• What Happens in Boston Changes the World

  • What Happens in Boston Changes the World

  • Experience the Boston difference Excellence at Work

Welcome

Welcome to Massachusetts, historic Boston and the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority, home to two of the top convention centers in the world.

PlannersExhibitorsAttendeesCommunity

Featured

Logan Airport listed in 10 U.S. Airports you're likely to breeze through

For a traveler to breeze through any major airport, plenty of stars have to align. Security waits need to be short, terminals easy to navigate, intra-airport transportation abundant, and flights punctual. And while some fastest-airport lists focus on a single element—say, airports with the best on-time departure records—we decided to highlight airports that performed well across categories to deliver fast passage. To do that, we've compiled data from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), averaged real-time crowdsourced security wait times, and compared expedited-screening options and airport layouts to come up with this list of the country's 10 speediest major airports.

Boston Logan International Airport (BOS): As the home airport for many SmarterTravel editors, Boston Logan International Airport is one we know well. What it lacks in looks it makes up for in speed: As a participant in the TSA PreCheck program, frequent fliers are already finding faster passage through security lines, and when we averaged security line times, we found users reporting waits of just under eight minutes—a very reasonable number, especially compared to other airports. Solid on-time departure statistics (its on-time departure average puts it in the top 15 among U.S. airports) round out the offerings.

See the full list on USA Today Online.

Feature Video

Testimonial

"The outside marque at the BCEC not only added excitement around our event but it attracted buzz in the surrounding community and drew the attention of the media who put photos of the digital display in their press articles about our event!"

- Cory Bolotsky, MassChallenge, Inc

Social

Here's a beautiful look at our wonderful city! #boston Click to view this stunning video:
http://vimeo.com/69025727

@MassConvention & @Massport agree on hotel expansion by the BCEC: ow.ly/mlebR via @BostonBizJournl

We're looking to a hire a full-time graphic designer to fulfill a wide range of creative needs: http://lnkd.in/tk-mP4

Feature Photos

Featured

New Reasons to Love Boston: Fort Point and the Seaport District

It's not too often that a major city sprouts a new neighborhood, but Boston's Fort Point is becoming a hip hub for locals and visitors alike. Located along Fort Point Channel, this burgeoning area is part of the South Boston Waterfront (also referred to as the Seaport District) and has been adding intrigue to the city with its innovative design culture and speakeasy-style watering holes and trendy eateries. It's also becoming a central place for some of Boston's best museums, and it will soon be home to a brand new hotel in a repurposed 20th-century building.

I live and work in Boston and every time I go to Fort Point, I find something new to explore and start to fall in love with my home city all over again. I hope to inspire you to visit.

The Innovation District

While the area has several names, it will soon have another: The Innovation District. Started by Mayor Menino, this initiative aims to boost the neighborhood by encouraging entrepreneurship and making it a lively destination for collaboration and new services. While The Innovation Center (part of the anticipated Seaport Square) will open later this year, much of the area's new developments are ready for business.

Read more on Smarter Travel Website!

Feature Video

Testimonial

"The BCEC is one of the few convention centers that offers free Wi-Fi service throughout the facility. It eliminates the need to negotiate this "must-have" service, results in considerable savings and satisfied attendees!

- Linda S. Bailey, CMP, National Fire Protection Association

Social

@MassConvention & @Massport agree on hotel expansion by the BCEC: ow.ly/mlebR via @BostonBizJournl

Here's a beautiful look at our wonderful city! #boston Click to view this stunning video:
http://vimeo.com/69025727

We're looking to a hire a full-time graphic designer to fulfill a wide range of creative needs: http://lnkd.in/tk-mP4

Feature Photos

Featured

New Reasons to Love Boston: Fort Point and the Seaport District

It's not too often that a major city sprouts a new neighborhood, but Boston's Fort Point is becoming a hip hub for locals and visitors alike. Located along Fort Point Channel, this burgeoning area is part of the South Boston Waterfront (also referred to as the Seaport District) and has been adding intrigue to the city with its innovative design culture and speakeasy-style watering holes and trendy eateries. It's also becoming a central place for some of Boston's best museums, and it will soon be home to a brand new hotel in a repurposed 20th-century building.

