Explore Asheville hosted our first post-pandemic, in-person Partner Salon on July 21, which included a presentation on how to optimize your presence on ExploreAsheville.com. Download a PDF of the presentation and find a “homework list” to refer to as you perfect your presence.
Travel and attendance at in-person industry events by the Explore Asheville Group Sales team is back in full swing, with the goal to bring group business to Asheville. Here’s just a sampling of the team’s recent trips, tours and trade shows attended.
The Information Sharing & Truth Telling Speaker Series is Phase 1 of the City of Asheville’s process to deliver community reparations for Black Asheville. Buncombe County TDA is a presenting sponsor and the public is invited to participate.
The TOURISM COMMUNITY UPDATE provides highlights of Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority meetings. Click through for a recap of the BCTDA’s June 2021 meeting, including a presentation on Explore Asheville’s new agency-of-record and an update on two Tourism Product Development Fund community projects.
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 ‘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.