NEW ENGLAND

Whether a Red Sox game in Boston’s Fenway park, whale-watching off Nantucket, skiing in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, or a foliage tour in Vermont, New England’s abundance of spectacular venue selections and world-famous attractions, as well as convenient airport hubs, luxury ground transportation, convention services and hotel selections, make it an excellent choice for your next corporate event.

In Newport, Rhode Island, a daytime activity might include an afternoon along the city’s Cliffwalk offering ocean views and passage between the iconic mansions of the Gilded Age. Available for private events, these gorgeous historic venues offer unique settings for an unforgettable special event or theme party. In Boston, an optional activity might include downtown’s Freedom Trail on which you’ll encounter historic locations such as Bunker Hill and Paul Revere House. Located along the trail, not far from Fanueil Hall, is The Union Oyster House, America’s oldest restaurant. Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum offers yet another spectacular venue available for special events amid its storied art collection and gardens. Whatever your tastes and interests, AlliedPRA New England will work with you to create a program unique to those needs.

At AlliedPRA New England, we understand there is only once chance to get it right, to create that once in a lifetime memory. Our creative and enthusiastic destination management professionals are dedicated to making the flawless execution of your event appear effortless.

Destinations we serve: Boston, Cape Cod, Newport, Providence, New Haven, Connecticut, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont

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David Choate, Boston, New England DMC Professional

David Choate, Chief Operating Officer

David is the Chief Operating Officer of AlliedPRA New England.  He has served in this capacity since the company’s inception in 2009 providing clients unique New England experiences for event, incentive and meeting programs. Additionally, David oversees the day-to-day operations of AlliedPRA New England’s parent company’s event management, public relations, and sports marketing teams.  David is an authority on tall ship festival and sailing regatta management.  He has managed large scale public maritime festivals in the US, Europe and South America.  David is an avid sailor and spends as much time as he can at his… Read More

David is the Chief Operating Officer of AlliedPRA New England.  He has served in this capacity since the company’s inception in 2009 providing clients unique New England experiences for event, incentive and meeting programs. Additionally, David oversees the day-to-day operations of AlliedPRA New England’s parent company’s event management, public relations, and sports marketing teams.  David is an authority on tall ship festival and sailing regatta management.  He has managed large scale public maritime festivals in the US, Europe and South America.  David is an avid sailor and spends as much time as he can at his family’s home in Newport, Rhode Island.

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David Choate, Boston, New England DMC Professional
David Choate, Chief Operating Officer
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Erica Jordan, Business Development & Creative Manager
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Heather Vieira, National Sales Manager
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Top things to do

World Class Sailing, Newport, RI

Just like an America’s Cup Sailor, you can sail the Newport Harbor on a 12 meter yacht. Private charters are available for events or as a unique teambuilding experience for groups. Plan your 2015 trip accordingly and you might be able to catch the prestigious Volvo Ocean Race. From May 5 through 15, Newport is home to the only North American port of this round-the-world race. The Race Village will be host to concerts, celebrity sightings, and lots of free activities for an international group of sailing enthusiasts.

Trip Down the Charles, Boston, MA

Take a scenic trip down the Charles River in a kayak, canoe, or scull boat for a view of the city like no other. See local landmarks that include the MIT Dome, Longfellow Bridge and the Hatch Shell- home of the renowned 4th of July Boston Pops Spectacular. Whether you are looking for a guided sightseeing excursion, teambuilding activity, or a relaxing day out on the water, there is an option for everyone.

Golfing in Cape Cod

Hit the links at one of the finest and most prestigious clubs in the nation, the Cape Cod National Golf Club. Although the club is private, guests staying at the Wequassett Resort are offered access.

Boston Style

Take a foray into fashion that is anything but off the rack! Enjoy some retail therapy with custom shopping tours that bring you to some of Boston’s most exclusive shops and boutiques. From VIP experiences with a personal shopper to exploring shops on Boston’s famous Newbury Street and a visit to the super secret sneaker boutique Bodega, there is something for everyone. Need a mid week fashion fix? Every Thursday night the Liberty Hotel hosts “Fashionably Late” a fashion show with local and international designers followed by music and mingling.

Prohibition Party

Go down an alley, past the velvet ropes, and through a secret entrance into Boston’s newest nightclub mecca – Stage American Vaudeville Nightclub. An opulent interior and vaudeville style entertainment that includes a raucous mix of knife throwers, glass walkers, burlesque dancers, and live music transport you back to a time when rules were made to be broken.

Alpine Adventure

Soar above the treetops in some of New England’s premiere ski country resorts. Whether you are looking for an adrenaline filled zipline, a scenic canopy tour, or a challenging rope course, there are so many ways to enjoy the great outdoors. Ziplining and canopy tours are great ways to get a rarely seen bird’s eye view of the majestic mountains and forests of New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine.

The Charmed Life

With the opening of Carolyn’s Sakonnet Vineyards, Rhode Island retailer Alex and Ani is transitioning into a full-blown lifestyle brand. The 130-acre vineyard offers visitors a chance to enjoy the “charmed life” in the natural beauty of the vineyards along with tours and tastings of signature wines and menu selections. You are sure to enjoy a private event or day of exploring the grounds of this charming vineyard known for its distinctive New England flavor.

Red Sox Game

Come see the World Series champions in action at Fenway Park! Make sure to grab a beer at Bleacher Bar, located beneath the bleachers in center field. Don’t worry about missing any of the action, there is a large window that looks directly through center field into the park.

