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.
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.
Director of Relations
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.
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.
New Business Development
New Business Development & Marketing
New York, NY 10018
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 www.transbeam.com.
New York, NY
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.
New York, NY 10010
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
North Bergen, NJ 07047
Pink Sparrow Scenic LTD
Production and Design
We are a diverse family of creatives and craftsmen based in Brooklyn who embody the best in design and fabrication. Fueled by challenges and opportunities as varied as our clients we thrive in a culture where innovative collaboration meets superior-quality results.
Business Development Manager
Brooklyn NY 11222
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.
Mt. Vernon, NY 10551
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.
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.
Director of Business Development
Long Island City, NY 11101
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.
Director of Sales & Marketing
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.
New York, NY 10014
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.
Olivier Cheng Catering and Events
For over fifteen years Olivier Cheng Catering and Events has been creating innovative culinary experiences in New York’s finest cultural institutions, private estates across the country, and exotic locales like the Royal Palace in Qatar. From fashion editor events and fundraising galas, to weddings and intimate home dinners, our team designs custom events from the ground up to bring our clients’ unique visions to life.
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.
New York, NY 10001
RIVIERA CATERERS, OVER 100 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE & “NON-TRADITION”
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.
PIONEERING A NEW CULINARY ERA
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
Awarded “New York City’s Most Creative Catering Company,” Scoozi Events is a full-service catering and experiential events company!
Proud to be certified green with 3 stars—not only do we recycle, we UPCYCLE and compost!
Specializing in personalized, one of a kind events from corporate to social. Scoozi’s creativity can only be experienced firsthand!!
Providing unmatched, firsthand experiences from décor to cuisine since 1996.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teterboro, NJ 07608
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.
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.
3200 Skillman Avenue
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.
Paterson, NJ 07501
Archer New York
Archer New York is a boutique hotel that evokes the creative soul of its Garment District neighborhood and promises a distinctive stay each and every time. It’s a welcoming residence filled with thoughtful, curated luxuries and staffed with members who are dedicated to your service. Archer New York features Charlie Palmer Steak, a progressive American take on steak, chops and modern seafood and Spyglass Rooftop Bar. Get ready for 22 stories, 180 unique rooms and a surprise around every corner.
Archer is conveniently located in the heart of New York City’s Garment District on 38th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues – blocks from the Theatre District, Empire State Building, Bryant Park, Penn Station and Times Square. Other notable attractions and key points of interest blocks from Archer include: Grand Central Station, Macy’s Herald Square, Madison Square Garden, Rockefeller Center and The New York Public Library.
New York NY
Courtyard by Marriott New York Manhattan/ Fifth Ave
Experience the Big Apple from the comfort of Courtyard New York Manhattan/Fifth Avenue. Our modern hotel places you within steps of the epicenter of fashion, Time Square, the New York Public Library, Bryant Park and Rockefeller Center. Other attractions that make this city so unique are within walking distance or are easy to access through the nearby subway. Start your day in the city with your favorite Starbucks® coffee, then head to our fitness center for a brisk but meaningful workout session. We offer a variety of cardio machines and free weights to help you stay active. After a day of business or exploration, head to our modern guest rooms, a quiet retreat appointed with plush bedding, crisp linens and fluffy pillows that’ll help you enjoy a sound night’s rest in The City That Never Sleeps. We also feature complimentary Wi-Fi to keep you connected with your loved ones at all times. Whether you’re visiting on business or leisure, make it a memorable stay at Courtyard New York Manhattan/Fifth venue.
Courtyard by Marriott New York Manhattan/ Herald Square
Nestled in the heart of Midtown, Courtyard New York Manhattan/Herald Square makes your stay in the Big Apple memorable and stylish. Just steps from Penn Station, our hotel provides easy access to popular attractions including Times Square, Garment District, Koreatown and Madison Square Garden. We are also just steps away from the iconic Macy’s flagship store and the Empire State Building. After a day of sightseeing and exploring, retire to our spacious rooms with décor inspired by city views. Accommodations include complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, flat-panel TVs and large ergonomic workstations. Savor a hearty breakfast at our contemporary restaurant, Table 71 Herald Square, then in the evening enjoy a refreshing cocktail from our scenic bar, Monarch Rooftop & Indoor Lounge. Stay in shape at our fitness center equipped with cardio equipment, free weights, exercise balls and yoga mats. Explore the city like a true New Yorker when you stay at Courtyard New York Manhattan/Herald Square.
Langham Place, New York, Fifth Avenue
Langham Place, New York, Fifth Avenue is centrally located at 400 Fifth Avenue, between 36th & 37th Streets. Its 234 guest rooms and suites are some of the largest in the city, with floor to ceiling windows allowing expansive views of the Manhattan cityscape. Langham Place boasts residentially-inspired interiors, accented by a multi-million dollar permanent art collection by American master Alex Katz. Langham Place features three luxurious suites designed by famed French retailer and design house, Roche Bobois – the spacious and stylish Roche Bobois Penthouses, and the ultra-luxe Presidential Suite by Roche Bobois. All three suites feature unfettered views of the Empire State Building and sumptuous, customized interiors. Langham Place features a full-service spa and fitness center, Chuan Body + Soul, offering a comprehensive menu of skincare, massage and body treatments. Ai Fiori, the Michelin-starred restaurant from Michael White’s Altamarea Group, and Bar Fiori, a destination bar and lounge, are both located on the hotel’s second floor, serving a Riviera-inspired menu of elegant dishes, craft cocktails and award-winning wines.
The Refinery Hotel is the opulent reincarnation of the Colony Arcade Building constructed in 1912. Today’s designers Stonehill & Taylor re-created the industrial-chic rooms as a nod to the original tenants, the hat manufacturers who lived and worked in the spaces midst the growth of the Garment District.
Tailored luxury, styled by history, sophisticated at every turn…
That’s the blueprint for Refinery Hotel New York. It’s a particularly apt name, as Refinery has truly refined the boutique concept. Guests will be welcomed with thoughtful, eclectic and intelligent design that layers cues from the past with contemporary flair.
Director of Sales and Marketing
SpringHill Suites New York Midtown Manhattan/Fifth Ave
SpringHill Suites New York Midtown Manhattan/Fifth Avenue offers an unforgettable experience in The Big Apple. Our hotel is within walking distance of the Empire State Building, Bryant Park, Rockefeller Center and Times Square. After visiting iconic sights, settle into relaxation in our suites. We boast stylish décor and luxurious bedding. Many of our rooms also feature stunning city views. Following a restful night, enjoy our complimentary daily breakfast buffet serving all of your morning favorites. When you need snacks, cold beverages and other travel sundries, The Market in our lobby is open 24 hours a day for your convenience. During downtime, maintain an active lifestyle at our spacious fitness center. We provide modern cardio equipment with personal TVs so that you can meet your health goals even while on the road. Whether your schedule is filled with business or leisure adventures, SpringHill Suites New York Midtown Manhattan/Fifth Avenue provides a memorable getaway.