Weekly Insights: Javits Center Shows Off Green Roof

New York’s Jacob Javits Center has opened its rooftop garden for public tours this summer. The nearly seven-acre green roof was completed in 2014 and has become not only an energy saver, but also a wildlife sanctuary. It’s now home to 17 bird species, 300,000 honeybees, and more.

If you live in the New York area, or will be attending a show at the Javits this summer, limited free tours are now available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Here’s the link where you can register for an available time slot. Even if you won’t be in New York this summer, there’s also a live Roof Cam you can check out anytime. And here’s a video that shares some behind-the-scenes details of how and why it was created.

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Marlys Arnold

With experiences as both an exhibitor and a show organizer, Marlys Arnold has a unique perspective on trade show exhibiting. As an exhibit marketing strategist, she travels the country consulting and training on how to create experiential exhibits that produce significantly higher numbers of qualified leads. She’s led workshops for events ranging from local consumer expos to some of the largest trade shows in the U.S. She hosts the Trade Show Insights blog/podcast, and is the author of Build a Better Trade Show Image, the Exhibitor Education Manifesto, and the ExhibitorEd Success System. She’s also the founder of the Exhibit Marketers Café, an online education community. To request an “Extra Shot of Exhibit Success” go to www.ExhibitMarketersCafe.com.