Registration for 2024 - A Destination for Ideation | Asheville Ideas Fest

Registration for 2024

What You Can Expect in 2024

The third annual Asheville Ideas Fest promises inspirational conversation, big ideas, and diversity. If you enjoy challenging your worldview and thinking outside the box, it’s where you’ll want to be in June 2024. Our world-class speakers and attendees are unapologetically and intellectually curious humans looking for connection. Join us as we dive into this year’s themes. What you’ll experience here, you won’t experience elsewhere.

The Thriving
American City

In an era of rapid urbanization and evolving societal needs, we will examine strategies that encourage human connection and promote sustainable growth, creating a blueprint for thriving cities. Join us for an engaging day of panel discussions and intensive workshops that evaluate the essential elements of revitalizing American cities and communities.

The Edges
of the Unknown

Ideas Fest panelists and speakers will contemplate the mysteries of space, depths of the ocean, and what lies beyond our current scope of understanding. Using a lens of exploration and curiosity, we will navigate uncharted physical and spiritual territories as we seek to unlock secrets that lie at the edges of the unknown. Prepare to be inspired, enlightened, and challenged in this unique journey of discovery.

House of Cards
or Hallowed Halls

Dive into the heart of contemporary political discourse with Ideas Fest. We will examine the polarized landscape of our union and explore the critical challenges facing democracy today. Engage in thought-provoking discussions about the structural, cultural, and societal factors shaping the future of our democratic institutions.

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AIF Pass

The AIF Pass includes access to the opening event on Monday evening and then three full days of lectures, events, selected meals, and more!

Pisgah Pass

As a Pisgah Pass holder, you get access to everything the general AIF pass has to offer plus daily curated VIP experiences that include small events with access to speakers and specialized food and beverages in inspiring spaces.
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