Association Name Contact Name Address City Associated General Contractors of Vermont Thom Serrani Montpelier PO Box 750, 148 State Street Associated Industries of Vermont William Driscoll PO Box 630 Montpelier Barre Granite Association John Castaldo PO Box 481 Barre Building for Social Responsibility Chuck Reiss P.O. Box 614 Hinesburg Business & Professional Women - Vermont Laurie Beth Putnam PO Box 8373 Burlington Business Networking International - Vermont Chapter Joe and Sue Monaco Poutney 199 Main Street, Suite 1 Businesses for the Northern Forest Ricarda Ericson Stowe 32 Park Street, PO Box 471 Composting Association of Vermont Lucinda Newman 106 Lover's Lane Waterbury Growing New Farmers (GNF) and GNF Service PO Box Kathy Ruhf and Gaby Immerman11 Belchertown Provider Consortium Guild of Vermont Furniture Makers 281 The Bend Rd., PO Box 66 Bend Per Courtney, current co-President Greenboro Homebuilders & Remodelers Association of Northern Joseph Sinagra 31 Patchen Road Burlington Vermont National Federation of Independent Businesses Shawn Banfield PO Box 1531 Montpelier Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA) Enid Wonnacott PO Box 697 Richmond Renewable Energy Vermont Andy Perchlik P.O. Box 1036 Montpelier South End Arts and Business Association Keith Brown 180 Flynn Ave. Burlington Vermont Artisan Network Leslie Charrington PO Box 274 Lyndon Center Vermont Association of Independent Country Stores Dennis Bathory-Kitsz N 176 Cox Brook Road orthfield Vermont Association of Realtors 148 State Street Montpelier Vermont Attractions Association Susan Kruthers PO Box 1284 Montpelier Vermont Bankers Association Chris D'Elia Montpelier City Center, 89 Main Street, 3rd Floor Vermont Beef Producers Association Stephen Brown Box 264 North Pomphret Vermont Beekeepers Association Lynn Lang Essex 405 Brown's River Road Vermont Berry & Vegetable Association Vern Grubinger University Way UVM Extension, 11 Brattleboro Vermont Biofuels Association Netaka White P.O. Box 307 Middlebury Vermont Brewers Association 607 Crossett Hill Waterbury Vermont Business Assistance Network Robin Miller Montpelier Government Marketing Assistance Center, Na Vermont Business Materials Exchange Pownal 1580 Barber Pond Road Vermont Business Roundtable Lisa Ventriss 69 Swift Street Burlington Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility Spence Putnam Burlington 30 Community Drive, Suite 2 Vermont Chamber of Commerce Duane Marsh PO Box 37 Montpelier Vermont Chambers of Commerce - Statewide Vermont Cheese Council Jamie Miller Richmond 2083 East Main Street Vermont Consultants Network Carl Lorentson none provided Vermont Crafts Council Martha Fitch PO Box 938 Montpelier Vermont Environmental Consortium Daniel Hecht 158 Harmon Drive Northfield Vermont Family Business Initiative Daniel Van Der Vliet Burlington UVM, School of Business, 319 Kalkin Hall Vermont Farms! Association Chris Fogg Box 828 Montpelier Vermont Fresh Network Meghan Sheridan 116 State Street Montpelier Vermont Fuel Dealers Association Shane Sweet P.O. Box 60 Manchester Vermont Green Building Network Linda Samter Colchester 29 Ethan Allen Avenue Vermont Grocers Association 33 Lafayette Street Rutland Vermont Herb Growers Association W. 2559 Eagle Peak Road Brookfield Vermont Information & Networking for Entrepreneurs Emily Kaminsky Route c/o CVCAC 195 US Barre 302-Berlin Vermont LandLink Debra Heleba Burlington UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture, 63 C Vermont Lodging & Restaurant Association 13 Kilburn Street Burlington Vermont Maple Sugar Makers' Association Mary Croft South 491 East Barnard Road Royalton Vermont New Farmer Network Beth Holtzman Burlington UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture, 63 C Vermont Retail Association John Klesch PO Box 668 Essex Junction Vermont Sheep & Goat Association Richmond 2083 East Main Street Vermont Society of Association Executives Deborah Riley P.O. Box 1013 Montpelier Vermont Software Developers' Alliance (VtSDA) Burlington 70 South Winooski Avenue, #270 Vermont Specialty Foods Association - Suite 135 No. Main StreetRutland 5 Vermont Technical Assistance Provider’s Association Carol Flint Barre 195 US RT. 302-Berlin Vermont Venture Network PO Box 5839 Burlington Vermont Women's Business Center Linda Ingold 660 Elm Street Montpelier Vermont Wood Manufacturer's Association Mary Jean Packer PO Box 196 Poultney Vermont WoodNet Judy Balch P.O. Box 4562 Burlington Vermont/New Hampshire Direct Marketing Group 3016 Barberry Hill Woodstock Vermonters in International Trade and Services Linda Aines Women Business Owners Network Robin Gronlund PO Box 334 Underhill Women's Agricultural Network 617 Comstock Road, Suite 5 Mary Peabody