PIA will be conducting a meeting Thursday, August 24, 2023 – Saturday, August 26, 2023.
Click here for the Agenda.
Click here to book online. You will see that the Promo code for PIA is set for 2308HPNSRM.
Latest booking news posted 07/28/2023 below.
PIA ROOM BLOCK AT THE GRADUATE IS SOLD OUT FOR FRIDAY & SATURDAY NIGHT
You have two options:
- Graduate Providence: email Meeting Logistics Chair (email@example.com) with your name, date of arrival and date of departure. She will contact the Graduate hotel personally on a case-by-case basis to try and get you a room. They do have availability Tuesday through Thursday and possibly Friday and will work with us for rates. The rate might be higher for Friday night.
- Hampton Inn 58 Weybosset Street Providence (within walking distance of the Graduate Providence) They have agreed to a courtesy block At $209 Tuesday through Thursday and $299 for Friday and Saturday. State and local taxes are an additional 15%. Reservations MUST be received at the hotel by Saturday, Aug 12 to get these rates. Valet parking is $32 per night if used. Reservations muct cancel outside of 48 hours prior to arrival or you will be charged first nights room and tax. Link to register (works from a computer – may not work from phone) https://www.hilton.com/en/attend-my-event/pvdwyhx-srm-8e075c72-0623-48c1-ac02-175ce486c2df/
AFTER you book your room – please contact Mary Thompson (firstname.lastname@example.org) ASAP with your meal preference for the PIA Friday night dinner. Choices are: Pan Seared Atlantic Salmon, Braised Beef Short Ribs or the Vegetarian dish Eggplant Venda Ravioli. The hotel needs the dinner numbers by August 12th so please get that information to her by August 10th.
Venue Details & Room Rates
The location is Graduate Providence (formerly Providence Biltmore), 11 Dorrance St., Providence, RI 02903
- Tel: 1-401-421-0700. Choose Option #1 and use our group code: 2308HPNSRM or ask for the rate for Parachute Industry Association 2023 Second Regular Meeting.
- July 23rd, 2023 is the deadline to book hotel rooms at the PIA rate.
- Room rates are $149 per night plus tax.
- Self parking is $25 per night
- Fly into T.F. Green Airport in Rhode Island https://www.flyri.com
- Rent a car – about a 20 minute drive
- There is no shuttle from the airport however Uber is about $20 and taxi is $38
- Optional – fly into Logan International Airport – Boston https://www.boston-airport.com
- Rent a car – about a 1 hour drive
- Train from Boston airport to the hotel (.4 miles 9 min walk to hotel) 30 minute train – price varies with time of day $8 to $55 www.trainbuster.com/en/train-tickets/boston-ma-us-x-providence-ri-us
- More information to follow.
- *PIA membership is not required to attend PIA meetings.