I live and work in Boston and every time I go to Fort Point, I find something new to explore and start to fall in love with my home city all over again. I hope to inspire you to visit.

The Innovation District

While the area has several names, it will soon have another: The Innovation District. Started by Mayor Menino, this initiative aims to boost the neighborhood by encouraging entrepreneurship and making it a lively destination for collaboration and new services. While The Innovation Center (part of the anticipated Seaport Square) will open later this year, much of the area's new developments are ready for business.

Read more on Smarter Travel Website!

Feature Video

Testimonial

“As a small non-profit, serving vulnerable women and children, we struggle to meet their needs with our limited budget. Donations from the Conventions C.A.R.E. program not only provide needed supplies to our families, but they also help to preserve our resources during these challenging times.”

- Robert D. Monahan, Julie’s Family Learning Center, South Boston, MA

Social

@MassConvention & @Massport agree on hotel expansion by the BCEC: ow.ly/mlebR via @BostonBizJournl

We're looking to a hire a full-time graphic designer to fulfill a wide range of creative needs: http://lnkd.in/tk-mP4

Congratulations to our Team MCCA JP Morgan Chase Corporate Challenge runners!

Feature Photos

Featured

New Reasons to Love Boston: Fort Point and the Seaport District

It's not too often that a major city sprouts a new neighborhood, but Boston's Fort Point is becoming a hip hub for locals and visitors alike. Located along Fort Point Channel, this burgeoning area is part of the South Boston Waterfront (also referred to as the Seaport District) and has been adding intrigue to the city with its innovative design culture and speakeasy-style watering holes and trendy eateries. It's also becoming a central place for some of Boston's best museums, and it will soon be home to a brand new hotel in a repurposed 20th-century building.

I live and work in Boston and every time I go to Fort Point, I find something new to explore and start to fall in love with my home city all over again. I hope to inspire you to visit.

The Innovation District

While the area has several names, it will soon have another: The Innovation District. Started by Mayor Menino, this initiative aims to boost the neighborhood by encouraging entrepreneurship and making it a lively destination for collaboration and new services. While The Innovation Center (part of the anticipated Seaport Square) will open later this year, much of the area's new developments are ready for business.

Read more on Smarter Travel Website!

Feature Video

Testimonial

"The BCEC is one of the few convention centers that offers free Wi-Fi service throughout the facility. It eliminates the need to negotiate this "must-have" service, results in considerable savings and satisfied attendees!

- Linda S. Bailey, CMP, National Fire Protection Association

Social

We're looking to a hire a full-time graphic designer to fulfill a wide range of creative needs: http://lnkd.in/tk-mP4

@MassConvention & @Massport agree on hotel expansion by the BCEC: ow.ly/mlebR via @BostonBizJournl

Here's a beautiful look at our wonderful city! #boston Click to view this stunning video:
http://vimeo.com/69025727

Feature Photos

Featured

MCCA and Massport boards approve joint agreement to begin hotel development on key South Boston Waterfront site

The boards of directors of the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority and the Massachusetts Port Authority today approved a letter of intent to have the two authorities work cooperatively to develop Massport land on the South Boston Waterfront for a headquarters hotel complex.

Under the letter of intent, the authorities will first prepare a Request for Qualifications to solicit interest from and pre-qualify hotel development teams that would construct and finance a headquarters hotel complex on the land, known as the Core Block site near the corner of D and Summer streets across the street from the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in South Boston.

The hotel development could consist of 1,200 to 1,500 rooms, and create around 2,000 construction jobs and nearly 1,000 permanent jobs. It is expected to be one of the largest hotel projects in the nation.

Read More

Feature Video

Testimonial

"The BCEC is one of the few convention centers that offers free Wi-Fi service throughout the facility. It eliminates the need to negotiate this "must-have" service, results in considerable savings and satisfied attendees!

- Linda S. Bailey, CMP, National Fire Protection Association

Social

Here's a beautiful look at our wonderful city! #boston Click to view this stunning video:
http://vimeo.com/69025727

We're looking to a hire a full-time graphic designer to fulfill a wide range of creative needs: http://lnkd.in/tk-mP4

@MassConvention & @Massport agree on hotel expansion by the BCEC: ow.ly/mlebR via @BostonBizJournl

Feature Photos

Back to Top