AES NYC is proud to work with the following vendors at our 30,000 square foot event space – Center415. These experienced vendors help form Center415 into a viable, workable venue for all corporate and social events. It is our pleasure to showcase these companies to help make your event at Center415 a successful one.

Please check out the following links for information on each vendor.

View also: Caterers or Furniture & Rentals


Sound Investment AV


Sound Investment is a full-service audio/visual production company that specializes in cutting-edge event technologies.

Since 2000, SI’s service focused approach and commitment to exceeding client’s expectations has built lasting partnerships with a wide range of clientele including Fortune 500 companies, event production firms, agencies, non-profits, venues, promoters and designers. SI provides award-winning technological solutions, backed by experienced personnel that combine innovative thinking with a passion for stagecraft. Our custom event technology services bring together advice, support and equipment of the highest caliber. SI provides turnkey audio/visual production services including: audio, video, lighting, rigging, staging, fabrication and content creation. We have a massive inventory that includes LED walls, projectors, displays, video switching systems, camera packages, media servers, multi-format audio systems, consoles, LED fixtures, moving lights, conventional lighting instruments, lighting consoles, motors, truss systems… and much more.

SI also has a permanent installation/system division that has installed thousands of audio/visual systems in hotels, casinos, conference centers, venues, night clubs, houses of worship, sports facilities, restaurants and bars. While Sound Investment has continued to grow over the years it still maintains a boutique approach to clients and projects alike.

William Mellina
Eastern Regional Manager

Carissa Gerzeny
Director of Relations
Phone: 646.412.5806

135 11th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201


Straight Up Spirits


We are happy to supply bar packages and bartenders for special events…cheers! We coordinate seamless experiences for guests and can easily integrate with catering partners.



545 W. 27th St.
New York, NY 10001


Atlas Print Solutions


Atlas Print Solutions has been partnering with a wide variety of companies across the events industry all over the country for the past 20 years, helping them achieve unparalleled success.

From credentials to complete space rebranding, Atlas has you covered. Don’t trust your brand activation with anyone but the experts, Atlas Print Solutions.

Ken Rosenberg

Gregory Morgan
New Business Development

Casey Onufrey
New Business Development & Marketing

589 Eighth Avenue
4th Floor
New York, NY 10018


Transbeam, Inc

Data, Voice, & IT

Since 1996, Transbeam has been an award-winning national provider of managed Data, Voice, IT and event solutions for businesses. Their privately-owned, next-generation network ensures reliability and quality connectivity alongside their unparalleled customer service and NOC support teams; providing a trusted quality of service that sets them apart. Their cutting-edge offerings include high speed internet access, hosted voice solutions, unified communications, managed IT services, and event connectivity.

Transbeam’s services have been recognized for their innovative infrastructure and tailored offerings. They were named one of Inc. magazine’s Top Fastest-Growing Private Companies in the country two years running, and have won a number of high profile awards, including INTERNET TELEPHONY’S 2016 Product of the Year for their Internet Network Monitoring product and the 2015 Tech Zone Product of the Year for their 4G/LTE Wireless Backup solution. For more information visit

Irene Hernandez

8 W 38th Street
7th Floor
New York, NY


GSS Security

Security & Street Permitting

From executive protection and security to special event security detail, we provide both armed and unarmed security services throughout the New York City area.

We supply all aspects of watch and patrol services, including armed escorts, executive protection, security staffing at retail stores, guards at corporations and hotels, special event security, and NYC permit acquisition services. We can handle security concerns that range from the mundane to the extremely complicated.

Known for meticulous attention to detail and thorough pre-planning, we leave nothing to chance.  We spend hours in the office just thinking of things that could occur as well as what our responses will be. Nothing that happens at any business will be a surprise to us, and we will be ready for all situations.

Our experienced staff will create security programs tailored to a specific site and its individual requirements. We work 24/7 and understand that security in the post 9/11 era is a whole new ball game.

Everyone at GSS is dedicated to quality service, professionalism, the use of state-of-the-art technology, and total client satisfaction.
If you need security, armed or unarmed, we are your “go to” choice in New York. While other security firms promise, GSS Security delivers.

