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EDC Debuts Asheville Creates Video

April 28, 2016 by EDC

From local independent artists to craft manufacturers and global tech companies, arts and commerce is strongly connected in Asheville. Featuring local band The Broadcast, the EDC explores how a creative culture drives an economy of innovation.

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The Collider Launches Climate Tech Innovation HQ in Asheville

March 23, 2016 by The Collider

A first-of-its-kind innovation space, The Collider opened today with the goal of bringing business and science together to facilitate the innovation and rapid commercialization of solutions for environmental and climate change adaptation and resilience.

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The Collider Puts Asheville at Center of Climate Data Industry

March 11, 2016 by Asheville Citizen-Times

The Collider, a non-profit seeking to combine business and science solutions for climate change, just launched. Dealing with climate change could heat up Asheville's future economy with better paying jobs in a potential $1 trillion industry.

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The Collider Launches Climate Tech Innovation HQ in Asheville

March 23, 2016 by The Collider

A first-of-its-kind innovation space, The Collider opened today with the goal of bringing business and science together to facilitate the innovation and rapid commercialization of solutions for environmental and climate change adaptation and resilience.

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Burial Beer Expands Again with Second Asheville Location

January 06, 2016 by EDC

Burial Beer Co. announced today it will create 17 new jobs and invest $1.8 million for its second brewing facility and tasting room in Asheville.

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U.S. Climate Organization Selects Asheville for National Office

August 25, 2015 by EDC

The American Association of State Climatologists (AASC) announced today it will locate its headquarters and first full-time executive director in Asheville, N.C.

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EDC Debuts Asheville Creates Video

April 28, 2016 by EDC

From local independent artists to craft manufacturers and global tech companies, arts and commerce is strongly connected in Asheville. Featuring local band The Broadcast, the EDC explores how a creative culture drives an economy of innovation.

Watch Video

The Collider Puts Asheville at Center of Climate Data Industry

March 11, 2016 by Asheville Citizen-Times

The Collider, a non-profit seeking to combine business and science solutions for climate change, just launched. Dealing with climate change could heat up Asheville's future economy with better paying jobs in a potential $1 trillion industry.

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AVL 5x5 Vision 2020 Strategic Plan Released

December 15, 2015 by EDC

The next 5-year plan, Vision 2020, is a strategic community initiative led by the EDC to create smarter, more innovative jobs and capital intensive economic development for Asheville and Buncombe County.

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WNC Career Fair Features 4,500 Job Openings

December 23, 2015 by Asheville Citizen-Times

Featuring a record number of employers, the region's largest job fair will offer job seekers up to 4,500 openings. The event will be held 11am-4 pm on Thursday, Jan. 7 at the WNC Ag Center in Fletcher.

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10th Annual Homecoming Career Fair Jan. 7, 2016

November 30, 2015 by EDC

The EDC partners with over 100 companies and industry allies to organize Western North Carolina’s largest annual career fair and connect thousands of career seekers with employment opportunities.

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UNC Asheville Job & Graduate School Fair Oct. 22

September 01, 2015 by EDC

UNC Asheville’s annual Job Fair October 22 is an opportunity for over 80 companies recruiting full time, part time and internship positions to meet with students and alumni.

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