• Trespass Forms Available at BBA Office

    Recent changes to the Burlington trespass law mean that the Burlington Police Department can no longer issue a trespass on behalf of a businesses or private property. In light of these changes, the BBA in partnership with the Church Street Marketplace have created a universal trespass form that can be used by any business owner, […]

  • BBA Announces Tom Murphy as Keynote Speaker for January Business Summit

    The BBA is pleased to announce that Tom Murphy, former Mayor of Pittsburgh, PA and now Senior Fellow at the Urban Land Institute will be joining us as our Keynote speaker for the 2017 BBA Business Summit, to be held on January 26th from 7:30-11 am at the Hilton in Burlington. More information can be […]

  • BBA Requests Nominations for 2017 BBA Awards

    The BBA is seeking nominations for their 2017 awards. Annually, the BBA awards recognition to Burlington businesses in three different categories: The Hertzel Pasackow Award for Architectural Excellence “For significant contribution to the physical or architectural quality of Burlington.” Established in 1986 in memory of Hertzel Pasackow, owner of the Mayfair on upper Church Street, and founding […]

  • BBA Announces Pilot Project to Add Holiday Lighting Downtown

    Burlington, VT – The Burlington Business Association (BBA) is excited to announce that a pilot project of a new initiative to install holiday lighting along Burlington’s side streets downtown is underway. In its first year, lights will be installed on street lamps that line College Street, from South Winooski to St. Paul Street. The white […]

  • BBA Announces the Winners of 3 Prizes Courtesy of Parkmobile

    In October, The Burlington Business Association (BBA) held their annual online auction, the “Best of Burlington” which featured over 70 items donated by local businesses. This year’s presenting sponsor of the BBA auction was Park Mobile, LLC, which awarded prizes to three Chittenden Co. Parkmobile users as a special promotion. Those three winners were randomly […]

  • BBA Partners with VT Retail & Grocer’s Assoc. to Tackle Retail Theft

    The BBA, along with the VT Retail & Grocer’s Assoc. and the Church Street Marketplace have partnered to pursue changes at the state legislative level that would help Vermont retailers who are the victims of high level retail theft, also known as Organized Retail Crime (ORC). ORC is retail theft that includes: Multiple people working […]

  • Shop Small on Small Business Saturday

    Small Business Saturday is quickly approaching and just in time for the holiday season! This year’s Small Business Saturday will be held on Saturday Nov. 26; individuals are encouraged to shop and support local small businesses. The Burlington Business Association is a Small Business Saturday Neighborhood Champion, providing local businesses with promotional products and materials. […]

  • BBA Organizes 2nd Annual Adopt Your Sidewalk Downtown Cleanup

    Thursday morning, BBA Members along with Mayor Miro Weinberger and Public Works Director Chapin Spencer, took part in the BBA’s second annual Adopt Your Sidewalk Downtown Cleanup. The group went to work on Cherry Street, sweeping up dirt and litter that had built up on one of downtown Burlington’s busy streets. This is the second […]

  • Downtown Transit Center Opens

    Decades of planning finally came to fruition Thursday, as BBA member Green Mountain Transit opened their new Downtown Transit Center in Burlington. The facility will provide riders with indoor seating, bathrooms, wifi as well as a roof covered outdoor waiting area. The transit center’s central location on St. Paul Street will provide an ideal transportation […]

  • SEAG Committee Report

    A Committee Report on the South End Action Group from committee chair, Russ Scully: The South End Action Group met each month over the last quarter discussing a variety of topics related to the south end and downtown Burlington. We shared the details of the Mayor’s long term capital plan for the City and how […]


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The BBA advocates on behalf of Burlington’s business community. Our alliance of more than 260 diverse businesses shares the goal of stewarding and promoting Burlington’s economic vitality.

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