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Wilmington Convention Center

Convention Center hotel moves forward after long-awaited approval

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videoA convention center hotel is one step closer to becoming reality in Wilmington. The developer planning on building an Embassy Suites got approval for its financial plan after waiting more than a year. Full story...
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Convention center hotel deal won't be ready for Tuesday's council meeting

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videoThe City of Wilmington says proposed purchase/development and parking agreements for the convention center hotel will not be finalized in time for consideration at Tuesday's as had been expected. Full story...
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Latest dispute over convention center hotel

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video They haven’t even broken ground yet, but there is a lot of debate over the new proposed convention center hotel. The owner of the Hilton Wilmington Riverside has sent another letter to council members disputing the new convention center hotel. Full story...
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Wilmington City Council will discuss convention center hotel at next meeting

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The city and convention center hotel developer Harmony Hospitality, Inc. are finalizing a purchase and development agreement that is expected to be ready for City Council consideration at their Oct. 1 meeting. The city’s agreement with Harmony for the use of the public convention center parking deck is also expected to be ready at that time and a public hearing will be held on both items. Full story...
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'Eastbound & Down' shoots at two downtown locations

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videoCrews from HBO's "Eastbound & Down" filmed at Manna on Princess Street in Downtown Wilmington today. The show also filmed today what looked like a Christmas scene at the Wilmington Convention Center. Full story...
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Dinosaurs live again this weekend at Convention Center

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videoIf you suffer from ornithoscelidaphobia, you might want to avoid the Wilmington Convention Center this weekend. That's the fear of dinosaurs. Those who are not afraid may enjoy Discover the Dinosaurs. Full story...
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Port City Pop Con takes over the Wilmington Convention Center

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videoFor the first time, Wilmington is hosting a pop culture event at the Convention Center. Full story...
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City Council grants extension for Convention Center hotel developer

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videoWilmington City Council has granted another extension for the company developing a hotel to be built next to the Wilmington Convention Center. Full story...
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Convention Center hotel developer asks for another extension

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videoThe developer for Wilmington's Convention Center hotel has asked the city for a third extension in its effort to get financing for the project. Full story...
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Wilmington Convention Center and Convention Visitors Bureau annual update

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videoThe Wilmington Convention Center and Convention Visitors Bureau gave their annual update at the Wilmington City Council meeting. Full story...
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