on Paterson Plank Road & Harmon Meadow Blvd. Exit. Turn right on Harmon Meadow Blvd. NOT HARMON MEADOW PLAZA! Go to second light, turn right onto Plaza Drive. Exposition Center is on your left.
 
FROM GARDEN STATE PARKWAY:
NORTH: Take Exit 153 to Route 3 East. Follow as Above #4.
SOUTH: Take Exit 153A to Route 3 East. Follow as above #4.
 
MASS TRANSPORTATION
 
The Meadowlands Exposition Center has regular bus service via NJ Transit to our front door (more details below):
  • #320 from New York Port Authority
  • # 85 from Hoboken/Jersey City/Union City
  • # 78 from Newark Penn Station (weekdays)
For tickets, fare information and schedules please visit www.njtransit.com, Contact NJ Transit: 973-275-5555
*Always call or visit the web to confirm public transportation schedules and fares--especially around any major holiday or weekends.
 
E-Z RIDE “FREE” HARMON MEADOW SHUTTLE – SECAUCUS, NJ
Taking the train to Secaucus Junction Train Station? Why not use our FREE shuttle service from Secaucus Junction to the Convention Center! Service also available to surrounding shops, restaurants, hotels, entertainment and more. Weekdays Only.
For schedule please call or visit the web at: 201-939-4242 or http://www.ezride.org/2-1-3-Schedules/1-1-3-Sched-HarmonMeadow.asp.
 
NJ TRANSIT BUS FROM PORT AUTHORITY – NEW YORK, NY
BUS #320 runs direct from Port Authority, stopping in front of our building at 355 Plaza Drive,
7 Days A Week.
 
NJ TRANSIT BUS FROM NEWARK PENN STATION, NEWARK NJ
BUS # 78 runs from Newark Penn Station to PLAZA DRIVE at Harmon Meadow
(Mill Creek Mall / The Plaza) Weekdays Only.
 
NJ TRANSIT BUS FROM HOBOKEN, NJ
BUS #85 runs from Hoboken (Path Train) Terminal to PLAZA DRIVE at Harmon Meadow.
7 Days a Week.
 
NJ TRANSIT RAIL FROM SOUTH JERSEY / PHILADELPHIA AREA
From the South Jersey / Philadelphia area, you need to catch a train from Trenton area to Newark Penn Station or to Secaucus Junction Train Station. See schedules for service availability. We are located off of Route 3 East in the Harmon Meadow section of Secaucus (At this point, you can either take a complimentary E-Z Ride Shuttle (Weekdays Only) or take a cab from the Secaucus Train Junction to the Meadowlands Expo Center at Harmon Meadow (Mill Creek Mall / The Plaza) to 355 Plaza Drive.
 
NJ TRANSIT RAIL FROM NEWARK LIBERTY AIRPORT, NEWARK NJ
See schedules for service availability. We are located off of Route 3 East in the Harmon Meadow section of Secaucus. (At this point, you can either take a complimentary E-Z Ride Shuttle (Weekdays Only) or take a cab from the Secaucus Train Junction to the Meadowlands Expo Center at Harmon Meadow (Mill Creek Mall / The Plaza) to 355 Plaza Drive.
 
NJ TRANSIT RAIL FROM SECAUCUS TRAIN JUNCTION– SECAUCUS, NJ
You can either take a complimentary E-Z Ride Shuttle (Weekdays & Rush Hours Only) or take a cab from the Secaucus Train Junction to the Meadowlands Expo Center at Harmon Meadow (Mill Creek Mall / The Plaza) to 355 Plaza Drive.
New ticket vending machines to be installed very soon in Harmon Meadow on Plaza Drive.