Driving Economic Empowerment: Black Wall Street AVL’s Journey towards the Asheville Chamber 125th Anniversary Grant

The Asheville Chamber’s 125th Anniversary Grant stands as a beacon of hope and collaboration, offering non-profit organizations an opportunity to make a profound impact on the community. Among the inspiring nominees, Black Wall Street AVL has emerged as a leading contender, with a clear vision to reduce economic disparities and foster innovation in Asheville. This…

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GRINDfest 2023: A Celebration of Black Excellence and Community Support

Last weekend, from May 26 to May 28, Asheville was buzzing with excitement as Black Wall Street AVL and GRIND AVL co-hosted GRINDfest 2023, the blackest festival in town. This vibrant event was dedicated to supporting the BIPOC community, and it showcased the immense talent, resilience, and creativity of Black entrepreneurs, artists, and leaders in…

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GRINDFEST: Social Media Sales for Festivals

As a vendor preparing for Grindfest AVL, one of the most important things you can do is to have a solid social media marketing strategy in place. Social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter can be powerful tools for promoting your business, highlighting your products, and attracting potential customers to your booth at the…

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GRINDFEST: 10x Your Sales On A Local Festival

Participating in a local festival is a great way to get your product or service in front of a large number of potential customers. However, with so many other vendors and activities competing for attendees’ attention, it can be challenging to stand out and make sales. In this blog, we will discuss how to 10x…

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Grindfest 2023

Grindfest 2023 event

Grindfest is BACK! It is a free, 3-day event that celebrates the success of Black entrepreneurs + business owners in Asheville.  A block-party style event will take place on 8 Rivers Arts Place! This includes a weekend full of music, games, live performance, food, local vendors + learning, employment and partnership opportunities. The goal of the festival…

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Asheville Black History Award 2023 in honor of Black History Month.

The Asheville Black History Award ceremony, hosted by Black Wall Street AVL, was a momentous occasion that took place on February 25, 2023, at the Black Wall Street event space, in honor of Black History Month. This event was a celebration of the outstanding contributions made by Black people in the community, and awards were…

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