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Hotels & Travel

Welcome to Wilmington!

Wilmington features an historic downtown riverfront, three beautiful island beaches and North Carolina’s largest boutique convention center on the coast — Wilmington Convention Center.

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The City of Wilmington maintains a large parking deck connected to the convention center. Hourly rates are available with a maximum daily rate of $15.00. The parking deck is open on a 24/7 basis, and credit cards or debit cards are honored when no booth attendant is in the booth.

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Event Block Hotels

NOTICE: Techno East event block hotels are sold out or have very limited availability. To assist with your travel, please refer to the alternate list of hotels we have compiled. Price per night starts at $130, with some offering government per diem rate.

Best Western Plus – Coastline Inn

Event Block Sold Out icon503 Nutt Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Adjacent to the convention center.


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Embassy Suites – Wilmington River Front

Limited Rooms Remain icon9 Estell Lee Place
Wilmington, NC 28401

Connected to the convention center.

$179/night* – Standard View Suite
$199/night* – River View Suite

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Hotel Ballast

301 North Water Street,
Wilmington, NC 28401 Limited Rooms Remain icon

Two minute walk (.3 mi) from convention center.

$189/night* – Historic View
$214/night* – River View

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Please Note: Other agencies may solicit you to book with these hotels, but to ensure you have a legitimate reservation within the conference hotel blocks, use the housing links provided by Event Management above, or the link within your confirmation provided upon completion of your attendee registration.

*All rates subject to state and local taxes & fees and based on availability.

Local Area Information

Wilmington, NC

Wilmington, NC

Wilmington features an historic downtown riverfront, three beautiful island beaches (Carolina Beach, Kure Beach and Wrightsville Beach) and North Carolina’s largest boutique convention center on the coast. We encourage you to explore what Techno’s new home has to offer.

The heart of Wilmington is concentrated in its lively, walkable river district, which showcases the city’s progressive culture and historic setting. Defined by its rich past and a bright future, Wilmington, NC, is a vibrant riverfront city with timeless character that has preserved its historic places, while fostering an ever-evolving independent spirit. From the charm of its moss-draped, brick-lined historic district to the evolving north-end of its river district, there are new things to discover around every corner.

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Wilmington’s River District alone has over 40 locally owned restaurants and pubs, with cafés and restaurants lining the Riverwalk, Front Street, and beyond. Discover why downtown Wilmington was voted in USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice awards as the “#1 Best Al Fresco Dining Neighborhood.” Follow the Wilmington Ale Trail to find craft breweries and bottle shops or explore new riverfront restaurants featuring rooftop bars along the River District’s north end.

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Air Travel 

Air Travel 

Wilmington International Airport
1740 Airport Blvd., Suite 12
Wilmington, North Carolina 28405

Wilmington International Airport (ILM) serves southeastern North Carolina, with direct nonstop service to 13 cities; Atlanta, Baltimore/Washington, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago/Ohare, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Ft. Lauderdale, New Haven, New York/LaGuardia & Newark, Orlando, Philadelphia, Washington DC/National. The drive from the airport to the convention center is 3.8 miles.

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Delta Flights

Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts!

Please click here to book your flight or call Delta Meeting Network® at 1.800.328.1111* Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (EST) and refer to Meeting Event Code: NM28X
*Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via our reservation 800 number.

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