Blue Ridge Business Growth and Rising Star Awards

The Blue Ridge Business Growth Awards (companies in business over 3 years) and Rising Star Awards (companies in business less than 3 years) will to be presented at a reception on Monday, May 1st (part of Small Business Week) to Chamber member businesses that experienced growth in 2016. Through quality management, inventiveness, old fashioned hard work and courage, they have managed to grow their business. Companies are recognized for employment growth, revenue growth or a combination of the two.

Does your business qualify?

Let us recognize your success!

Nomination deadline is April 7th

Download Blue Ridge Business Growth Award Nomination Form

Download Rising Star Award Nomination Form

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Join us for a State-of-the-Community presentation with representatives from Hendersonville, Flat Rock, Fletcher, Laurel Park, Mills River and Henderson County. Hear about the issues and plans affecting each community in 2017.

Wednesday, March 15

7:30 - 9 am

The Chariot

715 North Church Street

$20 per person includes breakfast

Registration and prepayment required - 828-692-1413 or via email.

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AM Power Hour

Our version of "Business Before Hours"

If you can't make the Chamber's after hours events, this is designed for you!

Friday, March 10th from 8-9 am


911 Greenville Hwy., Hendersonville

Enjoy a more productive day by meeting prospective customers at the start of your day. You may find a strong referral source, a new vendor, the perfect client, or simply get a foot in the door for connecting again later at another Chamber event.

Each attendee will receive a special gift from Carolina Ace Hardware.

RSVP to the Chamber at 692-1413 or via email.

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAPLAAAAJGM0MmE1MzI5LWFhM2EtNDM5Ny1iZTEwLTg3NmVmNDQ4ZDc2Yg     Every business wants new customers, but networking often takes a lot of time. Whether you're a small one-man shop or a corporate giant, one of the challenges facing all businesses is continually acquiring new clients or reaching new markets with their goods and services. What if you could get a weekly review of local business happenings from 20+ professionals during a casual one-hour meeting? Guess what? YOU CAN!
     The Henderson County Chamber of Commerce offers two Leads Groups and now is your chance to see what these groups have to offer you and your business! Join us Thursday, March 23rd from 8 am - 9:30 am at the Old Orchard Tavern at Cascade Mountain Resort, 201 Sugarloaf Road for this joint networking event and see if your industry is represented in either Leads North or Leads South. Find out from participating members that have been there from the start, all the benefits from increasing your sales efforts to developing personal friendships.
     Cost to attend is $10 per person. Registration and prepayment are required. Please contact the Chamber to make your reservation - 828-692-1413 or via email.

With the emergence of technology and the globalization of communication, financial fraud is becoming more of a reality for businesses both small and large. Various sources estimate that an average of 60-80 percent of businesses will experience financial fraud with loses ranging from a few dollars into the hundreds of thousands. This seminar will review the types of financial fraud effecting businesses with examples of experiences from local and regional organizations. We will review internal controls and best practices to identify and prevent attempted fraud, as well as financial products available in the marketplace to further secure your money from criminals.

Wednesday, March 1st from 9 - 11 am

Henderson County Chamber of Commerce

204 Kanuga Road, Hendersonville

Cost: $10/Chamber members; $25/non members

Call 828-692-1413 or email us to register.

Presented by:

Kim C. Knolle - Account Executive with Bond and Specialty Insurance

Amber Moore - Business & Treasury Specialist

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Expo 2017

in partnership with

Asheville Chamber    and   Brevard Chamber

Wednesday, June 7th from 1 - 5 pm

Expo Building at the

WNC Ag Center

1301 Fanning Bridge Road, Fletcher

Click to Take Advantage of Early-Bird Pricing and Save $50 - Register before March 17th

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