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Ryan Center

100,000 sq. ft. or less exhibit space

  • Capacity: 8,000 Seats
  • Metro Population: 1.4 Million
  • In House Marketing Capabilities: Traditional, Digital, Social Media, Grassroots
  • Booking Contact: Leah Becki, General Manager 401.484.3521 | LBecki@theryancenter.com

Home to URI Men’s and Women’s Basketball programs, the Ryan Center also features the URI football and basketball team’s locker rooms, along with athletic department offices, training rooms, players’ lounges and a souvenir store. The venue seats 8,000 for basketball, and over 6,300 for concerts, family shows, lectures and other community events.The Ryan Center was designed and built to meet all ADA specifications to accommodate our guests with disabilities. Located in Kingston, the Center draws an audience of over 1.4 million people within a 40-mile radius. The Ryan Center boasts three tiers of seating in the arena to bring all 8,000 seats within 74-feet of the court, creating a frenzied atmosphere. Every seat in the Ryan Center has a chair-back, including our 1,120 club seats and features seven luxury suites that overlook both the Meade Stadium football field and the basketball court at the Ryan Center. The luxury seats are exclusive and are each fully furnished, offering VIP treatment for up to twenty people.

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