Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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Host an Event

Rental Interest Packet

Event Reservation Form

Flexible Meeting and Event Space 

The best meeting space in Wilmington is at the UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. We offer great low rates and the latest audio/visual equipment. Our central location makes the CIE the perfect choice for your next meeting or workshop!

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Please call for details and/or a tour, or fill out this form.



Event Space 

$300 half day (4 hours)   

$500 full day (8 hours)

Rising Tide Conference Room

$150 half day (4 hours) 

$300 full day (8 hours)


  • Free WiFi
  • Capacity: 50-100 people, depending on event room setup
  • 1304 square feet of flexible space 
  • High-tech audio/visual equipment: 8-screen, interactive video wall; large drop-down overhead screen; 2 presenter confidence monitors; overhead microphones and speakers
  • Presenter podium equipped with additional computer screens
  • Kitchen available for use
  • Catering assistance available upon request 
  • Coffee is provided upon request
  • ADA-accessible
  • Discounts: 10% off for nonprofits and multi-day use; 50-100% off for UNCW and other partner groups
  • Fee includes: parking, Wi-Fi, trained event space assistants for set up and take down
  • Open to the university and to the Wilmington community

If you or your small business is interested in using our amenities to your advantage, we are able to offer our event space to those looking to host an event. Availability is based on reservations and pricing is reasonable. Contact us today at UNCW's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship to reserve the perfect venue for any business meeting or event, or fill out this form.