Have More Fun On Us

Meetings booked by June 30, 2018 can be eligible for up to $2500 to enhance the Asheville experience.

Have More Fun On Us

Contract a meeting through Explore Asheville by June 30, 2018 and be eligible for up to $2500 to enhance your Asheville meeting.

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Buskers Downtown Asheville

  • Add an Asheville busker to entertain during a meeting break
  • Book a LaZoom Comedy tour for your VIPs
  • Include a local guide en route to your off-site engagement to tell the Asheville story
  • Provide transportation to a unique venue
  • Be creative, the options are limitless!


JUNE 30, 2018

Source your eligible meeting through Explore Asheville and HAVE MORE FUN ON US!

For more information or to submit your RFP, contact meetings@ExploreAsheville.com.

*Offer applies to new contracts only

Hotel Rooms
with 2,000+ on the way

A Unique
culinary culture

Meeting spaces up to


square feet

from major hubs


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Incentive eligibility is based upon new RFPs for room nights Sunday through Thursday for meetings held May through December and must be sourced/distributed by Explore Asheville to the hotel(s) that meet your meeting's needs. RFPs for meetings held January - April and any day of the week are eligible for an additional 20% incentive amount.

The cash incentive is paid directly to the agreed upon local business within 10 days of the group's arrival.



100 – 250 Up to $500
251 – 500 $1,000
501 – 1000 $2000
1001+ $2,500


If multiple year contracts are signed simultaneously, planner is eligible for each year contracted. Incentive dollars are for new business only (have not met in Asheville for past three years) and does not apply to existing contracts. For events exceeding the threshold of 100 room nights, a two-year rooms and F&B history must accompany the request.


Explore Asheville reserves the right to end the incentive program at any time. Groups must contract by June 30, 2018, to be eligible.

Groups not eligible for program include social (weddings, fraternal, social events), sporting events and group tours.