or Beth Holtzman Berlin State Zipcode Phone Email VT 05601 802-223-2374 firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05601 802-223-3441 email@example.com VT 05641 802-476-4131 BGA@barregranite.org VT 05461 none provided firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05402 802-485-5796 email@example.com VT 05764-1191800-817-7653 firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05672 802-253-8227 email@example.com VT 05676 802-223-1903 firstname.lastname@example.org MA 01007 413-323-9878 email@example.com VT 05842 802-533-2444 firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05403 802-651-0519 email@example.com VT 05601 802-498-0059 firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05477 802-434-4122 email@example.com VT 05601 802-229-0099 firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05401 802-859-9222 email@example.com VT 05850 none provided firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05663 802-485-3972 email@example.com VT 05602 866-248-6182 firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05602 802-229-4581 email@example.com VT 05602 802-229-0341 firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05053 802-457-1196 Stephen.G.Brown@valley.net VT 05452 none provided email@example.com VT 05301-3669802-257-7967, ext. 13 firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05753 802-388-1328 email@example.com VT 05676 802-244-6828 firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05620 800-341-2211 email@example.com VT 05261 802-823-9399 VT 05403 802-865-0410 firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05403 802-862-8347 email@example.com VT 05601 802-223-3443 VT 05477 802-261-8595 firstname.lastname@example.org 802-899-3240 email@example.com VT 05601 802-223-3380 firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05663 802-485-2455 email@example.com VT 05405 802-656-5897 firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05601 866-348-3276 none provided VT 05620 802-229-4706 email@example.com VT 05254 802-375-0000 firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05446 802-655-1061 email@example.com VT 05701 802-775-5460 firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05060 802-728-6205 email@example.com VT 05641 802-479-1053 firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05405 802-656-3131 email@example.com VT 05401 802-660-9001 firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05068 802-763-7435 email@example.com VT 05405 802-656-3131 firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05453 802-879-6999 email@example.com VT 05477 802-434-5646 firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05601 none provided none provided VT 5401 none provided email@example.com VT 05701-3238802-775-5460 VT 05641 802-479-1053 firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05402 802-658-7830 email@example.com VT 05602 802-229-2182 firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05764 802-287-4284 email@example.com VT 05406 802-892-7786 firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05091 888-886-4364 email@example.com VT 05489 802-363-9266 firstname.lastname@example.org VT 05602 802-223-2389 email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.agcvt.org www.aivt.org www.barregranite.org www.bsr-vt.org www.vermontbpw.org www.bnivt.com www.businessnorthernforest.org www.compostingvermont.org www.growingnewfarmers.org www.vermontfurnituremakers.com www.vtbuilders.com www.nfib.com/page/homeVT.html www.nofavt.org www.revermont.org www.seaba.com www.vtartnet.com www.vaics.org www.vtrealtor.com www.vtattractions.org www.vtbanker.com www.vermontbeefproducers.org www.vtbeekeepers.org www.uvm.edu/vtvegandberry/ www.vermontbiofuels.org www.vtbrewers.com www.thinkvermont.com www.vbmx.org www.vtroundtable.org www.vbsr.org www.vtchamber.com www.virtualvermont.com/coc/index.html/vast/ www.vtcheese.com www.vtconsultants.org www.vermontcrafts.com www.envirovermont.com www.uvm.edu/familybusiness www.vtfarms.org www.vermontfresh.net www.vermontfuel.com www.vgbn.org www.vtgrocers.org www.uvm.edu/landlinkvt www.vlra.com www.vermontmaple.org www.vermontagriculture.com/new%20farmers/vnfn.htm www.vtretailers.com www.vermontsheep.org www.vsae.net www.vtsda.org www.vermontspecialtyfoods.org www.merritt-merritt.com/vvn.html www.vwbc.org www.vermontwood.com www.vtwoodnet.org www.vtnhdmg.org www.uvm.edu/~laines/export/ www.wbon.org www.uvm.edu/~wagn/ Description A state chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America, Inc., a nationwide organization representing the interests of more than 32,000 construction industry professionals. Serves as an advocate for the industrial and business community in the formulation