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.

For Media Inquiries please contact: Erin Leonard, Director of Communications, 828-258-6131

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.
March 30th, 2012
The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the selection of Stephanie Pace Brown as Senior Vice President and Executive Director of the Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau (Asheville CVB).
March 16th, 2012
Young Professionals of Asheville is now accepting nominations for the 40 under Forty Awards, which recognize the area's young leaders for their business success and achievements as an active member of the community.
February 27th, 2012
Jeffery Kluger's 2011 talk from the TEDxAsheville at the Diana Wortham Theater was released Feb. 26th on receiving more than 17,000 views in one hour.
February 27th, 2012
Two plug-in electric vehicle charging stations are now "hot" at the Chamber. The PEV stations are part of Progress Energy Carolinas commercial charging station research program. Read on for more information.