Dianna Pierce, Explore Asheville’s Vice President of Sales, has retired after more than a quarter century with the CVB. Buncombe County TDA Board Chair Himanshu Karvir pays tribute to Dianna and her 26 years of service.
The TOURISM COMMUNITY UPDATE provides highlights of Buncombe County TDA meetings. Click through to read a recap of the BCTDA’s Annual Planning Retreat as well as the March 2021 meeting, with links to recordings.
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.
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.
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.