Center for Automotive Education & Training

Center for Automotive Education & Training

Event Types Welcomed

  • Corporate Social Events
  • Expo/Competitions
  • Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats


The Center is a beautifully designed Conference Center located in Queens, NY. It is the perfect venue for corporate meetings, seminars, board meetings and social events. Our impressive Atrium is a gorgeous 5,000 sq. ft. space boasting a soaring 42 ft. high ceiling, amazing natural light, sleek and modern finishes, and magnificent architectural appointments. With ground level loading, the Atrium is well suited for corporate events as well as photo, film, or video production shoots. With competitive meeting room rental rates and complimentary parking, we are the perfect one stop shop.

We are fully compliant with all covid-19 safety precautions and staff has been certified in covid cleaning procedures. Our facility has touchless service available with minimal staff contact. Rooms are sanitized and sealed providing the safest environment possible. We have options for boxed meals ordered from our catering services or you can bring in your own catering. Our boardroom has been fully updated with the ability to host hybrid meetings allowing you to reach out to all those who are working from home and still stay connected.

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Meeting & Event Spaces

  • Max Capacity: 200 guests
  • Largest Classroom Style: 130
  • Largest Theatre Style: 300
  • Largest Auditorium Seating: 72
  • Largest Seated Reception: 200
  • Largest Standing Reception: 300

Featured Amenities

  • Accessible Facilities
  • Bus - Shuttle, Public Bus Access Bus
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Near Public Transit
  • Overnight Rooms
  • Paid Parking
  • Taxi
  • Theater Seating
  • WiFi

Venue Location + Transportation


15-30 Petracca Place,
Whitestone, New York 11357


  • BusBus
  • LyftLyft
  • MetroMetro
  • SubwaySubway
  • TaxiTaxi
  • TrainTrain
  • UberUber

Nearby Airport

  • LGA - 10 minutes

Nearby International Airport

  • JFK - 25 minutes


  • Onsite Parking: Yes

Nearby Cities

In Queens- Flushing, Bayside, Forest Hills, Whitestone, College Point, NY
Manhattan, NY (7 miles)
Long Island, NY

Things to Know


  • Must Use In-house Catering: No
  • External Catering Allowed: Yes
  • Can Bring in Own Food: yes
  • Cultural Catering Available: Yes
  • Food and Beverage Onsite: Yes


Our boardroom has all new equipment with multiple screens enabling any number of users to instantly connect and share and control content remotely from their phones. New 100″ HD TV equipped with 4K Apple TV, video conferencing, Skype for Business and Zoom Meetings. This elegant room is perfect for up to 40 executives to hold hybrid meetings.

  • Guest Wi-Fi: Free
  • Onsite Tech Support: Yes
  • Wi-Fi in meeting space: Yes
  • Equipment Available On-Site:
    • Projector Screen
    • Laptops
    • Microphones
    • Sound System

Venue Policies

  • Alcohol Consumption: Yes
  • Smoking Permitted: no
  • Cannabis Industry-Friendly: No
  • Eco Friendly: Yes
  • ADA Accessible: Yes
  • Family Friendly: Yes
  • Pet Friendly: No