Apella (Greek: Ἀπέλλα) stems from the Classical Greek term for the civic assembly in Sparta, which regularly convened to decide on key affairs of the city-state. A modern adaptation of this ancient tradition, Apella by Alexandria serves as the premier event venue for the most significant meetings and celebrations in New York City.


Escape the Ordinary. Experience Apella.

Discover Apella — New York City’s premier meeting and event destination venue — secluded on the edge of the East River, yet within touching distance of Midtown Manhattan. Escape the rush of the city and retreat to a private 3.5-acre property featuring a tree-lined entry drive, an on-site urban farm, and stunning river views. Apella’s sleekly designed turnkey space serves as a distinctive backdrop for a modern event experience. Offering world-class hospitality, farm-to-table menus crafted by James Beard Award–winning chef Tom Colicchio, and sophisticated multimedia solutions, Apella sets the standard for an unparalleled guest experience.

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Escape the Ordinary. Experience Apella


A Unique Venue for Inspired Meetings.

Apella is the foremost conference and event space in New York City. Boasting panoramic views of the East River and 20,000 square feet of meeting space, the venue features 10 private suites with flexible seating configurations to accommodate two (2) to 300 guests. Apella’s thoughtfully appointed spaces provide an open yet highly secure setting for executive board meetings, industry conferences, corporate retreats, and product launches. With a singular focus to provide best-in-class meeting experiences, Apella’s dedicated Events Managers will ensure every wish is met, high expectations are exceeded, and Apella’s yes-we-can service philosophy is flawlessly executed.

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Apella - conference and event space in New York City


Celebrate Every Occasion.

From intimate dinners for 12 to grand celebrations for 1,250, Apella is the premier destination venue for all occasions in New York City. With its sleekly designed modern space and sweeping East River views, Apella offers an impressive backdrop for all occasions. For large-scale affairs, guests enjoy a multi-level entertaining experience with 30,000 square feet of elegant interiors and exteriors, including 10 private event suites and lounge, a grand spiral staircase and adjoining pre-function atrium, an exquisite dining room with an open-plan bar, and beautifully styled outdoor verandas.

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Apella - premier destination venue for all occasions in New York City

Food & Drink

Farm-to-Table Cuisine from Tom Colicchio’s Riverpark.

Rooted in modern American cuisine, Riverpark — Apella’s restaurant and exclusive on-site caterer, highlights seasonal and organic ingredients from local farms and greenmarkets, including its very own Riverpark Farm, located within steps of the restaurant. Showcasing the vision of James Beard Award–winning chef Tom Colicchio, Riverpark’s farm-to table fare is a fresh addition to the event catering landscape. Blending the collective talents of a team of culinary artisans, Riverpark creates dishes that capture the essence of the Colicchio craft and a passion for serving sustainable, local, organic, and wholesome farm-to-table ingredients.

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Apella’s restaurant and exclusive on-site caterer


Cutting-Edge Technology & Exceptional In-House Experts.

Apella actively invests in cutting-edge technology as well as a team of dedicated in-house technicians to ensure all client programming is executed with impeccable precision. On-site technology ranges from complimentary 250 Mbps high-speed WiFi to elite 11,000-lumen 1080p laser projectors engineered by Emmy Award–winning firm Digital Projection. Expertly prepared to meet technology requests of the most elemental and the most sophisticated in nature, Apella provides customized multimedia solutions to fulfill the requirements of each client.

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Cutting-Edge Technology & Exceptional In-House Technology Experts

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