Fresh. Contemporary. Elegant.

The Wilmington Convention Center can host several banquets and receptions at one time for up to 2,900 guests. Our elegant Grand Ballroom accommodates up to 800 guests and our functional Exhibit Hall accommodates 1,750.  We have a variety of smaller rooms for VIP functions or events. We also feature spacious concourses with river views  ideal for “pre” and “post” event receptions.

SAVOR…Wilmington; our in-house full service food & beverage team offers professional catering service staff,  customized menus, equipment rentals, decor, audio/visual rentals, utility services, unique lighting, and convenient parking.  These are just a few of the center’s state of the art amenities offered for your perfect event.

We also host…reunions, holiday parties, fundraisers, social events, military balls,  celebrations, proms, bar & bat mitzvahs, graduations, and more!  Visit our wedding pages and view our banquet photos for ideas for your next event.

Military Balls

We believe that military balls require an equal mix of elegance, dignity, and fun. We understand the importance of protocol, tradition and professionalism and work very closely with you in planning your cocktail hour, ceremony, VIP functions, program, cake cutting, multi-course dinner and post dinner dancing. Our mission;  to give you and your guests a fun, safe, and unforgettable experience.  Call us….but don’t delay…our dates go fast!

Fundraisers and Galas

Let our professional staff assist in planning your organization’s fundraiser  or Gala event for an overwhelming success. As the areas largest venue, we can help your fundraiser grow in attendance, leading to greater awareness and contributions for your cause. Plenty of space for receptions, silent and live auction displays, dance floor, entertainment, decor, and sometimes even fireworks outside. With our top-notch Catering and Event staff as your guide, our award winning Chef, and our in-house SAVOR…Wilmington food & beverage services, we will  work with you and your budget to ensure a successful and memorable fundraiser or gala for your guests.


Our catering sales managers will make sure your daughters Quinceañera will be an incredible family celebration for all to remember filled with delicious food, music, dancing, and celebrating. We offer specialty lighting, spacious Ballrooms, customized menus and more. You’ll find our staff very easy to work with, that’s why we have become a popular venue for Quinceañeras.  Hablamos espanol.


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Menus & Policies

The SAVOR…Wilmington menus have been designed to present a variety of culinary experiences. Your experience will include creative displays, exquisite foods and our professionally trained staff that have an eye for detail.  Our Catering Sales Team can answer any questions you may have about our policies.

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