Brewgrass Festival Announces #MayorOfBrewgrass Instagram Contest Presented by Asheville Grit and iHeart Media

  FOR IMMEDIATE ANNOUNCE August 28, 2015   Brewgrass Festival Announces #MayorOfBrewgrass Instagram Contest Presented by Asheville Grit and iHeart Media Brewgrass Festival is proud to announce its 1st Annual #MayorOfBrewgrass contest for the 19th annual craft brew and music event. Brewgrass Festival along with Asheville Grit and iHeart Media are searching for one avid craft brew enthusiast to represent the fans of Asheville, NC’s original beer festival. Brewgrass Festival 2015 will take place on Saturday, September 19th at Memorial Station. Between August 28th and September 4th, contestants are encouraged to post photos via Instagram that show why they should be the […]

Is Your Facebook Business Page Secure? Free, live teleconference. Thursday, September 3rd

  Is Your Facebook Business Page Secure? Free, live teleconference. Thursday, September 3rd. Each week, the lead instructors of the JB Media Institute offer a live teleconference, where our students can discuss current topics, updates, and questions about Internet marketing. Next week, we’ll tackle an important topic: Facebook Business Page Security. Our September 3rd teleconference is open to current students, as well as those not currently enrolled in our online learning program. Join us and learn how to protect your Facebook business page. Teleconference Overview How personal Facebook profile vulnerabilities can pose serious risks to any and all business pages managed by […]

Venture Mom Book Signing August 29, 2015

  Hi: I’m a native of WNC and coming home for a book signing on August 29th, Saturday from 2 – 4 at the Barnes and Noble at 33 Town Square in Biltmore. I’d love you to invite your members. My book supports people who have their own businesses or who want to start their own business.  See the attached press release. Let me know what questions you have. I look forward to meeting your members. Best, Holly   The information provided above comes directly from the organization listed at the top of this entry. Asheville Business Networking takes no […]

WNCGBC is hiring a new Executive Director! Help spread the word

  The WNC Green Building Council is excited to announce that we are embarking on a search for a permanent Executive Director, as I return to my role, and my passion, as Program Director after serving as Interim Executive Director since April 2013.  Our programs have evolved and grown since we formed the WNCGBC, but our core values of sustainability, member service and education are still the same. We are looking for a permanent director who can help us ensure that we have a strong organization to enact our values and to meet the needs of our members and partners. Because we at the WNCGBC value your […]

Logistics for Small Business Owners, Tuesday, September 1, 2015

  Logistics for Small Business Owners Tuesday, September 01, 2015 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Small Business Center at Enka/Candler Oftentimes, transportation is the last thing on an entrepreneur’s mind when developing a business idea. However, it is crucial that a business owner understand the physical flow (material) of their business idea in order to better navigate the supply chain . Attend this seminar to learn more about logistics and how this can help your business. Presented by FedEx. Speaker(s): FedEx Preregistration required. Fee: Free Register for this event online Already Registered? Sign in for more […]

Leadership Asheville Annual Luncheon, Wed., Oct. 7

  Wednesday October 7th at The Renaissance Asheville Hotel Registration at 11:30am, Program 12:00pm – 1:30pm Cost: $35 per person To reserve a table sponsorship for $600 please call 828-255-7100. KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Christine Perich President and Chief Operating Officer New Belgium Brewing Company Christine Perich serves as the President and Chief Operating Officer of New Belgium Brewing Company and is a member of the NBB Board of Directors. At the end of 2012, she guided the company through a 2nd Stage ESOP transaction which resulted in the company becoming a 100% employee-owned company BCORP. Perich has oversight of all daily […]

September 2015 A-B Tech SBA Classes

  September 1st, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM SBC 2046 at Enka Site Logistics for Small Business Owners   Oftentimes, transportation is the last thing on an entrepreneur’s mind when developing a business idea. However, it is crucial that a business owner understand the physical flow (material) of their business idea in order to better navigate the supply chain. Attend this seminar to learn more about logistics and how this can help your business. Presented by FedEx Register online at https://www.ncsbc.net/reg.aspx?mode=event&event=20350030   September 2nd, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM SBC 2046 at Enka Site Public Contracting for Craft Businesses   […]

Mompreneur Gathering: Sept. 4, 2015

  Mompreneur Gathering includes a full day of programming for women in business, Sept. 4 Posted on August 13, 2015 by Kat McReynolds Now in its second year, Asheville’s Mompreneur Gathering will take place at Lenoir-Rhyne University Center for Graduate Studies on Friday, September 4, from 9:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. The event celebrates the hard work of female business owners, according to host Emily Breedlove, who has lined up full day of presentations by WNC-based thought leaders. Topics up for discussion include being a fierce leader, prioritizing the chaos, talking about money, tackling your bookkeeping and asking for help. […]

Goombay Festival returns to Asheville, with Doug E. Fresh, Sept. 11-13, 2015

  UPDATED RELEASE – Chance the Artist will headline Sunday’s gospel celebration.YMI CULTURAL CENTER’S GOOMBAY FESTIVAL RETURNS TO DOWNTOWN ASHEVILLE FOR ITS 35th YEAR FEATURING HEADLINER DOUG E. FRESH Asheville, NC (August 6, 2015) – Western North Carolina’s YMI Cultural Center is proud to announce the return of the 35th Goombay Festival on September 11th-13th at downtown Asheville’s Pack Square Park. Goombay Festival will feature an eclectic lineup of national, regional, and local music acts headlined by hip hop legend Doug E. Fresh. This year’s event will also feature Jonathan Scales Fourchestra, LYRIC, Kat Williams, Free Flow, and Al Coffee and Da Grind. […]

Regional Business Expo: August 12, 2015

  News Release 7/23/15 Regional Business Expo showcases 100+ businesses More than 100 businesses and organizations will exhibit at the first regional Chamber Business Expo on Aug. 12th. The Henderson County Chamber of Commerce and the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce have partnered to present the regional Chamber Business Expo on Wednesday, August 12th from 1 – 6 pm at the Expo Center in the WNC Agricultural Center, 1301 Fanning Bridge Road in Fletcher. With a focus on B2B, the 2015 Business Expo gives attendees an opportunity to make quality connections with businesses in the area. “The regional Business Expo showcases businesses from Henderson […]