3 Affordable New England Cities for Meetings

By Matt Swenson, February 3, 2017

New England meetings events Portland Maine Providence Rhode Island Hartford Connecticut3. Portland, Maine

Maine’s largest metro area was in good company when it landed on Jetsetter’s coolest small towns list. The fresh lobster alone is worth allowing your attendees to enjoy a taste of the destination for a meeting, as the Potato Association of America did in 2015. The waterfront city known for landmark lighthouses has a natural beauty few can match. New boutique hotels like 250 Main and the newspaper-themed Press Hotel—part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection—will entice planners looking to splurge. Both debuted in 2016.

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