• 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 […]

  • 2016 Vermont Web Marketing Summit

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • BBA Proudly Supports District Energy in Burlington

    A long held energy goal of city officials could be back on the table as a result of the proposed redevelopment of the Burlington Town Center. A District Energy System (DES) would capture waste heat from the McNeil Energy Plant and transport it through pipes to other facilities around Burlington. Previous attempts to create such […]

  • Downtown Action Group Committee Report

    Committee Report from Kara Alnasrawi, Committee Chair of the Downtown Action Group: The Downtown Action Group (DAG) meets monthly to share ideas and discuss issues relating to the vitality of the downtown core. In the spring of this year the group launched an “Adopt Your Sidewalk” campaign to encourage business owners to keep the streets of downtown Burlington […]

  • Waterfront Action Group Committee Report

    An update from Afi Ahmadi, Committee Chair of the BBA’s Waterfront Action Group: The Waterfront Action Group (WAG) of the BBA meets regularly from the early fall until late spring, and concludes it’s work with the highly anticipated “FAM” tour on Lake Champlain each June.  The group regularly discusses and educates itself on the many […]

  • Together For Progress Advocates for Vibrant Community

    The Burlington Business Association has partnered with a group of prominent local organizations to create Together For Progress, a new initiative which aims to address several key issues facing Burlington. “There are several excellent proposals being discussed by the Great Burlington community right now and we want to show our support for those projects that […]