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.

Run With Meb!

Run With Meb!

Nov 21, 2017
Learn more about the this exciting announcement from RunVermont! The Vermont City Marathon celebrates its the 30th anniversary in 2018. 
Meet: Stowe, Vermont

Meet: Stowe, Vermont

Nov 16, 2017
Stowe, Vermont - A Quintessential New England Town Perfect for Your Next Meeting, Incentive or Event Stowe, has all the gorgeous scenery you'd expect, with the postcard perfect white church steeple, the…
Get your Vermont Discount Card!

Get your Vermont Discount Card!

Nov 13, 2017
With TWO days left on the WCAX JUMPONIT deal, today is a great day to get your Vermont Discount Card!
The Snow Hunt is Over

The Snow Hunt is Over

Nov 07, 2017
KILLINGTON RESORT OPENS FOR THE SEASON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2017   Killington continually prides themselves on being the first East Coast Ski Resort to open its lifts for its Season Pass and Express…
Meet: Manchester, Vermont

Meet: Manchester, Vermont

Oct 23, 2017
Where to Stay and Activities to Enhance Your Manchester, Vermont Meeting There are so many places in Vermont to consider for your next meeting or event, The Vermont Convention Bureau will be highlighting…
Meet: Manchester, Vermont

Meet: Manchester, Vermont

Oct 23, 2017
Where to Stay and Activities to Enhance Your Manchester, Vermont Meeting There are so many places in Vermont to consider for your next meeting or event, The Vermont Convention Bureau will be highlighting…
5 Ways that CVBS Save Meeting Planners Time, Energy, and Money

5 Ways that CVBS Save Meeting Planners Time, Energy, and Money

Sep 26, 2017
Planning regional, national or international meetings and events is a complex job with lots of moving parts. Most meeting planners would agree that working with a top notch convention and visitors bureau can have a big impact on the success of an event.
Sports and Events in Vermont

Sports and Events in Vermont

Sep 20, 2017
It goes without saying that skiing is a huge part of our culture here in Vermont. However, did you know that these same ski resorts are home to world-class mountain biking trails, golf courses, hockey…
Vermont Fall Foliage 2017: How to Experience the Best of the Season

Vermont Fall Foliage 2017: How to Experience the Best of the Season

Sep 18, 2017
Year after year, autumn creeps in at Vermont's northern border, painting the state a fall foliage storybook of reds, oranges, and yellows.
Visitors can taste the true flavors of Vermont

Visitors can taste the true flavors of Vermont

Sep 13, 2017
Savvy travelers want to taste the true essence of where they are, and those heading to Vermont are no different. The idea of true Vermont flavors — raised, caught, created and grown there — is a delicious one.
A CUSTOMIZED EXPERIENCE FOR ANY BUDGET

A CUSTOMIZED EXPERIENCE FOR ANY BUDGET

Sep 06, 2017
Conferences and conventions can be fun but also exhausting. After so many panels and presentations everyone needs to relax and take advantage of one of the most important reasons they came to Vermont: networking! And there is no better way to make those important connections than with the help of one of the oldest and best social lubricants in history: Beer!
100 things to do in Vermont

100 things to do in Vermont

Aug 31, 2017
Bike, tube, or swim in Vermont’s great outdoors, then treat yourself to a beer or maple syrup-flavored something. Is it just us, or do you feel a road trip coming on?
What do Hawks, Range Rovers and Beer All Have in Common?

What do Hawks, Range Rovers and Beer All Have in Common?

Aug 22, 2017
They are all options you can incorporate into your next Vermont meeting or event! These and a host of others are perfect for team building, spouse programs or general conference free time.  New England…
Fairfield Inn & Suites Waterbury Stowe wins Opening Hotel of the Year

Fairfield Inn & Suites Waterbury Stowe wins Opening Hotel of the Year

Aug 21, 2017
The 84 room Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott in Waterbury, VT was recently recognized as opening hotel of the year by Marriott International.
Vermont Civil War Heritage Trail is launched

Vermont Civil War Heritage Trail is launched

Aug 17, 2017
On behalf of fellow sites and partners throughout the state, the Milton Historical Society and General Stannard House Committee has announced the launch of the Vermont in the Civil War Heritage Trail.
A Guide for Part-Time Planners

A Guide for Part-Time Planners

Aug 07, 2017
Here are 15 tips on how to execute great meetings and keep your day job
Photography Feature: Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home

Photography Feature: Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home

Aug 02, 2017
If you are looking for a pastoral, elegant and formal wedding venue, look no further, Hildene has it all!
What do Maple Syrup, Teddy Bears and Flannel all have in Common?

What do Maple Syrup, Teddy Bears and Flannel all have in Common?

Jul 25, 2017
What do Maple Syrup, Teddy Bears and Flannel all have in common?  They are all made in Vermont. Vermont is synonymous with handcrafted quality workmanship making these featured companies the perfect resource…
Two Vermont inns make Travel + Leisure’s ‘Top 100 Hotels in the World’

Two Vermont inns make Travel + Leisure’s ‘Top 100 Hotels in the World’

Jul 21, 2017
Twin Farms of Barnard and Rabbit Hill Inn of Waterford were named to Travel + Leisure’s prestigious ‘Top 100 Hotels in the World.’ The rankings were based on results from Travel + Leisure's "World's Best Awards" survey that it puts out annually to its readers
From natural beauty to hip breweries, Burlington, Vt., has it all

From natural beauty to hip breweries, Burlington, Vt., has it all

Jul 14, 2017
It’s fun to dream about traveling to an epic, world-class city, a place where you can settle into a unique, cozy hotel, dine on uber-amazing fare, wander the streets hunting for artsy shopping treasures and perhaps gaze out past a lake and to mountains. Who doesn’t want that experience?