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.

Meet Vermont: Lake Champlain

Meet Vermont: Lake Champlain

May 30, 2018
Lake Champlain at 120 miles long and 12 miles wide is the largest lake after the great lakes. Two unique properties sit along the shores of Lake Champlain and offer your attendees an unconventional meeting…
Member Spotlight: Alpine Amusement

Member Spotlight: Alpine Amusement

May 29, 2018
Alpine Amusement is Vermont and New England's leading casino night rental company and has been in business since 1991 serving the New England and Northern New York regions. Alpine Amusement specializes…
Meeting Rooms of the Future’ to Be Flexible, Engaging

Meeting Rooms of the Future’ to Be Flexible, Engaging

May 24, 2018
As planners push to "create experiences," venues are adapting their facilities.
Can A Conference Be Fun?

Can A Conference Be Fun?

May 03, 2018
Can your next conference, corporate get-together, or annual meeting be fun? Yes, in fact it probably should be.
Meet Vermont: The Killington Region

Meet Vermont: The Killington Region

Apr 25, 2018
The Killington Region is rich with recreation, activities and unique places to meet or hold an event. Killington Grand Resort & Conference Center is the largest conference venue in the area with 40,000-sq.…
Three Conference Lessons From HQ Trivia

Three Conference Lessons From HQ Trivia

Apr 16, 2018
The live game show app, a viral hit that attracts millions of players each week, also offers some takeaways for conference marketing. Here are three to consider.
Taste of Vermont Returns to U.S. Capitol for 13th Year

Taste of Vermont Returns to U.S. Capitol for 13th Year

Apr 09, 2018
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.
Meet Vermont: Burlington -  Vermont's Largest City

Meet Vermont: Burlington - Vermont's Largest City

Mar 30, 2018
Burlington, Vermont's largest city, is just a short flight away from many U.S destinations and is in the 3 hour drive range from Albany, NY, Boston, MA and Hartford, CT and only an hour from Montreal,…
Imagine having a meeting with beautiful views and natural lighting.

Imagine having a meeting with beautiful views and natural lighting.

Mar 29, 2018
It exists at Stowe Mountain Lodge! Available for banquets and weddings as well.
April in Paris? Not Quite...

April in Paris? Not Quite...

Mar 28, 2018
but April in Vermont has a lot to offer. When planning an April meeting, keep these extracurricular activities in mind.
Porter Airlines Canadian Visitors Discount Program

Porter Airlines Canadian Visitors Discount Program

Mar 27, 2018
Burlington Welcomes Our Neighbors to the North with Exclusive Lodging Rates Save on Your Stay When You Travel Porter Airlines Surrounded by glistening waters and snowy peaks, Burlington, Vermont delights…
Beer Travels

Beer Travels

Mar 12, 2018
A Milwaukee beer expert visits Vermont and samples some old favorites and makes some new discoveries.
Countdown To Golf!

Countdown To Golf!

Mar 09, 2018
Spring is on the horizon, which means we're counting down the days to another great season of mountainside golf at Stowe Mountain Lodge!
Submit An RFP & Win A Vermont Stay!

Submit An RFP & Win A Vermont Stay!

Feb 28, 2018
Win a Vermont overnight when you submit an RFP to the Vermont Convention Bureau team by March 16, 2018.
Meet Vermont: Woodstock and the Kelley Way Gardens

Meet Vermont: Woodstock and the Kelley Way Gardens

Feb 27, 2018
Set in the heart of Woodstock, Vermont, the Woodstock Inn & Resort invites you to wander along the welcoming Main Street, browse charming boutiques, dine in flavorful restaurants and relish in an area…
Earn Marriott Points at Trader Duke's

Earn Marriott Points at Trader Duke's

Feb 26, 2018
Trader Duke’s Hotel Burlington in South Burlington offers 128 comfortably appointed guestrooms and 33 spacious suites with complimentary Wi-Fi, in-room coffee makers, flat-screen TVs and ready-to-use work…
Porter Reviews Burlington

Porter Reviews Burlington

Feb 22, 2018
As posted on the Porter blog, a visitor to Burlington discovers some of the reasons we love this city.
Winter in Woodstock

Winter in Woodstock

Feb 01, 2018
Winter in Woodstock: Come winter time, there are a few activities that people travel to Vermont for, some include; Alpine Skiing, Nordic Skiing, Snowshoeing, dog sledding, ice skating, snowmobiling just…
Meet Vermont: Sugarbush & The Mad River Valley

Meet Vermont: Sugarbush & The Mad River Valley

Jan 30, 2018
Sugarbush, Resort located in the Mad River Valley of Vermont offers a multitude of year-round recreational and team building activities for both small corporate retreats and larger scale events. Many groups…
Meet Vermont: Your Dog-Friendly Destination

Meet Vermont: Your Dog-Friendly Destination

Jan 25, 2018
Let’s face it, our furry friends are more than just that, they’re part of the family! So why leave them behind when they could be a part of your next weekend getaway? In Vermont, you can bring them along!…