2018 Salute to Battleship

NCDBA Salute to Battleship

May 15, 2018 • Wilmington, NC

ABOUT THE EVENT

The North Carolina Defense Business Association Salutes the Battleship of North Carolina. Step back in time and let history from World War II come alive through the stories in photographs and mementos as you experience the majesty of the Battleship North Carolina! Learn more here.

Presented by the NCDBA Eastern Outreach. Chair, Michael Roberts and Co-chair, Wendy Fletcher-Hardee

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WHEN & WHERE

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
USS North Carolina (BB-55)
1 Battleship Road NE
Wilmington, NC 28401

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

5:00pm-6:00pm
Guided Tour
$10 – per person

6:00pm-8:00pm
Networking Reception*
“Taste of the Coast” (on the fantail of the ship)
$25 – per person

*Due to the service of alcoholic beverages, all attendees must be of 21 years of age.

 

GUEST SPEAKER

(Ret) Rear Admiral Ron Henderson (read bio)

 

INVITED DISTINGUISHED GUESTS

Office of Senator Richard Burr
Office of Senator Thom Tillis
Governor Roy Cooper
Lt Governor Dan Forest
Secretary Anthony Copeland
Secretary Larry Hall
Secretary Elaine Marshall
Congressman David Rouzer

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Presenting Sponsor – $1,000

  • Podium remarks
  • 8 tickets (Includes tour)
  • Banner displayed on the Ship
  • US Flag Flown on the Ship and Authenticated by the Captain
  • Thank you sponsor with logo recognition
  • Logo on name badges and on table tents

Supporting Sponsor – $500

  • 4 tickets (includes tour)
  • Banner displayed on the Ship
  • Thank you sponsor with logo recognition

THANK YOU SPONSORS!


THANK YOU CERTIFIED PARTNERS!

Professional Photography provided by TigerHive Creative Group

Social media publications provided by Hummingbird Creative Group

Printed programs and Thank-you sponsor banners provided by Allegra Printing

 

FOOD VENDORS

…more to come

  • Trolley Shop
  • ART Catering & Events The Purple Onion Café

Specialty Table Linen provided by Second Act Floral & Designs. Welcome bags provided by Wilmington and Beaches CVB.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Everyone is encouraged to show your patriotism by wearing red, white and blue
  • Free parking
  • Battleship Gift Shop and Museum will be open from5:00pm-8:00pm
  • If inclement weather, event will be moved inside to the Ward Room (Officers Dining Hall)
  • If staying overnight, visit the Wilmington and Beaches CVB for a list of local lodging options
  • No refunds will be given for this event