How Asheville’s Independent Spirit Energizes Groups

Unique venues and attractions make this North Carolina gem an ideal destination.

Asheville, N.C. is a community of creators and innovators, and this inspiration fuels the success of meetings and events held here. This video takes event planners on a tour through some of the city’s remarkable venues, properties and activities, with testimonials from those who know them best.   

Among the highlights in the video:

• Victoria Isley, president and CEO of Explore Asheville on how the city’s hospitality community can serve groups of all sizes.

• Katie Hild, owner of the Salvage Station, about that event space and concert venue’s unique group offerings and the city’s vibrant music and arts scene.

• Leah Wong Ashburn, president and owner of Highland Brewing discusses their flexible spaces and how groups can tap into Asheville’s impressive craft brew scene.

• Leslie Clark, manager of events for BlueScope Buildings North America Inc., about how Asheville proved to be the perfect destination for a meeting she planned, held at the iconic Biltmore Estate.

• Craig Cupit, director of sales and marketing of The Omni Grove Park Inn about that property’s wealth of meeting spaces and outdoor venues

• Tina Kinsey, director of marketing and public relations for the Asheville Regional Airport about the city’s accessibility and record number of nonstop flights.

Learn about Asheville’s rich offerings and experiences for groups by watching the video above.

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