American Planning Association
North Carolina Chapter
2019 North Carolina Planning Conference
Wilmington Convention Center
10 Convention Center Drive
Join your colleagues and head to the coast for the 2019 North Carolina Planning Conference in Wilmington! This year’s conference is scheduled for October 8-11 and will be held at the beautiful Wilmington Convention Center located in the historic downtown river district. The new Embassy Suites Wilmington Riverfront will serve as our conference hotel and is situated right next to the convention center. Wilmington’s scenic Riverwalk runs for two miles along the Cape Fear River and is just outside both the convention center and conference hotel. The Riverwalk will provide easy access for our attendees to explore the district and its numerous shops and restaurants!
The inspiration for this year’s conference is Envisioning Opportunity in the Face of…and the Conference Committee is working hard to build an agenda to empower participants and supply them with fresh ideas to take back to their communities. This year’s Conference will feature concurrent sessions, lightning rounds, networking opportunities, vendor displays, and mobile workshops highlighting Wilmington, New Hanover County and the surrounding communities. The Conference will kick-off Tuesday night with an Exhibitor and Sponsor Meet & Greet Reception followed by a dynamic Opening Session on Wednesday morning. Wednesday evening the conference committee will host a Welcome Reception and we will wrap-up Friday afternoon with a special networking lunch event.
The 2019 Conference Committee is planning much more so be sure to join us for what promises to be a dynamic, informative and exciting conference!
Call for Session Proposals
The 2019 North Carolina Planning Conference Committee is excited to announce that Session Proposals are now being accepted. We encourage session organizers to contribute expertise and share new practices, trends, challenges, and solutions that are shaping planning today at the conference. This year’s conference theme is: Envisioning Opportunity in the Face of…Click here to learn more!