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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.

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!…
Touring The City From A New Perspective

Touring The City From A New Perspective

Jan 23, 2018
Meetings don't always have to be between four walls. City Brew Tours offers fun tours of a variety of breweries in the area.
A Unique Way To Gather Your Group -<br> Cook Academy At The Essex

A Unique Way To Gather Your Group -
Cook Academy At The Essex

Jan 02, 2018
Learn from renowned chefs of The Essex in a relaxed atmosphere. Their classes offer hands-on culinary experience where you can enjoy learning new techniques or honing the skills you have.
Vermont's Top 5 Resorts for your Powder Day

Vermont's Top 5 Resorts for your Powder Day

Dec 28, 2017
Vermont's Top 5 Resorts for your Powder Day  Throughout history, Vermont has been known for its beautiful Green Mountains and their majesty. Nordic Skiing, Alpine Skiing, Hiking, Snowshoeing, and other…
Celebrate the New Year in Spectacular fashion in Vermont

Celebrate the New Year in Spectacular fashion in Vermont

Dec 27, 2017
On Sunday December 31, 2017 at 11:59pm we will be gathered together with our friends, family, and loved ones, ready to celebrate the ending of a year, and one minute later become eager to welcome the newest…
Check Out Spirit: The Official Team USA Bear

Check Out Spirit: The Official Team USA Bear

Dec 21, 2017
Spirit, the official Team USA Bear, made by our partners at Vermont Teddy Bear will head to the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang! Check out the rest of the story here. 
Bolton Valley to reopen the Bolton Lodge

Bolton Valley to reopen the Bolton Lodge

Dec 18, 2017
|  Bolton Valley Resort reopens Bolton Lodge  |  In 1928, members of the Burlington Section of the Green Mountain Club set out to build a new cabin near Joiner Brook in Bolton. This new shelter was to…
Meet Vermont: Unique Inns

Meet Vermont: Unique Inns

Dec 14, 2017
Check out this impressive list of smaller Vermont inns perfect for your next retreat or team meeting. Of course, in Vermont, you will also find traditional hotels along with upscale and luxury resorts…
Advantages of Meeting in a Second Tier City

Advantages of Meeting in a Second Tier City

Nov 30, 2017
One of the many advantages of meeting in second tier city is often the ease of transportation. The Burlington International Airport makes traveling to and from Northern, Vermont easy. For one thing there…
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…
Trapp Family Lodge: CNN Travel

Trapp Family Lodge: CNN Travel

Nov 15, 2017
Trapp Family Lodge: Go for "Sound of Music" nostalgia; stay for modern and luxurious accommodations. Check out this great new piece created by CNN Travel on the Trapp Family Lodge. 
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…
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