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New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center


What makes us the UNconventional Convention Center?

NJCEC is not your typical convention center. We offer show promoters a venue to showcase their event any way they choose. With more than150,000 square feet of exhibit space, we see ourselves as a blank canvas for a myriad of both public and private events. We are also a progressive building, making strides in shows, technology, and vendor capabilities. We strive to find the best for our clients and doing all we can to make their show a success.


155,277 square feet total which includes 135,500 square feet of single level exhibit space, and 14,500 square feet of multi-purpose meeting/function space that is connected to the main exhibit floor.

The rest of the space is made up of show producer offices ticket/registration area, administrative offices, and food service facilities.

We can offer a variety of options for dividing the Exhibit Hall. The NJCEC can accommodate more then 700 10′ x 10′ booths or conferences more then 7,500 persons.

The NJCEC Hall has ceilings that are 24 feet to an open beam, and 22′ 6″ to an under beam. The Main Ballroom has a ceiling height of 18 feet and our other conference/meeting spaces have12 feet high ceilings.

Concession & Catering:

We offer in-house dining options to suit all of your catering and concession needs. Whether it is special concession’s for an upcoming event, or a Black Tie Gala for 5,000 guests, we offer a variety of menu’s and service options.


  • 12 truck bays, 8′ x 8′ leveled overhead doors
  • 2 Drive-in entrances, (1) 14′ x 18′ and (1) 12′ x 14′


  • Fully carpeted 4,000 square foot lobby and registration area
  • Two (2) fully equipped show Producer offices
  • A sealed concrete show floor with unlimited floor load
  • Two (2) registration/cashier windows connected to the producer’s office
  • In house Public Address system
  • ll mechanicals available, (electrical, water, air, gas)

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Floor Plan

Past EventCurrent EventUpcoming Event

Event Name City State Atendance Exhibitors Date
Total Pro Professional Landscape, Nursery & Hardscape Expo Edison New Jersey 1000 200 Feb 2, 2021


Press Releases

Mar 27, 2016

Dinosaurs are Back at the NJ Convention & Expo Center April 8-10


Dinosaurs are Back at the NJ Convention & Expo Center April 8-10

Edison, NJ (March 27, 2016) A 38-foot long Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton locked in mortal combat with a Triceratops, a special exhibit 'Natural Histories' from the American Museum of Natural History, the hugely popular glow-in-the-dark ultraviolet mineral room from the Sterling Hill Mining Museum, two dozen unique exhibits from private collectors including 'The History of Radiation', children's activities like geode busting, gemstone sluicing, metal detection, and a fossil dig, meet the stars of the TV show 'Prospectors', and see lots more dinosaurs, fossil whales, and other Earth treats. All this and more surprises await you at the 5th annual NY / NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem and Jewelry Show running April 8 thru 10 at the NJ Convention and Expo Center. Come join 14,000 other like-minded nature and science lovers. You simply cannot miss this 'New Jersey Top 5 Family Event'!

In addition to exhibits, attractions, and demonstrations, you can browse 350 vendor booths of treasures from the Earth and Space. Everything is for sale and priced from $1 dollar to $1 million. This is the largest gem show on the East Coast and will offer exotic minerals, crystals, gold, silver, artisan jewelry, fossils of every description and age, dinosaurs (and their poop), meteorites, home décor, Lithuanian fossil amber (with and without insects), Arizona petrified wood, Mexican turquoise, Australian opals, Columbia emeralds, Afghanistan tourmaline, Mohave agates, Brazilian amethyst, Madagascar ammonites, Indian Zeolites, Zaire malachite, Chinese fluorite, Moroccan mosasaur teeth, California gold nuggets, Burma rubies, Russian meteorites, NJ ultraviolet rocks, and so much, much more.

The NY / NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem and Jewelry Show is organized and run by Eons Expos, a team of four Jersey siblings that also organizes similar shows in Denver and Tucson. The show nearly fills the 150,000 sq. foot NJ Expo Center and the always-changing special exhibits keep you coming back.

Free parking. Admission is $10 for adults and children 12 and over, $5 for Children ages 5 – 11, and those under 5 are free. One admission is good for all three days. The first 1,000 children receive a free piece of fossil dinosaur bone from the Dinosaurs Rock booth next to the sluice. Show hours are Noon to 9 pm on Friday, and 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday & Sunday. The on-site eatery offers fairly priced food and there is enough to keep your attention that you'll want to stay for three or four hours. Please visit for more info.

Contact Info

Eons Expos / Lowell Carhart
80 Roslyn Forest Lane
Charlottesville, VA 22901 

Phone: 804-291-6357 



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Tel: 732-417-1400