Risk-Free Meeting Experience

Hilton has developed EventReady with CleanStay, a global meetings and events program designed to create event experiences that are clean, flexible, safe and socially responsible. EventReady will provide curated solutions with creative food and beverage, thoughtful technology resources, elevated standards and practices with redesigned spaces for physical distancing, and reimagined ways to meet and gather. The goal is to create a safe and comfortable environment for event planners and their attendees.

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Our Peace of Mind Promise

Our events are designed to deliver peace of mind from start to finish. See below for a list of our commitment to you.

EventReady Playbook

Risk Free Menu

  • No attrition and flexible cancellation fees for new events booked to consume by December 31, 2021.
  • Triple Hilton Honor planner points.
  • Creative and customized event sets that respect physical social distancing guidelines.
  • Elevated procedures for cleanliness and sanitation as part of our EventReady initiatives.
  • Inspiring culinary offerings thoughtfully prepared and served.
  • Each guest room treated with the Hilton CleanStay standards featuring Lysol protection.
  • Contactless check-in (if desired).
  • Hybrid Audio Visual capabilities incorporating in person and virtual components.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guestrooms and public spaces.
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Local Event Guidelines

"Count on
Me NC"

Count on Me is a statewide public health initiative program. A joint partnership between North Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association, Visit NC and North Carolina State University, providing specific guidance to restaurants, hotels, and other public-facing businesses on best cleaning practices and safety protocols.

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Local Event Guidelines

North Carolina Covid Dashboard

This is the State of North Carolina’s site for providing accurate and timely information on the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Local Event Guidelines

What to Expect Visiting Wilmington

We will continue to share updates and resources with our travelers on an on-going basis as the situation changes.

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Local Event Guidelines

Current Executive Orders

Executive orders issued by Gov. Roy, as part of North Carolina's response to the COVID-19 coronavirus, are listed here.

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Food & Beverage

Downtown Restaurants with Outdoor Seating

The fall season and upcoming holiday shopping time offers a perfect opportunity to shop local at our many downtown retailers and grab you lunch or dinner at any one of our fabulous restaurants with outdoor dining.

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Food & Beverage

Ruth's Chris Restaurant

Get the best steak house experience at Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Wilmington, North Carolina. Their signature 500° sizzling plates and award-winning wine list are the perfect pairing for any occasion.

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Food & Beverage

Board & Barrel Restaurant

Located on the ground level, Board & Barrel delivers modern Southern dishes with a seafood flair. With an emphasis on small plates and sandwiches, B&B creates a casual and social dining experience enjoyable for everyone.

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Food & Beverage

Catering

We've prepared a variety of safe food and beverage for your group. Think individually wrapped utensils, paper to-go cups, and packaged condiments.

Risk-Free Menu

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Hybrid Events

Located at Hotel Ballast, JSAV delivers the full spectrum of virtual event support. Contact our JSAV representative to find out more about our broadcast quality virtual meeting offerings.

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