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.
Series on Equity in Creative Placemaking Sponsored by Explore Asheville, Hosted by Leadership Asheville
Equity in Creative Placemaking is an approach that uses arts strategies to involve those who live, work, and play in a community, giving them a voice in the urban design process. Also hosted by Asheville Area Arts Council, the series featured national and local experts.
The ‘One Buncombe’ grant fund, supported by Buncombe County TDA, was developed to help local small businesses of one to 25 FTEs retain and rehire their employees. Sole proprietors/owner-employees and independent contract (1099) workers are eligible to apply as well.
PRESS RELEASE: Asheville native Marshall Hilliard, an award-winning leader in hospitality sales and marketing, held top positions with major hotel brands prior to his selection from among candidates across the country.
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.