Assisted NC businesses in winning 3,451 contracts minimum value of $13.26 billion


The below information provides details for confirmed Summit exhibitors. 

BOOTH EQUIPMENT:  Exhibitor Spaces 1 – 114 will be provided with a 8’ wide by 6‘ deep space (give or take some space) and spaces 115-131 (there will be room on the side of your exhibit spaces, but not to expand out into the hallway) will be provided with a table-top display only.  Each booth will be provided with an 8’ x 30” table, two chairs, floor length tablecloth and one electrical outlet (if requested on registration).  Should you have specific questions on whether your exhibit space will fit your selected space or questions about how to best utilize your location, please email Courtney Smedick (                                                 
Please note:  The exhibit hall floor is not carpeted and the rental of carpet is not available.                 

BOOTH CREDENTIALS.  Upon arrival, your credentials and materials will be located at your exhibit space.  NCMBC staff will be available to assist with unloading and booth location at the unloading dock location (see below).  There is no requirement to check-in at the registration table unless you have name changes, questions, etc.

UNLOADING DOCK:   The Convention Center requests all exhibitors unload their items from the drive-on ramp located on North Water Street.   This ramp has access directly inside of the exhibit hall.  Please do not bring items through the main Convention Center doors.                 
EARLY EXHIBITOR MOVE-IN:                                                                         
Wednesday, October 24, 2018                                                                   
Time: No earlier than 1:00 and no later than 5:00 PM.  All exhibitors who are setting up early must be set-up and ready to leave by 5:00 PM.  The exhibit hall will be closed and locked at 5:00 PM.                                                                                       

DAY OF EVENT MOVE-IN SCHEDULE:                                                     
Thursday, October 25, 2018                                                                       
Time: No earlier than 7:00 AM
EXHIBITOR MOVE-OUT SCHEDULE:                                                         
We ask that no dismantling of displays or packing of products occurs before 4:00 PM, October 25th.                   

DRESS ATTIRE:  Business casual.  

Due to Hurricane Florence, the Convention Center does not have the capacity to store shipments coming in or exiting the venue.  If your company needs to ship items for the Summit, it is recommended that you ship the items to your hotel.  We apologize for this inconvenience.  

WIRELESS INTERNET:  Complimentary WiFi is available at the Wilmington Convention Center.  

Please note:  No signs, merchandise or any other items are to be pinned, stapled or otherwise
attached to any Wilmington Convention Center property without  pre-approval.  Exhibitors shall
be responsible for any damage or loss of materials placed on the show floor.

CONTACT.  If you have questions, or need more information, please contact:  Courtney Smedick

SUGGESTED HOTELS: A block of hotels can be found online at:

The NC Military Business Center, the NC Community College System, and the State of North Carolina do not officially endorse events. These items are posted strictly for the information and convenience of NCMBC customers.

website by Biz Tools One