Packing + Shipping
Shipping to the RI Convention Center
If you have materials that you’d like to send in advance for use at the events, please note the following:
Shipments can only be accepted 2 business days prior to the events. If they arrive before Friday, March 4th, packages will likely be refused.
Packages should be addressed as follows:
Rhode Island Convention Center
One Sabin Street
Providence, RI 02903
Attention: Alan Tracy, RISD Design Portfolio Review
To check on the status of your package, you may call the Rhode Island Convention Center Security Office that handles Shipping and Handling: 401-458-6023
You are highly encouraged to bring the following items with you to RISD:
Information about your organization
Information about opportunities you will be hiring for in 2016
Information about how students should follow-up with your organization
You may also want to ship or bring some of the following:
Fully-charged electronics (there will NOT be electricity available at your table)
Posters, banners or free-standing displays
Pins or clips to attach items to the drape behind your table
Scissors, packing tape and mailing labels (especially if you send a box and will need to open it and later re-pack it for return)
Learn more about preparing for each of the events below:
Return shipments must be re-packed and labeled by those attending. After the event, packages should be left in the Ballroom with return labels attached.
Attendees must call to schedule a pickup with the carrier (USPS, UPS, FedEx, etc). Please let the carrier know the packages will be available for pickup at the Rhode Island Convention Center loading dock.
The RISD Career Center and RI Convention Center will not take responsibility for return shipping costs or arrangements. Items left at the Convention Center without proper packing, labelling, and shipping arrangements will be discarded.