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MOB 2019 Industry Press Kit
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Ashland Chamber and VCB Industry: Press Kit

The Ashland VCB promotes Ashland’s cultural, culinary and outdoor adventures year-round showcasing the mild four seasons, natural beauty and quality of life both visitors and locals enjoy. Ashland welcomes over 300,000 visitors annually to a town with a population of over 20,000.  With over 100 restaurants, access to over 100 wineries, world-renowned art galleries, 365 days of theatre and world-class recreation, the Ashland experience is unmatched.  Ashland is home to Lithia Park, celebrating 100 years in 2016, Southern Oregon University as well as the Oregon Shakespeare Festival that began in 1935.  

The Ashland VCB is Ashland’s Destination Marketing Organization and works with Travel Southern Oregon and Travel Oregon to promote tourism on the local, regional and statewide levels.  The Ashland VCB delivers an unsurpassed, travel experience that creates lasting memories, encourages repeat visitation, enriches lives and converts visitors into lifelong Ashland ambassadors and potential residents through servicing individuals, industry partners, groups, tours, conventions and conference attendees. We accomplish this through our scope of work that encompasses promotion, outreach and exposure, partnerships, tools and fulfillment.

To request a Media Kit or for Media Inquiries and stories on Ashland, please contact:
Katharine Cato,
Director of Ashland Visitor & Convention Bureau
or 541-482-3486 ext. 106 

Ashland Facts

Location: Ashland is located 15 miles north of the California border. We are located 365 miles north of San Francisco and 285 miles south of Portland, Oregon.

Elevation: Ashland's elevation is 2,000 feet above sea level.

Population: 20,000

Terrain: Set in the foothills of the Cascade and Siskiyou Mountain ranges

Average High, Summer 82.3 degrees
Average High, Winter 48.9 degrees
Average Rainfall: 19.19 inches per year
Average Snowfall: 8.38 inches per year

Average Humidity:
Spring 65%
Summer 52%
Fall 70%
Winter 83%

Town Area: 6.5 miles

Housing: Average Home Price: $449,000

# of Housing Units: 9050

Ashland Home - Real Estate Inc.
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