Laura Smaragdakis

20 West 22nd Street, Suite 514

New York, NY 10010


Drape Kings

Drape & Carpet

Over a decade ago, Drape Kings revolutionized the special events and staging industry by offering unmatched innovation, service and quality in what was, until then, a neglected category — drape rental.

Today, as the industry leader in event drape & hardware, Drape Kings continues to dominate the market by transforming the ordinary into extraordinary.

With our full-service support, Drape Kings takes projects from bid to strike, and our dedicated staff understands each and every one of your events is paramount. That’s why we’re available 24/7!

Because we stock miles of drape — from one to fifty feet high (in select colors), Drape Kings is ready when you are. Our massive inventory, in-house fabrication department, full-time installation crews, and fleet of trucks set Drape Kings apart from our competitors.

Recent clients have included The White House, Live Nation, Victoria’s Secret, David Stark Designs, and countless others. Drape Kings also provides Event Carpet, Star Drape, Kabuki Reveals, Rope & Stanchions, Digital Banners and Tradeshow Booth rentals. We also sell most of the products we rent.

Year after year, Drape Kings proudly wears the crown of excellence as we continue our reign as the undisputed leader in event drapery.

Drape Rental Department

3200 Liberty Ave.
Bld. 2C
North Bergen, NJ 07047


Starr Tent


Starr Tent has been installing in and around NYC for over 25 years. We know our Business! We install with professional, knowledgeable and friendly employers.

Christopher Starr

P.O. Box 479
Mt. Vernon, NY 10551



Abigail Kirsch

With a passion for innovation, the Abigail Kirsch Off-Premises team of chefs and event professionals are industry trendsetters in the realm of catering and hospitality. Our custom menus, out-of-the-box presentations, world class service, and flawless event execution are what separates an Abigail Kirsch experience from the rest.

For decades, Abigail Kirsch has been catering one-of-a-kind events throughout the New York region. Whether it’s a product launch, a formal seated dinner or a uniquely themed reception, our team will work with you through each step of the process to create a unique and memorable experience for you and your guests.

With no detail deemed too small or challenge too large, our team offers an unparalleled expertise in logistical planning to ensure seamless event execution allowing our clients to be guests at their own event.

Chris Diviney
General Manager

71 West 23rd Street
Suite 1611
New York, NY 10010


Cloud Catering & Events

Led by Michelin trained Executive Chef Carlos Villanueva, we are able to create a wide variety of flavor profiles from around the world. Cloud Catering & Events employees have worked in Japan, France, Spain, Brazil, India and Italy, as well as throughout the US. We source certified organic fruits, vegetables, and other farm fresh products to offer the freshest local ingredients available.

The success of each event is guaranteed not only by superb food, and attentive and caring service, but meticulous planning and execution. Our Cloud Catering event planning team are dedicated to bringing the client’s vision to life for each event. With impeccable attention to detail and a strong understanding of our client’s needs, there is no event that is either too large or too small.

Cloud Catering & Events is able to bring to life the unique and creative vision of each event, whether clean and modern or rustic. All of our designs highlight our cuisine and decor, creating an unforgettable event. Through the work of our Creative Director, Keiko Ellis, and design team, we achieve custom looks for each client from floral design to full event design production.

Cloud Catering & Events, let us celebrate YOU.

Bill Coyne
Director of Business Development

42-81 Hunter Street
Long Island City, NY 11101


Convivium Catering

Rooted in French culinary tradition, we believe there’s an art to catering. Everything, from preparation to presentation should be inviting. We seek to deliver the peace of mind that comes when delicious food is served in a uniquely tailored experience. Convivium is a full service catering company dedicated to delivering great food, impeccable service and a beautifully designed experience. We write every menu with your party’s specific needs in mind because we believe in a personalized approach for everything we do – from the food we serve to the environment we design to the ambiance we create for your guests.

Julie Miller
Director of Sales & Marketing

6 Ludlow Street
Suite 2


Creative Edge Parties

Creative Edge Parties is a catering and event planning company in New York and South Florida.

Over the past twenty-five years, we have dedicated ourselves to culinary excellence, flawless event management, and in finding ever inventive ways to present great food and create unforgettable events.

