• 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 […]

  • College Street Collide Celebrates Locally Owned Businesses

    College Street Collide debuted on Saturday as a celebration of a vibrant, locally owned collections of shops in the heart of downtown Burlington. WCAX Coverage of College Street Collide Sponsors Common Dear, Leibling Boutique and Northfield Savings Bank sponsored the event, which included free music, food and activities as a way to bring the local […]

  • BBA Announces Promotion to Director of Programming & Member Engagement

    Burlington, VT – The Burlington Business Association (BBA) is pleased to announce the promotion of Sarah O Donnell to Director of Programming and Member Engagement. As a member of the BBA team since 2015, Sarah has spearheaded several key projects while in the position of Member Services & Events Manager. Sarah has taken a lead […]

  • 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 […]

  • Updated City Hall Park Plans Unveiled

    At a presentation Monday night, city officials unveiled their updated vision for City Hall Park. The new plans for the downtown park includes a spray fountain, additional seating, a bathroom and bike parking. It eliminates a section of diagonal pathway following input from the public and historic preservationists. Plans to update City Hall Park have […]

  • Breakfast With The Board Takes On VT’s Economic Future

    What does Vermont need to do to ensure a prosperous future? Turns out the list of possible answers to that question is a long one.   This morning, our Silver & Platinum Members had the opportunity to attend our Breakfast with the Board event and take a in depth look at what the work of […]

  • Shireen Hart Named Board of Directors Vice Chair

    The Burlington Business Association (BBA) is excited to announce that Shireen Hart of Primmer, Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC has been appointed to the position of Vice Chair of the BBA’s Board of Directors. Hart has been an active member of the BBA Board since 2015, and serves on the BBA’s Governance Committee. An attorney […]

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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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