Chamber Press Releases

The Asheville Chamber keeps its members informed of the region's business news. The latest Chamber news releases can be found below.

November 10th, 2014
The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce received accreditation from the Carolinas Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. The CACCE Carolinas Accredited Chamber program sets standards of excellence for chambers in North and South Carolina.  It recognizes chambers that have met those standards while offering guidelines for others to improve their effectiveness. 
June 27th, 2014
The Asheville Chamber is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 annual leadership awards honored at the 117th Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 26th.
April 23rd, 2014
The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce presented the 2014  Sky High Growth Award to 28 businesses that have experienced outstanding growth in sales and/or employment over the last several years. These 28 businesses collectively represent nearly 2,000 jobs.
July 3rd, 2013
The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce has named its 2013-2014 board of directors and appointed Dana Stonestreet of HomeTrust Bank as chair.
April 12th, 2013
The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce wrapped up the annual Total Resource Campaign reaching fundraising goals in support of the Chamber’s mission of building community through business.
April 10th, 2013
The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce will present the 2013 Sky High Growth Award to 35 businesses that have experienced outstanding growth in sales and/or employment over the last several years. These 35 businesses collectively represent over 1,300 full-time jobs and over 1,000 part-time jobs.
June 22nd, 2012
The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce has named its 2012-2013 board of directors and appointed Linda Brandt of LB Marketing Services as chair.
May 31st, 2012
The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce invites businesses to submit applications for the 2012 Impact Award by June 7, 2012. The Impact Award recognizes a fast growth business that has significantly impacted economic development in the Asheville area.
May 29th, 2012
The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce recognized seven outstanding area educators on May 23 and 24, 2012 for their creativity in job readiness programs for their classrooms as part of the Innovative Educator program.  A delegation presented each educator and one team with a check for $500 to be dedicated to their innovative programs to help prepare students for careers.
April 18th, 2012
Asheville Bites and Sips showcases local food and drink from some of Asheville’s finest restaurants and breweries and will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Wilma M. Sherrill Center at UNC Asheville on Thursday, May 17th.