Meetings & Conventions
Keep Your Meeting in RI
The effects of the pandemic can be found in almost every industry but perhaps none more than hospitality and tourism. Chances are you know someone in our industry who has suffered tremendous economic loss. Support them by holding small, safe meetings here in Rhode Island. We will soon be ready to welcome your group, whether it’s for the day or overnight. Beyond delivering impeccable service, hospitality and amenities, our industry partners offer peace of mind. Area hotels and venues are committed to keeping guests healthy and safe, and have implemented enhanced cleaning practices, socially distanced gatherings, virtual/hybrid meetings, mobile check-ins and more.
Provide our economy with a much-needed boost by scheduling an event in Providence or Warwick. The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau is here to help you plan a safe event that will help keep hospitality workers in our community employed and businesses open. Connect with our team now.
Providence is filled with a storied rich history, beautifully preserved architecture, acclaimed dining and eclectic shopping, and it’s all still here waiting for you. We can’t wait to see you.
Find out more about Rhode Island's COVID-19 regulations and protocols. Also, learn about the COVID-19 Safety Plan at the Rhode Island Convention Center and Dunkin' Donuts Center, both managed by ASM Global. This plan draws upon the expertise of ASM Global's VenueShield Program, which was developed with the input of experts, health officials and industry leaders in a variety of fields.
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Planning To Fly Into Rhode Island?
Warwick RI's T.F. Green Airport is conveniently located just 10 minutes from Providence. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the airport has made the safety of its travelers a top priority. Before you travel, be sure to visit T.F. Green Airport's COVID-19 Travel Information page here to learn about current travel restrictions and airport protocols or download this helpful pdf, which highlights what to expect while there. T.F. Green has recently implemented on-site COVID-19 rapid testing, with more info available here. For additional information about air travel in general during the time of COVID-19, visit the U.S. Department of Transportation's website here.
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Planning Your Meeting or Event
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Diversity & Inclusion in Providence
A Statement From the Mayor
“Here in Providence, we honor and value the experiences of our people by fighting for justice in all forms. Our work is rooted in equity, access, and a deep responsibility in providing support that meets the needs and strengths of our communities. Diversity and inclusion are vital to our way of life. Our City is composed of 25 vibrant and thriving neighborhoods, each with its own unique experiences ranging from world-class dining experiences, art, architecture, and history that you won’t find anywhere else. We’re proud that we attract people from across the country and around the world looking for new opportunities and to call Providence home.” — Mayor Jorge Elorza
What They're Saying About Providence
"How do you put into words a meeting that exceeded every expectation? From the service of the Providence CVB, to the food at the Omni, to our off-site event in Newport, there was not a single detail that was missed. The attendees loved the location and we exceed our numbers and their expectations. I look forward to next year and raising the bar."
- Colleen McQuone, Billion Dollar Roundtable
"We were extremely pleased with the way that the CVB, Convention Center staff, and hotel staff all work together to provide a seamless meeting experience."
- Pam Peterson, Program Director, Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors
"Providence was a great city for our conference - we enjoyed how walkable the city is and the numerous independent dining options - there are many for a smaller city!"
- Sarah Donaldson, Golbon Fall Member
"Charming northeastern town without the negative aspects of the 'bigger cities.' Beautiful views, excellent food, a plethora of character. What more could you need?"
- Shanan Atkinson, Environmental Bankers Association
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You Need To Meet Here. You Need To Be Here.
You think you know us – New England charm, easy accessibility, incredible restaurants. But there’s a new chapter to our story. More hotels offering a varied product. Increased airlift with more nonstop and international service. Innovators and educators investing in a growing economy and a thriving knowledge sector.
Nearly 400 years of creative thinking and an independent spirit have led Providence and Warwick, Rhode Island to this moment. This is our time. This is the place. You need to meet here. You need to be here.
Nearby Warwick, RI is centrally located, and within easy reach of just about any destination in the state. Warwick features miles of scenic coastline and spectacular views, and offers additional hotel, dining, shopping and entertainment options.
The PWCVB adheres to Rhode Island's anti-discrimination law prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation, HIV status and gender identity or expression. For details, click here.