BBA Events

Celebrate the Holiday Season with the BBA!

*UPDATE* Registration is now closed and registration at the door is NOT available for this event.  Due to the rain forecast, we’re moving this event indoors to Halvorson’s on Church ST for a smaller, scaled back setting. Registered attendees should have received an email with further details. We understand this may be a disappointment to those of […]

BBA Offers De-escalation Training for Downtown Employees

As a part of our downtown safety initiatives, the BBA is providing two De-escalation Training opportunities for downtown employees. We are partnering with The Howard Center’s team of expert clinicians to discuss ideas and strategies around de-escalation and engaging with individuals exhibiting disruptive behavior. These training sessions will provide A presentation by expert clinicians on how to […]

Sail Away with the BBA : 2021 Summer Social

  The BBA is back with in-person events programming!  Celebrate the reopening of Burlington as you enjoy a beautiful summer evening on the Spirit of Ethan Allen III. Join the BBA aboard the Spirit of Ethan Allen III for snacks, drinks and networking with BBA Members and friends, all while soaking in beautiful views of […]

Help Keep the Season Bright! Downtown Partnership Launches #SaveLocalVT Online Holiday Auction & Giveaway

    About the Downtown Partnership: The Burlington Downtown Partnership is a Designated Downtown District by the State of Vermont through the Agency of Commerce and Community Development. Originally awarded in 1999 its partners are the Burlington Business Association (BBA), Church Street Marketplace, Community and Economic Development Office (CEDO), and City of Burlington Planning Department. 

BBA Annual Dinner Postponed

BBA Annual Dinner Postponed   BBA’s leadership and board have assessed the COVID-19 situation over the last two weeks, and based on the current set of facts and guidelines, the smart decision is to postpone the BBA Annual Dinner scheduled for April 2nd. We are monitoring the situation as it unfolds and will focus our […]

BBA/AARP Candidate Forum Take-Aways

The BBA and AARP were excited to once again host city council candidates for a forum on livability issues in Burlington. These events help inform voters about key issues  like housing affordability. Town Meeting Day is Tuesday, March 3rd this year and participation in our local elections is very important. Be sure to get out […]

Cocktails & Connections is Back! Nov. 13th at Halvorson’s

The Burlington Business Association is pleased to announce another Cocktails & Connections Networking Event at Halvorson’s on November 13th from 5-7pm. Cocktails and Connections is the BBA’s casual networking event that brings everyone from young college graduates to seasoned business professionals into one room, and is just one way the BBA brings the local business […]

“BEST OF BURLINGTON” ONLINE AUCTION RETURNS 9/18

The 2019 “Best of Burlington” Online Auction goes LIVE on Wednesday, September 18th and will run through October 8th. This event is the BBA’s annual fundraiser that broadcasts all the amazing restaurants, events, hotels, retail and experiences Burlington has to offer.  Bidders from near and far have the chance to win great deals on fantastic […]