Meet In Vermont Destination Champions
Vermont Convention Bureau Partners support business partnerships and relationships through strategic business matching. These partners support our convention bureau and mission with highly recognizable brand and logo products that promote the quality and values of Vermont.
At Casella, our role is to help customers and communities conserve, renew and sustain the world's limited resources. Our services are tailored to meet your specific organization requirements. We partner with our customers by applying our knowledge and experience recycling, collection, organics, energy and landfills to create Resource Solutions that provide economic and environmental value to you and your customers. From our founding in 1975 in the Green Mountains of Vermont, Casella has worked within the hospitality market, of all sizes and types, becoming the partner of choice to many for managing the complex needs of such unique properties
Burlington is a celebrated, vibrant, small city located on the eastern shoreline of Lake Champlain. Burlingtonians are diverse, forward-thinking citizens, surrounded by scenic beauty and recreational opportunities. We are steeped in arts and culture, and are engaged in the growth of our economy. Whether you are living in Burlington, relocating here, planning a visit, or want to grow your business or bring it to Burlington, we are glad you have found us.
Located on the shores of Lake Champlain and the Green Mountains, South Burlington was first chartered in 1865. Home to approximately 18,000 residents, the City supports a vibrant hospitality, retail, medial and corporate business community with regional and national reach. South Burlington is known for the excellence of their public schools and recreational opportunities, dedicated city services and livable neighborhoods.
Nestled between the Green Mountains and Lake Champlain, Essex (inclusive of the Village of Essex Junction) features a landscape both bucolic and urban. Safe, walkable, well-loved neighborhoods are surrounded by trail-laced open spaces. Residents work at a diverse array of local companies and global icons. Add one of the state’s most highly respected school systems and an ever-burgeoning sense of community connection, and Essex is an ideal place to spend a lifetime – or even just an afternoon.
Tourism is one of the largest industries in Vermont, as the state welcomes nearly 13 million visitors each year. These visitors account for close to $2 billion in annual spending on lodging, food and drink, goods and services.
Summertime is the busiest time of year for tourism in Vermont. More than 5 million people travel to the state to enjoy its abundant outdoors and other attractions during the summer. The state is also famous around the world for its beautiful fall foliage colors, when tourists flock to Vermont’s byways to enjoy the spectacular change of seasons. During the winter months, Vermont’s world class ski resorts are the most popular destination in the Northeast for skiing and riding. In springtime, Vermont is consistently the top producer of maple syrup in the country.
To promote Vermont’s travel, recreation, cultural and historic attractions, as well as the state’s goods and services, in coordination with public and private sector partners and to market to a global audience in a manner consistent with the values and traditions of the state for the economic benefit of all Vermonters.