Apella is New York City's most innovative meeting and event space. Located within the Alexandria Center for Life Science – New York City, Apella offers ten uniquely designed meeting and event spaces, all with contemporary interiors, state-of-the-art technology, and many with expansive East River views and natural light. Events at Apella are managed by Backal Management Group and exclusively catered by Riverpark, a Tom Colicchio restaurant.

Apella is ideal for all types of events including, but not limited to, Board Meetings, Conferences, Cocktail Receptions, Dinners, Fashion Shows, Holiday Parties, Lectures, Location Shoots, Multi-Media Presentations, Press Conferences, Product Launches, and Social Events.


RoomStanding CapacitySeated CapacitySeated Dinner Capacity
Apella 200300250180
Apella Lounge175--
Apella Suite 2077410060
Apella Suite 203503616
Apella Suite 206453014
Apella Suite 208 and 209403026
Apella Suite 201251616
Apella Suite 205201414
Apella Suite 2041288
Apella Suite 2021288


450 E 29th St, New York, NY 10016


Max Standing: 300

Notable Features

  • Outdoor Space
  • In-House A/V
  • In-House Furniture
  • Guest Rooms
  • In-House/Preferred Catering Required