Asheville, NC

2017 MDI Expo

Your source for hotel and trip planning information for MDI Vendors.

2017 MDI Expo | Vendor Information

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The Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau welcomes you to our great city. Below you'll find details on the host hotel for the event and information to help plan your time in Asheville. We hope you enjoy your stay!

 

DATE

April 24-25, 2017

  • Monday Evening – Cocktail Reception, Dinner and Speaker
  • Tuesday Morning – Ad Group Meetings, RIoL
  • Tuesday Afternoon – Extracurricular Events
  • Tuesday Evening - Guests are on their own. Check out local shopping, dining and entertainment.
  • Wednesday All Day – Food Show

 

SHOW LOCATION

U.S. Cellular Center, Asheville, NC

 

TUESDAY AFTERNOON ACTIVITIES (PICK ONE PER PERSON)

 

MDI is fully sponsoring all of these activities. Each show attendee may pick one of these to attend. If you have multiple people coming to the show, be sure to sign each person up for something!

  • Biltmore
  • Asheville Brewery Tours
    • Tour and experience three fantastic Asheville Breweries. Transportation provided from the Crowne Plaza and DoubleTree!
    • Limited to the first 80 people to sign-up.
    • Brewery Tour Sign-Up Form
  • Asheville Golf Event
    • Play a shotgun-start round of golf with other MDI retail customers and vendors.
    • Limited to the first 144 people to sign-up.
    • Golf Event Sign-Up Form

 

LODGING

The following properties are offering a special rate for MDI Expo vendors. Make your reservations early to secure the special rate. Click on the hotel name for a full hotel description.

 

Aloft Asheville Downtown | Location: Downtown | Rate: $179 | Click here to book online with the group rate                                

Country Inn and Suites By Carlson, Asheville Westgate | Location: Westgate Shopping Center, near Crowne Plaza | Rate and booking instructions coming soon

Doubletree by Hilton Asheville - Biltmore | Location: Biltmore Village | Rate: $131 | Click here to book online with the group rate                     

Four Points by Sheraton | Location: Downtown | Rate: $119 | Click here to book online with the group rate                   

Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville | Location: Biltmore Village | Rate: $219 | Click here to book online with the group rate

Hilton Garden Inn Asheville Downtown | Location: Downtown | Rate: $149 | Click here to book online with the group rate

Hyatt Place Asheville Downtown | Location: Downtown | Rate: $179 | Online booking group code: G-MDIE | Click here to book online with the group code, or call 1-888-492-8847 with your dates and reference "MDI Expo 2017"                    

Renaissance Asheville Hotel | Location: Downtown | Rate: $179 | Click here to book online with the group rate                   

Residence Inn Biltmore | Location: Biltmore Village | Rate: $145 | Click here to book online with the group rate                  

 

MEETING AGENDA

Please click here to view the schedule of events.

 

PLAN YOUR STAY

Asheville boasts a thriving arts community, diverse outdoor adventures, a vibrant and inviting downtown, numerous historic attractions and amazing food.

Come experience the vibrancy of downtown Asheville. Take your pick of more than 250 independent restaurants in the land we call Foodtopia. Hear live music in a variety of soul-stirring styles. Find a piece of art that really speaks to you in one of our countless galleries. Take in our famous drum circle. Experience George Vanderbilt’s Biltmore and outdoor adventures along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Plan an extra day or two, and experience all that the area has to offer.

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