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!

Pro

$250 ANNUALLY

Premier

$600 ANNUALLY

Silver

$1500 ANNUALLY

Platinum

$4500 ANNUALLY

 

Membership Benefits

Pro

$250 per year

  • Support the BBA’s Mission of Stewarding and Promoting the Economic Vitality of Burlington
  • 1 Committee Membership Opportunity
  • 2 Member Discounts on Tickets per BBA Event
  • 1 Complimentary ticket to a BBA Member’s Meeting
  • VOICE Quarterly e-Newsletter Subscription
  • BBA Website Listing in the Member’s Directory
  • Representation before City Officials and Community Leaders
  • Advocacy Updates and Alerts
  • Monthly MEMBERSHIP e-Newsletter Subscription
  • Submit Stories to MEMBERSHIP e-Newsletter & BBA Website
Premier

$600 per year

All the benefits in the Pro level, including:
 
  • Support the BBA’s Mission of Stewarding and Promoting the Economic Vitality of Burlington
  • BBA Website Listing in the Member’s Directory
  • Representation before City Officials and Community Leaders
  • 2 Committee Membership Opportunities
  • Advanced Invite to BBA Events
  • 5 Member Discounts on Tickets per BBA Event
 
  • 5 Complimentary Tickets to BBA’s Member Meetings
  • VOICE Quarterly e-Newsletter Subscription
  • Advocacy Updates and Alerts
  • Monthly MEMBERSHIP e-Newsletter Subscription
  • Submit Stories to MEMBERSHIP e-Newsletter & BBA Website
Silver

$1500 per year

  • Support the BBA’s Mission of Stewarding and Promoting the Economic Vitality of Burlington
  • BBA Business Summit Event Level Sponsorship, valued at $500
  • Deluxe BBA Website Listing
  • Recognition of Silver level members at BBA events including sponsor slideshow, in printed programs and promotional emails
  • Recognition in The MEMBERSHIP & The VOICE Newsletters
  • Preferred Seating at BBA Annual Dinner
  • 10 Member Discounts on Tickets per BBA Event
  • Unlimited Committee Membership Opportunities
  • 5 Complimentary Tickets to Members Meetings
  • 1 Invite to Attend Breakfast with the Board of Directors**An exclusive Silver & Platinum member event
Platinum

$4500 per year

  • Support the BBA’s Mission of Stewarding and Promoting the Economic Vitality of Burlington
  • Title Sponsorship of the BBA Annual Dinner, (a $3500 value) including: Complimentary Table for 10 at the BBA Annual Dinner Preferred Seating at BBA Annual Dinner
  • Extensive brand recognition and logo placements, including all: BBA promotional emails, event programs, and in the MEMBERSHIP and The VOICE Newsletters
  • Featured logo on BBA’s Website homepage
  • Representation before City Officials and Community Leaders
  • 1 Complimentary Ticket to BBA Business Summit
  • 1 Complimentary Ticket to BBA Media Summit
  • 2 Complimentary Invites to Attend Breakfast with the Board of Directors *event reserved for Silver & Platinum Members
  • Unlimited Member Discounts for tickets to each BBA event
  • Unlimited Committee Membership Opportunities
  • Submit Stories to Members e-Newsletter & BBA Website
  • Unlimited Complimentary Tickets to Member Meetings
  • Premium BBA Website Listing & Homepage Highlight
  • VOICE Quarterly e-Newsletter Subscription
  • Advocacy Updates and Alerts
  • Monthly MEMBERSHIP e-Newsletter Subscription
 

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.

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