Purchase the Business and Industry Directory

EDC Research is a two-time award winner of IEDC Excellence Awards for project collaborations.  Project partners include government, corporate, non-profit, workforce development, and educational institutions in western North Carolina and beyond.

        RECENT STUDIES highlighting regional excellence:

​       - Impact of Music Industry in Buncombe County  Infographic

       - Contribution of Breweries in the Asheville MSA Infographic: Coming Soon


​For more information on these and past studies, please contact us at 828-258-6120.


Purchase the 2016-2018 Business and Industry Directory

The 2016-2018 Asheville Metro Business & Industry Directory lists most major employers in the Asheville Metro Area (Buncombe, Haywood, Henderson, and Madison counties) with 50 or more employees as well as manufacturers with five or more employees. A pdf and xls file are emailed to you after purchase.