From corporate events, to casual cocktail parties, from formal weddings, to intimate gatherings, our staff works tirelessly to orchestrate your ideal event. When it comes to celebrating life’s milestones – large or small – Creative Edge Parties is the place that can make the impossible, possible.

Creative Edge Parties. Not just another chicken dinner.

110 Barrow Street
New York, NY 10014


Neuman’s Kitchen

Storytellers. Innovators. Award-winning caterers. Neuman’s Kitchen is known for transforming client ideas into culinary achievement. We believe that every client has a story to tell – and our chefs, planners and designers are dedicated to conveying the message with flawless execution. Creativity and impeccable service are the heart of our Deliciously Inspired promise.

Every menu we create is thoughtfully designed to make an emotional connection with your guests. From customizing interactive food stations to building passing trays for imaginative hors d’oeuvres, our creative process is endless.

Our business lives at the intersection of food, art and commerce. Our mission to delight, inspire and be inspired will never change.

Kevin Ramsawack

35-02 48th Avenue


Pinch Food Design

As top-tier NYC culinary veterans with extensive experience in event catering, we believe our clients deserve a taste of something new and unpredictable, an experience that leverages the best food with never-before-seen presentation. So Pinch Food Design was created, a bold new brand of catering powered by a state-of-the-art kitchen and design workshop devoted solely to the creation of one-of-a-kind food furniture.  Our intention?  To impress, entertain and inspire with food as delicious as it is daring, and design as inviting as it is innovative.

Karen Hillburn

545 W. 27th St.
New York, NY 10001


Riviera Caterers


We are an innovative NYC catering company that specializes in custom events tailored to the clients vision. We focus on our attention to detail while providing a high-end catered experience.

When it comes to off-premises catering in New York City, Riviera Caterers has dazzled its clients for over 100 years with its award winning creative catering culinary masterpieces. Our deep-rooted history has enabled us to master the art of cuisine in a non-traditional fashion, which ultimately creates an experience for you and your guests like no other.


Riviera Caterers is pioneering the NYC off-premises catering scene by bringing our authentic creations to the AES Family of Venues. Our versatile team of talented chefs and production staff allows to cater to a full spectrum of event volumes, from Center415, to Venue57 and the intimate setting of Ramscale. Riviera Caterers prides itself on its resources and its ability to deliver an astonishing experience for every event. No matter the location or style, our bespoke menu is sure to add an impressive and exciting touch to your next NYC event.

Bobby Stern, President

175 Varick Street New York, NY 10014



Sonnier & Castle

Sonnier & Castle is New York’s leading luxury off-premises catering and special events company. Two generations of New Yorkers have relied on the well-earned reputation of Sonnier & Castle for innovative food, always-correct customer service and cutting-edge style. If a client’s needs include a cocktail reception, corporate entertaining, a benefit dinner or a film premiere, Sonnier & Castle is at home in venues throughout New York and East Hampton. Years of experience allow the team of event experts at Sonnier & Castle to handle any situation with ease; their client’s comfort and confidence are foremost.

Russ Sonnier & David Castle began their career as chefs so food is their passion. Informed by current culinary trends, Sonnier & Castle food focuses on a modern urban American aesthetic fused with global flavors to create memorable menus for their client’s guests.

Sonnier & Castle looks forward to the opportunity to serve you. Call today for an appointment to meet or to arrange a tasting.

554 West 48th Street
New York, NY 10036


Thomas Preti Events To Savor

Owner and Founder of New York based Thomas Preti Events to Savor, Thomas Preti is the creative force and personality behind this 30 year old, top catering company. Seeking to formalize his expertise beyond the kitchens of his Tuscan and Sicilian grandmothers’, Thomas attended Culinary Institute of America, became Executive Sous Chef at New York’s legendary Plaza Hotel then packed up his knives in search of a richer experience. With his cousin Michael Bonizio, Thomas co-founded a catering company that would soon evolve into a business of culinary excellence. Thomas brought on his former Plaza Hotel Assistant Banquet Chef, Ron Rando, who also attended Culinary Institute of America, and had helped create and open several restaurants. The Thomas Preti team has earned a reputation for providing an unparalleled culinary experience by tailoring the needs of each event to match their unique image and style. Whether it’s a gala for a non-profit, a corporate dinner, a concert with VIPs or any kind of corporate or trade event, Thomas Preti Caterers will handle it. Make It New, Keep It Real.

