Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau

1244 hotel rooms within one mile of convention center
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Successful meetings start in Asheville. With its spectacular scenery, celebrated local cuisine and impressive range of services, Asheville represents an exceptional destination for your next convention or meeting. Easy to get to from most places in the U.S., Asheville's mild climate and many group-friendly activities make it popular with attendees. With lots of flexible meeting space options and a CVB staff dedicated to making your gathering the most successful ever, you'll quickly understand why Asheville is becoming a top meeting destination.

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Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau
36 Montford Ave. P.O. Box 1010 , Asheville , NC 28802

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Type of Destination Experience:

GSF Exhibit Space (WNC AGRICULTURAL CENTER): 870,000

Meeting Space, Square Feet (WNC AGRICULTURAL CENTER): 870,000

Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (WNC AGRICULTURAL CENTER): 65,000

Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel (THE OMNI GROVE PARK INN): 513

Hotel adjacent to convention facility: No

Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 1,244

Asheville Regional Airport

Miles to downtown 15

Cities with non-stop flights4

International cities with direct flights0

Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Miles to downtown 118

Cities with non-stop flights

International cities with direct flights

Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport

Miles to downtown 78

Cities with non-stop flights138

International cities with direct flights34

Geographic Areas Served:

Asheville, NC area; Buncombe County, NC

Why Meet in Asheville

Named the #1 Destination for 2017 on Lonely Planet's Best in the U.S., Asheville is a "vibrant small city is known for its welcoming, creative spirit and eclectic architecture. Its thriving artistic community and booming food and drink scene – all surrounded by spectacular natural beauty is putting it firmly on the map". These attributes, along with over 7,500 hotel rooms and a diverse inventory of meeting spaces of up to 83,000 sq. ft., make it an equally vibrant meeting destination.

Asheville is easily accessible. Located in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville is located at the center of two major interstates and boasts an airport (AVL) that offers direct flights from major hubs. Asheville is also within shouting distance of airports in Greenville, SC (GSP) and Charlotte (CLT).

From eclectic craft breweries to more than 250 independent restaurants, venues in Asheville are as diverse and numerous as your needs dictate. Whether an exclusive event on the 8,000 acres of the legendary Biltmore Estate surrounded by the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains or a Bluegrass & BBQ hoe-down on a 500-acre working farm, Asheville has a venue with your group’s name on it.

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Relationship with the Convention Center

The CVB represents the convention center

Request for Proposal (RFP) Distribution Method

Sends leads to only qualified or requested hotels and venues

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