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The Conference Center Network Opens
the Sentry Centers - Midtown East

The 40,000 Sq Ft  Venue Located Near Grand Central Terminal, NYC

( New York, NY – November 2009 ) -- Chuck Ocheltree, Managing Director of Conference Center Network announced the opening of Sentry Centers - Midtown East, the spectacular Conference Center & Special Event Venue featuring 40,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, just minutes from Grand Central Terminal. 

Designed to meet the strict criteria of the International Association of Conference Centers, the Sentry Center was purpose designed with input and collaboration from corporate and government meeting planners, the Sentry Center meets and exceeds today’s business and conferencing needs.  According to Ocheltree, “the entire facility was carefully designed to maximize the performance of attendees required in the current economic climate and business arena”.

The new conference center provides the highest levels of security and privacy throughout the facility and offers 12 specially designed meeting rooms which can accommodate from 10 to 400 attendees.  In addition to the technologically advanced conference rooms and support staff, Sentry Center features a multi-use 4,200 square-foot Wharton Ballroom with spectacular floor-to-ceiling windows with a panoramic view of the midtown skyline from the 17th floor. Sentry Centers Midtown East is located at 730 Third Avenue, between 45th and 46th Street.

The magnificent Outdoor Garden Terrace is a 5,000 square-foot rooftop setting with dramatic views of Manhattan, an ideal venue for banquets, parties, social gatherings, and celebrations for up to 400 guests.  The terrace provides complete privacy and a dedicated commitment to your event.

Outdoor Garden Terrace Offers 5,000 square feet
of Rooftop Space and Dramatic Views

Sentry’s Signature Dining features acclaimed chefs and a dedicated culinary team who create memorable receptions and outstanding meals that feature seasonal heritage-based menus.

According to Ocheltree, special introductory meeting packages are now being offered for groups through February 2010 and include meeting space, food and beverage, and conference technology.

Conference Center Network is a marketing resource for the largest network of conference centers and meeting resorts in North America, representing the finest and most respected conference facilities in the meetings industry.  These properties all meet or exceed rigorous brand concepts and standards and are committed to the highest level of excellence in the conference center industry. Conference Center Network is an Affinity Partner and member of the International Association of Conference Centers.  For more information, please visit the website at

Sentry Centers is the newest concept in high-end, non-residential conference centers. Sentry Hospitality is one of the fastest growing conference-class hospitality development and management companies in the country. Headquartered in New York City, Sentry Hospitality manages corporate training centers, hotels and resorts across the United States. Sentry Hospitality is an Affinity Partner and member of the International Association of Conference Centers.  For more information, please visit the website at


Keith Battaglia, Vice President, Sales 
(646) 238-4000

The Sentry Centers - Midtown East 
730 Third Avenue at 46th Street
New York, NY  10017
(888) 730-7307

Also See: Chuck Ocheltree Appointed Vice President of Operations for EMCVenues / February 2005

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