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Save the Date-2019 BBA Dinner & Awards

2019 BBA Dinner & Awards April 4th

Our biggest party of the year is back! The 2019 BBA Dinner and Awards is set for Thursday, April 4th at the Hilton. While the theme for this year’s dinner is still being kept as a closely guarded secret, we can promise another festive evening of food, drinks and fun with fellow Burlington business people. […]

Alex Bunten Named Special Projects Manager

The Burlington Business Association (BBA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Alex Bunten as special projects manager. Taking over from Derik Wrightson, Bunten will work closely with key stakeholders and the City of Burlington to improve the parking and transportation dynamics in the Queen City. The BBA was formed in 1978 to help advance the […]

Street Ambassadors Support Welcoming Environment Downtown

This holiday season the Burlington Business Association, in close collaboration with the Church Street Marketplace has created the street ambassador team. Recognized by their bright yellow jackets from Chocolate Thunder Security, the ambassadors will be present downtown this holiday season, working to ensure visitors have an inviting, informed and safe visit to Burlington “It’s a […]

Register for The Summer Social

The Burlington Business Association will once again bring together our local business community for a night of great food, drinks and networking. Join us, Thursday September 6th from 5pm-7:30pm for “Anchors Away With the BBA” The 2018 Summer Social at the Community Sailing Center‘s Waterfront Campus REGISTER NOW FOR THE BBA’S 2018 SUMMER SOCIAL Thursday, […]

BBA Comments on Inclusionary Zoning Recommendations

As Burlington continues to struggle with a “Housing Affordability Crisis” we see reform of Burlington’s Inclusionary Zoning (IZ) policy as a critical action for growing the city’s housing supply and accessibility. PlanBTV Downtown/Waterfront specifically identified reform of IZ as a necessary means “to encourage more of the housing that is so badly needed.”  We have submitted […]

2018 FAM Tour Showcases Waterfront Businesses

The BBA’s 2018 Waterfront Familiarization (FAM) Tour took to the water on June 8th, and once again gave Burlington’s waterfront business community a chance to showcase their fantastic work. Waterfront FAM Tour 2018-SEE THE ALBUM As always, the event took place aboard the Spirit of Ethan Allen III and included the ‘Minute at The Mic’ segment […]