Top places to eat

Alden and Harlow, Cambridge, MA

One of Boston’s most talked about restaurants, Alden & Harlow has topped almost every foodie list out there. The Harvard Square eatery has been nominated for Bon Appetite’s 2014 Best New Restaurant and is Urban Spoon’s most blogged restaurant. Standout dishes include the “Ubiquitous Kale Salad,” Chicken Fried Rabbit, and the Secret Burger (if you can get it).

Shojo, Boston, MA

Boston’s Chinatown has everything you would expect to find, but Shojo is anything but expected. The taro tots and “If You Like It Put a Wing on It” Sapporo Soaked Wingz point to creative menu offerings that mix traditional Asian flavors with new American style. With brick walls, reclaimed wood tables, and graffiti inspired Asian murals, Shojo is ushering in a modern Chinatown experience with an Asian gastro pub mix of small plates and craft cocktails that set this apart from the rest.

Loretta's Last Call, Boston, MA

A country fried honky tonk deep in the heart of…Fenway? Loretta’s Last Call on Boston’s famed Lansdowne Street is serving up hearty portions of Southern fried favorites and live music. Enjoy down home classics that include fried green tomatoes and slow smoked brisket or line dance the night away with complimentary lessons on Tuesday nights.

Midtown Oyster Bar, Newport, RI

Looking for oysters and atmosphere? Midtown Oyster Bar is the answer. Located in downtown Newport, Midtown Oyster Bar serves up the freshest local seafood in a rustic yet refined space that spans three floors. The two outdoor decks are the perfect place for al fresco dining and locals know to stop by on Tuesdays for Champagne and Shells- a sampling of fresh-shucked oysters and a glass of bubbly.

Infinity Music Hall and Bistro, Hartford, CT

Enjoy music and a show in Hartford’s newest dining destination. Infinity Music Hall features a 500-seat venue with a variety of local and national acts, but the real star of the show is the venue’s contemporary American restaurant -Infinity Bistro. Elevated bistro fare includes creative small plates, pastas, and flatbreads that have become an instant favorite with locals and visitors looking for dinner and a show.

Liquid Art House, Boston, MA

Part restaurant and part gallery, Liquid Art House is one of the most innovative and atmospheric additions to the Boston restaurant scene. The interior features rotating art shows of local, emerging and established artists so guests will never have the same experience twice. Artistically composed plates and communal roasts anchor an internationally influenced menu that is both beautiful and delicious.

22 Bowens, Newport

Enjoy a world-class steak dinner amid bustling downtown Newport, RI. 22 Bowen’s features USDA Prime Beef and New England’s finest seafood in a classic and trendy atmosphere. This is a great spot for alfresco dining — a great meal and an amazing view of the busy harbor.

Gracie’s, Providence

Dine at Providence’s only AAA Four-Diamond awarded restaurant, Gracie’s. Located in downtown Providence, Gracie’s offers a seasonally inspired menu and the freshest ingredients. Check out oen of their wine dinners for an evening of delicious cuisine and wine pairings.

Spiced Pear, Newport

Known for their six and nine course tasting menus, the Spiced Pear is a foodie’s dream come true. Located in the stunning Charler at Clif Walk, the Spiced Pear also features views of the Atlantic Ocean and Easton’s Beach in Newport.

Zinc, New Haven

This downtown New Haven restaurant takes farm to table cuisines seriously! Their menu features over 15 local farm partners that celebrates the surrounding community.

Top places to stay

Fairmont Copley, Boston

Dog-lovers beware – bring your four-legged friend to meet the resident black labs, Catie & Carly Copley. If you don’t have a pet — you can borrow Catie & Carly for a walk.

The Liberty Hotel, Boston

Check out the “Liberty Affairs” each night of the week at this trendy, unique Boston hotel. See the latest fashion trends at the “Fashionably Late” Thursday night runway shows or sweat it out with complimentary fitness classes on Saturdays.

The Revere, Boston

Boston’s newest hotel features the sophisticated Emerald Lounge complete with a hidden room: The Ruby Slipper.

Hyatt Goat Island, Newport

Indulge in a spa treatment at the only resort-style hotel in the area. The Hyatt Goat Island offers the perfect mix of luxury and convenience for the Newport traveler. Take the complimentary shuttle to Bowen’s Wharf or a quick 15-minute stroll to the cobblestone streets, bustling harbor, unique shopping and waterfront dining of Newport.

Chatham Bars Inn, Cape Cod

Step back in time at the historic Chatham Bars Inn. Originally a hunting lodge for wealthy Bostonians, the Chatham Bar Inn maintains its reputation as one of the top Cape Cod vacation retreats. Guests can enjoy golf, tennis, fishing, water sports, spa treatments and summer beachfront dinners throughout their stay.

Winvian, Connecticut

Escape to this luxury resort tucked away in Litchfield Hills, Connecticut. The resort features eighteen unique cottages ranging from a tree house, a stable, to a musical conservatory.

The Colonnade, Boston

This downtown property is home to the only open-air rooftop pool in the city of Boston!

West Street Hotel, Maine

Located in downtown Bar Harbor, this hotel is a the newest luxury boutique hotel. Head up to the rooftop pool of this boutique hotel and enjoy scenic views of Bar Harbor, Frenchman’s Bay and Acadia National Park.

White Elephant, Nantucket

This Nantucket Island landmark offers sophisticated guest rooms and suites, magnificent harbor views and top-notch service. The stunning guest rooms feature exceptional amenities, soft furnishings and fine linens.

Mt. Washington, New Hampshire

Whether you want to ski, zip-line, snow-mobile or sit at the spa, this place is tucked away in the White Mountains and wins hands down for a place to stay!