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 space to have your business operations up to date. If you haven’t claimed your business in Google or haven’t updated the hours it’s the digital equivalent of having a closed sign up in your window. Check out the BBA’s Guide to Google My Business and reach out to [email protected] with questions. Calendar and Directory

Add your event to the event submission form and make sure your business is listed on the trip planning directory by signing up. Events and business listings must be tourism-related and appropriate for out of state visitors.


UVM Staycation Campaign

UVM wants to partner with you to stimulate local economic activity by offering incentives for UVM employees to explore and enjoy the very best that Vermont-based businesses have to offer. See the details and benefits for partners HERE and Register to be a Partner.


Love Burlington

Make sure you are listed on and the information is up to date. Check out this How-To Guide. You can also submit an event to the Love Burlington Calendar.  


Marketing Vaccination Incentives

Is your business offering incentives or discounts to those who are fully vaccinated? Submit any incentives you may be offering and the State will promote those offers through the ThinkVermont website.


Vaccine Clinics at Your Business

Did you know you can request the Department of Health to come to your businesses for a pop-up vaccine clinic? A pop-up clinic could create a unique marketing opportunity for your business. Businesses and organizations interested in creating pop-up clinics for their employees or customers or in having a vaccination booth at an upcoming event can submit information through the Vaccine Clinic Request form. 


Economic Recovery Bridge Program

The Economic Recovery Bridge Program application portal is now open. The program is expected to deliver $30 million in financial relief to businesses who have not received state and federal funding due to eligibility constraints.