ASHEVILLE NC – Leadership Asheville‘s 2015 Buzz Summer Breakfast Series begins on Wednesday, June 17, with “AsheFestivals: Secrets to Successful Festivals,” a panel moderated by Jon Fillman, economic development specialist for the City of Asheville. The Buzz Breakfast event takes place at 8 a.m. at the Renaissance Asheville Hotel, 31 Woodfin Street in Asheville. Admission is $20.
The “AsheFestival” panel includes Terry Bemis, director, Mountain Sports Festival; Jennifer Pickering, executive director and founder, LEAF; Meghan Rogers, executive director, Asheville Downtown Association; and David Whitehill, executive director, Asheville Symphony. Additional programs in the series include “Boosting Business: Asheville’s Resources” on Wednesday, July 15, and “Asheville’s Innovations Districts: A Catalyst for Growth” on Tuesday, August 18.
Leadership Asheville, the region’s foremost community leadership development organization since 1982, is a program of UNC Asheville, and is supported by sustaining partnerships with TD Bank, Mission Health System and BorgWarner. The Buzz Summer Breakfast Series presenting sponsor is Ward and Smith, P.A. For more information, to purchase tickets or reserve corporate tables visit the Leadership Asheville website or call 828.255.7100.