MEMBERSHIP

 

When you join the BBA, you work to further our mission of enhancing and promoting the economic vitality of Burlington, and to assure that the City of Burlington continues as the cultural, social, political, educational, and economic center of northwestern Vermont.

 

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BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

  When you join the BBA, you work to further our mission of enhancing and promoting the economic vitality of Burlington, and to assure that the City of Burlington continues as the cultural, social, political, educational, and economic center of the northwestern Vermont.  
ADVOCACY The BBA is a private, membership organization that advocates on behalf of the Burlington Business community. With an eye on City Hall, we are focused on the issues that impact Burlington businesses such as transportation and parking, tourism and promotion, public safety, taxes, permitting and zoning.
EVENTS The BBA’s annual event calendar is packed with networking and education opportunities designed to empower and enhance the local business community.
PROJECTS The BBA has a long history of working closely with the City of Burlington on projects and policies to improve the business community. Projects we’ve supported include City Hall Park Improvements, Bike Path Improvements, and Burlington Town Center Redevelopment.  
COMMITTEES The BBA’s committees provide a forum for discussion and action based on the needs of the business community. BBA Committee-led projects include the annual Waterfront Map and Downtown Holiday Lighting.
INFORMATION BBA uses multiple channels to communicate important news & information: eNewsletter, social media, email, and phone. We send advocacy alerts to our members regularly to ensure the business community stays up to date on the issues impacting their everyday operations.
 
 

TESTIMONIALS

“Penny Clues is a proud member of the Burlington Business Association.  We let the BBA represent our business interests so we can stay focused on our work.  With this join effort, we bring Burlington quality business in a supportive business environment.”
CHARLES REEVES Owner, Penny Cluse Cafe
“The BBA cuts right to the heart of what needs attention, and works hard to address these issues.”
DOUG STEWART SkiRack
“Membership in the BBA offers an opportunity to be directly involved in the future of Burlington”
SHERRY PREHODA CPA, Partner, JMM & Associates
“Being a member connects us deeply to the community.  BBA is a true stalwart in working tirelessly to improve our city, making Burlington a better place to work and live.”
JOHN R. KILLACKY Executive Director, The Flynn Center for Performing Arts
“At Pomerleau, we are acutely aware of the importance of business organization that is dedicated to enhancing the economic vitality of Burlington. The BBA has been a valuable partner and friend in the business community.”
ERNIE POMERLEAU Pomerleau Real Estate
“Through my association with the BBA I feel as if I am well informed about what is going on in the community and that I can make more informed decisions.  Sharing thoughts and experiences with fellow area business members gives me the sense that we are all in this together.”
JONATHAN EDDY Owner & Manager, Waterfront Diving
 

MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

 

Choose your level and join now!

Join the BBA

Pro

$250 ANNUALLY

Premier

$600 ANNUALLY

Silver

$1500 ANNUALLY

Platinum

$4500 ANNUALLY

 

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS

 Every Member Gets:

  • Help the BBA Promote the Economic Vitality of the Greater Burlington Area

  • A Seat at the Table – Join a BBA Committee – network while you help the BBA

  • The member’s only price at all BBA events

  • To Be Seen on our website directory and get amplified on social media. 

  • Staying in-the-know:

    • Our Advocacy Alerts let you know of key developments that could impact your business and how to weigh in.

    • The BBA Brief – a bi-weekly e-newsletter that gives you a quick lowdown of issues of importance to you and your business that we’re watching this week.

Pro

$250 per year

Our most affordable membership for small and startup businesses.

  • Basic BBA Member Benefits and Web listing
Premier

$600 per year

An affordable membership level intended for larger companies.

  • Five discount tickets to all BBA Events
  • Unlimited BBA committee membership for your team
Silver

$1500 per year

An elite level of membership for medium and large businesses with unique sponsorship benefits.

  • Discounts to all BBA Events for all team members
  • FREE Sponsorship to BBA Educational Event, valued at $1,000
  • Premiere BBA Website Listing
  • Recognition of Silver level members at every BBA event
  • Recognition in all BBA member communications
  • Exclusive invitation to BBA Special Events
Platinum

$4500 per year

Our most exclusive membership tier for businesses that are “All In” and love to host at our Annual Dinner celebration. 

  • All of the Silver Member Benefits plus
  • Title Sponsorship of the BBA Annual Dinner, (a $4000 value) including complimentary tickets for 10 and VIP exclusives
    • BBA’s Annual Dinner back and re-imagined for 2022!
  • VIP discounts to all BBA Events
  • Top-tier Recognition 
    • All BBA event
    • All BBA member communications

SUPPORT YOUR CITY & GET EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS

 

When you join the BBA, in addition to member benefits, you help us work to further our mission of enhancing and promoting the economic vitality of Burlington. You’re helping assure that the City of Burlington continues as the cultural, social, political, educational, and economic center of northwestern Vermont.

Not ready? Request the information packet to help you decide.