In This Issue

Learn about the 2021 Vermont Economic Conference, which begins next week, our legislative priorities for the year ahead, and more in January's Commerce Connection.
We also spotlight our member Waybury Inn.

January 2020
2021 Vermont Economic Conference

Have you registered for our 2021 Economic Conference? It begins next week with Vermont Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine and Department of Financial Regulation Commissioner Michael Pieciak! Attend all of our interactive seminars by registering now.

Business Not as Usual: 2021 Legislative Priorities

The 2021 legislative session begins remotely this week. The Vermont Chamber will focus on helping Vermont businesses manage through the pandemic and ensuring our state charts a path to economic recovery.

Annual Business Economic Survey

Davis & Hodgdon Associates and the Vermont Chamber have launched our annual Business Economic Survey to understand the top three issues facing your business in 2021, COVID-19 impact on revenues, and more.

Tourism and Hospitality Roundtable

Congressman Peter Welch joins the Vermont Chamber for a tourism and hospitality roundtable on Jan. 12 to discuss the recently passed federal COVID-19 relief bill, federal actions impacting Vermont businesses, and answer your questions.

Shop Vermont All Winter

Do you still have holiday shopping to tick off your to-do list? Your continued gift-giving this winter can support Vermont businesses while you buy high-quality and thoughtful presents.

Darn Tough Has Contributed 538,960 Meals to Vermont Foodbank

Vermont Chamber member Darn Tough has provided 538,960 meals to the Vermont Foodbank over the life of their partnership.

Vermont Mutual Donates $1 Million in Relief

Our member Vermont Mutual has finished distributing $1 million to charitable nonprofits around the state. "As a Vermont-based company, we are grateful to be able to play a role, however small, in the recovery of this great state of ours," said Vermont Mutual Executive V.P. and COO Mark McDonnell. Vermont Chamber members have rallied, since the beginning of the pandemic, to help communities during COVID-19.

Free Webinar for Department of Defense Suppliers

The Department of Defense issued an interim rule that introduces a phased implementation of a new auditable requirement called Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). Learn practical next steps in a free webinar on Jan. 13.

Member Spotlight

This month's Member Spotlight features Waybury Inn. Waybury Inn is kicking off the New Year with their Vermont Savings Plan, which is a great way to get away and enjoy their best available room with a rate of $100 per night (double occupancy) Wednesday through Saturday. This comes with a complimentary breakfast and 10% off the food portion of your dinner bill while staying with them. Sunday through Tuesday you can get their best available room and rate of $150 per night (double occupancy), a discounted breakfast at $10, and an arrival amenity prepared by their Chef. Receive a gift certificate to Waybury Inn for Christmas? Please note this can be also be used on takeout food orders.

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