R1 Excom and Board of Governors Meeting (April 5th-7th, 2019)

General Information

The Region 1 Excom meeting will commence from 5:00PM on Friday April 5th.

The Region 1 Board of Governors meeting will commence from 8:00AM-5:00PM on Saturday April 6th.

Southbridge Hotel and Conference Center
14 Mechanic Street
Southbridge, MA 01550


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Registration Deadline: March 6th!

Section Chairs are required to complete a survey upon completing the registration.  Please click here to review survey questions prior to completing the registration.

Situated less than an hour from Boston, Springfield, Hartford, CT, and Providence, RI.   A stay at Southbridge Hotel and Conference Center places you in the heart of Southbridge and within the vicinity of Old Sturbridge Village. This hotel is within the region of Taylor Brooke Winery and Roseland Cottage.

(a map can be found at the bottom of this page)

This meeting is attended by the R1 Committees and Section Leaders.

Spouses and children of the Board of Governors members are invited to attend.  Spouses and children may attend the meals throughout the meeting.  Region 1 will cover 1/2 the cost of the meal expenses for spouses and children.  The member will be required to pay the additional cost upon registration.  Casual business attire is suggested for this meeting.

Friday April 5th

The Region Excom members will meet on friday evening.   Dinner will be provided.

Saturday April 6th

The Region 1 BoG meeting will begin at 8:00 AM and conclude at 5:30 PM. Breakfast will be served from 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM and lunch will be served from Noon to 1:00 PM.
Spouses and children are invited to attend both breakfast and lunch on Saturday, April 6th.  There will be a dinner at the hotel from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM.  Spouses and children of the Board of Governors members are invited to attend.

Sunday April 7th 

Breakfast will be served from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM.  Spouses and children of the Board of Governors members are invited to attend.

Travel to the Meeting

If possible, please arrange to car-pool with other Board of Governor members to help minimize Regional expenses.  If air travel is required please be advised that the hotel is located about 1hr from all large metropolitan airports including: Logan International (Boston), Bradley International (Hartford), and T.F. Green Airport (Providence).

Rental cars are not authorized for this event without prior approval from the Region 1 Director.

Automobile Parking

Self-parking is provided on the hotel property for the duration of this meeting.

Please be advised that Region 1 will NOT be picking up expenses associated with Valet-parking.

Hotel Information


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The hotel check-in time is 3 PM and check-out time is 12 PM.  Wi-fi is available at no charge to attendees in the guest rooms as well as throughout the hotel.

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