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40th Annual BBA Dinner

This year will mark the 40th anniversary for the Burlington Business Association Annual Dinner and Awards! The event will be held on Thursday, April 5th at the Hilton Burlington. The BBA Dinner is special night to  a celebrate Burlington’s business community, culminating with the presentation of the BBA awards.   These awards honor the innovative […]

BBA Summit Examines the Future of BTV Transporation

The 15th Annual BBA Business Summit brought together industry experts, community leaders, and interested business owners and residents for an in-depth discussion of what transportation innovation will mean for Burlington. Keynote speaker Jeff  Olson of Alta Planning and Design called on the nearly 100 attendees at the offices of VEIC, to consider the ways in […]

BBA Announces Mayoral Candidate Forum, February 15th

The Burlington Business Association has partnered with AARP Vermont, Local Motion and VT Digger to host a Mayoral Candidate Forum on Livability, Thursday, February 15th at the ECHO Lake & Science Center. The forum will offer voters the chance to hear Burlington’s mayoral candidates discuss their vision for the future of the Queen City. The event […]

Council Finalizes Burlington Telecom Sale

Last night, the City Council voted 11-2 to approve the agreement between the City of Burlington and Schurz Communications for the sale of Burlington Telecom. “Tonight’s tri-partisan City Council vote represents a major step toward final resolution of one of the worst financial crises in our City’s history in a positive and forward-looking manner.  The […]

Burlington Reopens Northern Bike Path

BBA’s Executive Director, Kelly Devine joined Mayor Miro Weinberger, and City officials and community leaders, to officially reopen the entire northern section of the Burlington Bike Path at Leddy Park the morning of Dec. 20th. Over three miles of the beloved Bike Path, from North Beach to the Winooski River Bridge, underwent major rehabilitation during […]

City Council Selects Bid from Schurz

After deliberations that lasted into the early morning hours Tuesday, the City Council selected a newly created bid from Schurz Communications/ ZRF as their preferred choice for Burlington Telecom. Schurz’s bid included elements of the previously eliminated Schurz bid while also incorporating parts of the ZRF partnership. The new bid is a cash offer for […]

BBA Preps for Small Business Saturday

The BBA is working again this year with local retailers to spread the word about Small Business Saturday, which will take place on Nov. 25. BBA Members are invited to stop by our office and pick up some Small Business Saturday “Swag”, including tote bags, welcome mats, posters, balloons and more! Decorate your store and […]