Let Us Help You Plan Your Winning Sports Event

The Wilmington and Beaches Convention & Visitors Bureau staff will help you find the perfect venues and facilities for your next sporting event.

Here's just some of the assistance we provide:

Pre-Event Planning & Bid Process

  • Provide information regarding sporting facilities, hotels and lodging, 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, photographers, office and sports equipment, promotional materials, souvenir ideas, security, tradeshow and exhibit needs, speakers, musicians, entertainers and off-site activities
  • Assist in planning spouse and spectator programs, children's activities and tours
  • Arrange a welcome address or letter from area dignitaries

Destination Literature

  • Complimentary Visitors Guides, Guide and Attractions Maps, and complimentary bags for registration are available for sports events 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 Bureau 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. 

For more information contact:

 John Sneed
 VP of Sales
 800-222-4757, ext. 125