Taste Of Vermont Rescheduled to May 2022
The Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Vermont Convention Bureau, and the Greater Burlington Industrial Corporation (GBIC) proud to announce that Annual Taste of Vermont Reception in Washington, DC, with honored guest Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), will return in May of 2022. The 2020 and 2021 events were cancelled due to the COVID 19 pandemic and we are excited to get back on track next Spring. Check back for more information as plans are made for the 2022 event.
The annual event has become well known throughout the Capital Region for its dynamic showcase of Vermont products and destinations. More than 50 Vermont businesses will be represented at the reception, and many are traveling to Washington for this special event. Representatives of Vermont’s food and beverage makers will have the opportunity to meet with food buyers, writers, policymakers from federal agencies and others in an effort to bring more business to Vermont.
The Taste of Vermont Reception will be held in the historic Kennedy Caucus Room of the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill. This special event is by invitation only, with an attendee list that will include U.S. Senators and Representatives, federal government officials, Vermont government officials, Washington-based specialty food buyers; travel and food reporters.
"We are grateful to our honored guest, Senator Patrick Leahy, for the privilege of showcasing the best specialty foods and beverages Vermonters produce.", said Michael Lash, Director of Taste of Vermont 2020. The Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Greater Burlington Industrial Corporation and it’s members are proud to have been involved with this event for the past 15 years. Come and have a Taste!
The Taste of Vermont Reception will showcase the diversity of Vermont food and beverage products. Everything from pizza, snacks, microbrew beers, ciders, spirits, handcrafted chocolate, artisan cheese, ice cream, meats, and, of course, pure Vermont maple syrup will be represented at the event, truly giving attendees a real “Taste of Vermont.”