of public policy that protects and enhances Vermont's private enterprise economy. Association of Barre granite producers and other related industries. A group of Vermont building professionals and others who are concerned with the impact of their work on their communities and society. To achieve equity for all women in the workplace through advocacy, education and information. A structured word of mouth marketing program which turns people into sales representatives for your company. Since 1995, BNF has worked with over 1000 businesses and organizations on advocacy, networking, research, education and projects to achieve the following goals in the Northern Forest region of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and New York. Dedicated to supporting and promoting all aspects of organics recycling. Our mission is to promote composting as an integral link between sustainable soils, communities and economies. A network of over 200 organizations committed to improving services for the region's new farmer community, creating a thriving community of new farmers and service providers, working together to assure a vibrant future for Northeast farming. Guild members are professional furniture makers, most of whom work alone or with a helper or two. For the most part, these are small operations where each order receives the focused care of the master builder. This atmosphere allows for a creative and flexible partnership with the customer. Dedicated to promoting, enhancing and maintaining a positive business and economic environment conducive to the construction of new housing and renovation of existing housing. The association is committed to providing for the housing needs of all Vermonters and to creating competitive advantages for its members. Fights for small business on key issues such as health insurance, paid family leave and workplace mandates. Association of consumers, gardeners, and diversified farmers who share a vision of local, organic agriculture. Through education and member participation, NOFA-VT works to strengthen agriculture in Vermont. Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) is working to bring about an intelligent transformation from a foreign fossil fuel based economy to an economy increasingly based on our own renewable energy. Enhances the economic vitality and eclectic mix of Burlington's arts and business community by: promoting our unique blend of art, commerce, industry and entrepreneurial sprit; providing an influential voice to promote and ensure our member's common interest; and Informing our members of issues that affect our community and actions we take on its behalf. A community of artists and craftspeople whose mission is to promote the talents and skills of its members, and bring their work to the attention of the world-wide marketplace. A nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote and enhance country stores, while preserving their unique heritage and contributions to their communities. Composed of REALTORS® who are involved in residential and commercial real estate as brokers, salespeople, property managers, appraisers, counselors and others who are engaged in all aspects of the real estate industry. Founded in 1957, the association has high membership standards, with all 68 members pledged to offer you a courteous reception, first-class activities, ample parking, free Vermont vacation information, and comfortable rest rooms. Promotes the general welfare and usefulness of our Vermont banking institutions. Offers calf clinic, winter beef conference, membership directory, handbook, and website, and Vermont Beef Newsletter. The Vermont Beekeepers Association represents over 1000 beekeepers who raise bees for love and honey. We're as diverse as the 246 towns in Vermont, but unified in our fascination of and love for bees. Most of us are hobbyists, but there are some "sideliners" who try to make a bit of extra income from their 25-200 hives. Then there are the full-time commercial operations who work at this beekeeping 365 days a year. Promotes the economic, environmental and social sustainability of vegetable and berry farming in Vermont through education, promotion and communication among growers. Dedicated to increasing the demand for locally produced biodiesel and other agriculturally-based fuels through marketing, education and research, and to serve as a community resource for the development of a sustainable biofuels industry in Vermont. Promotes craft brewing in Vermont, hosts the Vermont Brewers Festival, and provides promotional opportunities for members through its "Tour Vermont Breweries" website. Consolidates many resources into one convenient system that lets you: search for new