The City partners with organizations to better serve the community as a whole. Throughout the organization,
the City has over 400 agreements with local and regional organizations which help support the growth and
development of Asheville. We leverage relationships and resources because our community is better
when we work together.
Economic Development Partners
Economic Development partners support Asheville citizens and the region by funding efforts which add value
to businesses and the community. These partnerships support Asheville area businesses by providing programs
and services services to maximize the impact on economic development.
Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce
The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce is focused on building community through business. Chamber programs
and initiatives are aimed at growing jobs, serving as a voice for business and fostering the prosperity of member
Asheville Buncombe Regional Sports Commission
Asheville Buncombe Regional Sports Commission identifies and attracts sports events and related meetings to
enhance the health, wellness and quality of life for area residents and sports enthusiasts. The Sports Commission
generates positive economic impact by promoting our region as a recognized sporting destination.
Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority (TDA)
BCTDA supports economic development of Buncombe County by attracting and servicing visitors, generating income,
jobs and tax revenues which make the community a better place to live and visit.
Economic Development Coalition
Economic Development Coalition for Asheville-Buncombe County is experienced in assisting businesses with site
selection, relocations to the Asheville area and expansions for existing employers that are growing. The EDC website
provides research reports and a comprehensive resource for businesses considering corporate relocation or expansion
in Asheville. You can also contact the Economic Development team directly to leverage them as a site selection
consultant for your move to Asheville.