26th Annual KeyBank Chamber Challenge was a Swinging Success

The Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce held it’s 26th Annual KeyBank Chamber Challenge on Monday, June 4th at Vermont National Country Club. 108 golfers (27 teams) joined us for a day on the course and while the weather was against us, we bundled up and made the best out of the chilly, windy day! While out on the course, teams played games like the Longest Drive, a Putting Contest, Beat the Intern, Beat the Pro, and had the chance to win a brand new Jeep Continue Reading

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Vermont Startups Compete at 2018 LaunchVT Finals (Sponsored)

The LaunchVT final pitch competition is coming up fast on May 17th from 5 to 8pm at Main Street Landing in Burlington. LaunchVT is a program of the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce that provides early stage acceleration programs and resources for businesses to prep, launch and soar in Vermont. Each year, LaunchVT selects eight startups to participate in its early-stage acceleration program, which culminates in the final Pitch Competition, Vermont’s version of the TV show “Shark Tank.” Competitors in 2018 include the makers of a Continue Reading

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Keep Calm and Play Golf at the 26th KeyBank Chamber Challenge

The 26th Annual KeyBank Chamber Challenge will be held on Monday, June 4th at Vermont National Country Club. Get a team together to enjoy a beautiful day on the golf course, compete to win awesome prizes, and help support the Chamber’s Youth Career and Leadership Programs. This year, we will have a dunk tank at the Cocktail Reception, so get your throwing arm ready for the chance to dunk Chamber President, Tom Torti. Your fee will include driving range, green fees, golf cart, lunch, VIP Continue Reading

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Taste of Vermont Returns to Capitol for 13th Year

The Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Vermont Convention Bureau, and the Greater Burlington Industrial Corporation (GBIC) announced Friday that they will host the Thirteenth Annual Taste of Vermont Reception in Washington, D.C., with honored guest Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), on Thursday, May 10, 2018. The annual event has become well known throughout the Capital Region for its dynamic showcase of Vermont products and destinations.  More than 60 Vermont businesses will be represented at the reception, and many are traveling to Washington for this Continue Reading

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LCRCC Staff Reveals their Favorite Auction Items

Over 100 items are up for bid at the Wonderland Auction. Wondering what items the Chamber staff is most excited about? See which items we’ve chosen as our favorites: Petra Cliffs Climbing Center Beginner package for two “I’d be most interested in Petra Cliffs. As someone who has an abiding fear of cliffs and edges, I’d love to test myself knowing that I’d be safe when I fell.” -Tom Torti, President   Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits Winery Experience Package Continue Reading

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Save the Date: 26th Annual KeyBank Chamber Challenge

Our 26th Annual KeyBank Chamber Challenge will be held on Monday, June 4th at Vermont National Country Club. Our annual Chamber Challenge brings together nearly 150 top Vermont business leaders from both our public and private sectors to conduct business and enjoy a fun day on the golf course. Who knows, you may even get the chance to dunk Chamber President, Tom, into a dunk tank! Funds raised through the Chamber Challenge support the Chamber’s youth education and leadership programs. If you are interested in sponsoring Continue Reading

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Top Five Reasons to go to the Wonderland Auction

So you’ve heard about The Wonderland Auction: A Whimsical Evening to Benefit Vermont Youth and want to know what all the hype is about? Well, here’s five reasons you should stop what you’re doing and go register…like right now. 1. Support great causes Just by showing up to the event, you are making a contribution to better our community and support its various youth development initiatives. With half the ticket sales benefiting Spectrum Youth and Family Services and auction proceeds supporting the Paul Gallagher Entrepreneurial Continue Reading

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LCRCC Presents: Member Savings & Perks

Businesses become members of the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce because they take pride in contributing to their community. However, did you know that joining the Chamber is also a great business move because as a member business, you receive increased promotion of your business and each of your employees can take advantage of the many member savings and perks we offer? Below is a quick overview of the savings and perks you receive with your membership. Overview of Member Benefits/Discounts:   Delta Dental Continue Reading

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Top 10 Reasons to Network

On any given day your inbox is flooded with webinar, breakfast seminar and after-work mixer invites. With the instant gratification and simplicity of LinkedIn introductions, it’s easy to fall into a comfort zone behind a screen. When it comes to turning online connections into meaningful offline relationships, networking is essential. We may be in a digital age, but there is no replacing the benefits of basic professional networking, and here are 10 reasons why! 1. EXCHANGE NEW IDEAS Most of us try to stay up-to-date Continue Reading

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Wonderland Auction: A Night to Benefit Vermont’s Youth

The Chamber’s annual silent auctions have proven to be a great success – and this year, we expect to welcome at least 300 business and community leaders to The Wonderland Auction: A Whimsical Evening to Benefit Vermont’s Youth which will be held on March 15th at Champlain College from 5:30PM to 8:00PM.   We hope that you will consider donating to this amazing event this year. By contributing an item or service to our auction you… • Promote your business to thousands of members and their employees • Connect with Continue Reading

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