• BBA’s Executive Director to Participate in Panel at Development Conference

    The BBA’s Executive Director, Kelly Devine will join Peter Straube of Champlain College and Fran Stoddard, an independent communications consultant for a session during the White & Burke Development Conference on November 14th. US v. THEM: Building Bridges to Yes (Limit 45) Kelly Devine, Burlington Business Association Peter Straube, Champlain College Fran Stoddard, Communications Consultant Getting […]

  • Mayor Urges Council to Advance Viable BT Bids

    Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Weinberger announced his support for the City Council to advance BT ownership bids from Schurz Communications and Ting/Tucows. He also expressed concerns about the bid by Keep BT Local (KBTL), including the “near certainty” of a legal challenge by Citi Bank should KBTL be chosen. In a statement that echoed the opinion […]

  • Burlington City Place Construction Update

    On Thursday, September 7th, CEDO and construction consultant PC Construction gathered with area businesses to discuss disruptions related to Burlington City Place (formerly Burlington Town Center) Construction. The meeting, which included a Q and A section, updated area businesses with information about vehicle routes, parking changes and construction hours. Stage one of construction which will begin with the […]

  • City Unveils Burlington Telecom Bids

    Wednesday morning, Mayor Weinberger and City Attorney Eileen Blackwood unveiled the three active bids to purchase of BBA member business Burlington Telecom. The offers come from two companies: Ting owned by Tucows, Schurz Communications and bid from Keep BT Local to create a Coop. “It’s important that the community understands the details of these options.” said BBA Executive Director Kelly […]

  • The BBA Best of Burlington Online Auction

    The auction is an annual BBA fundraising event broadcasting all of the great things Burlington has to offer. Presented by Parkmobile, the auction goes LIVE on Monday, Sept. 18th at 8 am and lasts through October 5th. Last year’s auction featured over 400 bids from 12 states and provinces, and was the most successful auction […]

  • Scene Report: Vermont Young Professionals Summit

    Sarah O Donnell, BBA’s Director of Programming and Member Engagement, attended the Vermont Young Professionals Summit this past Saturday in Rutland, VT. Sarah wrote up a summary of her day at the event: I had the opportunity to meet and connect with young professionals from all over Vermont this past weekend at the VT Young […]

  • BBA Summer Social Raises $700 for Street Outreach Team

    The Burlington Business Association (BBA) is pleased to announce a successful fundraiser raised $700 for the Howard Center’s Street Outreach Team at its recent “Hang Ten” Summer Social. The Summer Social is an annual BBA event, where guests can network with members of the Burlington business community in a fun and relaxed setting. This year’s […]

  • VT Web Marketing Summit 2017

    Started in 2010 with only 80 attendees and a goal to instill a digital mindset to marketing professionals in Vermont & New Hampshire, the VT Web Marketing Summit has grown to be recognized as one of the leading annual conference that delivers some of the boldest, brightest and immersive digital marketing trends, strategies, challenges and […]

  • City Council Passes Two Resolutions on Safety & Security

    Last night the City Council approved two resolutions aimed at addressing downtown safety and security. These measures were the first part of a multi-step public process which will see future discussions and votes before the City Council. BBA’s Executive Director, Kelly Devine, was in attendance and spoke at public forum in support of passing these […]




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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.

The BBA focuses on issues that directly impact Burlington businesses:

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