GRINDFEST: Insurance, License, and Everything you need for a Festival Season

As festival season approaches, there are a few things to consider while organizing an event. Insurance and licensure are two of the most critical factors to consider. These two factors may make or break your event, so understanding what is necessary and why is critical. This article will go through the benefits of having insurance,…

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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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