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Asheville Chamber introduces PROpel AVL

Feb 20, 2024 05:38PM ● By WNC Business
The Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce officially introduced PROpel AVL, the dynamic evolution of Young Professionals of Asheville. PROpel AVL is not your typical young professionals organization.

For young professionals: PROpel AVL is your partner on the path to professional stardom. PROpel AVL is more than just a young professionals networking group; they are your dedicated partners on your professional journey. Enjoy exclusive access to top-notch workshops, mentors, and a community of fearless young professionals. The GROW Series, LEGO Coworking Days, and After Hours events are shaping up to be game-changers, providing invaluable experiences to propel your career forward.

Get involved:
1) Visit to:

  • Sign up for the PROpel AVL newsletter.
  • Find out about upcoming events. The first GROW series is already full, so register now for the March session.
  • Nominate yourself, a friend, or a coworker for a young professionals award.

2) Text #propelavl to 828-827-5332 for updates and reminders about PROpel AVL programs.

For employers: PROpel AVL is your secret weapon to develop and empower current employees. PROpel AVL equips young professionals with the leadership qualities and professional excellence your organization craves. Connect with PROpel AVL to nurture your young professionals. Most programs are free with a Chamber membership.
  • Share this flyer with young professionals on your staff.
  • Nominate your employees or business contacts for a young professionals award at
  • Have your young professionals sign up for our PROpel AVL newsletter at
  • Encourage young professionals to sign up for text alerts about PROpel AVL programs: Tell them to text #propelavl to 828-827-5332.
  • Contact Leeanne Briggs at [email protected] to find out about sponsorship opportunities.
PROpel AVL Awards
The new PROpel AVL Awards honor young professionals who have distinguished themselves in their profession or as leaders along with individuals who serve as mentors to young professionals in our community. Nominations due March 31. Self nominations accepted.

Community/Public Service: This award honors an individual for their involvement in the community or for public service.

Trailblazer: This award honors an individual for outstanding leadership in their organization, industry, profession or the young professional community.

Innovation: This award honors an individual for creativity and innovation in business.

Mentor: This award honors an individual who serves as a mentor to young professionals in our community.

Learn more and submit a nomination.