Pigeon River Fund WNC Stormwater Summit


Friends of the River Annual Awards Dinner

October 14-15 at the NC Arboretum in Asheville


Tuesday October 14, 2014 at 9:00 AM EDT
Wednesday October 15, 2014 at 4:00 PM EDT

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NC Arboretum - Auditorium 
100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way
Asheville, NC 28806

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October 14, 2014

  • 9:00am  WNC Stormwater Summit
  • 6:00pm  37th Annual Friends of the River Awards Banquet

October 15, 2014

  • 9:00am WNC Stormwater Summit, continued

Contact Annie  Land of Sky Regional Council annie@landofsky.org 

Land of Sky Regional Council is pleased to host the first ever WNC Stormwater Summit on October 14 and 15, 2014 at the NC Arboretum. The Summit will feature innovative stormwater practices, and applicable design, installation, operation and maintenance suited to our region. Technical experts will discuss long-term benefits and costs, regulatory requirements, and new techniques for treatment and retrofits. Featured speakers include The Center for Watershed Protection, sponsored by the Pigeon River Fund.
Who should attend: Engineers, landscape architects, planners, code enforcement,
stormwater and public works professionals.
This year the WNC Stormwater Summit will feature the Friends of the River award banquet on the evening of October 14th and we expect to have between 100-200 in attendance for the Summit and Awards Banquet. Would you consider being a sponsor this year? Your willingness to be a sponsor of this two-day event will help to recognize those who make a difference in the quality of life for our citizens throughout Western North Carolina.

Silver Sponsors -$300.00   
•    Recognition on our printed program
•    Verbal recognition by our Master of Ceremonies

Gold Sponsors -$500.00
•    Recognition on our printed program

•    Verbal recognition by our Master of Ceremonies
•    Table/Vendor space to display material + vendor host conference ticket
•    A special thank you on our Land-of-Sky Facebook page and Newsletter, with link to your website
•    Two complimentary dinner tickets
•    Your logo on the Friends of the River webpage for one year, with link to your website

Make checks payable to:
Land of Sky Regional Council
Attn:  Annie - WNC Stormwater Summit
339 New Leicester Hwy, Suite 140
Asheville, NC 28806

Stephanie Pace Brown is the Executive Director of the Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau, leading a staff of 23 to attract overnight visitors to Buncombe County, North Carolina. Prior to joining the Asheville CVB, she served as President and CEO of the Alexandria Convention & Visitors Association in Alexandria, Virginia. Brown directed marketing and public affairs efforts for Mount Vernon, including advertising, media relations, special events and group sales. In addition, she has extensive background in tourismrelated marketing and economic research having worked as Research Manager for the Ohio Division of Travel and Tourism and as Director of Customer Research for The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Brown is currently a trustee on the board of the Travel & Destination Foundation and has also served on the US Travel Association Board of Directors, Research Advisory Committee and Marketing Outlook Forum Committee as well as on the Travel Industry Association of America’s National Council of Attractions and Speakers Bureau.