Workshops & Conferences

Discover Newport – Hospitality & Tourism Industry Monthly Marketing Meetings, some of which feature workshop speakers – locations vary. 11-12:00

The Hive RI, North Kingstown, incubator space, workshops and more.

RI Business Plan Competition. Workshops free, annual awards.

Southeastern Economic Development, (SEED) – an alternative lender, SBA approved.  for excellent full day workshops in RI and nearby MA. Free

Center for Women & Enterprise, (CWE), Providence, RI . Many workshops, networking events in Providence, Worcester, Boston, New Hampshire and Vermont as well as online (see below). Times and fees vary. Online readiness tool and courses available. Annual Women’s Conference in the fall.

APICS, Providence Chapter, supply chain management association,

RI Procurement & Technical Assistance Center (RI PTAC), government contracting assistance,

RI Chapter National Contract Management Association (NCMA), bi-annual Industry Day and/or Ocean State Training Day both in June, periodic luncheon speaker series – ,

Southeast New England Defense Industry Association (SENEDIA), annual conference,   Defense Innovation Days 

RI Marine Trades Association – conferences vary, Providence Boat Show

Social Enterprise Greenhouse
1) webinar series
2) Accelerator program for start ups
3) Annual SEEED summit
4) 101 Workshops
5) Huddle – for established business owners

Society for Human Resource Management, (SHRM) – local, regional and national conferences, everything you need to know regarding human resources!

Hope &  Main Kitchen Incubator hosts monthly info sessions,

Chambers:
Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce
Central RI Chamber of Commerce
Newport County Chamber of Commerce
North Kingstown Chamber of Commerce
East Bay Chamber of Commerce