Dunkin' Donuts Center Providence

Mar 12, 2020

March 12, 2020: COVID-19 Update regarding events at the Dunkin' Donuts Center & RI Convention Center

(Providence, RI) Governor Raimondo and the RI Department of Health held a press conference yesterday afternoon with an update on COVID-19. The Governor stated that the primary goal at this time is containment, and the State is putting forth aggressive guidelines in an effort to contain the spread of this virus.

The short term guidelines call for Rhode Islanders to not attend or organize events of more than 250 people for the next two weeks. Events are being defined as any occasion with a large number of people in close proximity to one another. This includes events scheduled at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center and Rhode Island Convention Center for the next two weeks.

We are currently working to reschedule events that are booked at both venues to a later date.  Below is a current list of events which have either been postponed or cancelled at this time. 

Dunkin’ Donuts Center:

Spirit Festival Nationals, March 13-15 – postponed

Harlem Globetrotters, March 20 – postponed

Nelson Freitas, April 4 – rescheduled to Saturday, September 19,2020

AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE SUSPENDS PLAY - With the health and safety of our players, officials, staff and fans of primary importance, the American Hockey League has announced the suspension of play until further notice, effective immediately. The AHL will continue to monitor developments and will provide updates on the 2019-20 season at the appropriate time.

Providence Bruins, March 21 – postponed

Providence Bruins, March 22 – postponed

Refund Policy for Dunkin’ Donuts Center events is as follows:

For all postponed events we ask that fans retain their tickets as they will be honored on the rescheduled date. For cancelled events you may return your tickets for a refund through the original point of purchase. Customers who purchased tickets through Ticketmaster will be refunded by Ticketmaster, Groupon customers should contact Groupon for refunds and customers who purchased tickets at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center Box Office return tickets to the Box Office for a refund.

The Dunkin’ Donuts Center box office hours will be Monday – Friday 10am -2pm effective Monday, March 16, 2020.

Rhode Island Convention Center:

Spirit Festival Nationals, March 13-15 – postponed

JLC Live Residential Construction Show, March 16-22 – postponed

NERCOMP, March 22-25 – cancelled

New England Product Group Show, March 23-25 – cancelled

RI Saltwater Anglers – March 27-29 – cancelled

Grow Smart – March 27 –postponed

The 70th Annual Rhode Island Home Show – April 2-5 – postponed

International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum – April 20-23 – postponed

 

Please visit our websites for updated information regarding rescheduled dates at www.dunkindonutscenter.com , www.riconvention.com and www.providencebruins.com

 

Current precautionary measures being taken by the Dunkin’ Donuts Center and Rhode Island Convention Center include, but are not limited to:

  • Operation staff; equipped with gloves and a disinfectant mildew stat fungicide virucide cleaner; frequently disinfecting all high-volume, high-touch areas.
  • Signage and reminders for personal hygiene and handwashing have been placed throughout the venues including all restrooms. Portable alcohol-based hand sanitizer stations are located throughout the venues.
  • HVAC technicians utilizing disinfectant in the HVAC system regularly.
  • The Dunkin’ Donuts Center is disinfecting all arena seating regularly.

 

At ASM Global we are closely monitoring the latest developments regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) globally and any potential impact it may have on our day-to-day operations.  The health and safety of our guests and employees is our top priority. Through public health organizations such as the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO), we are staying abreast of the latest updates and developments as they occur.

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