Thomas Preti

Ross Greenfield

146 East 37th Street
New York, NY 10016


Furniture & Rentals

AFR Event Furniture

AFR Event Furnishings offers exquisite furniture and accessory rentals for special events, corporate meetings, weddings, conferences, and trade shows nationwide.

AFR has made its mark in the hospitality and event industry by providing unique, upscale furniture and accessory rentals to the social, red carpet, corporate, conference and trade show event professional. Our creativity and service strengths combined with our expansive inventory make us a go-to resource that many leading industry companies readily rely on for event furniture rentals.

Immerse yourself in AFR’s versatile event furniture collections including lounges, café and bar tables, occasional seating, lighted cubes, chairs, tables and bars, accessories, trend-forward outdoor furniture, and occasional tables in traditional to modern styles.

Our event furniture rental division services all major cities across the country, including Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Miami, Chicago, New York City, Dallas and more.

Wendy Bustamante

Rhonda Cosaluzzo

30 Enterprise Avenue
Secaucus, NJ 07094

201.974.3700 x 20127
or Rhonda 201.726.7524

designer8* Event Furniture

Designer8 is the premier and most sought after event furniture rental company. We provide exceptional design, depth of inventory as well as service. At designer8, we live for creating amazing experiences. Our passion is finding the right furniture to fit any event. Our extensive inventory of trendsetting furniture, custom scenic pieces and accessories are sure to take your event to the next level. Modern, transitional, traditional, mid-century, we have it all! Our designs are created specifically for the event industry to bring style and functionality to any event. We are not just another furniture rental company.  We bring it!

Drew D’Andrea

560 Jefferson Avenue
Secaucus, NJ 07094


Party Rental Ltd.

Headquartered in Teterboro, New Jersey, Party Rental Ltd.’s diverse group of event professionals are dedicated to making every event one of a kind–no matter how big or small. Whether we are serving weddings, corporate meetings, galas, or backyard BBQs, we pride ourselves on the ability to exceed clients’ expectations every time.

Party Rental Ltd.’s in-house stylists continually dream up ways to bring character and elegance to your event by identifying new product opportunities and trends, creating fresh inspirational looks, and launching exclusive items every month.

Visit one of Party Rental Ltd.’s conveniently-located Design Studios to experience our products firsthand and meet the team that will help bring your event vision to life.

Our Event Rental Specialists can be reached by phone 201.727.4700 or by email

Debbie Barnes

275 North street
Teterboro, NJ 07608


Patina Rentals

We curate, design, and build a kick ass collection of furniture and decor for designers to use for their events, productions, or commercial spaces. Whether it is our rental collection, our commercial sourcing services, or the pieces we design for retail, the Patina collection is made of soulful pieces that help our clients tell their story through thoughtful design.

Jessica Wong

Brooklyn Navy Yard
Building3, Suite 601
63 Flushing Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11231


Prop N Spoon

ONE STOP PROPPING. With nearly a million items, ranging from sectionals to flatware, antique to ultra-modern, you can find everything you need at propNspoon.

CONVENIENCE. Our showroom is open Monday through Friday 8:30-5pm, and is conveniently located at 32-00 Skillman Avenue, just steps from the 33rd Street Station on the 7 train.

COMFORT. Come in and enjoy complimentary food and drink, access to phones, wireless internet access and more.

Pamela Wittmeier

LIC Showroom
3200 Skillman Avenue
Floor 3
Long Island City, New York 11101


Something Different Party Rental

Something Different Party Rental is a full service Business to Business event rental company serving all of the event rental needs of professional event planners, designers, caterers & venues that hold special events. Our dedicated and knowledgeable team provides our customers with a personalized level of service and support to ensure your events run with ease.

We constantly add new product to our inventory in an effort to be in front of the design curve. If it’s the basics that you need, we have all the essentials. Whether you are hosting a grand gala or a rustic luncheon, we can support your vision.

Check out our online catalog and let us give your event a splash of Something Different.

Seth Stern

118-130 Railroad Ave
Paterson, NJ 07501