2018 Annual Conference
The 2018 PRIA Annual Conference is set to convene on Monday, August 27, and run through Thursday afternoon, August 30, in Providence, RI. The hotel headquarters is the Providence Biltmore on Dorrance Street in the heart of the city.
Three-and-a-half centuries of history are alive and well on the streets of Providence, the capital city of Rhode Island. Providence is known for its abundance of important historic buildings, and offers one of the largest concentrations of registered historic landmarks in the country.
The Providence Biltmore, located in the heart of downtown and is a landmark hotel with an illustrious past. Designed by the celebrated firm Warren and Wetmore, the architects behind New York City’s Grand Central Station, the hotel debuted to widespread acclaim in 1922 and quickly became the tourist and social center of Providence.
The Annual Conference Planning Committee will post a tentative schedule of programming as soon as it is available. For your planning purposes, the first official event of the Annual Conference will begin on the evening of August 27, with the closing event held the afternoon of August 30.