2020 Annual Conference & Solution Center

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Experience the parties & receptions, which are included in both adventures or buy tickets à la carte!

Networking Cocktails
Sun., April 19. 6:00-7:00 PM
Check in at registration, then see who else is in attendance. All guests will have name badges that highlight a favorite hobby and area of expertise. Begin meeting other professionals and their guests and say hello to friends.

Dine Arounds
Sun., April 19. 7:00ish-9:00 PM
End your first day of exploration by dining at one of the Omni Park Grove Inn’s restaurants or in downtown Asheville. Try from a variety of dining experiences: farm-to-table, fine dining, elevated pub, all American. OGR makes the reservation for you.

Dine around locations will be live soon! Choose from Vue 1913, Edison, Craft Ales + KitchenCúrateChestnut, and Limones

 Celebratory Luncheon
Mon., April 20. Noon-2:00 PM
Join colleagues and funeral professionals for a luncheon that celebrates all the good within funeral service. You’ll leave inspired and encouraged as you and fellow members are recognized for your work in the community, your service as volunteer leaders, and your longevity with OGR. The incoming president and board of directors will also be installed at the luncheon.

The Taste of Asheville Opener
Mon., April 20. 6:30-9:30 PM
Set against the backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this opening exhibitor party is one you won’t want to miss. Encounter gourmet food stations, paired with beer from local Asheville breweries while you mingle with solution providers, fellow members, and friends. 

Service of Remembrance
Tues., April 21. 2:15-2:30 PM
Gather with fellow members and colleagues to honor and remember those who died this past year. The service will pay tribute to loved ones and association professionals who are no longer with us.

Closing Party: The Art of Dining Experience
Tues., April 21. 6:30-9:30 PM
The closing event will be one to remember. You’ll participate in a multi-course dining experience, inspired by the work of local Asheville artists with varying styles and techniques. Both artists and chefs will introduce themselves and share how each course pairs beautifully with the inspired art.
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