Tourism Management & Investment Plan (TMIP)
Explore Asheville President & CEO Stephanie Brown to Depart for Private Sector Position in Late June
PRESS RELEASE: Stephanie Pace Brown accepted a private sector position outside of NC last fall, to begin after the fulfillment of her contract with BCTDA in June.
Senator Chuck Edwards is filing legislation titled “Buncombe County Tourism Jobs Recovery Act” that would enable the creation of a fund for tourism-related businesses.
PRESS RELEASE: The Buncombe County TDA has announced a contribution to the community fund designed to help individuals and locally owned small businesses impacted by COVID-19.
PRESS RELEASE: Buncombe County Tourism Jobs Recovery Fund, administered by Mountain BizWorks, will allow tourism-related businesses and nonprofits impacted by COVID-19 to apply for grants of up to $50,000.
The Job Recovery Fund will provide $5 million in emergency grant funding for tourism-related small businesses and nonprofits affected by COVID-19.
At its April 29 meeting, members of the Buncombe County TDA expressed strong support of the $5 million Tourism Jobs Recovery Act proposed to the NC General Assembly.