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 […]
The BBA’s Pub Talks group was established in the fall of 2015 as a platform for young professionals who live and work in Burlington to come together and discuss the issues that are most pertinent to them in a relaxed and candid setting, bars!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]