|Business Expo to showcase 100+ businesses|
|The 2016 Regional Chamber Business Expo will feature products and services from 100+ local businesses and organizations.|
This year's Expo takes place August 10th from 1-5 p.m. at the WNC Ag Center in partnership with the Henderson County and Brevard/Transylvania Chambers of Commerce. Regional networking event to follow from 5-7 p.m.
You'll make valuable business connections and learn about available B2B services.
Free admission to public.
2016 Expo Details
|Small Business of the Month: Ultimate Ice Cream|
|It wouldn't be summer without ice cream! Ultimate Ice Cream is in the spotlight as August's Small Business of the Month.|
An Asheville favorite since 2005, Ultimate Ice Cream started as one location and has since grown to two shops, a large ice cream kitchen and 35 wholesale accounts. Ultimate Ice Cream now makes seven times the ice cream as when the shop first opened.
What's behind that success? Owners Kevin and Lucia Barnes have a strong commitment to quality and community.
"We are extremely proud to be part of our vibrant food community and to play a vital roll in helping to make Asheville Sweet," Kevin said.
Read more about Ultimate Ice Cream
|Are millennials so different?|
|We've all heard it...millennials are going to change everything about the way we interact in the workplace. New research suggests when it comes to workplace priorities and beliefs, the similarities across generations outweigh the differences. The study suggests leaders need not implement drastically different styles but rather can adopt general practices that engage all employees. Read more on how the generations agree|
|8 Reasons failure makes you a better entrepreneur|
|Everyone wants to avoid failure, but Chris Dunn, founder & CEO of Skill Incubator, argues that embracing failure can make you a stronger entrepreneur and set you up for long-term success. "Failure is necessary for building valuable character traits for entrepreneurial success...such as tenacity, perseverance, and resilience." Read more on Entrepreneur|
|August Business After Hours|
|5:30 - 7:00 p.m. | Asheville Fence, 1270 Smokey Park Hwy., Candler | Details|
|Ribbon Cutting for Wal-Mart's Online Ordering System|
|11:00 a.m. | 125 Bleachery Blvd., Asheville 28805 | Details|
|Regional Chamber Business Expo|
|Ribbon Cutting for Asheville Buncombe Community Pharmacy|
|11:00 a.m. | 356 Biltmore Ave., Asheville, 28801 | Details|
|August Business Before Hours|
|8:00 - 9:00 a.m. | Mountain Credit Union, 1453 Sand Hill Rd., Candler | Details|
|Ribbon Cutting for Breakout Asheville|
|11:00 a.m. | 60 Patton Ave., Asheville, NC 28801 | Details|
|Local Elected Officials Reception|
|5:30 - 7:00 p.m. | Visitor Center, 36 Montford Ave. | Details|
|Ribbon Cutting for Ciel Property|
|11:00 a.m. | 565 Elk Mountain Scenic Hwy., Asheville, NC 28804 | Details|
|Asheville Metro Economy Outlook|
|11:30 a.m. | Mission Health-A-B Tech Conference Center, Victoria Rd., | Details/Register|
|3:30 - 5:00 p.m. | Chamber Boardroom, 36 Montford Ave. | Details & RSVP|