Social Events


Monday June 24, 2019, 18:30-20:00

You are kindly invited to the WSSFN 2019 Opening Reception in the Exhibition, a chance to meet with your friends and colleagues in a relaxed environment. 

Free to all registered participants.


Wednesday June 26, 2019, Reception 19:00-20:00, Dinner 20:00-23:00

Join us for an evening of great fun and networking with your colleagues from around the world at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers.

About the Venue

With the feel of a sophisticated New York loft space, The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers is a unique waterfront NYC venue with sweeping water views of the Hudson River and Statue of Liberty.


The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers

Pier 61, Chelsea Piers

23rd Street and West Side Highway

New York, NY 10011


Organized buses from the Meeting Venue to the Dinner will be provided. Buses will leave promptly for the dinner at 18:30 from outside the 54th Street entrance of the venue.

If you wish to travel to the dinner on your own, please refer to Google Maps for directions.

If taking a taxi or care share service, instruct your taxi driver to proceed through the parking gate directly to the Lighthouse, located at the tip of Pier 61. Taxis and other cars are given 20-minutes free access to drop-off and pick-up guests. A licensed taxi from the Hilton Midtown to The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers will cost approximately $21.00.

Chelsea Piers Parking offers parking at posted hourly rates.


Registration for the Dinner is required, and tickets are available on a first come, first serve basis as space is limited. Please click here to register for the meeting and include a Networking Dinner ticket with your registration. If you have already registered and wish to a Networking Dinner ticket to your registration, please email your request to

Don't miss out on this unique experience with your colleagues!  

Enjoy a walk after the dinner and visit

  • Visit Chelsea Market (5-7 minutes walking from the networking dinner venue) -
    Open until 2:00 am
    Accessible from 15th and 16th streets

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