Power Breakfast: Wilmington's Direction

This event is SOLD OUT! If you would like to be added to the waitlist, please email Jamie Merrill at [email protected]

On September 12, we'll talk with the people who will determine Wilmington's future.

Event Details:
Tuesday, September 12
Breakfast & Networking: 7:30 - 8:15 a.m.
Program: 8:15 - 9:45 a.m.
Wilmington Convention Center

Note: There are no paper tickets for this event. You will receive a name tag at check-in that includes your table number.


We'll ask Mayor Bill Saffo, who's running unopposed for reelection, about the city's $68 million purchase of the Thermo Fisher building and nearby Gateway Project, affordable housing, other growth-related issues and more.



We'll talk with the seven candidates running for the three open seats on Wilmington City Council about their experience, perspective and priorities.


Parking Options:

  • Convention Center parking deck 

  • Free parking is also available in  CFCC's Student Lot 2 (entrance on Hanover St. between Front and and 2nd St.)

Please note that parking vouchers will be placed at each seat to waive the Convention Center's parking fee. 

For sponsorship information, contact [email protected] or (910) 343-8600 x212.

Have event-related questions? Contact [email protected]

The Power Breakfast series is a quarterly gathering of the business community and other community leaders to talk about issues of interest to our region. Each breakfast features a panel discussion or individual speaker focusing on topics of interest to local companies. 

Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact [email protected] for more information.


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Tuesday Sep 12, 2023

7:30 AM to 9:45 AM


Wilmington Convention Center

515 Nutt Street
Wilmington, NC 28403