Hotel & Travel

This year’s “Gain: AIGA Design and Business Conference” will be held at:

New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway (between 45th and 46th Streets)
New York, NY 10036



AIGA has partnered with the hotel to offer discounted room rates for attendees and is financially obligated to fill the room block. Thank you for supporting AIGA and staying at the Marriott Marquis.

The hotel has extended the deadline for discounted hotel rates to October 14 or until the block sells out, whichever comes first. Make your reservation today!

New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway (between 45th and 46th Street)
New York, NY 10036


Rate: $349 single/double (includes complimentary guest room WiFi) 

Reservations: online or at 212 398 1900 (be sure to ask for the AIGA Gain Conference rate)


Delta Airlines is offering up to a 10 percent discount for Gain Conference attendees flying into LaGuardia (LGA), John F. Kennedy (JFK) and Newark Liberty (EWR) airports. When making your reservations online, select “Book a Trip,” then “More Search Options” and enter meeting code NMH9U in the appropriate box. Discounts are also available by calling Delta Meeting Reservations at 800 328 1111. However, please note that there is a ticketing fee for all reservations made over the phone.


There are several ways to get to “Gain” from the three nearest airports: LaGuardia Airport (LGA), John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR).

LGA: $35 plus toll; JFK: $52 flat rate plus toll; EWR: $60–$75 plus toll and surcharge from the airport

Available only from JFK ($7.50—includes $2.50 subway fare) and EWR ($12.50–through New Jersey Transit)

From LGA ($2.50 one-way ticket cost)

Car rental
Discounts are offered through Avis from all three airports. Make your reservation online or by calling 800 331 1600 and mentioning AWD number J770134.


The Marriott Marquis is located in the heart of Times Square in midtown Manhattan. Taxis are readily accessible most hours of the day and night; however, the subway is often a quicker and less expensive way to explore the city.

The closest subway stop to the Marriott is the N, Q, R line at 49th Street and 7th  Avenue. Other nearby stops include the B, D, F, M line at 47th Street/Rockefeller Center; the 1, 2, 3, 7, S lines at 42nd Street/Times Square; and the A, C, E line at 42nd Street/Port Authority Bus Terminal. Plan your subway trip on the MTA website.