Outlying areas ready for meeting-goers, too

NEW BEDFORD’s working waterfront is celebrated in an annual festival that draws thousands to dockside. /
NEW BEDFORD’s working waterfront is celebrated in an annual festival that draws thousands to dockside. /
Flocks of out-of-town conventioneers bearing name tags and plastic goodie bags are a common sight in downtown Providence and Newport. But persuading convention visitors to break out of city-centered convention sites and visit outlying communities like the Blackstone Valley, South County, East Bay and New Bedford can be an uphill battle. It’s their loss, say…

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