NASS 2010 Summer Conference
Preliminary Agenda as of May 4, 2010
: NASS conference luncheon featuring the presentation of the 2010 NASS Freedom Award to Hon. Donetta Davidson
: Evening event at Fort Adams State Park in Newport, RI featuring a traditional New England clambake and firworks
: A full day of NASS sessions devoted to the Military and Overseas Voter Empowerment Act (MOVE). Please note that if you register for the entire NASS 2010 Summer Conference the MOVE sessions are included in the registration. For those who only want to attend the MOVE sessions there is a one day pass for Tuesday, July 20, 2010.
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Golf Outing: Metacomet Country Club boasts a Donald J. Ross signature 18 hole course on 105 acres of rolling hills in East Providence and continues to challenge the most accomplished golfers.
Family Activity: Providence Art & Architecture Walking Tour and visit the Rhode Island School of Design Art Museum, also known as RISD Museum, is Rhode Island's leading museum of fine and decorative art, housing a collection of 84,000 objects of international significance.
Evening Event: NASS Welcome Reception
Family Activity: Take the Little Italy Tour and stroll through Federal Hill on a guided culinary shoppng tour that includes visiting back room kitchens, Italian pastries and wine tasting.
Evening Event: Join us on a trip to Fort Adams State Park in Newport, RI to partake in a traditional New England Clambake while experiencing the largest, most historic, coastal fort in the U.S. dating back to 1824. The evening will include tours of the fort, live music and fireworks.
Family Activity: Visit Roger Williams Park Zoo, our nation's third oldest zoo (opened in 1872), and it is home to approximately 130 species of rare and fascinating animals. Roger Williams Park offers a carousel village, a playground, horse rides, paddle boats, and a planetarium.
Evening Event: Visit McCoy Stadium to experience Rhode Island's rich sports culture. In 1981 the Pawtucket Red Sox and the Rochester Red Wings battled it out in the longest game in baseball history, lasting a record 33 innings and taking more than 8 hours over 2 different days to complete. The evening will include a BBQ, tours of the clubhouse museum, and a meeting with player(s).
Family Activity: Spend the day in Newport, Rhode Island where there is something for everyone to enjoy. You can tour the opulent Newport Mansions, relax at the beach or stroll through the streets of Newport shopping.
Evening Event: The Rhode Island State House is constructed from white Georgia marble and sits atop Smith Hill in downtown Providence. The evening will begin with a reception in the state house and guided tours. Finally there will be live music and dinner on the state house lawn.
NASS 2010 Summer Conference Sponsorship Levels
Exhibit tables will be located on the ground floor in the Narragansett Pre-Function area of the Westin Providence, a space that will provide continous conference traffic. NASS will provide an approximately 8' x 10' space with a skirted 6' table and two chairs. Booth space will be assigned after June 16, 2010. The cost to exhibit is $500 for NASS Corporate Affiliates and $800 for Corporate Non-Members (registration fees do not include electricity). Space is limited to 25 exhibitors and will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. If you have questions or you would like to be added to the conference email list, please contact Stacy Fisher, NASS Meeting Planner, at
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NOTE: The Westin is SOLD OUT of NASS rooms on Friday, July 16. Rooms are available at the nearby Courtyard Marriott Downtown (888-887-7955) for $179 per night.
One West Exchange Street
Providence, RI 02903
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*Mention the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) when making your reservations
Detailed transportation information will be posted soon!
Providence, RI Airport - Theodore Francis Green State Airport (PVD)
Airlines that fly into PVD include Air Canada, Cape Air, Continental, Delta, Southwest, United & U.S. Airways