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2017 UNC System Advancement Symposium

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2017 UNC System Advancement Symposium

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The Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau welcomes you to our great city. Below you'll find special hotel rates for the event and information to help plan your time in Asheville. As you make hotel reservations, be sure to mention the rate codes listed to get the group rate. For full details of hotel amenities, click on the hotel name.


Crowne Plaza Update: Crowne Plaza has extended the group rate to include the day before and the day after the conference. You now can make hotel reservations at Crowne Plaza at the conference rate of $67.30 per night not only for May 15th and 16th, but also May 14th and 17th. If you want to enjoy more of beautiful Asheville by staying a day before or after of the Symposium, or both, here is the opportunity. The reservation cut-off date has also been extended to May 9th. Make your reservation by May 9th to secure this rate.

Crowne Plaza Tennis and Golf Resort | Rate $67.30 | Group Rate Code: UNC System Advancement Symposium | Click here to make reservations online with group rate code | 828.254.3211 | Reservation cut off date 5/9/17 | *Please make your hotel reservations with Crowne Plaza Tennis and Golf Resort as soon as possible special group rate rooms will expire soon.”

Hotel Indigo - Asheville Downtown | Sold Out of Group Rate Rooms

Hyatt Place Asheville Downtown | Sold Out of Group Rate Rooms


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.

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