CED Partnerships

CED Partnerships

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.