In This Issue

Learn about our new Virtual Policy Series that gives you personal access to key Vermont leaders, expanded economic relief grants, and more in November's Commerce Connection. We also spotlight our member JaniTech.

November 2020
Last Chance to Vote

Today is Election Day. If you haven't already voted by mail, this is your last chance to fill out your ballot and drop it off or vote in person at your polling place.

Apply for Expanded Grants

Up Next in Our Virtual Policy Series

The next event in our Virtual Policy Series, on Nov. 9 at 3 p.m., features U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer Neil Bradley, who will discuss election results and the impact of national results on Vermont's business community.

Explore Vermont and Win

The Vermont Chamber's tourism team and Vermont Attractions Association launched a fun new initiative encouraging exploration of Vermont and patronage at several businesses and Chamber members across the state.

Pushing for More Relief for Businesses

The Vermont Chamber is advocating for the disbursement of unallocated Coronavirus Relief Fund resources to businesses with unmet need through supplemental relief grants that augment previously awarded grants.

Thank You for Your Support

The most important thing we can ask is that you continue supporting the Vermont Chamber of Commerce as we support you and your fellow businesses across Vermont. We are in this together.

Simpler Loan Forgiveness

The U.S. Small Business Administration released a simpler loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program loans of $50,000 or less. This action streamlines the PPP forgiveness process to provide financial and administrative relief to America’s smallest businesses while also ensuring sound stewardship of taxpayer dollars.

Vermont's 2020 Rising Stars

Congratulations to Vermont's 2020 Rising Stars! Several Rising Stars work for Vermont Chamber members and several are members of our partner organization The Vermont Futures Project's YP Advisory Council: Jeff Bartley at Champlain Valley Exposition, Aditi Datta at Vermont Small Business Development Center, Samantha Christie at Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain, Seth Leonard at Vermont Housing Finance Agency, Nic Longo at Burlington International Airport, Alex Figueroa at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, Monique Priestley at The Space on Main, Chad Nichols at Encore Renewable Energy, and Courtney Widli at Castleton University.

Members Among Conde Nast Resorts Awards

Vermont Chamber members are among the Top 25 Resorts in the Northeast in the annual Conde Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards this years. Well deserved, Twin Farms, Woodstock Inn & Resort, The Essex, Vermont's Culinary Resort & Spa, Topnotch Resort and Spa, and Stoweflake Mountain Resort, Spa & Conference Center.

Member Spotlight

This month's Member Spotlight features JaniTech, a statewide janitorial service provider. They take the time to learn your unique requirements and to develop a cleaning service plan that delivers the best value. They stay current with cleaning industry trends and ensure that your facility is cleaned and maintained in a healthy and environmentally friendly way. JaniTech’s COVID Combat Kits have everything you need to self-serve and keep your workspaces safer with a regular disinfecting process.
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