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Educational Opportunities for ADA Members


We have had a number of ADA members who are offering special events or discounted services to all ADA members, these services are in addition to Member 2 Member discounts currently offered by ADA members. Click here to see all Member 2 Member discounts.

  • Kiely Wealth Advisory Group: Educating Investors into the 21st Century, Tuesdays, September 10, 17, 24 and October 1 from 6-8:30pm. The seminar is designed to empower you to make better financial decisions, whether you are a novice or experienced investor.  The first night is free, remaining three sessions, $100 (total), ADA members receive a 25% discount, making the total $75. Speaker Dr. Joe Kiely (Ph.D. Finance) is a former professor at UNCA, Cal State and the University of South Florida and was named one of the top 100 advisors by Worth magazine. Upon completion of the workshop, attendees will have learned how to select best investments, reap returns from conservative investment strategies, find unbiased information on investment opportunities, and eliminate transaction fees. Members of the Asheville Downtown Association receive a 25% discount. View event flyer here.
  • JB Media Institute: Comprehensive Online Marketing Training, September 12 through October 22. The Institute was developed to benefit a wide range of students including individuals who desire online marketing skills to better compete in today’s job marketplace, entrepreneurs who require online marketing strategies for new businesses, as well as currently operational businesses looking to bolster the skills of existing internal online marketing support staff. ADA members receive a 10% discount for the educational series. Plus, members who fill out this online survey will be eligible for 50% off the registration fee.​
  • Asheville SCORE, ongoing. SCORE has developed 10 essential business seminars to help you acquire the knowledge you need to propel your business forward and business solutions for starting a company. Experienced local business professionals who “know their way around the territory” are your instructors at every business training seminar SCORE offers. You can also benefit from free, one-on-one follow-up counseling and business consulting services to help you implement what you have learned. Ask about your ADA member discount when you register.