• 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 […]

  • Downtown Action Group Committee Report

    Committee Report by DAG Chair and BBA Board Member, Kara Alnasrawi The Downtown Action Group (DAG) had a productive 2016. We had our second successful ‘Adopt Your Sidewalk’ cleanup event, which focused on Cherry Street. This event was well attended and received local news coverage.

  • Waterfront Action Group Committee Report

    BBA Committee Report from Afi Ahmadi, BBA Board Member and Chair of the Waterfront Action Group: The Waterfront Action Group (WAG) of the BBA returned from its summer hiatus in October and immediately identified a number of initiatives and areas of focus.  First, the group has had ongoing discussions regarding the apparent lack of organized […]

  • BBA Summit Video Now Online

    Thanks to our Media Partner, Channel 17, the BBA’s 2017 Business Summit event can now be viewed online at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EcDpdv9d_cw The BBA’s 2017 Business Summit is an educational and interactive event, designed to inform stakeholders about the challenges and opportunities Burlington will face moving forward as a 21st century city. Tom Murphy, former Mayor of Pittsburgh, […]

  • Trespass Forms Available at BBA Office

    Recent changes to the Burlington trespass law mean that the Burlington Police Department can no longer issue a trespass on behalf of a businesses or private property. In light of these changes, the BBA in partnership with the Church Street Marketplace have created a universal trespass form that can be used by any business owner, […]

  • Shop Small on Small Business Saturday

    Small Business Saturday is quickly approaching and just in time for the holiday season! This year’s Small Business Saturday will be held on Saturday Nov. 26; individuals are encouraged to shop and support local small businesses. The Burlington Business Association is a Small Business Saturday Neighborhood Champion, providing local businesses with promotional products and materials. […]