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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 […]

Don’t Miss Out: Quick Tips to Make the Most of the Summer of Reopening

As COVID restrictions continue to ease and visitors return to the region it is increasingly important to keep an up to date digital presence and leverage unique opportunities available to businesses. Check out the links below to help ensure you’re ready for “Hot Vax Summer”.   Google My Business Google My Business is the most critical digital […]

Understanding Burlington’s Citywide Reappraisal: What it means for you and your business

Burlington sees 52% increase in total commercial appraisal values   *This page will be updated as more data becomes available and we releases further analysis on the impacts of the reappraisal to businesses. On April 8th the City of Burlington published property reappraisal data to conclude the two year long citywide reevaluation with consultant Tyler […]

BBA Welcomes Two New Members to the Board of Directors

The Burlington Businesses Association (BBA) is pleased to announce the addition of two members to the Board of Directors: Michele Asch and Christian Kuzia.  RELEASE: BBA Welcomes Two New Board Members Michele Asch is the VP of Leadership & Organizational Development within her family business, Twincraft Skincare. Twincraft Skincare is a custom contract manufacturer of […]

Park Burlington Launches New Interactive Parking Map in Partnership with Burlington Code Academy

Park Burlington, a public-private partnership between Burlington Business Association and the Department of Public Works, announces the release of a new interactive parking map covering downtown Burlington. The map was created by Lauren Grimley, Lee Peters, Jon Russell, and Michael Muzzy, as a capstone project at Burlington Code Academy. “Burlington isn’t Boston or Montreal, but […]

Advocacy Update – City Council Postpones Action on Police Department “Staffing Crisis”

UPDATED 1/29 to include letter for organizations to sign on to. Monday night, the Burlington City Council voted to postpone action on the staffing crisis facing our Police Department, stating that they were not prepared to take action that may put residents at risk.  Specifically, the council declined to vote on Mayor Weinberger’s proposed Public Safety […]

VBM Announces Top 50 Places to Work in Vermont

Vermont Business Magazine and the Vermont Chamber of Commerce recently announced the top 50 Best Places to Work in Vermont 2021. The annual survey and awards program identifies, recognizes, and honors the best places of employment in Vermont by focusing on workplace policies, practices, demographics, and employee experience.  Unsurprisingly, many BBA members were recognized. Check […]