With easy access to major cities via Interstate 40 and ILM Airport, the conference and banquet facilities at the Blockade Runner offer an excellent oceanfront opportunity for group conferences or your next special event. Over 7,000 square feet of meeting space in five handsome rooms, plus expansive event lawns in their seaside gardens afford many options. Full service catering and sales teams ensure attention to detail. For corporate retreats or family reunions, "The Cottage" offers a private retreat with 13 bedrooms and gracious common areas. Corporate rates are offered year-round. A complete fitness center is available on-site for your convenience. During the warm months, enjoy sunset cruises, group sails, kayak tours and teambuilding opportunities from their private Soundside docks. East Oceanfront Dining features local seafood, lobster, wine tastings, and the popular Sunday Brunch.