News & Updates

Event planning tips, venue updates and exciting happenings from around the state.

 

Out of the box meeting and event locations, outstanding service, and state of the art conference facilities from branded hotels to luxury resorts to small inns and B&B’s.  Vermont has endless possibilities.  Natural beauty with rugged mountains, rolling hills, sparkling blue lakes and quaint cities and towns are a perfect backdrop for your meeting or event.  The Vermont Convention Bureau will help you create a meeting your attendees will not soon forget.

Welcome Home

Welcome Home

Jul 06, 2021
The pent up demand that we expected to see has more than surpassed expectations and it is wonderful to have visitors back with us once again. Having led the country in vaccination rates for some time,…
Winter 2.0

Winter 2.0

Jan 28, 2021
  When most of us think about a Vermont winter, we think about skiing and snowboarding. Whether you ski or ride, when the Green Mountains turn white, they provide some of the best terrain on the east…
The Road Ahead

The Road Ahead

Jan 28, 2021
As we start making headway into 2021, it must be said that the new year thus far has not yet been the breath of fresh air we might have hoped for. Turning the calendar has not yet meant closing the chapter…
Gratitude

Gratitude

Nov 25, 2020
This Thanksgiving will be a strange holiday indeed, and certainly not the one we were all hoping for. The challenges of this year and this moment can make gratitude, well, a little challenging. Like several…
Small is Beautiful

Small is Beautiful

Oct 30, 2020
Due to travel restrictions and group size limitations, small meetings are fast becoming the dominant in-person event option. In some cases, the only in-person event option. Out of necessity, virtual meetings…
We're Always In Season, But There's Nothing Like Fall In Vermont

We're Always In Season, But There's Nothing Like Fall In Vermont

Sep 14, 2020
Between the pandemic and the incredible weather, Summer 2020 turned out to be both strange and beautiful up here in Vermont. And as August has given way to September, all eyes turn to foliage season, perhaps…
Summer in the Green Mountains

Summer in the Green Mountains

Jun 30, 2020
Heading into full summer, Vermont is reopening slowly, safely, and securely. We’ve been keeping close tabs on travel requirements for our out-of-state guests and are happy to announce that as of July 1,…
Fresh Air Never Felt So Good!

Fresh Air Never Felt So Good!

May 26, 2020
Vermont has long been recognized as one of the safest states in the country, and now there are even more reasons to consider Vermont when thinking about the safety of your upcoming meeting or event. Vermont…
Spread Out, Breathe Deeply and Take a Portion of Your Meeting Outdoors

Spread Out, Breathe Deeply and Take a Portion of Your Meeting Outdoors

Apr 28, 2020
During the past couple of months, organizations have had to take a look at how they conduct business and how they will go about meeting in the future in an effort to safeguard their most important assets;…
Back to a New Normal

Back to a New Normal

Apr 28, 2020
Here in Vermont, we’ve been sheltering-in-place since the Governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order took effect in Mid-March. Non-Essential businesses closed and many hotels and Inns across the…
Vermont's Hospitality Community Comes Together

Vermont's Hospitality Community Comes Together

Mar 31, 2020
Earlier this month, we thought this blog would focus on spring skiing, mountain lodges, maple sugaring, and historic inns. Obviously, this is no longer the case.  Instead, the last few weeks have been…
Decades of Destination Experience, Free For You and  Your Group!

Decades of Destination Experience, Free For You and Your Group!

Feb 26, 2020
The Vermont Convention Bureau will help you to match your meeting and event needs with the right venue. Whether you are looking for the peaceful and confidential setting of a small inn or B&B for a business…
Dashing Through the Snow!

Dashing Through the Snow!

Dec 17, 2019
Winter meetings in Vermont offer something for everyone. Whether your attendees want the thrill of skiing and snowboarding or the adventure of an afternoon of nordic skiing, snowshoeing or fat biking,…
What do a Treehouse, and a  Round Barn have in Common? 

What do a Treehouse, and a Round Barn have in Common? 

Oct 30, 2019
They are unique locations for a small meeting in Vermont! One of the advantages of looking at our top small meeting locations is you can be assured of a private and confidential meeting.  Many of our small…
Break Routines and Meet out of the Ordinary

Break Routines and Meet out of the Ordinary

Sep 25, 2019
Break routines by cutting loose from your typical meeting destination and seeking out a setting that offers more than 4 walls - lakeside or mountain resorts, quaint walkable cities, and villages, rustic…
Fun Off Site Dinner Ideas for Your Next Meeting

Fun Off Site Dinner Ideas for Your Next Meeting

Jul 31, 2019
Off-Site Dinners and events add to your program or event, boost enthusiasm and help to create memories for your attendees. The Vermont Convention Bureau can help you to plan the perfect events for your…
Meet New Partner - Lake Morey Resort!

Meet New Partner - Lake Morey Resort!

Jul 18, 2019
Set on a pristine lake surrounded by green hills, Lake Morey Resort provides a beautiful natural setting while offering all the best features of any full-service resort and conference center. The list…
Buses, Boats and SUV's...3 Ways to Add Fun to Your Meeting

Buses, Boats and SUV's...3 Ways to Add Fun to Your Meeting

Jun 26, 2019
There are so many options to add a unique spin to your meeting or event in Vermont. We've put together 3 fan favorites for you to consider for your next program.  City Brew ToursIf you have a fairly full…
Meet Our New Partner - The Woodstocker B&B -

Meet Our New Partner - The Woodstocker B&B -

Jun 12, 2019
Boutique B&B in the heart of the village of Woodstock, Vermont, a short walk from restaurants and shops, the Woodstocker B&B offers 9 uniquely decorated suites and rooms and an atmosphere blending mountain…
Meet New Partner Sterling Ridge Resort

Meet New Partner Sterling Ridge Resort

May 16, 2019
With stunning views of Mt. Mansfield, a tranquil atmosphere, and cozy log cabin lodging, Sterling Ridge Resort in Jeffersonville, VT is the perfect setting for corporate retreats, business meetings, and…
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