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Hotel and Transportation Information

Hotel Information

Housing Raffle - New in 2008!
IMAPS is raffling off $250 cash, Panasonic Noise-cancelling Headphones, a Garmin GPS, and many more prizes...


Housing for IMAPS 2008 is now open and making hotel reservations has never been easier.  Make your reservation as early as possible. The IMAPS 2008 room block will sell out quickly! The Westin Providence is this year’s Headquarters Hotel.

Hotel Deadline to reserve your room is:
Extended until October 10, 2008

Reserve your hotel room early!
IMAPS cannot guarantee room availability or pricing after the October 10th deadline.

Book On-line:
Visit to book your IMAPS 2008 hotel reservations today!

Book by Phone or Fax:
Expovision is the exclusive housing bureau for IMAPS 2008. 
Please contact them directly with hotel questions or to make reservations:
PHONE: 1-866-766-0910 or 1-703-770-3919
FAX: 1-703-205-0235

Host Hotel Location:
Westin Providence
One West Exchange Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02903
The Westin Providence Hotel will not accept direct reservations and any correspondence sent to the hotel or IMAPS directly may result in substantial delays in processing your request. All reservations are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

Meeting Location:
Rhode Island Convention Center
1 Sabin Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02903

Traveling To/From Providence, Rhode Island

Getting Around/Getting Here (CVB):

Airport & Airlines (CVB):

Peter Pan Bus Lines:
Runs from Boston Logan Airport for $22 one-way or $40 round-trip.
The final destination is Providence Kennedy Plaza, which is just a quarter mile from the Westin Providence Hotel.


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Premier Sponsors:

Natel - Premier Sponsor, Platinum

Panasonic Factory Solutions - Premier Sponsor, Gold

Hesse & Knipps - Premier Sponsor, Silver

Contributing Sponsors:

Speaker/Chair Gifts, Session Notepads, Hotel Key Cards:Heraeus - Event Sponsor, Speaker/Chair Gifts, Session Notepads, Hotel Key Cards

Wireless Internet:
Metalor - Event Sponsor, Wireless Internet

Wireless Internet:
Umicore - Event Sponsor, Wireless Internet

Event Sponsors:

Sefar - Event Sponsor, Lanyards

Refreshment Breaks :Teledyne Microelectronics - Event Sponsor, Refreshment Breaks

Final Program:
Ticona Engineering Polymers - Final Program Sponsor

Final Program:Indium Corporation - Final Program Sponsor

Bag Inserts :

Reactive NanoTechnologies (RNT) - Event Sponsor, Bag Inserts

Golf Sponsors:

VIOX Corporation - Golf Sponsor

Technic - Golf Sponsor

Barry Industries - Golf Sponsor

Gannon & Scott - Golf Sponsor

Colt Refining - Golf Sponsor