• Street Ambassadors Support Welcoming Environment Downtown

    This holiday season the Burlington Business Association, in close collaboration with the Church Street Marketplace has created the street ambassador team. Recognized by their bright yellow jackets from Chocolate Thunder Security, the ambassadors will be present downtown this holiday season, working to ensure visitors have an inviting, informed and safe visit to Burlington “It’s a […]

  • College Street Holiday Stroll Debuts December 7th

    College Street businesses have teamed up to create a festive afternoon of music, food, drinks, and prizes to celebrate downtown Burlington’s fantastic local businesses this Friday, December 7th from 4pm-8pm. Adding to holiday cheer will be the return of winters lights on downtown sidestreets. The winter lights create a warm, welcoming environment on the street […]

  • Brad Segal Discusses Downtown’s Future

    On Thursday, October 18th, Contois Auditorium was the setting for a presentation and discussion with Brad Segal of Progressive Urban Management Associates (PUMA). Brad was on hand to present his findings and recommendations after months of research on Burlington’s downtown improvement district. In collaboration with the City of Burlington, we have contracted with PUMA to […]

  • Mayor Unveils Clean Water Resiliency Plan for Lake Champlain

    Yesterday, Thursday September 20th, Mayor Weinberger announced the Clean Water Resiliency Plan. The plan is a seven-point, $30 million initiative to stabilize, modernize, and upgrade Burlington’s wastewater and stormwater infrastructure in an effort to protect Lake Champlain. Voters will have their say on the plan in November. PRESS RELEASE: Mayor Miro Weinberger Announces 7-Point Clean […]

  • Pop Up Parklet Debuts on College Street

    A new type of tactical urbanism will be on display in Burlington this week, with the installation of a parklet on College Street outside of Onyx Tonics and Deli 126. The pop up project is a collaboration between the BBA and AARP Vermont. Pop up Parklets are becoming a popular feature of communities around the […]

  • DPW Briefing on Lake Champlain Water Quality

    This summer has seen several instances of wastewater outflows in to Lake Champlain, including an incident this week following a strong thunderstorm. RELATED: Public Works’ Statement on July 10th Wastewater Treatment Plant Discharge As part of their efforts to keep residents informed about this issue, last month, the Department of Public Works(DPW) released a briefing outlining […]


 

We Help Local Business Thrive in Burlington, VT

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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