Hosted by Leadership Asheville and Asheville Area Arts Council and sponsored by Explore Asheville, this series focuses on Equity in Creative Placemaking with presentations from national recognized experts as well as local professionals.
A guest post written by the President of Highland Brewing Company, Leah Wong Ashburn, who also serves as an appointed, volunteer member of the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority with info on a special event coming up at HBC.
Download a PDF of the BCTDA annual report for Fiscal Year 2019-2020, with pre-COVID statistics, 2019 economic impact numbers, Explore Asheville’s response to the pandemic, and more.
Hosted by Leadership Asheville and Asheville Area Arts Council and sponsored by Explore Asheville, this series focuses on Equity in Creative Placemaking. The kickoff featured the insights of Mitchell Landrieu to include the issue of removing confederate monuments.
Marla Tambellini is a 2020 recipient of the state’s highest tourism honor, a distinction that recognizes members of the tourism industry who have made significant and continuing contributions to the growth and success of NC’s tourism industry.
A note of introduction to tourism industry partners from Explore Asheville CVB’s Interim Executive Director, who began in this role on July 1, 2020, upon the departure of President & CEO Stephanie Brown.