Explore Asheville is a meeting planner's best first point of contact to find the right size fit for a meeting in Asheville. Our complimentary services save time and effort, and working with our team makes planners eligible for Exclusive Services.
With spectacular scenery, a vibrant arts scene, creative culinary options and inspiring venues of all sizes, Asheville, N.C. is the premier Southeast mountain destination for meeting planners and attendees alike. Asheville has 9,200 hotel rooms, the Asheville Regional Airport with non-stops and easy connections through major US hubs, and a range of conference hotel options. Explore Asheville offers vital planning services to help create the most successful meeting ever. Join us in 2022 for the Asheville 48-Hour Experience!
“You have an amazing staff and all CVBs should take your lead on how to welcome and work with meeting planners and visitors to their city. I know if…my travels bring me back to Asheville or through Asheville, I have wonderful people I can contact.
Executive Director Independent Laboratory Distributors Association
2021 Stella Awards Silver Winner: Best CVB Southeast Region
2020 Prevue Visionary Award Silver Winner: Best U.S. Destination for Meetings & Conventions, Small
2020 Smart Meetings Platinum Choice Award
2020 ConventionSouth Readers’ Choice Award
2019 Smart Meetings Platinum Choice Award
2019 ConventionSouth Readers’ Choice Award
2018 Stella Awards Finalist: Best CVB Southeast Region
2018 Smart Meetings Platinum Choice Award
2017 Stella Awards Finalist: Best CVB Southeast Region
2016 Prevue Visionary Award Gold Winner: Best Planner Support from CVB, Southeast
2016 Smart Meetings Platinum Choice Award
2015 M&C Gold Service Award