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The Wilmington and Beaches Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) services staff will help you plan the perfect meeting and find the best places for everything from meeting, eating, and sleeping to plugging in, working out and logging on.

The CVB has rolled out a series of marketing assets for planners interested in bringing meetings and events to Wilmington’s Convention District including a new website, Convention District Guide, Meeting Planner Guide and SkyNavTM 3D Leisure and Convention District Tours (360.WilmingtonConventionDistrict.com).
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CVB Services | Wilmington and Beaches CVB

Here are just some of the services the CVB can provide:

PRE-CONVENTION PLANNING
  • Provide information regarding meeting hotels, off-site event facilities, exhibit space, attractions, recreation and entertainment
  • Prepare a formal bid proposal including assistance in securing competitive guest room rates and arrangements for site inspections
  • Assist with presentations to aid planners in presenting our proposal to board or site selection committee

  • PROGRAM ASSISTANCE
  • Assist in locating resources regarding local caterers, florists, photographers, office equipment, promotional materials, souvenir ideas, security, tradeshow and exhibit needs, speakers, musicians, entertainers and off-site activities
  • Provide information for planning spouse/guest programs, children's activities and tours. Step-on guides are available for a fee.
  • Arrange a welcome address or letter from area dignitaries

  • DESTINATION LITERATURE
  • Complimentary Visitors Guides, Guide and Attraction Maps, and complimentary bags for registration are available for your convention or event attendees based on hotel room usage. Additional quantities are available for a nominal fee.

  • REGISTRATION ASSISTANCE
  • Complimentary registration and visitor information assistance is available. The CVB will supply, free of charge, one registrar for four consecutive hours based on a minimum of 50 room nights. Thereafter, there will be a charge per hour per person.
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    CVB Services

    Establishes itinerary for planner: Always
    Provides airfare to destination site: N/A
    Confirms hotel appointments and accommodations, and arranges for on-site transportation: Always
    Accompanies planner on hotel and destination venue site visits: Always
    Provides recommendations to planner and sends leads to CVB members providing group related services: destination management companies (DMCs), transportation companies, restaurants, golf courses, other meeting related service providers: Always
    Exhibitor programs: familiarization trips, education, sites for ICW: Always
    Local contacts: political, education, industry: Always
    Connections for social responsibility projects: Always
    Connections to local media: Always
    Maps and general destination information: Always
    Small logoed promotional items: Based on Size
    Customized landing page or link on destination website: Based on Size
    Destination video: Based on Size
    Assist with sponsorship from local companies that partner with groups for exposure during the meeting: Based on Size
    Destination representative to promote next year's meeting: Based on Size
    Destination materials to promote next year's meeting: Always
    Registration support: Based on Size
    Meet and greet services: Based on Size
    Welcome desk/hospitality: Based on Size
    Local signage and banners: airport, downtown, etc.: Based on Size

    Additional Comments:

    Current Offers from Wilmington and Beaches CVB
    expires:October 31, 2019
    Speaking Of Wilmington ...

    Wilmington is a very central location, easy to drive to along the whole East Coast, and participation has been a great success when it was held in Wilmington previously.

    Joe Pawlik Professor of Marine Biology UNCW Center for Marine Science

    With top notch recreation facilities, plenty of local accommodations, beaches, an aquarium, attractions and local breweries, everything an event needs can be found in Wilmington.

    Billie Fitzsimons Wilmington Community Coordinator Abilities Tennis

    Coordination of the event hotels, convention space and vendors was flawlessly undertaken by the CVB's expert staff. The NCPTA is looking forward to an even bigger and better event in Wilmington in 2019.

    Albert Eby Executive Director Cape Fear Public Transportation Authority