Vermont: Resources

Department of Economic Development

The Vermont Department of Economic Development helps both in and out-of-state businesses who wish to establish themselves locally or abroad. Its website contains a wealth of resources, including economic data and industry specific information. The department is also part of several state initiatives, and provides various services to businesses.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 29, 2016

Vermont Chamber of Commerce

The Vermont Chamber of Commerce represents the business community in fostering the state’s economic development and growth. The organization provides many programs and events to help businesses succeed. These programs focus primarily on business advocacy and assistance, facilitating business-to-business cooperation, and networking opportunities amongst members.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 29, 2016

Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA)

The mission of the Vermont Economic Development Authority (VEDA) is to contribute to the statewide creation and retention of businesses by providing loans and other types of financial support to qualified enterprises. The VEDA's website mostly contains information regarding the financing of various industries, but an education center also provides thorough information and statistics about key business sectors in Vermont.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 29, 2016

Vermont Export Assistance Center

The Vermont branch of the Department of Commerce that specializes in helping small to medium-sized companies develop and execute exporting strategies. The organization provides many paid services to help businesses succeed in exporting. The site has an exporter's resource database that features regulations, research, and forms.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 29, 2016

Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC)

Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC) is dedicated to promoting success and growth within the small business community of the state. It provides free counseling services, as well as affordable training programs in areas such as starting a business and entrepreneurship. The center’s website contains numerous resource links and an extensive guide to E-commerce.

Last reviewed by globalEDGE on: February 29, 2016

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