Reasons To Love Vermont Small Business
10. Small businesses make up 96.8 percent of all Vermont employers.
9. Small businesses create more than 50 percent of the American nonfarm
private gross domestic product (GDP).
8. Small patenting firms produce 13 to 14 times more patents per employee
than large patenting firms.
7. The 74,957 small businesses in Vermont are located in every community and neighborhood.
6. Small businesses employ 62.8 percent of Vermont's non-farm private sector workers.
State of Vermont
State of Vermont
The Vermont Chamber of Commerce welcomes Michael Belyea as its Grassroots Advocate and Communications Specialist. The purpose of this newly created position is to enhance the Vermont Chambers member and legislative outreach efforts.
Michael graduated from Champlain College in December of 2005. Ranked at the very top of his class with a double major in business, international business, and leadership, Michael brings experience and coursework in business, leadership, entrepreneurship, economics, and the global economy.
The VT/NH Direct Marketing Group will conduct its annual direct marketing conference at the Equniox Hotel in Manchester, VT on April 26 - 28, 2006. Just a few of this years Casting for Success speakers include Perk Perkins, of Orvis, Don Libey, of Libey Inc., and Patricia Neuray, vice president of sales at Yahoo! Search Marketing.
WILD APPLE HONORS 10-YEAR EMPLOYEES
February 6, 2006 [Woodstock, Vermont] -- At a recent company staff breakfast meeting John and Laurie Chester, owners of Wild Apple Graphics in Woodstock, Vermont, honored four employees for their ten years of service to the company.
Honored were Dee Anderson (Accounts Receivable), Linda Markwell (Assistant Controller), Dawn Mathis (warehouse and shipping support) and Sue Schlabach (Art Director). All were presented with an engraved Simon Pearce Apple to commemorate the event.
Morrisville VT Responding to steady growth and expansion, Union Bank is very pleased to announce the following promotions
Cynthia Borck, Executive Vice President, will lead the Banks Product Development, Item Processing and Deposit Operations departments. Ms. Borck is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Bank. She has been with Union Bank since 1987 and resides
February 2, 2006
CIRC-WILLISTON STUDY TO HOLD PUBLIC WORKSHOPS
Project seeks input on design of Route 2A Improvements, Circ A/B, and Hybrid Alternatives
MONTPELIER Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) Secretary Dawn Terrill announced today that
the agency will be holding public design workshops on the eight alternatives short-listed for detailed study in
the Circ-Williston Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).
Thursday, February 2, 2006
Advertising shop Moondyne Agency, has added Vermont Butcher Block & Board Co. to its roster of clients.
Vermont Butcher Block & Board Co., a Williston based manufacturer of hand crafted wood products, has charged Moondyne Agency with the task of streamlining brand identity and executing a variety of print and direct response projects.
JAMES H. DOUGLAS
VBM & HMC partnership press release
Nicole L Fenton
Peak Pitch brings entrepreneurs and investors together for a uniquely Northern New England version of the classic "elevator pitch". In the traditional elevator pitch, entrepreneurs take advantage of an unexpected opportunity to share an elevator ride with a potential investor and quickly present their business idea.