Announcements and Press Releases

The Asheville economy is driven by industry leaders in strategic clusters of advanced manufacturing, science & technology, climate, healthcare, and arts & culture. Asheville's entrepreneurs trigger innovations across these industries. The Asheville-Buncombe EDC can assist organizations with corporate relocation by providing research data to make informed decisions about where to relocate a company.

For Media Inquires, contact:
Ben Teague, Executive Director, 828-258-6130
 

 

October 22nd, 2012
The Board of Directors for the Economic Development Coalition for Asheville-Buncombe County will meet at 8 AM at the Chamber of Commerce. The meeting is free of charge and open to the public.
October 16th, 2012
The Economic Development Coalition for Asheville-Buncombe County received a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award for its Target Cluster Brochures from the International Economic Development Council. 
October 1st, 2012
Asheville, NC– In conjunction with the Economic Development Coalition for Asheville-Buncombe County (EDC), Black Mountain Commerce Park announced its formal designation as a “Certified Site” by the North Carolina Department of Commerce. 
September 25th, 2012
The Board of Directors for the Economic Development Coalition for Asheville-Buncombe County will meet at 8 AM at the Chamber of Commerce.  The meeting is free of charge and open to the public.
September 5th, 2012
By Emily Badger September 5, 2012 Long home to a coterie of boutique breweries, Asheville is starting to attract bigger craft-beer brands that see their own (idealized) corporate image in the city's low-key outdoorsy culture.
August 29th, 2012
The August meeting of the Board of Directors for the Economic Development Coalition will be held at 8 AM at Highland Brewing Company (12 Old Charlotte Highway).  This meeting is free of charge and open to the public. 
August 15th, 2012
The 13th Annual Asheville Metro Economy Outlook, a presentation of the latest significant economic trends at the local and national level, will be offered by the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Economic Development Coalition. The event will be held on Thursday, August 23, at the Diana Wortham Theatre, 2 South Pack Square. Networking will begin at 5 p.m.,with presentations starting at 5:30 p.m.  
July 25th, 2012
The July meeting of the EDC Board of Directors will be held at 8 am in the Chamber's Asheville Merchant Corporation Boardroom.  This meeting is open to the public and free of charge.
June 27th, 2012
The June meeting for the EDC Board of Directors will be held at 8 am on Thursday, June 28 in the Asheville Chamber Boardroom.  This meeting is open to the public.
June 21st, 2012
In conjunction with the Economic Development Coalition for Asheville - Buncombe County (EDC), Linamar announced today a $75 million investment in facilities and equipment and 250 new positions at its Lake Julian campus.