government contracts, market your business to visitors to Vermont, list your products and services, and find vendors and suppliers. The Vermont Business Materials Exchange (VBMX) is a free service that seeks to reduce waste by promoting the exchange of reusable commercial materials. Through VBMX, companies with surplus or by- product materials connect with other businesses or individuals who can reuse these materials productively. While businesses save money on disposal fees, they also reduce their impact on the environment. Comprised of 120 CEOs of Vermont's most active and committed businesses and employers dedicated to making Vermont the best place in America to do business, be educated, and live life. Fosters a business ethic in Vermont that recognizes the opportunity and responsibility of the business community to set a high standard for the protecting the natural, human, and economic environments of our citizens. Actively lobbies for the business community at the Statehouse in Montpelier, gives away more than 500,000 publications and guides to educate and attract visitors and tourists, publishes a quarterly newsletter to keep members informed, serves as a conduit between businesses and the media, maintains an international trade program including a full-time office in Taiwan, and houses and works closely with the state's Business and Education partnership. For a full listing of local and regional chambers of commerce in Vermont, visit this website. The Vermont Cheese Council is a not-for profit organization which provides the community of Vermont cheesemakers with technical assistance to continually improve their cheeses. The Vermont Cheese Council also operates to expose the general public to the high quality and diversity of Vermont cheese. Provides a forum for professional consultants throughout the state of Vermont to meet, exchange views about general business issues affecting the profession, and further individual skills development. The Vermont Crafts Council is dedicated to the advancement of Vermont crafts within Vermont and nationally, through education of the public, and the visual arts and crafts community. Vermont Environmental Consortium is a statewide, non-profit association of businesses, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, and state agencies active in environmental fields. Its members provide products, services, and education in every aspect of renewable energy technologies, environmental engineering, assessment and monitoring, pollution remediation, hazardous materials abatement, natural resources management, energy conservation, green community development, and many other fields that contribute to preservation and sustainability. The Vermont Family Business Initiative is a statewide organization led by the University of Vermont's School of Business Administration. Our goal is to give Vermont businesses the tools and support they need to compete in both the local and global arenas. We are supported by members and contributing partners who strive to work through the issues of leadership, communication, and complex legal and financial challenges to business transition and succession. The Vermont Farms! Association was founded in 1998 to provide educational opportunities about agriculture to the public. One of the major goals of the association is to sustain and further develop the working landscape that characterizes Vermont. Managed by the Vermont Chamber of Commerce. Builds innovative partnerships among farmers, chefs, and consumers to strengthen Vermont's agriculture. Helps Vermont farms and restaurants team up to provide the freshest local food at restaurants. VFDA is an association of Vermont fuel marketers and was created in September 2001 from the merger of Vermont Oil Heat Institute/Vermont Fuel Dealers Association (VFDA/VFDA) and the Vermont Propane Gas Association (VPGA). VFDA helps maintain a strong fuel industry in Vermont by using its 40 years of experience to raise public awareness, champion industry concerns at all levels of government, and deliver valuable services to its members. The Vermont Green Building Network is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing Vermont’s participation in green building and to promoting the environmental, financial, community, and health benefits of green design, construction, and building operation practices. We are builders, designers, developers, policy makers, service providers, and other building industry professionals working together to improve building practices in Vermont. Statewide trade association representing all sectors of the Vermont food industry. Approximately 700 stores belong to the organization, including supermarkets, superettes, convenience