Annual Meeting

VBR is Proud to Kick Off its 33rd Year with

Thurs, Jan 9th  | Delta Hotels Marriott (formerly DoubleTree) |  South Burlington

Click Here to REGISTER  by 1/3
($125 per guest)
Members are invited to bring a CEO or Senior Level Guest

AGENDA – Check back for rolling updates.

10:30am – New Member Orientation (optional)
11:30am – Registration Opens and Networking
12:00pm – Luncheon, with Keynote Speaker, Lindsay Kurrle on Economic & Workforce Development
1:00pm – Business Meeting; includes Legislative Preview with John Hollar, DRM
2:15pm – Networking
2:30pm – Vermont’s Economic Scene, Seth Bowden, GBIC
2:45pm – The State of Higher Education and its Role in Economic Development
4:15pm – Breakout Session
5:00pm – Reception

Lindsay Kurrle, Secretary of Agency of Commerce and Community Development

Prior to becoming Agency secretary in September 2019, Ms. Kurrle served as Labor commissioner beginning January 2017. Before joining the Scott Administration, she managed operations for Kurrle Fuels and Transport, a Montpelier-based small business she co-owned with her husband, Jim. In addition to running her company, she worked at Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice. She also previously worked for the State of Vermont as the assistant director of statewide financial reporting. Prior to that, Kurrle worked as a staff accountant, certified public accountant, and a governmental audit specialist, collaborating extensively with the State of Vermont and the State of New Hampshire for financial and federal funds’ audits.

Vermont’s Economic Scene
Seth Bowden, Vice President, Greater Burlington Industrial Corp.

The State of Higher Education
A Panel of higher ed experts to be announced


Cancellation Policy: Registrations may be cancelled without penalty to receive full refund until January 2nd. After that date, we cannot offer refunds.

Event Contact: Sherra Bourget [email protected] or (802) 865-0410