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LCRCC Presents: 107th Annual Dinner and Cocktail Reception

LCRCC Presents: 107th Annual Dinner and Cocktail Reception   On October 19, the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce celebrated its 107th Annual Dinner and Cocktail Reception at the Hilton Hotel Burlington. Over 450 guests were able to experience some of the local arts and music culture, courtesy of the Vermont Symphony Orchestra and Burlington City Arts. A string trio welcomed guests, the BCA presented an art activity which later was unveiled and donated to COTS, and works of Lee Garrison decorated the entry to Continue Reading

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65 Coders and 18 teams Participate in Vermont’s Seventh Annual HackVT

In its seventh year, HackVT awarded $9,500 in cash to four teams on Saturday. Teams from around Vermont as well as teams from New York and Massachusetts developed apps using geospatial data provided by the Vermont Center for Geographic Information. The annual event is an opportunity for coders and developers to show off their skills, engage in friendly competition and design innovative apps using specific data sets. LaunchVT, a program of the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce, organizes the annual event as a way Continue Reading

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LCRCC Presents: HackVT

The Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce produces HackVT, an annual 24 hour hackathon, as part of it’s mission to develop, attract, and retain a talented workforce and support business growth. HackVT provides developers from local businesses the opportunity to network and showcase their talent through friendly competition.   The 7th Annual HackVT competition is right around the corner! On October 13th and 14th approximately 100 participants will come together at Green Mountain Power‘s Inspire Space for 24 hours of coding. Teams will compete for Continue Reading

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Program Update: Let’s Talk Progress Speaker Series

Let’s Talk Progress is an eight part speaker series about what Burlington can be – and how smart growth can help us get there. The series is produced by the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce in association with community partners with a grant from the Kauffman Foundation. Throughout the series, local and national experts will talk about different aspects of smart growth and how it can impact jobs, housing, transportation, social equity and the environment. The series is designed to fuel the conversation for Continue Reading

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Let’s Talk Progress Talk #02

Let’s Talk Progress is a community-driven conversation about what Burlington could be–and how Smart Growth can help us get there. Let’s Talk Progress is produced by the Lake Champlain Regional Chamber and The Kauffman Foundation and is a series of eight talks with expert guest speakers discussing what a brighter future for our city looks like. Our second Let’s Talk Progress event featured nationally recognized Placemaker Andrew Howard who talked about creating quality spaces that revitalize communities. With additional support from AARP we were able to Continue Reading

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Member Day at the Champlain Valley Fair

The Lake Champlain Regional Chamber and its affiliate the Burlington Young Professionals (BYP) invite you, your employees, and your friends and families to join us for a fun, entertaining, casual evening at one of the area’s most popular summer spots: The Champlain Valley Fair! The Chamber and BYP have partnered with the Champlain Valley Exposition to bring you a unique night designed exclusively for Chamber members and their guests. You will receive admission to the fair, admission to the grandstand event, Demolition Derby, and one drink ticket. Don’t miss out, sign up today! Chamber/BYP Member Advance Continue Reading

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LCRCC Open House: Thank You!

The first Chamber Open House was awesome. A huge thank you to all the members that joined us for a night of good food, drinks, and networking. Tom and Senator Mazza were experts on the grill! Thank you to our LCRCC Open House sponsors: Farrell Distributing, Engelberth Construction, Inc., Lake Champlain Ferry, New England Federal Credit Union, REM Development, City Market, Town of Colchester, VT, Gallagher, Flynn & Company, LLP, Downs Rachlin Martin, Leonardo’s Pizza, Dick Mazza’s General Store, DAVIDsTEA and Burlington Bay Market & Continue Reading

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Get To Know Your Chamber Staff: LCRCC Open House

Join us at 60 Main St for a good ol’ fashioned cookout on July 13th from 5:30PM to 7:30PM. Get to know the Chamber staff, dig in on some delightful cookout essentials, and have some summer fun with fellow Chamber members. See firsthand where all the LCRCC magic happens with this FREE for members event. We even dug up something from the past. Register here. Thank you to our Open House sponsors:                              

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Top 5 Reasons To Join Us For Spare Time Strike Night

5 Reasons to Bowl With Us Mark your calendars! The most fun, unique, and exciting networking event is coming up, and it’s called Spare Time Strike Night, May 18th at 5:30pm! In case you needed a few excuses to go, we’ve come up with 5 reasons you’ll want to be there. (I will do my best to keep the bowling puns at a minimum) Bowling is fun. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a semi-professional bowler, or if you’ve never bowled in your life– either way, Continue Reading

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Taste of Vermont Returns to US Capitol for 12th 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 Twelfth Annual Taste of Vermont Reception in Washington, DC, with honored guest Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), on Thursday, May 11, 2017. 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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