Mark your calendar for Asheville Entrepreneurship Week 📅

On Aug. 23, Mayor Manheimer signed the proclamation making next week Asheville Entrepreneurship Week. | Provided by HatchAVL

Last thursday, Mayor Esther Manheimer signed a proclamation declaring the week of Labor Day in September “Asheville Entrepreneurship Week,” a celebration of Asheville’s growing startups, innovative businesses, and entrepreneurs from every industry.

Led by the Hatch AVL Foundation and Venture Asheville, Asheville Entrepreneurship Week features events including the Living Asheville Arts Festival (LAAF), 2 Lunch-and-Learns at The Collider, an Intro to the Startup Scene event, WNC Press Pass at Hatchworks, TedXAsheville, and a Coworking Crawl. 

Here are a few events to be sure to check out – 

Sunday, Sept. 2 

  • LAAF (Living Asheville Arts Festival) | 12 – 9 p.m. | Lexington Ave. | A free street festival celebrating all that is Asheville. 

Tuesday, Sept. 4

Wednesday, Sept. 5

  • 1 Million Cups 4th Anniversary | 9 – 11 a.m. | Asheville Social Hall | Celebrate the past 4 years of 1 Million Cups Asheville with a special program, live raffle, networking, complimentary local bites, coffee + morning cocktails. 

Thursday, Sept. 6

Friday, Sept. 7 

Sunday, Sept. 9

See the full itinerary here