and country stores along with over 150 suppliers to the industry. VHGA is a trade network of growers, manufacturers and buyers dedicated to enhancing the art and science of herbalism through education and marketing. An informal network of small business owners that meet on a bi-annual basis to network, share information, and learn with the goal of improving opportunities for business success. Connects beginning and relocating farmers with farmland owners and farming opportunities; addresses obstacles farmers face in securing and transferring farms: locating an appropriate site, exploring land access options, and learning the steps of farmland and asset transfers. Assists members in the operation of their businesses and to promote the hospitality industry as a vital part of Vermont's economy. Visit showcase website: www.visitvt.com. Working to promote and protect Vermont maple syrup, to maintain its high quality and to work on its behalf with the State of Vermont and other appropriate organizations. A working group of agricultural organizations committed to serving the needs of new and aspiring farmers in Vermont. Represents the retail industry before elected officials for policy and voting decisions. Additionally, we use our membership of over 500 businesses to negotiate services for independent retailers that may not be available to businesses individually. Supports, improves, strengthens the Vermont sheep and goat community and its infrastructure. Offers members an online marketplace to post items for sale or post requests for items. The Vermont Society of Association Executives provides a statewide medium for the exchange of experience and opinions among Vermont's community of trade associations, professional societies and other nonprofit organizations. The Vermont Software Developers Alliance is dedicated to knowledge sharing opportunities for the benefit of all of its members, and for the benefit of the Vermont software industry as a whole. Over 100 small to large Vermont food businesses who all share the same philosophy of providing the consumer with a fabulous specialty food. The Technical Assistance Providers' Association (TAPA) provides advocacy, supports, promotes, and educates about the growth and development of microenterprise in Vermont . This website includes advocacy tools for members and service providers, resources, calendars of meetings and trainings, information about TAPA and its history, and microentrepreneur success stories. A forum created to enhance the interaction and exchange of ideas among Vermont’s entrepreneurs, the Vermont Venture Network has been at the heart of the entrepreneurial community for the past sixteen years. VWBC works with women of all economic levels throughout Vermont to meet their business needs. Since opening its doors in September 2002, The Center has assisted over 1,000 Vermont women. VWBCTalso assists women who are starting a new business or growing their business by providing free statewide Networking events and opportunities for learning and sharing. Supports the wood products manufacturing industry in Vermont and promotes its long term viability by expanding the presence of members in the marketplace, ensuring a dependable supply of raw materials, increasing workforce skill and creativity and acting as responsible employers and community members. Vermont WoodNet, Inc., a non-profit organization, was established in 2000 to address the needs of small-scale Vermont wood product businesses that produce "Vermont Made" products, by creating opportunities for joint manufacturing, joint marketing and increasing access to materials and services. Provides a network of support to help mail order and direct marketers run their businesses as productively as possible Organized in January 1996, VITS is a non-profit organization with the mission to foster the promotion and development of Vermonters in the International Trade and Services arena through networking and the sharing of education, expertise and experience. VITS seeks to address particularly the concerns of people new to the international business environment, women, and small, micro, and family businesses. WBON provides a forum for personal and professional growth through networking and educational opportunities, encourages peer-to-peer support for women business owners in a diverse and positive atmosphere, and is a catalyst for creative problem solving that fosters ongoing success in life and in business. Assists individuals starting or expanding farms or agriculturally-related businesses. Provides education, technical assistance, and networking opportunities for each step of the development process.
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