Call for Conference Sponsors and Exhibitors

2017 Rhode Island Preparedness Conference

The Rhode Island Association of Emergency Managers (RIAEM) cordially invites you to be a Sponsor and/or an Exhibitor at our 2017 Rhode Island Preparedness Conference.  The conference will be held at The Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) – Knight Campus in Warwick, RI on Wednesday, August 9th, 2017.  The theme for this year’s one-day conference is “Rhode to Resiliency”.

The Rhode Island Preparedness Conference will bring together more than 200 participants including emergency managers, public safety professionals, public works, additional state and municipal representatives, health care professionals, the business community, public school systems, colleges and universities, and more; with sessions around the theme of hazard resilience geared toward all of these sectors and partner groups.

Attached is a sponsorship form providing Sponsor and Exhibitor information as well as an application form.  You may also apply on-line at  Once your application is received and approved, you will be notified and will receive a Sponsor or Exhibitor information package.  Space is limited, so please apply early.  Applications for Sponsors and Exhibitors should be received before June 9th, 2017.

Additionally, we invite you or a representative of your organization to participate in a short focus group that will be held during the conference.  The objective of the focus group is to identify and discuss areas of mutual interest.  RIAEM wants to ensure that your membership and/or sponsorship expectations are understood and hopefully met.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Sponsor/ Exhibitor coordinators at .  Our goal is to make your conference experience as enjoyable and productive as possible.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2017 Rhode Island Preparedness Conference.




Wayne Barnes, CFM

2017 Conference Committee Chair

Rhode Island Association of Emergency Managers

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