Vibrant Asheville Business Networking Party - Pack's Tavern Downtown

With the forecast of impending doom that became a beautiful, dry and moonlit evening in Downtown Asheville, an intimate gathering of 29 awesome, local business people enjoyed a laughter-filled, fun and productive evening at Pack's Tavern. We even invoked Dean Martin and Tom Jones for those in the room who remembered these icons of entertainment. Thank you to everyone for making Vibrant Asheville Business™ such a fun and productive place to do business and make contacts!

Many thanks to 1-800 Water Damage for their generous sponsorship of our group. Please click on their sponsor icon on the left.

So let's do it again!

Food – Drinks – Friendship – Business. More great reasons to join Asheville's Premier Networking Group, Vibrant Asheville Business™. This is our 9th consecutive month - thanks everyone!

To date, there have been numerous deals, collaborations and a couple people got jobs. Way to go! It's not about the numbers of attendees but the quality of our members, like you. Come join us for another fun and productive evening! 

Please share this great local business party with your sphere of friends, colleagues and clients!


We are excited to announce our very popular monthly gathering of our wonderful local business people. Vibrant Asheville Business™ gatherings are open to the entire business community. Sometimes, we’ll collaborate with other groups. Invite your business friends and colleagues. Let’s network over great food and drinks!

Vibrant Asheville Business™ creates communities online so you can create relationships in person.

Our next gathering will be in the South Bar in Pack’s Tavern. Pack’s is downtown right next to the city and county buildings. Please register on one of the Vibrant Asheville Business™ sites or come with one who is.

There is a cash bar and a full menu is available. You can mix and mingle or you can stay for dinner. You are encourage to Eat with Someone Strange. This way you get to meet a lot of people and then form deeper relationships over a meal. If you're eating dinner, please tell the hostess as soon as you arrive. Remember, eating and drinking at our host venues makes them happy to see us next time.  Pack’s Tavern is a small, local business. Many thanks to owner Ross Franklin who has been so gracious and nice to work with to make a great event for all y'all! 

Bring business cards and marketing material. We have a table for everyone's stuff. Bring your thirst. Bring yourself and enjoy fun conversation and building relationships. Who knows? You might leave having made a new friend or even a client!

One of the cool things about VAB events is that you can attend as often as you like. So RSVP on Meetup or Eventbrite or send Alan an email.

And be sure to share with your sphere!

 Pack’s Tavern
20 South Spruce Street, Asheville, NC 28801

Please…when joining a Vibrant Asheville Business™ group, we ask that you use your full personal name and a recognizable face photo. We can not approve memberships using company names. Some prefer to use their logo for their photos, we don't allow that. Networking is much more personal and effective when you use a recognizable face photo. Don't be a No-Show. Our parties are productive and fun. You should be there! But update your RSVP so we don't overstaff the event which costs the venue and our servers their hard-earned money.


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  • Micheal K.

    Great time! Made lots of new contacts.

    March 12, 2014

  • Ben M.

    Eric Malone rocked the house today at the Conscious Capitalism discussion at the Asheville Area Arts Council!!! Special thanks to Alan and Amy for coming out to support us. Thank you!

    You can see the replay of the Conscious Capitalism discussion here...

    March 12, 2014

  • Sandra M.

    What a fabulous evening! Great people and such a wonderful atmosphere! It was fantastic to meet so many new people to the group, too!

    March 12, 2014

  • Alan R.

    Many thanks to our own Ashley Brown for taking photos of our wonderful event! Check them out!

    2 · March 12, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Lots of people with diverse commercial interests. Good way to meet others professionals in the Asheville area.

    March 12, 2014

  • Derek W.

    Great event. Really good networking opportunities.

    March 12, 2014

  • Jerry R.

    A great night and a lot of good energy. Thanks, Alan, and thanks to all who attended!

    March 12, 2014

  • Brad "MagicBrad" G.

    Gotta give it FIVE STARS. Great event Alan!

    March 12, 2014

  • Erik N.


    March 12, 2014

  • Erik N.

    I was so happy to walk in the room and see close to a hundred smiling faces to start networking with great night!

    March 12, 2014

  • Amy R.

    What a diverse and welcoming group of people! Thank you so much for letting me join you yesterday.

    March 12, 2014

  • Yetta L.

    A good networking event with many business people. I enjoyed it.

    March 11, 2014

  • susan

    The best networking meeting in Asheville

    March 11, 2014

  • Ron M.

    C U next time my friends

    1 · March 11, 2014

  • Mark Henry B.

    I booked a speaking engagement that night. Sorry I'll miss the party. See you all in April. :-(

    1 · February 21, 2014

    • Alan R.

      Good luck and enjoy!

      February 21, 2014

  • Ron M.

    Bringing Spring

    1 · February 16, 2014

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