Media/Press Room

Welcome to the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce Media and Press Room.

Press Contacts

Please direct press inquiries related to the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce to the Director of Communications at 828.258.6131 or via email.

Please direct press inquiries related to the Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau (tourism-related press) to the CVB’s Public Relations Manager at 828.257.4959 or via email. You may also visit the CVB’s online press room.


The Asheville area is featured regularly in national magazines, newspapers and online news outlets for its high quality of life and appealing business climate. Read where Asheville ranks in the news.

Press Releases

The Asheville Chamber keeps its members informed of the region's business news. Access the latest Chamber news releases, and reporting can be found in our weekly electronic newsletter.  The Chamber event calendar connects you with Chamber happenings and alerts you to the next business opportunities. The community calendar lists events that are happening locally in our community. Together, these resources provide businesses, members and interested citizens with immediate accessible information.

Please visit  Economic Development Coalition of Asheville-Buncombe County, for releases and announcements related to economic development.


The Asheville Chamber offers several opportunities for Chamber member advertising and getting your name in front of thousands of visitors, locals and businesspeople. Email your questions about advertising with the Chamber, or call 828-258-6131. Download the Electronic Advertising Information Sheet.

Electronic Marketing Opportunities

Our weekly e-newsletter keeps the community updated on Chamber programs and events as well as news important to the business community. Take advantage of this fast and easy way to generate publicity for your company.

We also offer advertising on this website, The Chamber’s Web site has advertising opportunities to expose your business to visitors, locals and prominent businesspeople in the community.

Download the Electronic Advertising Information Sheet.

Print Advertising

>Asheville Magazine

The Asheville Magazine is a beautiful annual publication highlighting the unique attributes of Asheville, such as its art and culture including an array of information from population statistics to schools. This publication is the cornerstone of the Chamber’s Relocation Packet and will expose your business to those looking to relocate. Ad sales are done once per year in the fall. Please contact Erin Leonard, Director of Communications at or 828-258-6131.

>Official Asheville Visitor Guide

Of the more than eight million visitors who choose the Asheville area as a vacation destination, hundreds of thousands use the award winning Official Asheville Visitor Guide as a primary resource for finding information about attractions, activities, restaurants, shops, events and accommodations. 


The Sponsorship Opportunities Guide offers a comprehensive list of all Chamber events and the sponsorships available. Click here to view the Sponsorship Opportunities Guide. For more information, contact Tina Bennett at 828-232-2247.

>Visitor Center Advertising

The focal point of the Chamber is the 4,000 square-foot Visitor Center. There are many opportunities to showcase your business in the visitor's center. For more information, contact Tina Bennett at 828-232-2247.