Luxury Experience

  • Newport, Rhode Island

  • October 27-29, 2024

  • Newport Harbor Island Resort

Meet in Newport's Premier Waterfront Resort

Welcome to Newport’s premier waterfront resort – the perfect destination for our upcoming hosted-buyer experience with best-in-class service and technology solutions for events of all sizes. With the most meeting space in Newport, Rhode Island, this resort offers flexible indoor and outdoor meeting spaces that cater to events of all sizes. From formal meetings and conferences to smaller team-building and executive retreats, this resort has you covered.

The waterfront resort offers stunning ballrooms, elegant outdoor spaces, intimate gardens, an alfresco terrace adjacent to the pool, or a grand lawn that can accommodate up to 1,000 guests. The charm of the historic architecture enriches every guest’s experience, while gracious service, superb cuisine, and exceptional palette of activities bring the present to the forefront of your meeting.


Elevated Experiences Schedule

Sunday, October 27, 2024 - All Times Local Standard Time

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm White Glove Welcome: Guest Registration & Gifting Lounge & Check-In
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Idea Exchange - Keynote Speaker
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Explore the Floor: Property Tour
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Networking Celebration: Reception & Dinner

Monday, October 28, 2024 - All Times Local Standard Time

6:30 am - 7:15 am Seize the Day: Wake Up Activity
7:30 am - 8:30 am Breakfast Social
8:45am - 10:00 am Instant Start to Smart - Keynote Speaker
10:15 am - 12:30 pm Meet Your Matches
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Luncheon
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Build & Bond Brilliantly: Team Activity
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm #MeTime
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm Ms. B’s Offsite Bash

Tuesday, October 29, 2024 - All Times Local Standard Time

7:30 am -9:00 am Breakfast Social
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Meet Your Matches
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Seal the Deal Feast: Luncheon
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm #Departures

The Details

Smart Meetings Hosted Buyer Experiences are 100% complimentary for qualified meeting planners. Hotels and Destination Partners, please contact our sales team at for your best available rate.

We use a sophisticated software to custom match our planners with premier properties and destinations that fit your business needs, region, budget and venue preferences. As the event nears, planners and suppliers will have the opportunity to select their appointment preferences to ensure their highest attendee satisfaction.

A qualified Meeting Planner can attend (1) one hosted buyer experience annually based on business needs. Hotels and destination partners may attend unlimited events. Contact our Sales Team for more information at




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