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Rhode Island Commerce Hosts Buyer Event with SouthCoast Wind
PROVIDENCE, RI — The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation's SupplyRI program hosted today a Meet the Buyer event with SouthCoast Wind at CIC Providence. Rhode Island-based businesses that offer labor as well as cranes, forklifts, trucks, vessels, fabrication services,...
McKee Administration Announces Events and Attractions RFP Recipients
PROVIDENCE, RI – The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announced today the selected projects of a recent request for proposal (RFP) to fund new attractions and destination events. Nine awardees across the state will receive a total of $731,050 in federal funding from...
Rhode Island Commerce Corporation Announces New SupplyRI Partnership with Mayflower Wind
SupplyRI helps connect local suppliers to larger Rhode Island institutions, our Anchors, through our database, website, trainings, and events. PROVIDENCE, RI – The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation has announced a partnership between the agency’s SupplyRI initiative...