3 Affordable New England Cities for Meetings

By Matt Swenson, February 3, 2017

Just as Roger Williams, the pilgrims and other forefathers lay ground in New England centuries ago, you can too—without breaking the bank. Consider these destinations for what’s sure to be a historic meeting.


New England meetings events Portland Maine Providence Rhode Island Hartford Connecticut1. Providence, Rhode Island

New flights into and out of Chicago (American Airlines) and Washington, D.C. (Southwest Airlines), may part the skies for groups previously on the fence about Providence. In April 2016, 1,700 attendees at the Organization of American Historians annual meeting experienced why the city has drawn kudos from The New York Times and Travel + Leisure. In venue news, Renaissance Providence Downtown Hotel completed a renovation in May 2016, and Omni Providence Hotel wrapped a touch-up in August. WaterFire Arts Center is slated for completion this year. The National Governors Association will reap the benefits during its summer 2017 meeting.

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