#FBW Asheville & Waynesville 2022 #FBW Asheville & Waynesville 2022

Scale & Leverage

Monday, April 18, 2022

- EDT
AVL Monday Ribbon Cutting & Social (in-person)
Alex Cardona
Alex Cardona
Legal Shield division of Pharus Global

This will start with a ribbon-cutting at MtnBizworks at 4:30 with special guest Mayor Manheimer followed immediately by a networking gathering at Focal Point Coworking. 


You do not need a ticket for the ribbon cutting at Mountain Bizworks but you will need a ticket for the networking social at Focal Point. Only yew session at focal point is being live streamed. 


All sessions are limited capacity, first come first serve. You can create an agenda within the event platform of sessions you want to attend but this does not guarantee you a seat at every session.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Thursday, April 21, 2022

- EDT
FBW Organizers Panel on Project Management (in person) AVL
John Hornsby
John Hornsby
Hornsby Creative, Experiential Designer, #FBWAVL Organizer
Lorelei Garnes
Lorelei Garnes
WNC Social Media Buzz, Digital Marketing Expert
Lesley King
Lesley King
Leslie King Empower, Empowerment Coach
Alyssa Phillips
Alyssa Phillips
Amp'd Designs, Brand Designer
Sumaya K. Owens
Sumaya K. Owens
Present Moment Media, Digital Marketing Strategist

In this panel discussion with the organizers of Freelance Business Week AVL/WVL, we'll discuss how we worked together to organize #FBW including our tech tools, challenges and expand into our own personal methods for project management with our clients and teams.

All sessions are limited capacity, first come first serve. You can create an agenda within the event platform of sessions you want to attend but this does not guarantee you a seat at every session.


- EDT

Friday, April 22, 2022

- EDT
HCC SBC Fun & Failure Friday (in person) WVL
Lorelei Garnes
Lorelei Garnes
WNC Social Media Buzz, Digital Marketing Expert
John Hornsby
John Hornsby
Hornsby Creative, Experiential Designer, #FBWAVL Organizer
Ashley Swanger
Ashley Swanger
Haywood Community College, Small Business Center Director
Shannon Quinn
Shannon Quinn
Lake Junaluska, Director of Marketing and Communications
Gwynne Rukenbrod Smith
Gwynne Rukenbrod Smith
Mountain BizWorks, Craft Your Commerce Program Director

This collaboration with the Small Business Center at Haywood Community College will feature a panel sharing hard-learned lessons of leaning into failure and turning it into fun and opportunity. 

Join us as we explore the importance of fun and failure in business. We'll dig into how we can learn from mistakes and turn them into future success while keeping a sense of humor. 

All sessions are limited capacity, first come first serve. You can create an agenda within the event platform of sessions you want to attend but this does not guarantee you a seat at every session.