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Celebration of Climate Action & Inspired Innovation

March 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

$22 – $28

Join The Collider for a spectacular evening of cool connections & hot ideas in Climate City, sponsored by the Economic Development Coalition of Asheville – Buncombe County.

Here’s what you can expect:

* ROUSING REMARKS from the writer and activist identified by the EPA as a “climate saver” (and by his family as a “goofy global warming guy”), Auden Schendler, VP of Sustainability at Aspen Skiing Company, speaking on “The Case for Meaningful Action on Climate Change.”

* A SHOWCASE OF SOLUTIONS: Products and services for a changing climate, developed by inspired innovators in Climate City.

* NETWORKING with an amazing collection of climate, business, and sustainability leaders from across the country. Where else can you meet top professionals from forward-thinking organizations like Hewlett Packard, Levi Strauss, IBM, Aon, Interface, NOAA, Project Drawdown, VF, Innovim, StatWeather, the Climate Collaborative, and Acclimatise (just to name a few…)?

Tickets will go fast! Get yours today! NOTE: If you’re attending or speaking at ClimateCon, your admission is part of your ClimateCon participation. All others: Get your tickets while they last!


March 20
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$22 – $28


Highland Brewing Company
12 Old Charlotte Hwy,
Asheville, 28803


The Collider