Western Women’s Business Center hosta Hello Spring Pop-Up Shop highlighting local cendors on April 23

From Western Women’s Business Center:

The Western Women’s Business Center (WWBC) will host Hello Spring Pop-Up Shop, its second shopping experience featuring 25 vendors from across Western NC. The Hello Spring Pop-Up, sponsored by the Asheville Mall and Biz Radio Asheville, will take place on Saturday, April 23 from 11am to 6pm, at the Asheville Mall.

The WWBC hosted its first holiday shopping event in December 2021. “Our first event was a success and we’re excited to continue connecting the community with talented, local small businesses and entrepreneurs,” said Laura Ford, Senior Program Associate.

The spring shop will feature 25 women-owned, minority-owned businesses specializing in baked goods, beauty, fashion and accessories, home decor, pet-friendly goods, and more. Confirmed businesses include Dope Diva Accessories, Healed Skin & Candle Co., Pumpkin Dog, Prayer Pots by Anita Walling, Uniquely Neva, and Wendy Newman Photography.

“Our mission is to support the success of women entrepreneurs. We are grateful for our amazing community partners and sponsors that continue to invest in our local entrepreneurs, and sow into our mission,” said Zurilma Anuel, WWBC Director.

For more information about the WWBC and how to support women-owned businesses year-round, visit www.wwbcnc.org.

About the Western Women’s Business Center

The mission of the Western Women’s Business Center is to reduce barriers and serve as a catalyst to the success of women entrepreneurs in Western North Carolina. The Western Women’s Business Center is a program of Carolina Small Business Development Fund, a statewide nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) with a mission to foster economic development in the state of North Carolina. The WWBC meets the needs of women entrepreneurs through one-on-one business coaching, workshops, and access to capital. Our team of experts offer support on a range of topics small businesses need to start and grow.


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