Venue and Location

Venue

The Rhode Island Convention Center (RICC) is conveniently located in the heart of the city, surrounded by a broad spectrum of dining, shopping, arts and entertainment options.
Providence was recently named No. 3 in America's Most Charming Cities by Travel + Leisure.


Climate

Providence is home to seasonal weather and a moderate climate. The summer months in Providence, from June to September, feature typically hot, sunny weather, with a fairly humid climate and cooler evenings. In August, weather in Providence peaks at around 28°C / 82°F.

Travel

Located between New York City and Boston, at the head of Narragansett Bay with Providence River running through the city, Providence is easily accessible. T.F. Green Airport in nearby Warwick, offers many low cost and regular flights to cities in the United States. Boston Logan International Airport offers flights to many domestic and international destinations. The Amtrak train station is located within walk- ing distance from RICC and offers rail service throughout the Northeast Corridor. The need to rent a car is minimized by easy connections. T.F. Green airport is directly accessible via commuter train from Boston South Station (approx. 1hr train ride), which in turn is connected to Logan Airport via various means such as the red line (subway) and the hybrid bus (Silverline). Amtrak trains from New York Penn Station provide easy connectivity between JFK airport (connection to Penn Station via shuttle or cab) and Providence (approx. 3hr train ride).