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.

April 22nd, 2015
No matter what your hobby, there are tools of the trade. If you fish, you match the type of bait you use to the kind of fish you want to land. For knitters, there are specific needles to use for different kinds of stitches and patterns. Golfers employ clubs specific to the kind of shot they want to make. The same is true of your business marketing.
April 16th, 2015
The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce presented the 2015 Sky High Growth Award to 46 businesses that have experienced outstanding growth in sales and/or employment over the last several years. These 46 businesses collectively represent nearly 4,000 jobs.
March 3rd, 2015
The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce joined more than 250 local, regional and state chambers of commerce urging Congress to resolve the impending insolvency of the federal Highway Trust Fund, and to pass a long term federal transportation authorization bill.
January 12th, 2015
Thirty-nine Asheville area restaurants will be offering special menus in celebration of the town’s great food and drink during Asheville Restaurant Week January 20-29.  Asheville Restaurant Week is an opportunity for visitors and locals alike to enjoy the renowned cuisine this foodie city has to offer.
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.