• BBA Celebrates the 2017 Award Winners at Annual Dinner

    Thank you to everyone who attended our 2017 BBA Annual Dinner & Awards on Thursday, April 6th. We were proud to honor our 2017 award winners — Seventh Generation for Business of the Year, David Provost for Business Person of the Year, and Select for our Architectural Excellence Award, as well as a special recognition […]

  • BBA’s Pub Talks Group Hears from Afi Ahmadi About Non-Profit Board Service

    The BBA’s Pub Talks group was established in the fall of 2015 as a platform for young professionals who live and work in Burlington to come together and discuss the issues that are most pertinent to them in a relaxed and candid setting, bars!

  • Burlington Town Center Receives Unanimous Approval from DRB

    The BBA is excited to see the Burlington Town Center redevelopment reach a critical milestone, following unanimous approval from the Development Review Board. Combined with previous approval from the City Council, Design Advisory Board and Conservation Board, we can now say that the Burlington Town Center redevelopment has received nearly all permits necessary for construction to begin […]

  • BBA Announces the 2017 Winners of the BBA Annual Awards

    Burlington, VT- The BBA announced today the winners of the 2017 BBA Annual Awards, which will be presented at the Annual Dinner & Meeting on April 6th at the Hilton Burlington. The awards and winners include: TIM HALVORSON AWARD FOR BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR Awarded to David Provost,  Vice President for Finance & Administration […]

  • Seventh Generation Named 2017 Business of the Year by BBA

    Burlington, VT- The Burlington Business Association (BBA) is excited to announce Seventh Generation as the winner of the 2017 BBA Business of the Year award. This award is made in recognition of exemplary business practices, contributions to the community, promotion of a positive image for Burlington, and business success. 

  • Select Design Wins BBA’s 2017 Hertzel Pasackow Architectural Excellence Award

    Burlington, VT- The Burlington Business Association (BBA) is proud to name Select Design as the 2017 winners of the Hertzel Pasackow Architectural Excellence Award. Established in 1986, the award honors Hertzel Pasackow, owner of the Mayfair on upper Church Street, and founding member of both the BBA and the Church Street Marketplace. This award honors “significant […]

  • BBA Names David Provost 2017 Tim Halvorson Businessperson of the Year

    Burlington, VT- The Burlington Business Association (BBA) is proud to announce David Provost, Vice President for Finance & Administration at Middlebury College, as the winner of the 2017 Tim Halvorson Business Person of the Year Award. Before starting his job at Middlebury College in January, Provost spent 12 years at Champlain College as Senior Vice […]

  • BBA Announces Special Recognition Award for Vermont Air National Guard

    Burlington, VT- In recognition of their service to Chittenden county, as well as their contribution to our local economy, the Burlington Business Association (BBA) is excited to recognize the Vermont Air National Guard (VTANG) at the 2017 BBA Annual Dinner. This will be the first time the BBA has included a special recognition of this […]

  • Registration for the BBA Annual Dinner is now Open!

    Join us for the BBA’s popular annual celebration of the business community! Event includes a cocktail hour, dinner, a live auction, annual meeting and award ceremony to honor Burlington’s best!   Register Here for the 2017 BBA ANNUAL DINNER & AWARDS on Thursday, April 6th from 5-9 pm at the Hilton Burlington for a very special evening with the Burlington Business Association.

  • Mayor Miro Weinberger Releases New Principles and Initiatives to Address Opioid Crisis

    Mayor Miro Weinberger today released new principles and announced the pursuit of new initiatives to address the deepening opioid crisis in the region that has resulted in a significant 38 percent increase in opioid-related deaths in Vermont. In Chittenden County, indicators such as retail theft and opioid-related arrests also show a growing crisis. The City […]



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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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