Local CHAMP

Introduce your social or professional organization to Vermont!

We are constantly amazed by the incredible people and businesses that make Vermont the beautiful, passionate, creative, energetic and friendly place that it is. Our mission is to market and promote Vermont to potential visitors and groups, for the express purpose of aiding the Vermont economy. Membership dues fund us and all of our services are free to anyone planning a meeting or event.

What is a Local CHAMP?
A Local CHAMP is a member of an organization holds one or more events per year. Most organizations or associations have national or local conferences to share and learn new information. We would like you to introduce Vermont as a venue for your member organizations next meeting or event.

Why bring your meeting to Vermont?
The convention and tourism industry plays a significant role in Vermont’s economy. A meeting or event delegate spends approximately $322 per day or $966 during an average three-day visit.
In Vermont, one thing is beautifully certain: The seasons will change; with that change, so does the landscape, the recreation, and the way of life. With every season comes new opportunities to explore the world around you. Introduce a state that is truly never out of season.

Bring your next business meeting or event to Vermont. With top notch, facilities, great attractions and conference centers nestled within a state known for its vacation atmosphere there is no reason not to. 

Benefits of being a Local CHAMP
You could win Vermont travel related prizes when you recruit your group to come to Vermont and they book in Vermont. To qualify to win, refer a group to the Vermont Convention Bureau and we will present it to our members to bid. Once the contract is signed with a Vermont property, you could win an overnight with a Vermont hotel or resort, attraction tickets or other specialties within Vermont.

Our experienced staff will streamline your search to find the perfect location and essential services from among our 120 exceptional members statewide.
The Vermont Convention Bureau’s complimentary services include:

• Destination Expertise
• Skilled advice
• RFP distribution
• Bid collection
• Coordination of hotel availability
• Multiple-property solutions

In the past 20 years, the Vermont Convention Bureau has skillfully facilitated diverse groups from a half dozen to more than 9,000 attendees. Your group is sure to find what matters to them most. Whether it is efficient transportation, beautiful scenery, outdoor activities, relaxing European spas, convenient downtown locations, or rural retreats, Vermont has the best New England and the Northeast have to offer.
Bring your next meeting to Vermont and be a CHAMP within your organization.

Please contact Susan Smith, 802-860-0606 x230 or susan@vermont.org for more information.