Month: September 2016

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 […]

BBA’s 2016 “Best of Burlington” Online Auction

It’s that time of year again! The BBA ‘s 2016 “Best of Burlington” online auction runs September 19th – October 6th. VISIT THE AUCTION SITE TO PLACE YOUR BID! This year’s auction  features many great items from BBA members and other local businesses to promote “The Best of Burlington” including donations from: Hotel Vermont Jess Boutique The Hilton […]

BBA Members honored at Vermont Business Growth Awards

Select Design and BioTek Instruments were among a number of local business honored at the 2016 Vermont Business Growth Awards. Presented by Vermont Business Magazine and BBA member Key Bank, the awards celebrate the achievements of the five fastest growing companies in five categories over the past five years. BioTek Instruments, located in Winooski, grew […]

BTV Ignite Announces Inaugural Innovation Week

Burlington Business Association members BTV Ignite announced today, the first ever Innovation Week, October 14-22, to celebrate Burlington’s entrepreneurial tech community and discuss the future of technological innovation in our area. Sponsored by Dealer.com, Innovation week will feature a variety of engaging presentations, demonstrations and discussions that highlight innovations in food, beverage and agriculture; energy and […]

City Pension Reforms Lead to Savings

  Officials announced today, that reforms to the city employees retirement fund have reversed a trend of rising costs and has left the City on stronger financial ground while saving residents $8 million through 2020. “It has been immensely satisfying to see the Retirement Board come together in unity and accomplish these very important changes. […]