Rhode Island Convention Center

The 2017 International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant will be held at the Rhode Island Convention Center (RICC) located on Sabin Street in the heart of downtown providence. The facility is part of the Rhode Island Convention & Entertainment Complex, which includes the Rhode Island Convention Center (RICC), Dunkin’ Donuts Center (DDC), Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The Vets).

Ideally located in the heart of downtown Providence, the RICC is connected by skybridge to the Omni Hotel and Providence Place, a shopping center featuring more than 170 boutiques, restaurants, services and major department stores. It is a short walk to the historic district and the three rivers that flow through the heart of the downtown.

The RICC is ideally suited to host the ICMGP2017. In addition to its 23 meeting rooms, stunning 20,000 sq. ft. grand ballroom and flexible 100,000 sq. ft. exhibition hall, the facility’s ideal location will enable delegates to experience the best that Providence has to offer.


Omni Providence Hotel

The official headquarters hotel for the 2017 International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant.

This landmark hotel in Providence is connected to the Rhode Island Convention Center, Dunkin’ Donuts Center and the Providence Place Mall. With this premier Providence downtown hotel location, guests at Omni Providence Hotel will find themselves within walking distance of the city's main college campuses, historic attractions, gourmet restaurants, upscale shopping, entertainment and more.

Visitors to the hotel enjoy their choice of dining venues including Centro Restaurant, Flemings Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar and Morsel's. For those in search of the spirit of the city, Omni Providence Hotel, with its stunning views of downtown, places you within reach of all the best that Providence has to offer.

To secure your preferred rates at the Omni Providence Hotel, please reference ICMGP2017 when making your reservations. Please note, the Omni has a limited number of rooms available for government employees at the government rate of $131.00 USD. You will need to be prepared to show government identification upon your arrival to check-in.

You can book your room by calling 1-888-444-OMNI or choose one of these options:

Student Accommodations

Baypoint Residence & Conference Center at Roger Williams University

The conference organizers are pleased to be able to provide students a cost-effective option for accommodations for the ICMGP2017. Baypoint Residence & Conference Center at Roger Williams University offers residence-style rooms for just $89 + taxes per night.

Services & amenities for Baypoint Residence include:

  • Two double beds
  • Private bath
  • A/C
  • Cable television
  • Free WI/FI
  • Continental breakfast
  • Check in at 3pm
  • Check out at 11am

Reservations can be made by phoning 401-254-7300. Please reference "ICMGP2017" when making your reservation. Accepted credit cards include: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, and Discover. The deadline to book a room at Baypoint Residence is June 15, 2017.

Baypoint Residence is located at 144 Anthony Road, Portsmouth, RI. The Residence is approximately a 30-minute drive, by car, to the Rhode Island Convention Center. Public transit is also available close by.

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