Newport, Rhode Island, conveniently located between NYC and Boston, is a historic seaside resort of natural beauty and incredible architecture. Ideal for meetings from 5 to 500, this charming city inspires meeting attendees.


Experience Gilded-Age mansions, the International Tennis Hall of Fame, The Sailing Museum, America’s Cup racing, vineyards, harbor tours, lobsterbakes and more. The walkability of the city combined with incredible private venues and engaging activities complement the convention hotels and boutique inns creating the ideal destination for meetings, conferences, incentives, and team building. Newport is easily accessible from major highways and the state airport serviced by the major carriers (PVD).

Remarkable venues are Newport’s specialty. The famed Newport mansions, our sailing, car and art museums, and private function spaces overlooking Newport Harbor or the Atlantic Ocean, are just some of the options providing a breathtaking backdrop for memorable offsites that will have your attendees inquiring about the next Newport meeting.

Specializing in smaller groups, Newport offers the informal or business atmosphere required to suit your needs and objectives and hotel or boutique inn buyouts are a common occurrence. Take advantage of Newport’s lodging versatility by meeting in a lavishly appointed board room, spacious ballroom, the common area of an historic inn, or a rooftop deck. The city’s walkability allows groups to utilize private space overlooking the harbor or take to the water for an afternoon of brainstorming. Paired with local seafood, wines, and microbrews, your attendees will feel like a native Newporter before the meeting ends.

Discover the Top 5 Reasons to Meet in Newport and then contact the Destination Experts and put our local expertise and free services to work for you covering RFP distribution to arranging and leading site inspections.