RelyLocal Asheville / Hendersonville Business Networking Lunch August 18, 2015

  RelyLocal Asheville Monthly Networking Lunch for the Asheville / Hendersonville Metro Area – Open to All, no membership required. 11:30am – 1pm on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. DUE TO GROWING ATTENDANCE, WE PLAN TO START THE PROGRAM BY 11:45AM. – But please come whenever you can, we would love to have you! Average attendance is between 25-35 people each month (we receive RSVP’s from multiple sources so the total you see attending on this event page is not indicative of actual attendance.) Bring business cards / flyers to promote your business, and door prize donations are accepted […]

Aug. 18, 2015: Asheville’s Innovation Districts: A Catalyst for Growth

  August 18th – Asheville’s Innovation Districts: A Catalyst for Growth Moderator: Steph Monson Dahl, Riverfront Redevelopment Office Director, City of Asheville Panelists: Patrick O’Cain, Chef/Owner, Gan Shan Station Esther Manheimer, Mayor, City of Asheville Jay Richardson, Asheville General Manager, New Belgium Brewing Chris White, Founder, President & CEO, White Labs, Inc. The information provided above comes directly from the organization listed at the top of this entry. Asheville Business Networking takes no responsibility for any errors contained within.

JB Media Group Half Day Online Marketing Boot Camp, Wednesday, July 29, 2015

  Asheville Half Day Boot Camp – JB Media Institute Half Day Online Marketing Boot Camp When: Wednesday, July 29th, 1 – 4:30 pm Where: Renaissance Asheville Hotel – 31 Woodfin St, Asheville, NC 28801 Tickets: Register now! Does your business need to build brand awareness and capture the attention of a larger audience? Internet marketing offers powerful tools that can help your business grow. Join leading social media, SEO, strategy and content-writing experts from the JB Media Team at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Asheville for an educational boot camp focused on today’s most effective Internet marketing strategies. Departmental […]

Aug. 11, 2015: Cost and Price Analysis for Contractors, Subcontractors and Government Agencies

  Cost and Price Analysis for Contractors, Subcontractors and Government Agencies August 11, 2015 Start: Tuesday, August 11 @ 10:00 AM End:   Tuesday, August 11 @ 12:00 PM WCU at Biltmore Park 28 Schenck Parkway, Suite 300 Asheville, NC  28803 $0.00/attendee This workshop is designed to provide an overview of contract cost and pricing rules and regulations for companies engaged in federal contracting. Discussion topics include: • Uniform Contract Format • Truth in Negotiations Act (TINA) and other regulations • Contract Cost Principles for small business • Cost analysis vs. Price analysis • Understanding Allowability vs. Allocability This event is FREE, […]

Aug. 20, 2015: Gather ‘Round the Blue Ridge 2015 — “Homecoming”

  Save the Date: Gather ‘Round the Blue Ridge 2015 — “Homecoming” Date/Time Thursday, August 20, 2015 (All Day) Venue: Crowne Plaza Resort Expo Center Location: Asheville NC Please save August 20, 2015, and join your colleagues and friends at Gather ‘Round the Blue Ridge 2015, the annual meeting of the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area. The theme this year is “Homecoming,” and our guest speaker is Scott Hamilton, who will be “coming home” from Washington DC be the featured speaker for this event. In 2014, Scott was recruited to serve as the Executive Director of the Appalachian Regional Commission, […]

Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce August 2015 Events

  2/17/2012   Frostbite 10K & 5K Run & 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk 5/18/2012   Meetup: Akashville – Akashic Records Gathering of Asheville 1/1/2015   2015 EDC Miscellaneous Trades 2/25/2015   Relocation Package Requests 3/26/2015   Retirement Requests 7/1/2015   2015-2016 Young Professionals of Asheville Membership 7/1/2015   2015-16 Advocacy and Policy Committee 7/1/2015   2015-16 Small Business of the Month 7/1/2015   2015-16 24-Hour Visitor Information Board 7/1/2015   2015-16 Young Professionals of Asheville 7/1/2015   2015-16 Unique Sponsorships 7/1/2015   2015-16 Chamber Web Site Sponsorship 7/1/2015   2015-16 Chamber E-Newsletter Advertising 7/1/2015   2015-16 Business After Hours 7/1/2015   […]

Mountain BizWorks: New Quickbooks Classes for Small Business

  QuickBooks For Your Small Business is geared toward owners and employees of start-up or existing small businesses who manage their own bookkeeping. The class covers bookkeeping concepts, how to set up your company in QuickBooks, customer transactions (invoicing, receivables making deposits), vendor transactions (payables, issuing checks), and how to read financial statements. The course meets once weekly for 4 hours for 3 weeks. Cost  = $250. For more information and to enroll, please contact Candy Williams at 828-778-4607 or   The information provided above comes directly from the organization listed at the top of this entry. Asheville Business […]

Venture Local Fair 2015: Fri., Sept. 25, 2015

We’re excited to announce that this September Asheville Grown in partnership with the Self Help Credit Union, Eagle Market Streets Development Corporation, Prolific Consulting and Color of Asheville will launch the first annual Venture Local Fair! The mission of the event is to highlight the unique character of Asheville, to drive dialogue around the positive economic impact of thinking locally first and create value driven growth in a way that is dedicated to a triple bottom line. The conference portion will be a ticketed event and will take place on Friday, September 25th from 8:30am – 5:00pm in the South Slope of downtown Asheville. […]

Asheville Startup Weekend: August 28, 2015

  What is Asheville Startup Weekend? A 54-hour event designed to teach the skills of entrepreneurship by having participants work on a team to convert an idea into an operating business. During the weekend, participants create working startups and are able to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily networks. All teams hear talks by industry leaders and receive valuable feedback from local entrepreneurs. The weekend is centered around action, innovation & education.   The information provided above comes directly from the organization listed at the top of this entry. Asheville Business Networking takes no responsibility for any errors contained […]

A-B Tech Small Business Center August 2015 Seminars

August 11th, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM SBC 2046 at Enka Site Starting a Better Business   This business planning seminar will cover a number of specifics that must be considered in your journey to starting a business. Come and learn how to assess your business ownership skills; how to assess the feasibility of your business idea; the parts of a business plan; the different types of business formations; the licenses that are required; and the financing options that are available. The goal of this seminar is to give those who attend the information that they need to make better […]