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Located just off Interstate 240 as it passes through downtown Asheville, the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center is conveniently accessible to visitors to Asheville. The friendly and knowledgeable staff stand ready to assist with information, brochures, maps and recommendations for your visit to Asheville. The visitor center serves more than 200,000 people annually, providing a host of valuable information about the area. The center also has racks of brochures featuring publications on attractions and businesses located in Asheville and Western North Carolina. Visitor counselors are also on hand to help visitors with special needs, and a phone is available to make hotel reservations. In addition, the center also has a gift shop where you may purchase note cards, prints, gifts and souvenir items characteristic of the mountains.
For 100 years, the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce has been creating win-win opportunities for Asheville’s diverse and vital community. The Asheville Chamber works on many fronts to bolster the local business climate by working to bring new businesses to the area, helping existing companies expand and improving education in the area. Although the chamber is in the tenth largest city in North Carolina, it is the third largest chamber in the state.
Within the visitor center is the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitors Bureau, a chamber organization dedicated to arranging accommodations and help with convention planning for groups large and small. No matter what you request in planning a gathering or convention in Asheville, they will be able to help. They have current listings of all companies and individuals in the area whose businesses cater to conventions, as well as a complete knowledge of local accommodations.
Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce, 36 Montford Ave., Asheville, NC