Travel & Parking

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
The BCEC is an easy day trip for any East Coast visitor. It's two miles from Logan airport, two minutes from Boston's major highways, and three minutes from Amtrak, inter-city bus service, and the MBTA.

Boston Convention &
Exhibition Center (BCEC)

415 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210
Phone: (617) 954-2000
For directions, click here.

For an interactive map of Boston, click here.


Convention Center Lot Shuttle
The BCEC will run a continuous shuttle to/from its parking lot behind the facility. The shuttle will pick up and drop off at the West Lobby, Level One.

Shuttle Service and Charters
All charter buses arrive and depart from the West Lobby on Level One of the BCEC. This includes shuttle service to hotels and Northeast Nursery.

Satellite Park & Ride Shuttle
Complimentary parking and bus transportation from the North Shore to the BCEC is being provided by:
Northeast Nursery
6 Dearborn Road
Peabody, Massachusetts

Advance reservations required, please call (978) 854-4520. New England Grows thanks Northeast Nursery for providing this helpful service.

Northeast Nursery has partnered with Homewood Suites to bring you discounted room rates for those wishing to stay close to the park and ride pickup/drop off location. Reservations must be made by January 13, 2014 - and you must mention New England Grows - to guarantee these rates. For more information click here.

Public Transportation
MBTA Subway Silver Line from South Station to BCEC (The T)
The mile-long Silver Line tunnel connects Logan Airport and the
South Station train and bus terminal to the BCEC. Take the Silver Line to the World Trade Center Station stop.
Subway Map

MBTA Bus from South Station
The MBTA No. 7 bus from South Station (City Point via Summer Street)
drops off directly in front of the BCEC.
Be advised bus arrival times are approximate and will vary depending on traffic conditions.

Visit the MBTA website at for more information


Convention Center Parking
The South Lot in the rear of the convention center closes approximately one (1) hour after the last scheduled event ends. No overnight parking is allowed. Any vehicles remaining in the lot after closing will be towed. Current rates at the Convention Center are $15/day for the lot and $25/day for valet.

Exhibitors Overnight Truck Parking
To make arrangements for overnight parking please call 617-946-4440 Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. New England Grows is not responsible for vehicles left in any overnight parking lots.

General Parking in South Boston
Please visit Parkopedia to see parking options near the BCEC.

Visit Boston

BCEC Website
Interactive Map of Boston
Greater Boston Convention & Visitor Bureau

Greater Boston Convention and Visitor Bureau
(617) 536-4100

Click here to download a listing of select area restaurants.

Visit the Welcome Center in our Registration area and get a list of the area restaurants that will be offering discounts to our participants. 606 Congress (at the Renaissance Hotel), Legal's Test Kitchen, and Sportello's are just a few of the restaurants who will all have special offerings for anyone with a New England Grows badge. Complimentary shuttle service is being provided by the Westin Waterfront Hotel on both Wednesday and Thursday nights. Shuttle pickup and final drop off will be at the Westin, directly next to the BCEC. The shuttle is first-come, first-served and will run continuously from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM.