Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau

Coronavirus Update

The safety of the meeting and convention delegates who visit Rhode Island is of the utmost importance to us. With the COVID-19 strain of the coronavirus making headlines across the globe, it is easy to worry about how the spread of the virus may affect your meeting. 

The Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau has been keeping up to date with news of the spread of the virus and has been coordinating with elected officials, state and local health and emergency management agencies, the Rhode Island Convention Center and the Dunkin’ Donuts Center.

If you would like to stay current with news about COVID-19 and its effect on the travel industry, here are some helpful links:

In Rhode Island:
RI Department of Health
https://health.ri.gov/

Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency
http://www.riema.ri.gov/

Nationally:
Center for Disease Control
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

PCMA (Professional Convention Management Association)
https://www.pcma.org/coronavirus-business-events-professionals-need-to-know-faq/

U.S. Travel Association
https://www.ustravel.org/toolkit/emergency-preparedness-and-response-coronavirus-covid-19