Asheville Buzz 2015

  Click Here to Register! Admission $20 Table sponsorship for the series: $1000, Table sponsorship for a single event: $350 To inquire about a table sponsorship contact 828-255-7100 or leadershipasheville@unca.edu June 17th – AsheFestivals: Secrets to Successful Festivals Moderator: Jon Fillman, Economic Development Specialist, City of Asheville Panelists: Terry Bemis, Director, Mountain Sports Festival Jennifer Pickering, Executive Director, LEAF Meghan Rogers, Executive Director, Asheville Downtown Association David Whitehill, Executive Director, Asheville Symphony July 15th – Boosting Business: Asheville’s Resources Moderator: Josh Dorfman, Director of Entrepreneurship,Venture Asheville and Managing Director, Asheville Angels Panelists: Justin Belleme, Founder and Director of Strategy, JB […]

Asheville Green Drinks: Medical Ethics with an Emphasis on End of Life Issues, May 27, 2015

  #555, 27 May 2015 Posted in Medical Ethics with an Emphasis on End of Life Issues Join Asheville Green Drinks for a presentation on medical ethics with an emphasis on end-of-life issues by Mary Caldwell, MDiv. MA, a Clinical Medical Ethicist at Mission Hospital, Asheville, NC. Mary serves as a member of the Mission Hospital Ethics Committee. Mary will present some principles of Medical Ethics followed by some common dilemmas encountered by patients, families and the treatment team near a patient’s end of life.   Come early for community connections and green drink specials! Socializing: 5:30 – 6:00PM Presentation: 6:00 […]

Asheville SCORE Women’s Business Roundtable, May 21, 2015

  Asheville SCORE Women’s Business Roundtable  May  meeting Thursday May 21, 2015 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EDT AB-Tech Enka Campus, Small Business Center 151 Patton Avenue Suite 259 Asheville, NC 28801 TOPIC: One of the biggest challenges for small business is how to develop the skills and strategy to sell your products or services. The goals of this interactive roundtable are to take some of the mystery out of the sales process, help you to understand some simple selling concepts and to walk away with approaches and techniques you can use. Tom Jared, sales expert, seminar speaker and SCORE […]

AdvantageWest May 2015 Events

  May 9 9:00am 70 Jobs needed to Fill at Job Fair Friday Staffing 1944 Hendersonville Rd, Suite A, Asheville NC Friday Staffing is holding a Career Fair on Saturday, May 9th, from 9 to 3 pm, with over 70 open positions for jobs in the Asheville area. The jobs… Details… May 11 (All day) Application window now open for second ‘ScaleUp WNC’ class Learn more and apply at www.ScaleUpWNC.com The application window for the second ScaleUp WNC class is open now until May 18, 2015 at 11:59pm. Applications will be confidentially reviewed by an… Details… May 15 10:00am Appalachian […]

Meet the Geeks May 2015 Events

    Project Managers Agile Boot Camp May 16, 2015 from 8:30 am – May 16, 2015 12:00 pm , , A Condensed Introduction to Transitioning to Agile (Scrum) Project Management 3.5 PDUsKen Whitaker’s Deliver Projects On Time™, Every Time! workshop has now been condensed to give you what you need to understand agility in under four hours. You’ll learn how to distinguish the characteristics between the PMBOK® Guide, traditional waterfall, and agile (Scrum) approaches to project management. We’ll discuss the benefits and limitations with transitioning to an agile organization, innovative ways to schedule and define the scope for your […]

RelyLocal Asheville / Hendersonville Business Networking Lunch, May 19, 2105

  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 for our […]

Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce May 2015 Events

  5/5/2015   May Educational Series 5/5/2015   Ribbon Cutting for Cool Mountain Realty & Construction 5/6/2015   Ribbon Cutting for The Family Health Centers 5/7/2015   May Business After Hours 5/11/2015   Asheville Small Business Week Kickoff Reception 5/12/2015   Asheville Small Business Week: “The Power of Cause Marketing” 5/12/2015   Open House & Orientation – Spring 2015 5/13/2015   Asheville Small Business Week: “Power Through Partnership” 5/14/2015   Asheville Small Business Week: “Power On” Community 5/15/2015   Asheville Small Business Week: “Power in Planning – Ask an Expert” 5/19/2015   May Business Before Hours 5/28/2015   “Almost June” […]

LEAF Celebrates an EPIC 20th Year – 40 Festivals, LEAF Downtown & Bootsy Returns!

  theLEAF.org  /  info@theLEAF.org  /  828.68.MUSIC (686-8742) 20 Years Later – 40 Festivals Strong! “For 20 years, each LEAF Festival has been created with our mission at the heart of all we offer – To connect cultures & create community through Music & Arts. For our 40th Festival celebration, we wish to pay homage to power, beauty, and wisdom of the indigenous lineages of this world, through a special Tribal Tribute series.  We have combed the globe selecting artists of excellence from over 30 different nations, many of which practice and perform traditional native arts.  It is our sincere honor […]

AdvantageWest April 2015 Additions

  8+ UPCOMING EVENTS AROUND WNC – MARK YOUR CALENDAR! First Bootcamp + Beer event is this Friday, April 17; free & open to the public APRIL 17, 20, 27 & 28: Network & learn about ScaleUp WNC at free upcoming ‘Bootcamp + Beer’ events across WNC Starting Friday, join AdvantageWest at one of four free ‘Bootcamp + Beer’ events. Each will feature an overview of the ScaleUp WNC program and a mini-bootcamp on how to prepare a successful growth plan and ScaleUp WNC application. Plus, it’s an opportunity to connect with local service providers and funders, and enjoy networking over craft […]

2015 State of Technology: May 15, 2015 *in Durham*

  2015 State of Technology Date: May 15, 2015 Time: 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM EDT Register Now Event Description: Attracting hundreds of leaders, State of Technology is NCTA’s flagship technology conference. This year’s event will focus on how the integration of technology drives business transformation. With the proper combination of analytics, cloud, e-commerce, mobile, security and social technologies, organizations generate information-based insights and decisions that will better serve their audience and increase opportunities. Conference Presentation Segments Opening Keynote:  John Kelly, IBM’s SVP of Solutions Portfolio & Research, will speak on how systems of integration are driving innovation and transformation. […]